Tag: Tokyo 2020 Olympics
The mixed relay, a new event for Tokyo 2020 involving two men and two women, was won by France in a photo finish from Great Britain after a nail-biting final sprint.
Overheating in pools are some of the major complaints for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
As part of its efforts to rehabilitate its reputation, Fukushima will host Olympic matches in softball and baseball – Japan's most popular sport.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend Olympic and Paralympic events in Tokyo during the 2020 Games, straining the city's already notoriously crowded commuter routes.
Despite a construction boom, Tokyo could be short as many as 14,000 rooms given an expected surge of Olympics-related tourism.
The unexpected demand prompted organisers to re-evaluate their Japan-based sales and will be holding a second ticket lottery collection in August.
Toshiro Mutois is making it clear that Japan will not tolerate cannabis among athletes during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Japan are building a young team with the Olympics in mind but also remain hopeful of causing another surprise in France.
Yoshitaka Sakurada resigned after he hurt the feelings of the 2011 quake and tsunami victims.
The International Olympic Committee has been informed by the two Koreas that they plan to march together and send joint teams to play.
The sports pictograms were first used for the 1964 Tokyo Games to make all sports easier to comprehend across the world.
It may take a while before eSports is considered an Olympic event, but that hasn't stopped the industry from getting big-name corporate backers.
Tokyo Olympics a rebranding of a cultural identity
The two Koreas previously marched under a joint flag at the 2018 Winter Games.
Organisers brought forward the marathon to 7am as Japanese medical groups have warned the event could 'lead to (heatstroke) deaths'.
Nevertheless Tokyo 2020 still faces a host of potential pitfall, including how to deal with the sweltering summer heat and keep a lid on the budget.
Japan has mostly lived up to its reputation for efficiency, with construction projects generally on schedule.
Top figures in Indian boxing say their exploits on Australia's Gold Coast were no fluke, even if they surpassed their own expectations in racking up nine medals in the sport.
Abe and Trump played golf when the Japanese prime minister visited the United States in February, with the Japanese leader keen to stress that his skills were not on a par with Trump's.
Azizul's emotional victory could be a good omen as he builds towards what he hopes will be the pinnacle of his career -- the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.