Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has been awarded the gold Olympic Order – the Olympic Movement's highest honour.
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Yoshihide Suga has been officially confirmed as the new Prime Minister of Japan and is now in line to lead during the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Yoshihide Suga, who is set to succeed outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, has announced that he will be retaining many members of the Cabinet including Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto.
Organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games are hoping Shinzō Abe will continue to help with preparations for the postponed event even after he steps down as Prime Minister, according to Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshirō Mutō.
So farewell then, Shinzō Abe.
You were one of the few Japanese Prime Ministers we Westerners could name,
But your departure makes it that much harder to imagine the 2020 Olympics taking place – in 2021
Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is set to vote on the successor for Prime Minister Shinzō Abe on September 14.
John Coates, who chairs the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission, has paid to tribute to outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, labelling him "a great friend of the Olympic Movement".
Japanese Prime Minster Shinzō Abe has announced that he is to resign, citing ill health.
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.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has lifted the country's state of emergency after a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Tokyo 2020 host nation.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe will decide on Monday whether to completely take the country out of a state of emergency as the number of coronavirus cases decline.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has extended the country's state of emergency over the coronavirus until May 31.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is reportedly considering extending the country's nationwide state of emergency for another month.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has extended the country's state of emergency nationwide to slow the spread of coronavirus.