Sunday, June 13, 2021

Tokyo

Senior Japanese official says cancelling Olympics still an option

About 80% of people in Japan say this year’s Tokyo Olympics should be cancelled or delayed due to the record surge in coronavirus cases across the country.

Larian obor Olimpik Tokyo bermula

Pemain bola sepak wanita Jepun Azusa Iwashimizu, menjadi pembawa obor pertama.

Tokyo Olympics boss refuses to resign over sexist remarks

Mori's comments, in which he said women speak too much in meetings, are the latest headache for organisers already battling public disquiet about the pandemic-postponed Games.

With 6 months to go, cancellation fears cloud Tokyo Olympics

A poll this month found 80% of respondents opposed hosting the event this year, with 35% favouring outright cancellation and 45% calling for further postponement.

Japan planning mass virus jabs ahead of Olympics, reports say

The government is hoping the majority of adults will be vaccinated by July, when the Games are due to open.

Tokyo Olympics ‘unlikely’, says London 2012 official

Deputy chairman of London 2012 organising committee says Tokyo officials should be making plans to cancel.

Japan to declare state of emergency in Tokyo region

The declaration will primarily target restaurants and bars, with residents asked to avoid non-essential outings after 8pm and businesses urged to maximise teleworking.

Nothing to shout about: Olympic fans may face cheering ban

Fans are allowed at sports events in Japan, usually in limited numbers, but they are advised not to shout and cheer.

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