Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is expected to attend the grand Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Aquatics Centre later this month.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has reaffirmed her commitment to hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by insisting the Games must be held in 2021 "by all means", despite the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has claimed the coronavirus situation is improving in Japan as the country continues preparations for the rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo Governor Koike promises Paralympic Games "brimming with hope" as countdown reaches one year to go
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike promised a Paralympic Games "brimming with hope" as the countdown for the event reached the one-year-to-go mark.
Tokyo has hit a record high of 463 new COVID-19 cases today, soon after Governor Yuriko Koike said the deadly virus must be contained in the city to allow the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held next year.
Tokyo has recorded a new high for daily COVID-19 cases today, with a second wave now a growing concern ahead of the postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has claimed successfully holding the Olympics and Paralympics in 2021 would be a "symbol" of the world overcoming the coronavirus pandemic.
A record high of 224 daily coronavirus cases in the Olympic and Paralympic host city of Tokyo has been attributed to increased testing.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have agreed to cooperate on handling the COVID-19 pandemic safely ahead of the nation's hosting of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics next year.
Yuriko Koike has been re-elected for a second term as Governor of Tokyo after she claimed victory in today's gubernatorial election.
Yuriko Koike is expected to secure a second term as Tokyo Governor as voters in the Japanese capital prepare to head to the polls tomorrow.
Campaigning is officially underway ahead of next month’s election for Tokyo Governor, with the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games among the key topics, as well as the capital’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese politician and former actor Tarō Yamamoto has promised that he will prioritise cancelling the Olympic and Paralympic Games if he is elected Governor of the Japanese capital next month.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has confirmed her intentions to seek a second term in office ahead of next month’s election.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has lifted a warning over the number of coronavirus cases in the Japanese capital.