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Tokyo Olympic Games 2020
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic beds: Suitable for both sex and saving the planet
No, the beds in the Olympic village are not designed to be anti-sex - they’re just eco-friendly.
How climate change is at the heart of the Tokyo Olympics
"Recycled medals and podiums, renewable energy and low-carbon technologies - these symbols can have ground-breaking power."
EU pushes for its flag to fly at Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony
EU leaders want Slovenian athletes to bear the EU flag alongside their national flag for the Olympic Games opening ceremony.
First positive COVID tests for athletes in Olympic Village
Two athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Tokyo Olympic Village, organisers said on Sunday, sparking fears of a larger outbreak just days before kickoff.
First resident of Olympic Village tests positive for COVID
Tokyo Olympics organisers sought to reassure competitors that the event would be safe after the first Covid-19 case was confirmed in the Games Village on Saturday.
Olympics chief makes gaffe in first appearance since arrival in Tokyo
Thomas Bach quickly corrected himself after referring to the “Chinese people” rather than “Japanese people.”
Tokyo enters fourth state of emergency ahead of Olympic Games
The coronavirus measures will remain in place throughout the Tokyo Olympics, with businesses selling alcohol being asked to shut to stop people from drinking and partying.
Olympic flame lighting ceremony marks countdown to 2020 Tokyo Games
Paralympian Aki Taguchi and former tennis player Shuzo Matsuoka handed the Olympic flame over to Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
Fans banned from Olympics as Tokyo placed under state of emergency
Japan is to place its capital Tokyo under a state of emergency, which will last through the upcoming Olympic games.
Tokyo Olympics: Limited local fans allowed but no cheering
Up to 10,000 local fans will be allowed in each venue for the Olympic Games. But fan attendance may be stopped completely if COVID cases rise again
Top medical adviser says 'no fans' safest for Tokyo Olympics
Fans from abroad were banned several months ago, and organisers are to announce early next week if some local fans should be allowed.
Europeans takes clean sweep on day four in Budapest
France’s Clarisse Agbegnenou danced in the aisles at the World Judo Championships in Budapest - but her switch to focus was instantaneous.
10,000 Tokyo Olympics volunteers resigned ahead of opening of Games
Organisers revealed that thousands of volunteers who were expected to take part in the Olympic Games in Tokyo resigned in recent months.
Pfizer/BioNTech to donate COVID jabs to athletes at Tokyo Olympics
The Olympic Games, which were scheduled to take place in 2020 but were postponed due to the pandemic, will kick off on July 23.
Japan holds Tokyo Olympics test event to demonstrate safety protocols
A half marathon was held on Wednesday in Japan, as Olympics organisers hoped to show COVID-19 safety measures would ensure a safe running of the games this summer.
Organiser says Tokyo Olympics could be held without any spectators
Less than three months before they begin, the head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee says the games could be held behind closed doors.
North Korea says it won't participate in Tokyo Olympics
North Korea is the first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Torch relay for Tokyo Olympics kicks off its 121-day journey
The ceremony was closed to the public because of the fear of spreading COVID-19 but was streamed live.
Spectators from abroad to be barred from Tokyo Olympic Games, says IOC
Officials justified the widely-anticipated move saying the risk was too great to admit ticket holders from overseas during a pandemic.
Man who lost daughter in Japan tsunami to run in Olympic torch relay
Fukushima prefecture, the area at the heart of the 2011 catastrophe, will be the starting point of this month's Olympic torch relay.
Seiko Hashimoto takes over as Tokyo Olympic president
Seiko Hashimoto was named as president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee in Japan, where women are still rare in the boardrooms and positions of political power.
Tokyo 2020 president resigns over derogatory comments about women
Yoshiro Mori had initially refused to step down but conceded on Friday after more than a week of non-stop criticism.
Tokyo 2020: Japan rebuffs claims Olympics Games will be cancelled
A majority of the Japanese think the Olympic Games in the capital should be postponed again or cancelled amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Tokyo 2020: COVID-19 measures developed 'for every possible scenario'
The Olympic Committee met over the weekend for its 9th summit to discuss some key topics - including the games in Tokyo. Euronews spoke to one of the key figures in the talks to find out more about the countermeasures being put in place to keep participants safe.
Fans at Tokyo Olympics 'encouraged to have COVID-19 vaccinations'
Bach said it won't be mandatory, but he left no doubt it will be strongly pushed.
How are MENA athletes reacting to the delay of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
For the first time in its 124-year history, the Olympic Games have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.