Tokyo 2020

— 8 March 2021

The puzzle of training camps

Bad signal. According to NHK, an increasing number of Japanese municipalities have been forced to abandon their plans to host foreign delegations or teams for final training camps before... Read more »

— 4 March 2021

Confidence is increasing

Is the trend reversing? Two opinion polls on Japanese perception of the Tokyo Games have been conducted in recent weeks, within 150 days of opening. In both cases, a... Read more »

— 4 March 2021

A woman in the vice-presidency

It is done. As announced, the Tokyo Games Organising Committee on Wednesday (March 3rd) upset the gender balance on its board of directors without restraint. Twelve female members have... Read more »

— 3 March 2021

Twelve women join the council

They must have been eleven. They will eventually be twelve. Meeting on Tuesday, March 2nd, the board of the Tokyo Games Organising Committee decided to add twelve women to... Read more »

— 2 March 2021

Women’s day

Parity is expected to take a big step forward this Tuesday, March 2nd, at the Tokyo 2020 Games Organising Committee. A board meeting is announced today. According to Japanese... Read more »

— 1 March 2021

The Games as a diplomatic tool

Surprise. South Korean President Moon Jae-in (pictured above, with Thomas Bach) used a commemorative speech on Monday, March 1st, in Seoul to discuss the issue of the Tokyo Games... Read more »

— 1 March 2021

Women soon in number

The Seiko Hashimoto effect will not be long before the Tokyo Games Organising Committee. Japanese media report that, spurred on by its new President, the board will soon see... Read more »