World Jul 25, 2020

IOC apologizes and deletes tweet about 1936 Berlin Olympics

The IOC apologized on Friday and deleted a Twitter message which some saw as celebrating Nazi Germany’s hosting of the 1936 Olympics. Joining a message thread on Thursday one year before the Olympic cauldron is lit at the postponed 2020 Tokyo Games, the International Olympic ...

Organizers mulling simplified torch relay for Tokyo Games

National Jun 25, 2020

Organizers mulling simplified torch relay for Tokyo Games

The Tokyo Games organizing committee said Thursday they are considering simplifying the ceremonies celebrating the arrival of the Olympic flame along its route across Japan during the torch relay next summer. Organizers intend to consult with each of the 47 prefectures aiming to keep only ...