Tag: Olympics

Japan denies the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympic Games

The Games are scheduled to open on July 23 after having been postponed in March last year.

Japan’s Olympics in doubt as pandemic spreads

The Japanese government announced an expansion of the current state of emergency it declared for the Tokyo area last week to seven more prefectures.

Japan 2021 Olympics `difficult,’ top doctor says

The one-year delay of the 2020 Olympic Games announced last month was a major blow to Japan, which had already spent $13 billion preparing for the event.

Canada withdraws from 2020 Games as Japan as IOC consider postponement

Opposition to holding the Games in July rose sharply over the weekend.

Markets suffer record meltdown as global coronavirus alarm grows

On Wall Street stocks slumped around 10% in their worst day since the 1987 "Black Monday" crash.