TOKYO: The president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee, Yoshiro Mori, resigned Friday as a fallout of sexist remarks he had made early last week that sparked an outcry.
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Oct 05, 2020 11:10
MUMBAI: League commissioner Adam Silver has told NBA TV that the NBA was not likely to pause their season for the Tokyo Olympics next year. The Olympics has been postponed to July 23rd to August 8th of 2021 and this coincides with the NBA schedule due to the delayed start of their season caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The new season is set to begin in January.
Sep 29, 2020 12:09
ON MONDAY, Tokyo Olympics announced the Olympic Torch Relay will start its journey on 25 March 2021 from the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima Prefecture, and then traverse all 47 prefectures across Japan over a period of 121 days.
Apr 23, 2020 19:04
TOKYO: The Tokyo 2020 Olympics cannot be delayed beyond the year-long postponement already forced by the coronavirus outbreak, Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori has made clear in comments published Thursday. Mori said there is “absolutely no” chance of postponing the Games beyond their rescheduled July 23, 2021 opening, according to Kyodo News agency.
Mar 23, 2020 16:03
CANADA AND Australia have become the first countries to withdraw their teams from the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics, even as Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said for the first time on Monday that the Games could be postponed if it could not be held in its "complete form" because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 06, 2019 18:07
TOKYO: Demand among local citizens for tickets to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has far exceeded expectations, leading organisers to state Friday that there will now be a second ticket lottery in August for those who missed out the first time around. The second-round lottery will likely take place before August 22, when applications for Paralympic tickets are scheduled to start.
Jan 02, 2019 15:01
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry has earmarked Rs 1 billion for the funding of athletes under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) ahead of their preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Press Trust of India reports.
Dec 22, 2018 14:12
TOKYO: The organising committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) Friday announced updated budgets for both events alongside the Tokyo metropolitan government and the government of Japan. The total amounts to $12.6 billion (JPY 1.35 trillion).
Dec 19, 2018 14:12
BEIJING: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and one of its global TOP partners, Jack Ma-owned Alibaba Group recently launched the first-ever Olympic store on Tmall, China’s largest B2C marketplace for brands and retailers. There are additional plans in development to create a global e-commerce platform for fans around the world in the near future.
Dec 15, 2018 11:12
TOKYO: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) Friday announced UK-owned Aggreko Events Services as an official supporter in the third domestic tier of the event’s sponsorship programme. The company has been attributed the category ‘Temporary Electricity Generation.’
Dec 01, 2018 16:12
TOKYO: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has okayed a proposal by the organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to have two sponsors in the "Coffee Beans and Instant Coffee Powder/Granules" business category.