Tokyo Olympics: Torch relay through Greece canceled amid coronavirus outbreak

The flame-lighting for the 2020 Olympics took place in Greece during a ceremony on Thursday at the Temple of Hera in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. There, the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach referred to the current coronavirus situation as “difficult circumstances” but insisted that Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Torch lit at ceremony in Greece, relay begins despite coronavirus concerns

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, the flame-lighting for the 2020 Olympics took place in Greece during a ceremony on Thursday at the Temple of Hera in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach referred to the current coronavirus situation as “difficult circumstances” but Read more

Coronavirus update: Tokyo Olympic torch lighting ceremony in Greece will be closed to public

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are a little over four months away, and Olympic officials are already making some adjustments to keep fans and athletes safe over coronavirus concerns. On Monday, Greece’s Olympic Committee announced that the torch light ceremony being held at the site of ancient Olympia on Thursday will Read more