Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has expressed caution over the potential lifting of the state of emergency in Japan’s capital city on Sunday (March 7).
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has described Yoshirō Mori’s comments about women as a "major issue" for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures have asked the Japanese Government to declare a state of emergency as coronavirus cases escalate in the Olympic and Paralympic host city.
Los Angeles Mayor to chair new coalition of cities inspired by Agenda 2020 to improve gender equality
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is to chair a new international coalition of cities committed to advancing gender equality policies through local Government and whose aims have been partly influenced by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Agenda 2020.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has revealed her hopes of holding the Olympic and Paralympic Games next year with "full spectators present".
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is set to embark on a trip to Tokyo which will see him meet officials including Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
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.