Subscribe

Tag

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Japan Looks Back at the Tokyo Olympics
August 23, 2021

Japan Looks Back at the Tokyo Olympics

By Priyanka Borpujari
The highly-controversial and expensive Tokyo Olympic Games stirred up mixed emotions among Japanese.  

Why Indonesia Underachieves at the Olympic Games
August 11, 2021

Why Indonesia Underachieves at the Olympic Games

By Noto Suoneto
Given its population, Indonesia should perform better. Here’s what's holding it back.
Japan to Limit Hospital Care as COVID-19 Cases Hit New High
August 04, 2021

Japan to Limit Hospital Care as COVID-19 Cases Hit New High

By Mari Yamaguchi
The home isolation policy is meant to ensure that hospital care is available for seriously ill patients.

What the Olympics Means to Japan
August 01, 2021

What the Olympics Means to Japan

By Robin Kietlinski
Japan has been fixated on the Olympic Movement since the event began. Why?

South Korea and the Tokyo Olympics
July 30, 2021

South Korea and the Tokyo Olympics

By Jenna Gibson
Even while Koreans cheer on their athletes, the tensions between Japan and South Korea are bringing a political tint to the Games.

How Far Can Raw Talent Take South Asian Athletes at the Olympics?
July 29, 2021

How Far Can Raw Talent Take South Asian Athletes at the Olympics?

By Niha Dagia
The performance of South Asian athletes at the global level is hampered by poor infrastructure and training facilities at home.

Tokyo Sets Another COVID Record Days After Olympics Begin
July 29, 2021

Tokyo Sets Another COVID Record Days After Olympics Begin

By Mari Yamaguchi
Even as the Games continue, health experts urged Japanese to adopt a “sense of crisis” toward the current outbreak.
Japan’s COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Is Quietly Picking Up Steam
June 11, 2021

Japan’s COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Is Quietly Picking Up Steam

By Thisanka Siripala
Vaccinations for the elderly are in full swing, but the current pace means Japan won’t see a return to normal life until the end of the year.

No Cheers: Tokyo Olympic Village Considering Ban on Alcohol
June 10, 2021

No Cheers: Tokyo Olympic Village Considering Ban on Alcohol

By Stephen Wade
These are going to be the "no cheers" Olympics, with testing and vaccinations taking priority over fun and games.

Japan’s Pre-Olympics Vaccine Push Looks To Be Too Late
June 05, 2021

Japan’s Pre-Olympics Vaccine Push Looks To Be Too Late

By Mari Yamaguchi
Even optimistic estimates suggest at least 70 percent of Japan’s population will remain unvaccinated as of the Olympics’ opening day.

Major Japan Newspaper Asahi Calls for Olympic Cancellation
May 27, 2021

Major Japan Newspaper Asahi Calls for Olympic Cancellation

By Stephen Wade and Kantaro Komiya
Japan’s second-largest newspaper by circulation called for the Olympics to be scrapped amid an ongoing COVID-19 surge.
Japan Opens Mass Vaccine Centers 2 Months Before Olympics
May 25, 2021

Japan Opens Mass Vaccine Centers 2 Months Before Olympics

By Mari Yamaguchi
Japan is scrambling to speed up its vaccination campaign ahead of opening day for the Tokyo Olympics.

Page 1 of 5