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TOKYO (Reuters) - Battered by scandal on the eve of the opening ceremony, Tokyo 2020 organisers have the chance to patch up the Games' image when they reveal today who will carry the Olympic flame for the final few steps to light the stadium's cauldron.
Keigo Oyamada, a well-known rock musician, had boasted about the abuse in detail in Japanese magazine interviews he gave in the 1990s.
TOKYO (Reuters) -A Nigerian Olympic delegate became the first visitor to the Tokyo Games admitted to hospital with COVID-19, broadcaster TV Asahi said on Friday, as Japan battles to stem rising local infections a week before the showpiece event starts.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday that a sufficient number of hospitals combined with a speed-up in the COVID-19 vaccination rollout among the elderly meant the city will be able to hold "safe and secure" Olympics in 10 days.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have bowed to political pressure and rising COVID-19 infections and banned almost all fans from the Games just two weeks before they start, after insisting that they could go ahead with spectators.
TOKYO (Bloomberg): One Japanese company that got its start making grinding wheels for machinery more than 80 years ago believes it holds the key to helping manufacturers create ever slimmer and more powerful semiconductors to power next-generation mobile phones and advanced computers.
An 80-year-old Japanese company specialising in grinders believes it can help manufacturers create slimmer and more powerful semiconductors for next-generation technology.
TOKYO (Reuters) -When Paul Noritaka Tange won the rights to design the Aquatics Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, one of the first things he did was to visit the grave of his father: the revolutionary Pritzker-winning architect, Kenzo Tange.
Financial industry is essential in fighting climate change, Al Gore and other Green Swan conference speakers say
‘The entities responsible for emitting an endless stream of greenhouse gas pollution, and their investors, will be held accountable,’ says Al GoreBenefits of embracing renewable energy in economic growth, job creation, saved lives and improved lifestyles are called ‘win-win opportunities’
TOKYO, May 25, The Japan Times/ANN -The government plans to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency covering Tokyo, Osaka and other areas beyond the current deadline of May 31, sources familiar with the matter said, as infections have yet to significantly subside, leaving the medical system strained.