Tokyo Athletes must sign waiver for risk related to COVID-19

Tokyo Games athletes will be required to sign a waiver assuming all risk related to COVID-19 throughout the upcoming Summer Olympics.

Tokyo . . . the Arrive, Compete and Leave Games

The Japanese government has extended the state of emergency for Tokyo and eight other prefectures through to 20 June in an effort to contain the coronavirus.

RORC adapt France bound races following border restrictions

Following the French Government declaring restricted travel between the UK and France, the RORC has updated the Rolex Fastnet Race fleet and its other applicable races likely to be affected

Vaccination for Tokyo Athletes confirmed

While Japan scrambles to upgrade their coronavirus vaccination programme ahead of the Tokyo Olympic games, the British Olympic Association has confirmed that Team GB athletes and support staff will be fully vaccinated

Tokyo to allow late team changes for Covid affected Athletes

The British Olympic Association has confirmed to Sailweb that Tokyo 2020 has allowed a late replacement policy to allow for Covid-related changes post 7 July

Protester shuts-down Tokyo Games press conference

An anti-Olympics protester gatecrashed a routine International Olympic Committee (IOC) online press conference on Wednesday.

Tokyo Games – Coronavirus state of emergency extended and expanded

Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has extended and expanded the coronavirus state of emergency until the end of May

Japan considering third state of emergency – Update

The Japanese government is reported to be considering declaring a third state of emergency following a spike in coronavirus cases around Osaka and Tokyo.

Olympic Games – Will they won’t they?

The president of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games organizing committee has once again ruled out the possibility that the events would be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic

SailGP event facing worst-case scenario in Bermuda

All operations at SailGP’s racing facility on Cross Island have been suspended in compliance with the Bermuda Government’s latest Covid-19 restrictions, which came into effect this morning, 13 April

Monday 12 April . . . One small step!

From Monday 12 April, England will be in Step two and the following will change or reopen under the Government’s Covid-19 Response − Spring 2021 guidance

RNLI urges public to think about their own safety

If the scenes from city parks and open spaces after the easing of England’s Covid-19 restrictions are anything to go by, this Easter long weekend could be a major headache for the Police and Emergency services