Tokyo Olympics organizers have announced a series of pandemic measures, including urging spectators to only clap — not cheer or shout — when the torchbearers make their way through Japan starting March 25.
The Olympics' new president wants its board to boast 40% female members. That would best Tokyo’s corporate giants, whose directors are only 13% women: but Japan Inc will soon be forced to up its game says @katrina Hamlin
Men who talk too much: Why a woman takes over the Tokyo Olympics plan Japan is among the lowest in the world in terms of female political participation, and the last among developed countries. Read today's TOI Edit 👉
According to a new report by the IATA, Japan's speed of Covid vaccinations is so slow that it won't achieve herd immunity until April 2022. How can Tokyo seriously think about holding the Olympics this summer?
Analyst: Spike in Japan cases tied to postponed Olympics. As others pushed for widespread coronavirus testing, Japan focused on a 'cluster theory' of aggressive contact tracing. The approach may have bought Japan time. It also kept cases low as officials tried to save Tokyo 2020.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be postponed from the summer until later in the year, according to Japan's Olympic minister because of the coronavirus. Full story: