Japan emergency

Tokyo Olympics: Now, Fukushima joins Tokyo, Hokkaido to put ban on fans amid protests

Tokyo organizers and the IOC earlier in the week barred all fans from venues in Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures.

published on : 10th July 2021

After Tokyo, now Japan's Hokkaido region bans fans at Olympic football matches

Local governor Naomichi Suzuki announced the move late Friday night, reversing a decision a day earlier by Olympic organisers allowed some fans at competitions held elsewhere.

published on : 10th July 2021

Coronavirus impact: We might witness an Olympics sans spectators in Tokyo!

Cancellation pressure grows daily on Tokyo and the IOC as more questions arise about the risks of bringing 15,000 Olympic and Paralympic athletes from more than 200 countries into Japan.

published on : 28th May 2021