Olympics-Tokyo focuses on environment two years out from Olympics

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, July 23 : With two years to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Japanese capital is hoping to use the Games as motivation to improve its environmental sustainability. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, who was previously Japan’s Minister of the Environment, has made lowering emissions and plastic litter prevention some of […]

Fukushima confirmed as additional 2020 baseball venue

By Peter Rutherford PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Mar 17 : Fukushima prefecture’s Azuma Baseball Stadium will host at least one baseball and softball match during the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tokyo organising president Yoshiro Mori said today. The prefecture was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 that triggered the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl […]