Athletes’ village opens, state of emergency in Japan extended with one week to go to Paralympics

The entire Paralympics will now be held under a state of emergency and with almost no spectators as covid infections remain on the rise.

BREAKING: No Spectators For Tokyo 2020

(ATR) The decision by organizers is an about face from plans to allow up to 10,000 fans in the stands at some venues.

Date Set for Decision on Tokyo 2020 Spectators

(ATR) The head of the Japanese government Covid advisory panel says it's best to have no fans in the stands for the Games.

Japan PM Wants Fans in the Stands for Tokyo 2020

(ATR) The decision could be made next week in a meeting of the five major stakeholders for the Games.

More Limits on Spectators in Japan

(ATR) The Japanese government plans a cap on spectators ahead of a decision on fans at the Tokyo Olympics.

State of Emergency Extended in Japan

(ATR) A decision on spectators for Tokyo 2020 could be delayed with the state of emergency extended by three weeks.

Coates on Tokyo 2020 Proceeding Under State of Emergency: "Absolutely, Yes"

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 president Hashimoto reveals “Three Thoroughs” to ensure safe Games for athletes and Japanese citizens.

Torch Relay Shrinks as Infections Surge

(ATR) No spectators for torch relay in Hiroshima... latest polls show holding the Games getting more unpopular

Japan Set to Extend, Expand State of Emergency

(ATR) The current state of emergency, in effect since April 25, is due to expire on May 11.

Successful Tokyo 2020 Test Event in Sapporo

(ATR) Organizers of the marathon test event for the Tokyo Olympics receive praise from the World Athletics president.

Top Story Replay - Tokyo 2020 President: 'We are in a very tense situation'

(ATR) Hashimoto Seiko addresses the escalating health crisis in Tokyo following a five-party meeting with stakeholders.

Tokyo 2020 President: 'We are in a very tense situation'

(ATR) Hashimoto Seiko addresses the escalating health crisis in Tokyo following a five-party meeting with stakeholders.

Tokyo 2020 Wrap: Emergency Measures; Torch Relay, Test Events Changes

(ATR) The Tokyo 2020 president reiterates that cancelling the Games is not being considered amid a new state of emergency.

Top Story Replay: Tokyo 2020 Undeterred by Latest Setbacks

(ATR) Tokyo Olympics organizers take the offensive to explain plunging poll numbers amid soaring COVID-19 cases in Japan.

Tokyo 2020 Undeterred by Latest Setbacks

(ATR) Tokyo Olympics organizers take the offensive to explain plunging poll numbers amid soaring COVID-19 cases in Japan.

Top Story Replay: State of Emergency Officially Declared in Tokyo

(ATR) The anticipated announcement came with 197 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

State of Emergency Officially Declared in Tokyo

(ATR) The anticipated announcement comes with 197 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

State of Emergency Looms For Tokyo

Also: Japanese national badminton team grounded due to COVID-19; "Ethical hackers" enlisted to protect against cyberattacks

Tokyo 2020 Employee has Coronavirus

(ATR) The man, in his 30's, is recuperating at home.

Corona Chronicles: Open Championship Canceled for 2020

Also: The Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship are rescheduled; Japan to enact state of emergency in parts of the country.

BREAKING: No Spectators For Tokyo 2020

(ATR) The decision by organizers is an about face from plans to allow up to 10,000 fans in the stands at some venues.