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 ...

Tokyo organizers quietly plan for potential Olympic delay: sources

Olympics Mar 22, 2020

Tokyo organizers quietly plan for potential Olympic delay: sources

Tokyo 2020 organizers have started drafting possible alternatives to holding the Olympics this summer, two sources familiar with the talks said, in contrast to the government's stance that postponement is not an option. While the coronavirus outbreak has disrupted sports events around the world, Japan ...

USA Swimming calls for delay of Tokyo Olympics

Olympics Mar 21, 2020

USA Swimming calls for delay of Tokyo Olympics

The head of USA Swimming urged the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to push for a 12-month postponement of the Tokyo Games, signaling the first fissure between powerful American factions attempting to maneuver the U.S. team through the coronavirus crisis. CEO Tim Hinchey sent a ...