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Tokyo urges Olympics supporters to 'pack less, wait less' following security tests

21 Oct 2020

TOKYO Tokyo Olympics organisers wrapped up three days of tests on Wednesday, trialling a number of security and COVID-19 countermeasures and asking supporters and officials to pack less to wait less when entering venues during the Games. | Video

Japan will take steps to guard against Olympics cyberattacks

20 Oct 2020

TOKYO Japan said on Tuesday it would take countermeasures to ensure next year's Tokyo Olympics are not derailed by cyberattacks after Britain and the United States accused Russia of orchestrating efforts to disrupt the Games.

Japan emphasises Olympics cybersecurity, condemns 'malicious' hacks

20 Oct 2020

TOKYO, Oct 20 Japan said on Tuesday it would emphasize cybersecurity around the Tokyo Olympics and condemned "malicious cyberattacks" after Britain and the United States called out Russian military intelligence for trying to disrupt next year's Games.

Olympics: Japan to test anti-virus measures at near-full baseball stadium

16 Oct 2020

TOKYO Yokohama Stadium will hold three baseball games at around 80% capacity later this month as Japan looks to test its COVID-19 countermeasures at big events ahead of the rearranged Tokyo Olympics next year. | Video

Coe suggests Tokyo as future World Championships host city

08 Oct 2020

TOKYO World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said on Thursday that he wants Tokyo to host an athletics World Championships in the National Stadium rebuilt for the 2020 Olympic Games "as soon as we possibly can".

Athletes should be allowed to protest during Games - Coe

08 Oct 2020

TOKYO World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe said on Thursday he believes athletes should have the right to make gestures of political protest during the Olympic Games, contrary to official International Olympic Committee (IOC) policy.

Tokyo organisers to save over $280 million with 'simplification' measures

07 Oct 2020

TOKYO Organisers of the rearranged Tokyo Olympics announced on Wednesday that they will be introducing cost-cutting measures to save 30 billion yen (220 million pounds) as they plan to be a 'role model' for future Games.

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