Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant. — Japan’s Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto at a news conference in Tokyo. March 13 “All Lausanne staff will work from home starting Monday, March 16 until further notice, with the exception of some essential functions. It has been decided to close The (Olympic) Museum from Monday for two weeks.” — IOC statement. March FILE PHOTO: A child poses for photographs with the Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, Japan, February 17, REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha LAUSANNE, 03 MARCH (INSIDE THE GAMES)—Concerns over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo are set to headline the.
By Karolos Grohmann. The torch lighting in Olympia, which marks the start of a relay that will end with the opening ceremony on July 24 in Tokyo, will be held at the site of the ancient Olympic Games on March Following a seven-day relay in Greece there will be a handover ceremony in Athens to Japan on March Greek torchlighting organizers said the dress rehearsal the day before, which usually attracts crowds, will be held without spectators while accreditations have been trimmed to the bare minimum and receptions and lunches scrapped.
The coronavirus, which started in China, has infected tens of thousands of people and killed more than 3, It has spread to about 77 other nations and territories. It has also forced the cancellation of countless sports events in recent weeks and raised alarm bells for Tokyo Games organizers. However, the International Olympic Committee insists the Games will go on and will be successful. Greece has seven confirmed cases of the virus.
All patients are being treated in hospitals in Athens, the capital, and the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Greece confirmed its first case of the virus on Feb. Reporting by Karolos Grohmann, editing by Ed Osmond. News Home. The new law has proven to be a driving force in municipal redevelopment and in stimulating new tourism in Colorado. Air Force Academy, various sports medicine projects at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and a new downtown amateur sports stadium.
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