Health Mar 30

Tokyo’s infection spike after Olympic delay sparks questions

The sudden rise in the number of virus cases in Tokyo and the government's strong actions immediately after the Olympic postponement have raised questions in parliament and among citizens about whether Japan understated the extent of the outbreak and delayed…

World Mar 24

A general view of Olympic rings following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan March 24, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Issei Kato
Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a postponement is unavoidable if the 2020 Games cannot be held in a complete manner amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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