Beijing 2022: IOC announces seven new events for Winter Olympics
24 July, 2018, 12:32
Tokyo 2020Thousands of children and adults across Japan turned out to meet the Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascot and Paralympic mascot as they made their official debuts on Sunday when their names were revealed.
The 2020 Olympics will run from July 24 to August 9, when temperatures in central Tokyo can exceed 35C.
But anyone who has spent a summer in Tokyo knows that is not necessarily the case.
The announcement of the mascot names comes after more than 75 per cent of elementary schools in Japan, as well as a number of overseas Japanese schools, took part in a selection process to vote for their favourite set of mascot designs.
"If this is what it's going to be like for the Olympics, it will be unsafe", said office worker Akira Nishino as he mopped sweat from his brow near the Imperial Palace on Friday. Japan also took bronze in 2015 and 2017.
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Organizers are doing what they can but there is only so much that can be done in an attempt to beat the heat. "It's a natural effect of being in July and August".
"Starting with a softball match in Fukushima two days before the opening of the Games, until the men's marathon on the final day, a record 33 sports and 339 events will be packed into the two weeks of the Games", said Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori.
"Obviously in sports in which Japan is not traditionally strong, and doesn't have a lot of experience in, then more liaison work with global federations is necessary", Kyodo News quoted Coates as saying.
Authorities have been criticised by various sports federations over issues such as competition planning, water pollution and communication channels.
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