Japanese Games

When do the Olympic Games start? Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Dates, 2021 Schedule & UK Time Difference Explained

The final countdown to the Tokyo Olympics is underway after authorities confirmed the Games will run “100%” this summer. Tokyo 2020 Last year. Yet the majority of the Japanese public are not so enthusiastic about the country hosting the Olympics, according to a recent poll by the Nikkei newspaper. Here is when the The Olympics will start in 2021, what ...

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As Tokyo Olympics Approach, Coronavirus Concerns Rise In Japan

TOKYO (AP) – The pressure to host an Olympics during an ever-active pandemic is starting to emerge in Japan. The games begin on July 23, with organizers determined to continue, even with a reduced number of spectators or perhaps none. While Japan has made remarkable progress in vaccinating its population against COVID-19, the campaign is running out of steam due ...

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Tokyo Games may see more spectator restrictions and downgrades

Japan could ban everything but VIP spectators for Games opening – Asahi Decision expected this week on the extension of the quasi-emergency rules The torch relay should be moved off the roads – Yomiuri TOKYO, July 6 (Reuters) – Japan plans to exclude all spectators except VIPs from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, a newspaper said on Tuesday, ...

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Japan could exclude all spectators except VIP for Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony: report

Japan plans to ban all spectators except VIPs at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, a newspaper said on Tuesday, another degradation for the Games whose pomp and public spectacle has been overshadowed by the pandemic of coronavirus. Once promoted as an extravaganza to introduce Japan to the world, the Games appear to be in danger of being ...

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Montreal beats Tampa Bay to keep Stanley Cup prospects alive

Montreal goalie Carey Price kept his team’s slim Stanley Cup hopes alive as the Canadiens emerged with a 3-2 overtime win over defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4, Monday. Price made 32 saves, including several key overtime saves, before Josh Anderson’s second goal of the game sealed the victory for the Canadiens, who are now trailing Tampa Bay ...

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Angels manager says Ohtani will pitch, touchdown at All-Star Game

Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani will pitch and strike for the American League in next week’s All-Star game, Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon confirmed on Monday. Maddon said he and Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash, who drives the AL All-Star team, have previously discussed a plan for Ohtani for the July 13 game at Coors Field in Denver. Details ...

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Baseball-Japan and South Korea retain advantage in East-West clash

March 17, 2019; Tokyo, Japan; Yomiuri Giants shortstop Hayato Sakamoto (6) ended up throwing the ball to first base to complete a double play in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners at the Tokyo Dome. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports / File Photo OAKLAND, Calif., July 5 (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea are favorites in the Tokyo ...

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