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 ...

Sponsors ready to keep supporting Tokyo Olympics

Business Mar 26, 2020

Sponsors ready to keep supporting Tokyo Olympics

Companies sponsoring the Tokyo Olympics appear ready to continue supporting the games, but are likely to be burdened with extra work following a decision on the postponement of the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic such as negotiations to extend their sponsorship contracts. "Shouldering additional ...