2020 Tokyo Olympics

Original Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony plans leaked, with Akira and Mario taking centre stage

An opening ceremony so good it gave Naomi Watanabe goosebumps.

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Tokyo Olympics will not allow spectators from overseas

Long-suspected precautionary measure is latest sad development for troubled event.

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Tokyo Olympics Official Shop branch closes down four months before Games may or may not start

The latest sad development for the troubled event.

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Naomi Watanabe responds to “Olympig” remark from Tokyo Olympics ceremony chief

Derogatory comment gets a boss response.

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Tokyo Olympics ceremony chief quits after suggesting Naomi Watanabe dress as an “Olympig”

Another day, another scandal for the Tokyo Olympics.

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Japanese Internet reacts in dismay to official Olympics Twitter quietly changing its header

Netizens claim that whoever runs the account is making a call on the fate of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Tokyo Olympic Committee trains 220 “hackers” to protect games

The real global competition might be going on behind the scenes.

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Should the 2020 (now 2021) Tokyo Olympics be cancelled? Japanese citizens are divided

What should be done about the Tokyo Olympics?

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Eating the Olympic Torch Parfait in Tokyo

Special dessert acts like a beacon of hope for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to go ahead next year.

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Japan to reopen to international tourists with new entry requirements

Government sets a date for opening the country’s borders to the world again.

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IOC member says decisions on Tokyo Olympics must be made by late May due to coronavirus fears

Postponing Games due to coronavirus is not an easy option, official says.

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Olympic medals and torch display held in Tokyo for a very limited time

Mr. Sato gets closer to Olympic gold than he ever dreamed possible.

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Advice for Tokyo 2020 Olympics volunteers: Dress like a Japanese ninja

This uniform will keep you cool and comfortable like a Japanese shadow warrior from the Edo period.

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Japanese railway company to replace the awesome title of “train conductor” with just “crew”

All in the name of flexibility.

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Official Tokyo Olympic volunteer nickname chosen by the public, public doesn’t seem to like it

Despite winning with a total of 16,187 votes, the remaining 126,980,511 aren’t overly enthused about the chosen nickname.

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Tokyo Olympic Committee considering using “instant transmission” during the Olympic Torch relay

Could they also be considering hiring Goku as one of the relay runners?

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Half of Tokyo’s universities to use credits to “convince” students to volunteer in 2020 Olympics

Whatever happened to the spirit of volunteering?

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2020 Tokyo Olympic torch relay to tour all 47 prefectures of Japan starting from Fukushima

Will this flame of hope light the way for those still recovering from the Tohoku earthquake?

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Brand new Shibuya mall and hotel to open in September, promises riverside strolls and tasty food

While the Hachiko side is geared towards young people, “Shibuya Stream” will represent a more mature side of Shibuya.

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Japanese athlete caught after slipping steroids into rival’s drink to further Olympic ambitions

Kayak racer achieves rare feat of getting suspended because someone else used steroids.

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