Tokyo recorded 63 new coronavirus cases today - its biggest daily increase yet - as the situation worsened in the Japanese capital.
United States President Donald Trump has expressed his support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe over the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach have agreed to postpone this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo until no later than the summer of 2021.
As an emblem of our disrupted times, what took place yesterday at Sendai railway station in the Japanese prefecture of Miyagi works disturbingly well.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has suggested for the first time that this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo may have to be postponed, saying the event cannot be held under current circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has not decided whether to postpone this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to United States President Donald Trump.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has claimed members of the G7 agreed to back a "complete" Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo on a video conference to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, but appeared to scale back his insistence that the event would go ahead as planned.
A poll has found that 69.9 per cent of Japanese people do not expect the Olympic and Paralympic Games to go ahead as currently planned this summer.
Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, agreed to cooperation with the United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson regarding the coronavirus pandemic ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has insisted the country will host this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games "without problem as planned", despite growing international concern over the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has told Donald Trump the country is preparing to hold the Olympic and Paralympic Games as planned after the United States President suggested postponing the event because of the coronavirus pandemic.
So Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has, in the words of this website, "sought to allay fears" over the impact of the coronavirus on Tokyo 2020.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has sought to allay fears over the impact of the coronavirus on this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games as Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike promised to implement "thorough measures" in the lead-up to the event.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in collaboration with with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, has joined the Nippon Foundation to launch a global appeal for the elimination of leprosy discrimination.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has said this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will mark a new era for the host nation.