• The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Works Toward a Mid-Pandemic Strategy

    26 days ago - By Global Traveler

    Until the end of 2019, The Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee , the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee collaborated to ensure the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games would be greater than the sum of its events, athletes, teams and ancillary events. “The Reconstruction Games” became a prevailing theme, with numerous competitive soccer, baseball and softball events planned in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima, all affected by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
    And then COVID-19 forced rescheduling of these best-laid...
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