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Tokyo Olympics: Ban on alcohol in public, dining areas of Games Village likely to be imposed

Tokyo Olympics: Ban on alcohol in public, dining areas of Games Village likely to be imposed

A ban on the serving and consumption of alcohol in the public areas as well as the dining of the Games Village of Tokyo Olympics could be imposed even as athletes will be allowed to…

List of refugee athletes for Tokyo Olympics announced by IOC

List of refugee athletes for Tokyo Olympics announced by IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday announced the names of 29 refugee athletes, who will participate at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics under the Olympic flag. During the opening ceremony on July 23, these refugee…

Tokyo Olympics: Around 10k volunteers quit over pandemic

Tokyo Olympics: Around 10k volunteers quit over pandemic

In a major cause of concern for the Tokyo Olympics’ organisers, nearly 10,000 volunteers for the shopwpiece event have quit due to concern over coronavirus infections in the host nation. Commenting on the development, Organising…

Japan to ask fans for negative COVID tests, vaccinations: Yomiuri

Japan to ask fans for negative COVID tests, vaccinations: Yomiuri

The government of Japan is reportedly considering for the requirement of negative COVID-19 test results or vaccination records from fans who are willing to attendi the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Monday.…

Tokyo Olympics: Call on allowing local fans to be made after state of emergency lifts

Tokyo Olympics: Call on allowing local fans to be made after state of emergency lifts

Seiko Hashimoto, the Tokyo Olympics organising committee chief, has said that the final call on how many local fans will be allowed into venues will be made after the state of emergency is lifted next…

Japan govt. liklely to call up military doctors, nurses to help at Olympics

Japan govt. liklely to call up military doctors, nurses to help at Olympics

Japan’s Defence minister Nobuo Kishi has said that the government could call up military doctors and nurses from its Self-Defence Forces to help them for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to be held in July…

Tokyo Olympics to be held even in Covid state of emergency: IOC Vice President

Tokyo Olympics to be held even in Covid state of emergency: IOC Vice President

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president, who is in charge of the postponed Tokyo Olympics, has said that the showpiece event will be held as per schedule even if the host city and other…

IOC Chief Thomas Bach to visit Japan on July 12

IOC Chief Thomas Bach to visit Japan on July 12

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will arrive in Japan on July 12, 11 days before the much awaited Tokyo Olympic Games finally kick-off. “The next steps on the organisational front after this Coordination…

Tokyo doctors’ body demands cancellation of Olympics

Tokyo doctors’ body demands cancellation of Olympics

A doctors’ body in Tokyo has urged for the cancellation of the upcoming Olympic Games saying that hospitals in the host nation are overwhelmed due to a surge in Covid-19 cases in Japan. Notably, the…

Anti-Olympic petition submitted to Tokyo governer

Anti-Olympic petition submitted to Tokyo governer

Amidst the spike in Covid-19 cases in Japan, demands for postponing the upcoming Tokyo Olympics has swiftly gathered momentum as now on Friday, a petition to cancel the showpiece event has been submitted to the…