Published: July 21, 2021
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has given his backing to the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics, which begin on Friday despite a global surge of Covid-19 Delta cases and continuing opposition to the Games.
Published: July 18, 2021
With only a week to go until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, the risk of cyberattacks grows greater by the day. In the wake of the leak of a large number of names of Olympic-related personnel discovered in June, government officials and members of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games remain on the edge of their seats over fears that another cyberattack could have a major impact on the Games.
Published: February 11, 2021
TOKYO - The head of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee is set to resign, Japanese media reported on Thursday, after an uproar over sexist remarks he had made about women at a meeting last week.
Published: February 05, 2021
Covid-19 countermeasures unveiled by the organizers of the delayed Tokyo Olympics don't include mandatory vaccinations or quarantines for those arriving in Japan for the Games, fueling doubts on whether they can go ahead this summer as planned.
Published: February 04, 2021
The organizers of the delayed Tokyo Olympics unveiled a set of rules governing how teams move about and interact in order to avoid the spread of the covid-19 pathogen, assuming that the games will go ahead this summer as planned.