Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Six months to go for rescheduled start, cancellation fears cloud the Games
Six months before the rescheduled start, victory over the virus remains distant, and fears are growing rapidly that the Games may not take place at all.
Organisers said they would also reconsider how many athletes can take part in the ceremonies, and how to get them into the stadium safely.
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Japan has ordered a state of emergency for Tokyo and the surrounding areas until next month due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Audits by the Japanese government over the last several years, however, show the costs are higher than officially stated and are at least $25 billion.
Japan's Takahiro Shiraishi, dubbed 'Twitter killer', sentenced to death for dismembering nine people
Shiraishi approached the victims via Twitter, offering to assist them with their suicidal wishes. He killed the women, including teens, after raping them, and also killed a boyfriend of one of the victims
As host city, Tokyo will do “whatever it takes” to successfully achieve the Games, which were postponed for a year until next July because of the pandemic, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said.
The fireball was caught on cameras owned by the national broadcaster NHK, which generally records earthquake activity.
The competition, which has been under discussion for months, will have strict anti-infection measures in place.
Quad meet in Tokyo: Advancing key security, economic interests in Indo-Pacific a priority, says S Jaishankar
The in-person meeting of the foreign ministers of the 'Quad' comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia is taking place in the backdrop of China's aggressive military behaviour in the Indo-Pacific, South China Sea and along the LAC in eastern Ladakh
S Jaishankar holds talks with Mike Pompeo in Tokyo; first such meet after border incursions by China
It is learned that Jaishankar and Pompeo also deliberated on overall ties including the evolving security scenarios around India
Tokyo stock markets reopen after hardware failure halted trade all day; shares seen rebounding, says expert
Officials said there was no indication of a cyber attack and the problem was traced to a memory breakdown that failed to trigger a switch to a backup system
The MEA said that the foreign ministers during the meet will discuss the post-COVID-19 international order and the need for a coordinated response to various challenges emerging from the pandemic
The relay, which will see the flame travel to all 47 prefectures of Japan, is being organised under the slogan 'Hope Lights Our Way' and was intended to highlight reconstruction in areas devastated by the 2011 disaster.
Yuko Takeuchi, star of 2018 HBO series Miss Sherlock, found dead at Tokyo home; cause of death unknown
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department have launched an investigation to determine the cause of Yuko Takeuchi' death.
IOC, Tokyo city and national government officials, and members of the organising committee are holding virtual meetings on Thursday and Friday focused on finding ways to hold the delayed Olympics during a pandemic.
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"We have to go forward with the Games next summer by all means," Tokyo's governor Yuriko Koike said.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 are most costly Summer Games, expenses to rise further due to delay, says Oxford study
According to the Oxford numbers, Tokyo's spending over Olympics is at $15.84 billion, already surpassing the 2012 London Olympics, which were the most expensive summer games to date at $14.95 billion.
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