The organizer of the Japan Grand Prix has had to cancel the event that was slated to take place on October 10, 2021 citing Coronavirus concerns.
The cancellation comes against the backdrop
of the just concluded Tokyo Olympics that bordered on cancellation due to the rise’s
Even as the world bid farewell to the Tokyo
Olympics this past weekend pundits agree that the Tokyo 2020 games will go down
as the most expensive Olympics in history.
When Tokyo was awarded the Olympics back in
2013, the bid committee projected total costs of Ksh.795 billion
Japan on Thursday declared a fourth state of emergency for
Tokyo that will run through its hosting of the Olympics to try to staunch a new
wave of coronavirus infections.
The state of emergency will take effect on July 12, 2021 and
last till August 22, 2021 Japanese Prime
When Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Olympics hosting
rights at a meeting in Buenos Aires Argentina nearly eight years ago, members
of the Japanese delegation hugged one another and screamed with joy. Some were overwhelmed
that they shed tears of joy.
At 5 a.m in Tokyo Japan,
confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo and said on
Monday that he had listened to his heart before making the decision.
The Swiss 38-year-old
competed in the first of four Olympic Games at Sydney in 2000 and won the
doubles gold partnering Stan Wawrinka