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Stocks rally after Chinese data boost to close worst quarter since 2008 [Video]

Stocks rally after Chinese data boost to close worst quarter since 2008

World stocks looked set to close their worst quarter since 2008 on a brighter note on Tuesday, as strong Chinese factory data held out hope for an economic revival even as much of the rest of the world..

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Only 479 days to go: Tokyo resets the Olympic clock [Video]

Only 479 days to go: Tokyo resets the Olympic clock

Hours after Olympic organizers confirmed that the rescheduled Games would start on July 23 next year, Tokyo's main countdown clock, as of Tuesday, was reset to show that 479 days remain until the..

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Markets slide again on fear of long, global lockdown [Video]

Markets slide again on fear of long, global lockdown

Stock markets in Europe and Asia fell again Monday on growing fears that the global economy faces a prolonged shutdown. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Tokyo snow: Authorities hope snow will help keep Japanese at home [Video]

Tokyo snow: Authorities hope snow will help keep Japanese at home

A low pressure system and a cold air mass brought unseasonal snow to Tokyo on Sunday.View on euronews

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Postponing Games 'best decision for everyone', says surfing star Carissa Moore [Video]

Postponing Games 'best decision for everyone', says surfing star Carissa Moore

Carissa Moore gives her thoughts on the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Tokyo is now Japan's infection epicentre [Video]

Tokyo is now Japan's infection epicentre

Japan has maintained an infection rate lower than many other countries but had to postpone the Olympic Games.

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Spring Olympics in 2021 a real possibility [Video]

Spring Olympics in 2021 a real possibility

International Olympic Commitee President Thomas Bach has said the decision to postpone the Olympics was "very hard to take" and hasn't ruled out the new dates for the Tokyo games being in the spring of..

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Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021 [Video]

Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021

The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation that the Games could not go ahead as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published
Coronavirus: How has sport been affected? [Video]

Coronavirus: How has sport been affected?

A look at how the sporting calendar has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak, after the announcement that the Olympic Games in Tokyo have been postponed.

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Traditional Japanese lantern shop struggles amid virus [Video]

Traditional Japanese lantern shop struggles amid virus

Millions of Japanese and overseas visitors usually enjoy cherry blossom festivals and viewing parties beneath the pink trees at this time of year. But this year the coronavirus pandemic has put a..

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Olympics ticketholders anxiously await Games' fate [Video]

Olympics ticketholders anxiously await Games' fate

Ticketholders for the Tokyo Olympics are anxiously awaiting the Games' fate as multiple countries and organizations have called for a postponement. Gloria Tso reports.

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Australia pulls out of 2020 Games, planning for 2021 [Video]

Australia pulls out of 2020 Games, planning for 2021

Australia's Olympic Committee announce that they are planning for a Tokyo Games in 2021 and will not send athletes if the Olympics takes place in 2020.

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IOC faces boycotts if Tokyo 2020 is not postponed - Global Athlete [Video]

IOC faces boycotts if Tokyo 2020 is not postponed - Global Athlete

The International Olympic Committee needs to postpone the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics now according to the competitor-led movement Global Athlete.

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Japanese divided over whether Tokyo Olympics should proceed [Video]

Japanese divided over whether Tokyo Olympics should proceed

People in Tokyo are divided as to whether Tokyo should proceed according to schedule with the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics amid the rising number of coronavirus cases/

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Olympic flame arrives in Japan despite fear that Games won't go ahead [Video]

Olympic flame arrives in Japan despite fear that Games won't go ahead

The Olympic flame arrived in Japan on Friday from Greece in a scaled-down ceremony at an air base in the north of the country, amid doubts over the opening of the Games in Tokyo because of the new..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published
Australia continues to plan for Tokyo Games [Video]

Australia continues to plan for Tokyo Games

Australia will put extra measures in place because of the coronavirus pandemic but are continuing to prepare to take a delegation to Tokyo for the Olympics in July.

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Olympic Torch Relay Still on Schedule in Japan Despite Coronavirus Concerns [Video]

Olympic Torch Relay Still on Schedule in Japan Despite Coronavirus Concerns

The Olympic flame is scheduled to arrive on Friday from Greece. The torch will travel across Japan from March 26 until July 24, the scheduled opening of the Olympics in Tokyo.

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Japan continues to prepare for Olympics: PM Abe [Video]

Japan continues to prepare for Olympics: PM Abe

Japan continues to prepare to host the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, despite widening concern about the viability of the Games given the global..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published
Walt Disney To Shutter Disney Theme Parks In Florida And California Amid Coronavirus Outbreak [Video]

Walt Disney To Shutter Disney Theme Parks In Florida And California Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The Walt Disney Co. has announced it will close its theme parks in California and Florida and its resort in Paris. The decision is in response to the deadly coronavirus pandemic that is ripping across..

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Japan says Olympics on track after Trump's comments [Video]

Japan says Olympics on track after Trump's comments

Top Japanese government officials said Friday they were determined to hold "safe and secure" Olympics on schedule, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said Tokyo should consider delaying them for a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

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Japan confirms 28 new coronavirus cases at disabled center: NHK

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Japan's Abe vows unprecedented stimulus as Tokyo coronavirus cases rise

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Tokyo coronavirus cases rise by daily record, residents urged to stay home

Tokyo has confirmed more than 50 new coronavirus infections, a record daily increase, public broadcaster NHK reported on Saturday as the governor of Japan's capital urged citizens to stay indoors.
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Tokyo confirms more than 50 new coronavirus cases, record daily increase: NHK

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Tokyo asks people to stay home amid virus, many venture out

People in greater Tokyo and the Osaka area in western Japan hunkered down on Saturday as officials urged citizens to stay indoors to prevent a potential emergency, but some were carrying on as normal.
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Tokyo restricts movement to combat virus, some folk carry on as usual

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Tokyo residents stockpile essentials to hunker down for the weekend

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Panic-buying in Tokyo as residents asked to hunker down for weekend

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Weeks of anguish and a 'black box': Inside Tokyo's decision to delay the Olympics

Officials in charge of staging Tokyo's Olympic Games crowded around a low table inside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's residence late Tuesday, wincing as they spoke by phone with the head of the..
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Japan says no need now for state of emergency

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I can win gold in Tokyo at 39 - Gatlin

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Japan, spared mass outbreak so far, now sees 'national crisis' after Tokyo surge

Japan, so far spared the mass spread of coronavirus that has hit Europe and North America, took urgent new steps on Thursday to respond to what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe described as a "national..
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GB sailing team likely to be unchanged for Tokyo 2021

British Sailing's Olympics team is likely to remain unchanged for the rearranged Games in Tokyo in 2021.
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New York retains top spot in Z/Yen financial center index

New York extended its lead over London to head Z/Yen Group's rankings of global financial centers on Thursday, with Tokyo leap-frogging Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai into third place.
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Tokyo reports more than 40 new coronavirus cases for 2nd straight day: Jiji

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Japan to set up coronavirus HQ, possible step to emergency declaration: media

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Decision to postpone Tokyo 2020 could be made on Tuesday

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Japanese man in his 80s dies of coronavirus - NHK

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