Tokyo 2020 Olympic Female Volunteers To Receive “Nation’s First” Equal Pay

For the first time in Japan’s history, females voluntarily working at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will receive equal pay. “This is a great moment in...

Japan To Wrap Olympic Tickets In Plastic

The Japanese government said Monday it will send out Tokyo Olympic tickets in wraps of plastic to make them more aesthetically pleasing. Japan’s move comes as...

Attempts To Save Olympics Kills Ken Shimura

Japanese comedian and national icon Ken Shimura has died from coronavirus on Monday, according to news reports. Shimura, one of the country's most famous comedians was...

Japan Completes Construction Of Olympic Venues 2 Years Ahead Of Schedule

The Japan Sports Council gave a progress report on the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, saying the project is...

2020 Olympic Medals To Be Awarded With Small Plastic Bags

Tokyo 2020 medals made from recycled consumer devices will be presented to winning athletes with small plastic bags. The environmental benefits of the medals, which are...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics To Coincide With ‘Atsui Ne’ Yearly Peak

Tokyo Olympic organizers have today realized the 2020 Olympic Games will coincide with the nation’s “Atsui ne” yearly peak. “Damn it,” said Tokyo Olympic Committee...

Japan To Ban Practice Golf Swings In Public Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics

Japan has announced plans to prohibit practice golf swings in public across the nation by the end of August in the lead up to the...

Olympics Minister Cancer Scare “Threatens Gold Medals”

Japan's Olympics minister has expressed concern over a cancer diagnosis “threatening to diminish the success of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo”. “I’m devastated – swimming star Rikako Ikee...

Democracy Protests Spread To Japan After Kumamon Cops Olympic Committee Discrimination

Democracy protests in Asia have spread to Japan on Sunday with thousands of mascots marching through the streets of Tokyo. Demonstrations were sparked after the International...

Daylight Saving For Tokyo Olympics Decried By Companies Still Using Sundials

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have canvased the introduction of daylight saving time to combat the extreme heat predicted during the games, but...