Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – Information And Report To Tokyo Olympics 2021



Introduction

As you have probably heard it, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Games have been postponed to 2021, for obvious reasons due to the coronavirus outbreak of COVID-19 virus, which led to many cancelled events internationally. The situation cannot accept an event that gathers so much people.

Even if, locally, Japan has done a great job at dealing with the coronavirus situation for now, they cannot take the risk to host such a big event. If we take the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 7.5 million tickets were sold. The opening ceremony took place in the Maracanã, where 78 000 people were gathered at the same place in the bleachers.

At a time where we are all locked down in our home, it is unbelievable to have such a gathering in such a close time. Those are the reasons which pushed the authorities to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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General Information

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This means that you have now no excuses not to travel to Japan in 2021! This country will blow your mind and you could think about not only attending the Olympic Games but also enjoying the country itself.

In order to do this, we encourage you to search information about Japan. On the sport side, the Tokyo Olympics Games take place in different stadiums of Tokyo, but the majority of the events are inside the city. The best is to stay in Tokyo during the events you want to see. Then, you should consider staying one week more to travel the country, which is beautiful.

Anyways, back to the sports, the event’s dates are not chosen yet because the postponement was decided on the 24th of March. The decision is being taken. Basically, the event is postponed to an upcoming date, but not later than summer 2021.

Considering the fact that other sport events, such as the UEFA Euro 2020‌ was postponed to summer 2021 too, the decision may be the same. Indeed, the safety behind the decision of the UEFA Euro 2020‌ postponement has been approved and the Olympic committee may join this decision.

How to get there?


Since the majority of events are in Tokyo, the easiest to get here is to fly to the international airport of Tokyo-Haneda or to the Narita International Airport. Haneda is way closer from Tokyo. In 20 minutes with a taxi, you can get to the city centre.

On the other hand, if you choose to fly to Narita, you will have to take a taxi for one hour. Then, once you are in Tokyo for the Tokyo Olympics, we encourage you to use common transports, which are clean and safe. You can travel the city easily with them. No need to rent a car or use taxis.

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Conclusion

The Tokyo Olympics Games are an event you do not see every day. The fact that you have now a bigger lap of time to think helps to prepare and organize your travel well. Keep watching the news to make sure that you do not miss the date of the postponement.

Once this date is decided, choose where you want to fly and buy tickets, easy as that. If you already had tickets for this summer, they will be refunded. Check the Tokyo 2020 Official website for more information.

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