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

“We cannot postpone again” Tokyo 2020 chief says

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “”We cannot postpone again” Tokyo 2020 chief says” – below is their description. The head of #Japan’s #Olympics organising committee ruled out on Thursday another suspension of the #Games, despite deep disquiet at the prospect of thousands of athletes and officials arriving during a fourth wave of … Read more “We cannot postpone again” Tokyo 2020 chief says

Fears for East Brisbane State School students during Gabba redevelopment | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Fears for East Brisbane State School students during Gabba redevelopment | 7NEWS” – below is their description. There are fears hundreds of school students will be displaced during the proposed expansion of The Gabba for the Brisbane Olympics. Parents voiced their concerns today to the Government, which won’t … Read more Fears for East Brisbane State School students during Gabba redevelopment | 7NEWS

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

No daily COVID-19 deaths for 1st time, UK says

ABC News published this video item, entitled “No daily COVID-19 deaths for 1st time, UK says” – below is their description. The milestone comes amid concerns over new variants and a “death waiver” to compete in the Tokyo Olympics. WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on … Read more No daily COVID-19 deaths for 1st time, UK says

Thousands of Tokyo Olympic Games volunteers quit

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Thousands of Tokyo Olympic Games volunteers quit” – below is their description. Around 10,000 of the 80,000 #volunteers who signed up to help at the #Tokyo 2020 #Olympic and Paralympic Games have #quit, broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, citing organisers. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics were postponed last … Read more Thousands of Tokyo Olympic Games volunteers quit

Japan dismisses South Korean protest over disputed islands | The World

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Japan dismisses South Korean protest over disputed islands | The World” – below is their description. Japan has rejected South Korea’s objection to a Tokyo Olympics map, which marks a group of South Korean-controlled islands as Japanese territory. As Andrea Nierhoff reports, neither a formal diplomatic protest … Read more Japan dismisses South Korean protest over disputed islands | The World

Tearful Dame Valerie Adams pushing on with Olympics campaign despite heartache

1 NEWS published this video item, entitled “Tearful Dame Valerie Adams pushing on with Olympics campaign despite heartache” – below is their description. The Kiwi shotput great admits to 1 NEWS she’s still “trying to process” leaving her young kids behind for Tokyo. Subscribe to 1 NEWS: http://bit.ly/1NEWSSubscribe | For the latest news from Aotearoa … Read more Tearful Dame Valerie Adams pushing on with Olympics campaign despite heartache

Gabby Douglas on Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open | Stephen A’s World

ESPN published this video item, entitled “Gabby Douglas on Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open | Stephen A’s World” – below is their description. On Stephen A’s World, Gabby Douglas joins Stephen A. Smith to discuss Naomi Osaka and her own career in gymnastics. 0:00 On Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from … Read more Gabby Douglas on Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open | Stephen A’s World

Japanese Olympics team starts to receive vaccinations amid easing of Covid restrictions

CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “Japanese Olympics team starts to receive vaccinations amid easing of Covid restrictions” – below is their description. Japanese Olympic team members are beginning to receive Covid vaccines in the National Training Center in Tokyo as the country begins to ease restrictions after an extended state-of-emergency. However, many executives … Read more Japanese Olympics team starts to receive vaccinations amid easing of Covid restrictions

Olympic athletes make awkward arrival in Tokyo for beleaguered Games | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Olympic athletes make awkward arrival in Tokyo for beleaguered Games | DW News” – below is their description. Japan is facing a serious conundrum. It has sunk so much money into the Olympics. Officially, $15.4 billion US dollars. And if Tokyo cancels the Games, the country stands to … Read more Olympic athletes make awkward arrival in Tokyo for beleaguered Games | DW News

Japan Plans to Allow Some Fans at Tokyo Olympics: Report

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Japan Plans to Allow Some Fans at Tokyo Olympics: Report” – below is their description. Japan is preparing to hold next month’s Olympics with some spectators present, even as experts warn it would be difficult to stage the games unless the pace of infections falls in the … Read more Japan Plans to Allow Some Fans at Tokyo Olympics: Report

Japan to start vaccinating athletes June 1

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Japan to start vaccinating athletes June 1” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-01/Japan-to-start-vaccinating-athletes-June-1-10K8p2zWGtO/index.html COVID-19 vaccinations for athletes attending the Tokyo Olympics are set to begin. The Japanese government is set to brief the media on the endeavor. CGTN YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in … Read more Japan to start vaccinating athletes June 1

Tokyo Olympics: Sir Mo Farah says ‘I’m not finished yet’

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Tokyo Olympics: Sir Mo Farah says ‘I’m not finished yet’” – below is their description. Sir Mo Farah says he still needs to sharpen up as he trains to represent Britain in the Tokyo Olympic Games. He also supports world tennis number two Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw … Read more Tokyo Olympics: Sir Mo Farah says ‘I’m not finished yet’

Tokyo Olympics Countdown: Japan May Allow Some Domestic Spectators at Games

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Tokyo Olympics Countdown: Japan May Allow Some Domestic Spectators at Games” – below is their description. Japan is preparing to hold next month’s Olympics with some spectators present, even as experts warn it would be difficult to stage the games unless the pace of infections falls in … Read more Tokyo Olympics Countdown: Japan May Allow Some Domestic Spectators at Games