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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fukushima Flame display cancelled over coronavirus concerns
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fukushima Flame display cancelled over coronavirus concerns

The exhibition of the Olympic Flame, due to remain on display in Fukushima until the end of the month, will be cancelled over coronavirus concerns, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced on Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame passed to Fukushima during low-key ceremony, will be on display in city till 30 April
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame passed to Fukushima during low-key ceremony, will be on display in city till 30 April

Olympic flame handover took place at a subdued ceremony at the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima, which was originally set to be the starting point of the torch relay.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe, IOC president Thomas Bach to hold talks about rescheduling Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe, IOC president Thomas Bach to hold talks about rescheduling Games

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a telephonic conversation with IOC president Thomas Bach regarding a possible rescheduling of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at 11:00 GMT (4:30 pm IST) on Tuesday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: No torch, no torchbearers, no public as Tokyo readies for torch relay
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Coronavirus Outbreak: No torch, no torchbearers, no public as Tokyo readies for torch relay

The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start on Thursday as planned in northeastern Fukushima prefecture — but with no torch, no torchbearers, no public, and little ceremony

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame lands in Japan amid concerns over impact of coronavirus on Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame lands in Japan amid concerns over impact of coronavirus on Games

A plane carrying the Olympic torch from Greece arrived on Friday on Japan’s north-western coast ravaged by a 2011 tsunami, but the welcome ceremony will have no spectators, amid worries the Games could be cancelled over the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: Tokyo Olympics 2020's Flame of Recovery tour scaled back due to COVID-19 concerns
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Coronavirus pandemic: Tokyo Olympics 2020's Flame of Recovery tour scaled back due to COVID-19 concerns

Organisers have been keen to label Tokyo 2020 as the 'Reconstruction Olympics' as a symbol of Japan’s recovery from the disaster.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan opens part of Futaba, the last town that was off-limits since 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan opens part of Futaba, the last town that was off-limits since 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster

In a symbolic move to show the region's recovery ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, Japan opened part of Futaba, the last town that was off-limits since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster

Tokyo Olympics 2020: In Fukushima, torch relay faces cool welcome from 2011 nuclear disaster evacuees
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: In Fukushima, torch relay faces cool welcome from 2011 nuclear disaster evacuees

In Fukushima, Tokyo Olympics 2020 torch relay faces cool welcome from 2011 nuclear disaster evacuees

Tokyo 2020 showpiece event being billed as 'Recovery Olympics', but for many in Fukushima life remains a struggle
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Tokyo 2020 showpiece event being billed as 'Recovery Olympics', but for many in Fukushima life remains a struggle

The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in Fukushima, the northern prefecture devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami and the subsequent meltdown of three nuclear reactors.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea to buy radiation detectors, check locally produced food for contamination from Fukushima nuclear disaster
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea to buy radiation detectors, check locally produced food for contamination from Fukushima nuclear disaster

South Korea is preparing a separate meals plan due to concerns from the public over food safety, unlike the USA and Australia whose athletes will mainly eat food provided by the host country, Japan

Typhoon Hagibis: Ten dead, three missing in Japan as torrential rains, mudslides hit eastern part of country
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Typhoon Hagibis: Ten dead, three missing in Japan as torrential rains, mudslides hit eastern part of country

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held an emergency task force meeting on Saturday morning and called for 'the utmost effort in rescue and relief operations.' He also urged quicks repairs of electricity, water and other essential services to help restore the lives of the disaster-hit residents.

Tokyo floods: Toll rises to 7 after Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall; storm  brings heavy downpour in capital; rescue ops underway
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Tokyo floods: Toll rises to 7 after Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall; storm brings heavy downpour in capital; rescue ops underway

Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rainfall on Tokyo

Typhoon Hagibis’ landfall brings heavy downpour in Tokyo, surrounding prefectures; two dead, three missing, 62 injured, reports local media
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Typhoon Hagibis’ landfall brings heavy downpour in Tokyo, surrounding prefectures; two dead, three missing, 62 injured, reports local media

A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over Tokyo.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea lodges complaint with IOC over use of controversial 'Rising Sun' flag by Japan during Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea lodges complaint with IOC over use of controversial 'Rising Sun' flag by Japan during Games

The 'Rising Sun' flag has been an ensign for Japan's Maritime Forces, but in much of East Asia, it is seen as a symbol of the country's military aggression during World War II

Fukushima to run out of space to store radioactive water from nuclear power plant
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Fukushima to run out of space to store radioactive water from nuclear power plant

Eight and a half years since the accident, officials have yet to agree on what to do with the water.

Japan reopens beaches in regions devastated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster
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Japan reopens beaches in regions devastated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster

One of the reopened waterfronts is Haragamaobama beach near the crippled Daiichi nuclear plant.

Fukushima nuclear disaster: Four firms made foreign trainees take part in cleanup, say reports
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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Four firms made foreign trainees take part in cleanup, say reports

The reports are likely to revive criticism of Japan's foreign trainee programme, which has been accused of placing workers in substandard conditions and jobs that provide few opportunities for learning.

Japanese company TEPCO to decommission Fukushima nuclear plant, plans on dismantling all 10 reactors
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Japanese company TEPCO to decommission Fukushima nuclear plant, plans on dismantling all 10 reactors

Tokyo Electric Power Company responsible for meltdowns at a nuclear power plant in Japan seven years ago said it might decommission a plant in Fukushima that narrowly escaped the crisis

Fukushima operator TEPCO releases fresh images of reactor wreckage; broken parts, debris that could be melted fuel seen
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Fukushima operator TEPCO releases fresh images of reactor wreckage; broken parts, debris that could be melted fuel seen

The operator of Fukushima's crippled nuclear power plant has released fresh images of the wreckage inside a damaged reactor, showing broken metal parts and debris

Science battles human fears as Japan fails to reach consensus on dealing with radioactive water at Fukushima
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Science battles human fears as Japan fails to reach consensus on dealing with radioactive water at Fukushima

Many people believe the water is stored because it’s not safe to release, and they think Fukushima fish is not available because it’s not safe to eat.