Tokyo 2020 Committee Addresses Spectator Concerns

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Tokyo 2020 Committee Addresses Spectator Concerns” – below is their description. Veteran Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong has competed in three Olympics and is no stranger to the rigors of competitive sports. But never before has she experienced anything like the preparations for next month’s Tokyo Games. Living … Read more Tokyo 2020 Committee Addresses Spectator Concerns

International Olympics Committee Says 80% of Athletes Vaccinated

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “International Olympics Committee Says 80% of Athletes Vaccinated” – below is their description. Jun.09 — Christophe Dubi, an executive director at the International Olympic Committee, said more than 80% of the athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics next month have been vaccinated. He spoke during a … Read more International Olympics Committee Says 80% of Athletes Vaccinated

🇯🇵 How safe are the Tokyo Olympics from COVID-19? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “🇯🇵 How safe are the Tokyo Olympics from COVID-19? | The Stream” – below is their description. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is facing increasing pressure from the public to postpone or cancel the upcoming summer games in Tokyo. Japanese public opinion is largely against holding the … Read more 🇯🇵 How safe are the Tokyo Olympics from COVID-19? | The Stream

Live: Tokyo 2020 president and CEO hold media huddle

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Tokyo 2020 president and CEO hold media huddle” – below is their description. Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto and Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto hold a media huddle following an executive board meeting by the International Olympic Committee. On Tuesday, the Games president said overseas journalists covering the … Read more Live: Tokyo 2020 president and CEO hold media huddle

ICO Announces Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “ICO Announces Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020” – below is their description. The International Olympic Committee announced the names of the athletes selected for the committee’s Refugee Olympic Team for the Tokyo Olympics. The 29 athletes across 12 sports are a significant increase on the 10 … Read more ICO Announces Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

Japan Gambles on Successful Tokyo Olympics Amid Pandemic

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Japan Gambles on Successful Tokyo Olympics Amid Pandemic” – below is their description. Jun.08 — The Japanese government, the International Olympic Committee and major stakeholders are gambling political reputations and billions of dollars on staging the Tokyo Olympic Games amid the coronavirus pandemic, with seven weeks … Read more Japan Gambles on Successful Tokyo Olympics Amid Pandemic

Tokyo Olympics: Olympic Games at what cost? | To The Point

DW News published this video item, entitled “Tokyo Olympics: Olympic Games at what cost? | To The Point” – below is their description. Just weeks to go now to the beginning of the summer Olympics in Japan. Preparations, though, have been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. And, as many as eighty percent of the … Read more Tokyo Olympics: Olympic Games at what cost? | To The Point

Japan argues over looming Olympics as Covid emergency extended – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Japan argues over looming Olympics as Covid emergency extended – BBC News” – below is their description. With just weeks until the Summer Olympics are due to begin in Tokyo, debate is raging in Japan over whether they should go ahead. The International Olympic Committee insists the Games … Read more Japan argues over looming Olympics as Covid emergency extended – BBC News

Naomi Osaka’s French Open Exit Brings Attention to Mental Health in Sports

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Naomi Osaka’s French Open Exit Brings Attention to Mental Health in Sports” – below is their description. Naomi Osaka’s decision to quit the French Open, citing the anxiety she feels over holding news conferences, is bringing more awareness to the issue of mental health in sports. The … Read more Naomi Osaka’s French Open Exit Brings Attention to Mental Health in Sports

Japan says US travel advisory has no direct impact on summer Olympics

Global News published this video item, entitled “Japan says US travel advisory has no direct impact on summer Olympics” – below is their description. Ruling Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai said on Tuesday that he saw no direct impact on the Olympics from the recent U.S. travel advisory, but added that there were … Read more Japan says US travel advisory has no direct impact on summer Olympics

US travel advisory and surging Covid-19 cases in Japan fail to deter Tokyo Olympics organisers

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “US travel advisory and surging Covid-19 cases in Japan fail to deter Tokyo Olympics organisers” – below is their description. The US issued a “do not travel” advisory for Japan on May 24, 2021, just two months ahead of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Amid a … Read more US travel advisory and surging Covid-19 cases in Japan fail to deter Tokyo Olympics organisers

Live: Bach and Ban Ki-moon deliver speeches at 2021 IF Forum

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Bach and Ban Ki-moon deliver speeches at 2021 IF Forum” – below is their description. The International Federation (IF) Forum 2021 which opened online on May 25 brings together more than 300 leaders from over 125 international sports federations under the theme of “Lessons We Are Learning from … Read more Live: Bach and Ban Ki-moon deliver speeches at 2021 IF Forum

Are the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics going ahead?

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Are the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics going ahead?” – below is their description. The controversy surrounding the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, rescheduled to this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, continues to escalate as the Games draw near. The International Olympic Committee and Japanese officials have presented … Read more Are the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics going ahead?

Tokyo games: IOC & organisers due to end final talks

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tokyo games: IOC & organisers due to end final talks” – below is their description. Officials from the International Olympic Committee are due to wrap up three days of talks with organisers of the Tokyo Games. There is increasing speculation about the fate of the event with … Read more Tokyo games: IOC & organisers due to end final talks

‘Almost impossible’ to send doctors, nurses to Olympics, says Japanese medical association

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “‘Almost impossible’ to send doctors, nurses to Olympics, says Japanese medical association” – below is their description. Kenyu Sumie, Chairman of the Japanese Medical And Dental Practitioners Association, said on May 19, 2021 that it is ‘almost impossible’ to send 200 doctors and 500 nurses to … Read more ‘Almost impossible’ to send doctors, nurses to Olympics, says Japanese medical association