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No overseas onlookers for Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics without foreign fans

The Five Parties (the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), the Organising Committee Tokyo 2020 and the Government of Japan) met in the hybrid mode on March 20th, 2021 and arrived at a decision not to allow... » Read more


Quake damage assessment of Tokyo 2020 venues

Tokyo venues assessed after earthquake

Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues are to be assessed for damage following an earthquake off the eastern coast of Japan. A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck northeastern Japan on the night of February 13th. More than 120 people have been reported injured. Japan’s Meteorological Agency believes this was an... » Read more


Tokyo 2020 planning team revamped

Tokyo 2020 revamps creative team

The organizing committee for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has revamped the planning team for the sports extraordinaire’s opening ceremonies and Hiroshi Sasaki have been appointed as the Executive Creative Director of the same. Sasaki was one of the seven Directors in... » Read more


‘Tokyo Olympics will be held at all costs’

Tokyo 2021 update Sept 2020 and high costs

The Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), John Coates, has said that the Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead in 2021 irrespective of the fact whether COVID-19 continues with its monstrous form or die out. Speaking to mediapersons, Coates said that the IOC was committed to... » Read more


Venues secured for COVID-delayed Olympics

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Stadium

All 43 venues for next year’s biggest sporting extravaganza – Tokyo Olympics – have been locked down. The schedule has also been confirmed for the postponed Summer Olympics. This was confirmed by the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020). The event was... » Read more


Tokyo 2020 Olympics hold off causing ripple effect

Tokyo 2020 additional costs

Tokyo 2020 head honcho Toshiro Muto acknowledged recently that owing to the rescheduling of the Summer Olympic Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organizers are facing “massive” additional costs in securing the facilities where the events will be held in the future. The Tokyo... » Read more


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