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Tokyo Olympics face questions over coronavirus

Added: 21.02.2020 15:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

Concern has grown ahead of the summer Olympics in Japan as the number of global cases of coronavirus has climbed to over 76,000. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joined CBSN AM from Tokyo with how the outbreak might affect the Olympic Games.


Japan govt faces questions over coronavirus, Tokyo cancels events

Added: 21.02.2020 13:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

Japan faced growing questions about whether it was doing enough to stop the spread of the coronavirus on Friday, as the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said it would cancel or postpone major indoor events it has sponsored for the next three weeks.


Officials letting last virus-free passengers leave cruise ship

Added: 21.02.2020 12:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

The quarantined cruise ship docked at Yokohama, near Tokyo, had the biggest cluster of COVID-19 cases outside China. Two passengers died.

Tags: Cruises, Tokyo

Japan's indigenous Ainu dance dropped from opening ceremony

Added: 21.02.2020 11:57 | 25 views | 0 comments

Olympic organisers have dropped a dance by Japan's indigenous Ainu people from the opening ceremony of this year's Games in Tokyo, a representative of the group said on Friday.

Tags: Japan, Tokyo

Israeli on coronavirus-hit cruise ship tested positive upon return to Israel: officials

Added: 21.02.2020 11:46 | 3 views | 0 comments

An Israeli woman who returned to Israel from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship near Tokyo tested positive upon return to her home country, Israel's health ministry confirmed on Friday.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics President says no plan to wear mask: media

Added: 21.02.2020 11:18 | 24 views | 0 comments

Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori said he did not intend to wear masks, despite the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 2,000 people in China, a Japanese sports newspaper reported on Friday.


Coronavirus: What could it mean for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Added: 21.02.2020 6:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

BBC Sport assesses what steps are being taken to guard against coronavirus affecting the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Tokyo governor criticizes suggestion that London could host 2020 Olympics

Added: 21.02.2020 5:58 | 25 views | 0 comments

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday it was inappropriate for candidates in London's mayoral election to propose their city host the 2020 Olympic Games if the coronavirus outbreak forces organizers to look for an alternative site.


Coronavirus: Repatriation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess delayed

Added: 21.02.2020 5:18 | 41 views | 0 comments

Repatriating about 70 UK nationals from Japan is "logistically complicated", the embassy in Tokyo says.

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