Postponement of Olympics Costs ¥300 Billion
The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic is expected to cost around ¥300 billion in additional expenses.
Hashimoto's 1st Day as Tokyo 2020 Games Chief
Seiko Hashimoto got to work on February 19 as the new president of the organizing committee for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
Ticket Holders React to Olympics Announcement
People abroad who have tickets to the Tokyo Olympics express understanding over the Japanese government’s plan not to allow spectators from overseas to visit and take in the competition at venues.
2020 Olympics Coronavirus Monitoring Center
A government panel on anti-coronavirus measures for the Tokyo Games decided to set up an infectious disease monitoring center to keep track of athletes’ health condition.
Skytree Marks 100 Days to Olympic Torch Relay
The world's tallest tower, Tokyo Skytree, was lit up in pink gold on December 15 marking the start of a 100-day countdown until the Olympic Torch Relay.
20,000 people related to Tokyo Games to be vac
Olympic minister Marukawa Tamayo says Japan plans to offer Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccinations to about 20,000 people related to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
Nurse Gearing Up to Fight in Tokyo Olympics
27-year-old Arisa Tsubata is an aspiring Olympian and candidate for the Japanese national team in women’s boxing. When she’s not sparring, she can be found at a medical facility where she works as a nurse at a clinic in Tokyo.
Preparations Underway for Olympic Torch Relay
Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have publicized guidelines for the torch relay that will start in Japan on March 25.
Tokyo Olympics Will Start July 23, 2021
The postponed Tokyo Olympics will kick off on July 23 2021, while the Paralympics will begin August 24. The games were delayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020 Olympics Bringing New Bus Line to Tokyo
Tokyo is getting a new bus line that will facilitate transit between the bay area and the city center during the Olympics.
Mori Resigns as Tokyo Games Organizing Chief
Mori Yoshiro resigns as president of the Tokyo Games organizing committee amid growing criticism over his sexist remarks.
Autonomous Buses Planned for Olympic Village
Toyota Motor has conducted a demonstration of e-Palette self-driving buses planned for the Olympic village next year.
Japan reacts to U.S. advisory not to travel to
Japanese government officials react to the U.S. State Department’s raising its travel advisory on Japan to the highest level, urging people not to travel to the country.
A Quick Look at Abe’s Diplomatic Prowess
Outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo has managed to make some impressive friends for his nation. NTV24 takes a look at two of those special relationships.
Olympics Torch Kickoff Won't Allow Spectators
Sources reveal that the kickoff ceremony of the Olympics torch relay will be held without spectators.
Tokyo's Giant Olympic Rings Removed
The Tokyo Olympic Games organizers have removed the giant Olympic rings at Odaiba Marine Park for maintenance.
Repercussions of Tokyo Olympic postponement
The postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics by about a year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic is forcing stakeholders to make major changes in preparation for the games.
Floating Concrete Block Hides Stylish Restroom
This new public restroom in Sendagaya, just steps away from the new Tokyo National Stadium, may look like a floating slab of cold concrete, but the inside is warm and welcoming with rich wood you have to see for yourself.
Tokyo Games to Be Simplified in 50-60 Areas
Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics plan to simplify the postponed games in around 50 to 60 areas to cut additional costs.
Budokan's Evening Illumination Has Resumed
The venue for judo and karate competitions at next year’s Tokyo Olympics now stands illuminated following the completion of restoration work.