Tokyo Olympic torch relay canceled following postponement of games

Olympics Mar 25, 2020

Tokyo Olympic torch relay canceled following postponement of games

The Japan leg of the Tokyo Olympic torch relay, scheduled to begin Thursday, has been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, said Tuesday. The move comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President ...

Tokyo Olympics CEO and organizers outline COVID-19 torch relay measures

Olympics Mar 4, 2020

Tokyo Olympics CEO and organizers outline COVID-19 torch relay measures

The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee informed the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday of its plans to cope with conditions related to the current coronavirus outbreak during the torch relay starting from March 26. Speaking with the IOC executive board via teleconference from Tokyo to discuss ...