Medical Workers Protest on Twitter Against Tokyo Olympic Organizers’ Request for 500 Nurses

Medical workers backlashed after the request of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to the Japanese Nursing Association of 500 medical workers for the Tokyo Games 2020 amid pandemic. On Wednesday, a hashtag has trended on …

Read more

Health Guidelines for Tokyo Olympics Updated

tokyo The International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Tokyo 2020) have released on Wednesday the updated guidelines for the Olympics. The second edition of the Playbook, …

Read more

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Continues Ban on Podium Protests and Demonstrations

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to ban athlete protests and political messages against human rights abuses on the podium of the Beijing 2022 Olympics after a survey found that majority competitors have supported a ban in place, it …

Read more

International Travelers Will Be Denied Entry to Japan For the Olympic and Paralympic Games

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee announced that international spectators will be refused entry into Japan for this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games and that all tickets sold overseas would be refunded. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee …

Read more

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Creative Director Resigns after ‘Olympig’ Comment

Hiroshi Sasaki, the creative chief of the Tokyo Olympics, announced early Thursday that he has resigned from his post after his suggestions in 2020 about dressing a female Japanese entertainer as an “Olympig” were revealed to the public. Sasaki had …

Read more

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Names Brisbane, Australia as the Preferred Bidder for 2032 Summer Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Wednesday that the Australian city of Brisbane is the front-runner to host the 2032 Olympic Games, a decision that has been endorsed unanimously by the executive board of IOC. “We have unanimously after …

Read more