Olympic torch relay

Tokyo scraps Olympic torch relay legs in capital amid COVID concerns

The latest setback comes only a day before International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach is due to arrive in Japan for the postponed mega-event.

published on : 7th July 2021

COVID effect: No public for Olympic torch relay in parts of host Tokyo

The Olympic torch relay due to begin on July 9 in Tokyo will mostly be displayed at closed ceremonies for the first eight days of its time in the capital, in line with virus countermeasures.

published on : 30th June 2021

Olympic torch relay may be cancelled in areas with high COVID-19 cases, says Seiko Hashimoto

Asked about the cancellation of some test events which are scheduled to be started on April 3rd, Hashimoto said that she is committed to run events in a way that athletes feel safe

published on : 2nd April 2021