Tokyo Olympics will go ahead 'with or without COVID' - IOC's Coates
Tokyo's postponed Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC vice president John Coates told AFP Monday, vowing they will be the "Games that conquered COVID".
'Last option' - no Olympic postponement beyond 2021, says Bach
Olympics chief Thomas Bach agreed that 2021 was the "last option" for holding the delayed Tokyo Games on Thursday, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever.
Japan lifts virus emergency for most regions
Japan's prime minister on Thursday lifted a state of emergency imposed due to the coronavirus for the majority of the country but kept it in place for top cities Tokyo and Osaka.
Eight babies and toddlers catch coronavirus at Tokyo centre
Eight babies and toddlers at a Tokyo care centre have tested positive for the coronavirus after a staff member contracted the disease, its operator said on Wednesday.
Tokyo Olympic flame left flickering as virulent ill wind gathers pace
It was a scene that could have been directed by Cecil B DeMille. On the stillest of Thursday mornings in Olympia, on the site of the ancient Games in Greece
Tikon sure Nigeria’s table tennis team will excel in Tokyo
President of the Nigeria Table Federation (NTF), Engr. Ishaku Tikon has commended Nigerian players for picking tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games’ table tennis event.
Nigeria - converting past failure to future success in 2020
A Happy New Year to all the readers of this column. For some reason the year 2020, a leap year I am told, has come with a feel-good aura of hope...
4 Exciting Things You Can Do In Tokyo
Tokyo was once a small fishing village named Edo. Now, it is the capital of Japan - one of the most developed countries in the world. The city was ranked as the 3rd-best city in the world to be a university student in 2016 and 2nd in 2018 by QS Best Student Cities. It hosted…