Coronavirus pandemic poses planning challenges for Canada teams bound for Tokyo Olympics

Getting a bunch of people together from across Canada to play sports against a bunch of people from another country is logistically complex at the best of times. Stir in … Read More

Tokyo Olympics must go on ‘at any cost’ even if coronavirus lasts into 2021: minister

The rearranged Tokyo Olympic Games must be held “at any cost” in 2021, Japan’s Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday. Speaking at a news conference, Hashimoto said the Games … Read More

Coronavirus: Japan expected to lift state of emergency, but not for Tokyo

Japan is expected to lift a state of emergency across a large part of the country on Thursday but the capital Tokyo will likely remain under restrictions until there is … Read More

Coronavirus: IOC official disagrees COVID-19 vaccine needed for Tokyo Olympics

The head of the IOC’s co-ordination commission for the Tokyo Olympics said Wednesday he disagrees with suggestions by some scientists and doctors that a vaccine for COVID-19 is needed to … Read More