Tokyo is now Japan’s infection epicentre

In a city reeling after the decision to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games, Tokyo is now the epicentre of infections in Japan. The capital recorded the biggest one-day increase on Wednesday, with at least 40 people testing positive. Al Jazeera’s Aya Asakura reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Tokyo is now Japan’s infection epicentre

How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting the sporting world? | Inside Story

Three Olympics Games have been cancelled in the past because of the two World Wars. However, this year is the first time the event has been postponed. Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics say the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to hold the events this summer. The delay will cost the Japanese government, businesses … Read more How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting the sporting world? | Inside Story

Rio’s Favela Ballerinas | Close Up

More murders happen in Brazil than in almost every other country on earth, most of them in favelas like the Alemao in Rio de Janeiro. The slum spreads over the hills west of the city’s main airport like a shabby blanket. Up to 70,000 people live here. With various drug factions fighting for control, shots … Read more Rio’s Favela Ballerinas | Close Up

Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed until next year | ITV News

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until next year amid fears over the coronavirus. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe had called the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday to call for a one-year postponement. It is the first time ever an Olympics has been postponed during its 126-year history of the modern Games. World … Read more Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed until next year | ITV News

Julie Foudy reacts to the 2020 Olympics being postponed to 2021 | SportsCenter

2-time Olympic gold medalist Julie Foudy joins SportsCenter to react to the decision to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo to 2021. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV … Read more Julie Foudy reacts to the 2020 Olympics being postponed to 2021 | SportsCenter

Olympic Games postponed for first time ever

The world’s biggest sporting event has been postponed – for up to a year. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked for the Tokyo Olympic Games to be put off – saying, when it happens, it will be proof of victory over the coronavirus. Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Olympic Games postponed for first time ever

Keeping the dream alive: How athletes are dealing with postponed Olympic games

Athletes who have trained for the 2020 Olympics in Japan are focusing on what’s ahead after the coronavirus pandemic forced the International Olympic Committee to delay the games. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponed to 2021

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he has asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games. These will now be held by the Summer of 2021 at the latest. The only other time in history the Games have been moved or cancelled were for the first and second … Read more Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponed to 2021

BREAKING: IOC postpones 2020 Tokyo Olympics, likely until 2021 | CBS Sports HQ

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Olympic Committee is planning to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, likely until 2021. Bill Reiter and Jeff Metcalfe join CBS Sports HQ to break down the ramifications of an olympic postponing, and what this means for the games and the competing countries. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBSSports … Read more BREAKING: IOC postpones 2020 Tokyo Olympics, likely until 2021 | CBS Sports HQ