Tag: Tokyo


Tokyo 2020 Operational Readiness case study

Tokyo 2020 case study operational readiness

  The Challenge The countdown has begun for the most spectacular sporting showpiece on earth – the Olympic Games Tokyo (Japan) 2020 – which will be celebrated from July 23rd to August 8th, 2021. The Paralympic Games will be held from August 24th, 2021 to September 5th, 2021. The 2020... » Read more


No fans for Games as COVID punch Tokyo

Tokyo 2020 without fans

The most spectacular sporting showcase on earth – Tokyo 2020 – will be held without spectators with COVID-19 playing the spoilsport and casting its long shadow on the Games. If in 2020 the Games were canceled in Tokyo due to the virulent virus, this year too the virus is responsible for... » Read more


Japan plan 10,000-fans cap ahead of Games

Japan to set 10000 capacity cap

Japan is planning to set a limit of 10,000 fans at sports events ahead of the Olympics, a Cabinet Minister said on Wednesday, as organizers weigh the pros and cons of how many domestic spectators can attend the Games – the greatest sporting show on the planet – all set to begin on July... » 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 postponement comes at a (price)

Japan Tokyo Olympics cost explosion

Organizers of 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games spelt out on December 4th the full extent of the cost of postponing the sporting showpieces as it was being worked out who would account for an extra JPY294bn (£2.1bn/€2.3bn/$2.8bn) required to stage the events next year. A huge price being paid as... » Read more


Panasonic equips Japan stadium with paraphernalia

Panasonic and Japan National Stadium

The Japanese multinational electronic corporation Panasonic Corporation has furnished the multi-use New National Stadium which opened in December last year in Tokyo with a wide range of accessories. The accoutrements are key to stadium operation and comprises large screen displays and audio systems... » Read more


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