2020olympics News of 04/08/20
Olympic Committee Member: 3 Months To Determine Coronavirus Impact On Tokyo Games
(TOKYO) — Dick Pound, the longest-serving member of the IOC, estimates there’s a three-month window to decide the fate of the Tokyo Olympics, which are being threatened by the fast-spreading virus from China. Pound, in an exclusive ...
Could The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Be A Victim Of COVID-19?
In a promotional video featuring Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka, as well as fans of different nationalities, the organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games revealed on Feb. 17 the event’s official motto: United ...
Tokyo Organizers Insist Olympics Are Still On Despite COVID-19 Fears
(TOKYO) — Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterated their message on Thursday at the start of two days of meetings with the International Olympic Committee: The 2020 Games will not be waylaid by the virus that is spreading from neighboring China. ...
Japan Airlines Is Giving Away 50,000 Free Flights To Tourists. Here’S How To Get One
If the Tokyo Olympics aren’t enough reason to plan a trip to Japan this summer, Japan Airlines has an offer that could sweeten the deal—free tickets to a surprise destination in the country for 50,000 lucky travelers. To encourage ...
Japan Unveils New National Stadium In Tokyo, A Centerpiece For 2020 Olympics
(TOKYO) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke at Sunday’s official completion of the new national stadium, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of next year’s Tokyo Olympics . It will also host track and field and ...
Tokyo Olympic Organizers Say ‘Human Support Robots’ Will Assist At 2020 Games
(TOKYO) — Tokyo’s Olympics may become known as the “Robot Games.” Organizers on Friday showed off robots that will be used at the new National Stadium to provide assistance for fans using wheelchairs. Tokyo Olympic official ...