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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…

Tokyo-bound athletes to receive second vaccine dose four weeks after first shot: IOA

Tokyo-bound athletes to receive second vaccine dose four weeks after first shot: IOA

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Batra on Monday said that the gap between two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for Olympic-bound athletes and officials has been set to four weeks by the Ministry of…

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…

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…

Tokyo Olympics could lead to emergence of new virus strain, warns Japanese doctors’ union Chief

Tokyo Olympics could lead to emergence of new virus strain, warns Japanese doctors’ union Chief

The head of a Japanese doctors’ union belives that staging the upcoming Tokyo Olympics could lead to the emergence of an “Olympic” strain of the coronavirus in the country as thousands of people from around…

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 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…

Our aim is to create safe, secure & fair environment for all athletes at Tokyo Olympics: IOC Chief

Our aim is to create safe, secure & fair environment for all athletes at Tokyo Olympics: IOC Chief

Thomas Bach, chief of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has assured to deliver a “safe and secure” Tokyo Olympics this year. Opening the IOC Session, where he is all set to be re-elected for a…