Tag: Tokyo 2020


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


IPC cut down Tokyo 2020 ‘guest populations’

Paralympic Committee scaling back accreditations

Keeping in mind the grave COVID-19 situation in several parts of the globe, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has reduced the number of people it will accredit as guests for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The ‘International Paralympic Committee’ stated that no... » Read more


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


Receive global sports venue NEWS twice a week in your inbox