Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Fukushima Daiichi Radioactive Dumping and the Summer Olympics in Japan In Question

The Japanese Cabinet of Ministers has reached an official decision on the discharge from the Fukushima Daiichi emergency nuclear power plant into a significant body of water that has already accumulated on the territory of the nuclear power plant. The entire Fukushima Daiichi site is currently lined with these tanks containing more than 1.25 million […]

U.S. Weighs Joint Approach To Beijing Olympics With Allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday the Biden administration is consulting with allies about a joint approach to China and its human rights record, including how to handle the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics. The department initially suggested that an Olympic boycott to protest China’s rights abuses was among the possibilities but a senior […]

State Department says it’s not considering joint boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

“The State Department Spokesperson did not say we had, contrary to some reporting. As the Department said, we regularly discuss common concerns vis-à-vis the PRC with our allies and partners. We will continue to do so, cognizant that a shared approach will always be in our interest,” the official said. In his briefing, Price emphasized […]

North Korea Is First Country To Withdraw From Tokyo Olympics Over COVID-19 Fears

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea became the first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics because of coronavirus fears, a decision that underscores the challenges facing Japan as it struggles to stage a global sporting event amid a raging pandemic. A website run by North Korea’s Sports Ministry said its national Olympic […]

Tokyo Olympics Bans Spectators From Abroad Over COVID-19 Fears

TOKYO (AP) — Spectators from abroad will be barred from the Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months, the IOC and local organizers said Saturday. The decision was announced after an online meeting of the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government, the Tokyo government, the International Paralympic Committee, and local organizers. The move was […]

Tokyo Olympics Rocked By Another Sexist Comments Scandal

TOKYO (AP) — In yet another setback for the postponed Tokyo Olympics — and another involving comments about women — games’ creative director Hiroshi Sasaki resigned on Thursday after making demeaning comments about a well-known female celebrity in Japan. The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in just over four months, dogged by the coronavirus […]

Japan to stage Tokyo Olympics without foreign spectators, Kyodo says

Japan has decided to stage this summer’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics without overseas spectators due to concern among the Japanese public about COVID-19, Kyodo news agency said on Tuesday, citing officials with knowledge of the matter. Kyodo said the government had concluded that welcoming fans from abroad would not be possible given public concern about […]

South Korea’s Moon says Olympics may be chance for North Korea, US talks

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that the Tokyo Olympics could provide a chance to reopen talks between North Korea and the United States, North Korea and Japan, and the two Koreas.Speaking at a ceremony marking the 102nd anniversary of the March 1 Independence Movement Day in Seoul, Moon also said South Korea […]

‘I do not feel closure’: Woman who accused Olympics coach Geddert of sexual assault speaks out after his death

Former gymnast Sarah Klein was relieved when she found out that former Olympics coach John Geddert was facing charges for human trafficking and sexual assault, but has said reports of his suicide following the charges were “devastating”. Speaking to NBC News, Ms Klein claimed Mr Geddert “physically, verbally, emotionally and psychologically abused” her from around […]

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach facing multiple charges kills himself

A former US Olympics gymnastics coach killed himself on Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his gym into a hub of human trafficking. John Geddert, 63, was facing 24 charges including sexual assault, human trafficking, and running a criminal enterprise. He had ties to disgraced Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar, who is […]

Former US Olympics coach dies by suicide after being charged

Former US Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert, who had ties to disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar and was charged earlier on Thursday with human trafficking and sexual assault, has since died by suicide, authorities said. According to court documents filed in Eaton County, Geddert was charged with 20 counts of human trafficking, one count of […]

Tokyo Olympics chief finally resigns amid international outcry over sexist remarks

Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori has stepped down from his role, again apologizing for making sexist remarks about women “talking too much” that caused a major international scandal. The Olympics president announced his resignation on Friday during a meeting of the Games organizing committee. Mori yet again expressed regret over his remarks and the […]

Tokyo Olympics chief quits, apologizes again over sexist remarks

Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday and again apologized for his sexist remarks that sparked a global outcry, leaving the troubled Olympics searching for a chief five months from the start. “My inappropriate comments caused a big trouble. I am sorry,” Mori, 83, said at an Olympic organizing committee meeting. He said […]

Abbasali keeps her fitness levels up for Olympics

TEHRAN – Iranian woman karate practitioner Hamideh Abbasali says that she is training hard to keep her fitness levels up for the Olympic Games. The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics were supposed to take place last summer but were rescheduled to this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’ve been trying to keep up my fitness […]

Human Rights Activists Urge Biden to Join Boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

A coalition of human rights advocates representing groups repressed by the Chinese Communist Party — including members of the Tibetan, Uyghur, Inner Mongolian, and Hong Kong communities — issued a call Thursday for the world to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, set to take place in Beijing. The groups urged the government of the […]

Tokyo Olympics Chief Refuses To Resign Over Misogynistic Comments

TOKYO (AP) — The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Thursday he would not resign despite pressure on him to do so after making derogatory comments earlier in the week about women. The controversy surrounding Yoshiro Mori, the gaffe-prone former Japanese prime minister, is one more problem the postponed Tokyo Olympics really didn’t […]

Tokyo Olympics chief retracts sexist comments, refuses to resign

Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori apologized on Thursday for sexist comments about women talking too much, but said he would not resign, as his remarks sparked a storm of criticism on social media and risked tainting public opinion of the Games. Mori, 83, apologized at a hastily called news conference, but when pressed on whether […]

Olympics: Wear a face mask, and no singing or chanting – Tokyo organizers

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics said on Wednesday athletes and officials should not use public transport without permission, and asked them to wear face masks at “all times” during the event, except when eating or sleeping. The organizers unveiled a “playbook” detailing COVID-19 measures that will be taken during the Summer Games this year. They […]

Fatah lauds Munich Olympics massacre as a ‘quality operation’

Browse > Home / News / Fatah lauds Munich Olympics massacre as a ‘quality operation’ January 29, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction posted a video last week praising Black September commander Ali Hassan Salameh, one of the architects of the 1972 Munich massacre. A memorial in […]

Arctic town launches bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

A tiny town in Finland’s Arctic Lapland region is bidding to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, in a tongue-in-cheek awareness-building campaign with serious undertones to draw attention to the effects of global warming. Salla, the self-proclaimed coldest place in Lapland located just north of the Arctic Circle, launched the international “Salla 2032 Summer Games Candidate […]

Russian city of Kazan to host 2022 Special Winter Olympics after Sweden pulls out

The countdown has begun for the Special Olympics, World Winter Games, which are set to kick off in Kazan, Russia in one year. More than 2,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from over 100 countries will compete. Kazan jumped in to host the games at the last minute after Sweden pulled out due to financial reasons […]

Tokyo Pushes Back Against Report That Olympics Will Be Canceled

TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled. Now set to open July 23, the Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and now the event appears threatened again. The Times of London, […]

Japan is firm on Tokyo Olympics schedule, denies report of cancellation

Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a possible cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic.Though much of Japan is under a state of emergency due to a third wave […]

Remember the London 2012 Olympics? – the Globalists predictive programming?

You will need to watch this short clip at the source (follow the link) … and who didn’t find that opening ceremony weird and bizarre? What was with hospitals & nurses for such a supposedly proud & happy occasion? Well it’s pretty plain & obvious now of course. Watch the full length version on YT, […]

Munich Olympics Official Who Negotiated With Palestinian Terrorists Dies at 91

An image of one of the Palestinian terrorists who took part in the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The International Olympic Committee announced yesterday the death of Walther Tröger, a former Mayor of the Olympic Village during the 1972 Munich games who took part in failed negotiations with Palestinian terrorists.  On Sept. 5, […]

Russia Banned From Using Its Name And Flag At Next 2 Olympics

GENEVA (AP) — Russia was banned Thursday from using its name, flag, and anthem at the next two Olympics or at any world championships for the next two years. The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s ruling also blocked Russia from bidding to host major sporting events for two years. Russian athletes and teams will still […]

Tokyo 2021 Radioactive Olympics – Newsletter December 2020

limitless life Tokyo 2021 – The Radioactive Olympics – Newsletter December 2020 Dear Friends,   I am sending you my message sent to President Thomas Bach of the IOC , transmitting the mail sent to me from Dr. Alex Rosen, IPPNW.   With warmest regards, Mitsuhei Murata     Sent: Friday, December 11, 2020 3:31 PMTo: ‘Boîte […]

Tokyo Olympics Announces Test Events Ahead Of 2021 Games

TOKYO (AP) — The postponed Tokyo Olympics are getting a kickstart. Local organizers on Friday announced a series of 18 test events set to begin in March and run into May. The Tokyo Olympics are set to open on July 23, 2021, after being postponed eight months ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement […]

Israeli, German jets to make 1st joint flyover at Dachau, Munich Olympics site

BERLIN (JTA) — Israeli and German military planes will perform a joint flyover in Germany for the first time ever. The Aug. 18 flight will pass over the site of the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics and skirt the edge of the city of Dachau, where the Nazis established their first […]

From Myth to Reality: Olympia and the Ancient Greek Olympics

The Olympics, as they exist today, are but a shadow of their former glory. Though there are more activities and participants in the modern games, they do little to entice and arouse the Greek concept of glory and pride that once made them renowned throughout the ancient world. While the prizes might be considered miniscule […]

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