Tag: Olympic Games


Virtual attendance of fans in Tokyo 2020

Digital ‘share the passion’ initiative to replace physical fans in Tokyo

As the largest sporting showpiece on earth is all set to take place in the month of July – Tokyo 2020 – the highly volatile COVID-19 situation globally has ensured that overseas fans are not able to attend this sporting extraordinaire and even for the domestic fans in Japan a limit of... » Read more


Japan ‘yes’ to 10,000 fans for Games

10000 fan limit confirmed for Tokyo Olympics

On Monday, Olympic organizers decided to cap the spectators’ number at 10,000 for each venue of the 2020 Tokyo Games, days after experts warned that holding the event without fans was the least risky option during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ‘IOC’ stated that on June 21st, the five parties,... » Read more


‘Tokyo 2020 may be a closed-door event’

Tokyo 2020 may be held behind closed doors

This is straight from the horse’s mouth – Tokyo 2020 (Japan) President Seiko Hashimoto has acknowledged the Olympic and Paralympic Games may be a closed door event as organizers seek to allay fears over hosting the multisport event as the COVID-19 situation takes a dangerous turn in... » Read more


Queensland grandiose plans for the ‘Gabba’

Australia Brisbane The Gabba will be home of 2032 Olympics

The ‘Gabba’ (Australia) is set to become the high point of the 2032 Olympic Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies and athletics, provided Brisbane’s bid to be the host city is successful. ‘ABC News’ stated that South-East Queensland is on track to host the 2032 Summer Olympic... » Read more


Rio Olympic Games venues to be closed over safety quotient

Brazil Rio Olympic Venues

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games venues in Brazil will be closed to the public over safety issues. A directive in this regard was given by a Brazilian court recently. The Rio Games – the first to be held in South America – had come in for a lot of flak over steep costs and it is alleged that the... » Read more


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