Tokyo Games

Tokyo Games: All 68 domestic sponsors agree to new contracts

Japanese domestic sponsors have contributed a record of $3.3 billion to the local operating budget.

published on : 24th December 2020

Italy promises Olympic committee autonomy after IOC warning

CONI president Giovanni Malagò said earlier Tuesday that it doesn’t seem that the problems have been solved.

published on : 18th November 2020

IOC chief Thomas Bach offers pep session for 2021 Tokyo Games and talks up COVID vaccine

Bach was speaking from Switzerland in an on-line gathering of officials in Japan during the first of two days of meetings focused on how to pull off the delayed Tokyo Games.

published on : 24th September 2020

Olympics official sees 'real problems' in holding Games in 2021

Without the safety net of a widely available vaccine, there could be enormous challenges in screening tens of thousands of people from all corners of the world.

published on : 22nd May 2020

IOC plans to hold cancelled Tokyo session remotely

The Tokyo Games scheduled for July 24 to August 9 were postponed on March 24 for one year due to the coronavirus.

published on : 7th May 2020

Postponed Tokyo Olympics blessing in disguise for runner Jinson Johnson

The middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson admitted that he did rush his return from injury keeping in mind the Olympics.

published on : 30th April 2020

Tokyo Games delay gives us one more year of experience to win Olympic medal: Namita Toppo

Namita Toppo was sidelined for nearly 10 months after suffering a severe knee injury during the 2018 Asian Games.

published on : 23rd April 2020

Paddlers can live to fight another day as Tokyo Games get postponed amid coronavirus pendemic

If the qualification process starts all over again, it will be good news from an Indian point of view as the team qualification chances again reappear.

published on : 25th March 2020

Unprecedented: Tokyo Olympics postponed keeping coronavirus pandemic in mind

After days of mounting pressure, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been postponed until next year – the summer of 2021, to be precise.

published on : 25th March 2020

National Anti-Doping Agency to phase out testing process

TNIE had reported last year how NADA had drawn out a plan to increase testing with the Olympics, now postponed, coming up.

published on : 25th March 2020

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Staring at inevitability amid coronavirus pandemic

The four weeks jarred with COC officials because of the advice put forth by their doctors as well as the World Health Organization.

published on : 24th March 2020

Coronavirus: Olympic flame handover ceremony in Athens to be closed

Greece currently has 331 confirmed cases and four deaths.

published on : 16th March 2020