Tokyo 2020 Current Affairs, GK & News

Tokyo 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were postponed to 2021. The event will still bear the name of Tokyo 2020. Selection of Tokyo The 2020 event would mark the second time Tokyo is hosting the Summer Olympic Games. This makes the city the only one in Asia ..

MC Mary Kom & Manpreet Singh named flag bearers at Tokyo Olympics

Boxer M.C. Mary Kom and men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh have been named for flag bearers at Tokyo Olympics from India. Key Points Both of them will be flag bearers for India at opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to get underway on July 23, 2021. Wrestler Bajrang Punia will be flag ..

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Commonwealth Youth Games postponed to 2023

The 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games is being postponed to 2023 as it faced clash of dates with the Tokyo Olympics. The Tokyo Olympics that was scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2020, was postponed by a year. Highlights The decision was taken by the Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Board. The 17th ..

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Tokyo 2020: First Olympics to deploy facial recognition technology to increase security

Tokyo 2020 will be first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues. For this, games organisers have partnered with Japanese telecommunications and information technology giant NEC to develop the first system of this kind to be implemented at an Olympics games. Key Facts The facial recognition technology will use IC ..

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