2021 Olympics

Tokyo Olympics committee announces safety plans for the Games, including priority hospital beds

Athletes will be in Japan, but they won’t get to see much of it.

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Japan’s PM says plenty of nurses available to work Olympics since “many are taking time off now”

Not the best time to be moving much-needed healthcare workers.

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Tokyo Olympic torch flame goes out twice on first day of relay, filling commenters with dread

This isn’t the first time this sort of thing has happened, though.

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Tokyo Olympics Village looks like an eerie ghost town

Athletes Village could be the real-life setting for a disaster film right now.

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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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Tokyo Olympics losing volunteers even after president’s resignation for sexist remarks

Games are scheduled to start in less than five months.

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Tokyo Olympics organizing committee president resigns over sexist remarks

Yoshiro Mori apologizes, insists “I have supported all women.”

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Tokyo Olympic chief may resign over misogynistic remarks, promises statement

Over 500 volunteers have quit following Yoshiro Mori’s controversial remarks about how much women talk.

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Female politicians stage “white action” protest against Tokyo Olympic head’s misogynist remarks

Group takes inspiration from similar protest in the U.S.

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Head of Tokyo Olympics doesn’t want women in leadership roles because he thinks they talk too much

”Women, they have a very competitive nature.”

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Tokyo Olympic chairman’s Super Mario reference isn’t as heartwarming as he thought it would be

Following former prime minister’s Super Mario cosplay, says he wants to be like Nintendo star’s in-game “partner,” but doesn’t fully understand the relationship.

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