Only fully-vaccinated International Olympic Committee (IOC) members will be able to present medals to athletes at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as part of COVID-19 countermeasures in place at the event.
The Olympic Torch has begun its journey around Tokyo prefecture on a rainy morning after an unveiling ceremony as a small group of protesters held banners calling for the Games to be cancelled.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has been discharged from hospital after treatment for severe fatigue, it has been announced.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is taking a break from official duties this week and resting due to fatigue, it has been confirmed.
A small demonstration against Tokyo hosting the rearranged Olympic Games in the middle of the global COVID-19 pandemic has been held in the Japanese capital a day before International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates is due to arrive there.
The Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike and World Athletics President Sebastian Coe met to discuss COVID-19 countermeasures ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following a marathon test event for the Games in Sapporo.
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.
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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.