Posts Tagged "Tokyo"

The Tide is Rising in Tokyo

The Tide is Rising in Tokyo

Will The 2020 Olympics Take Place? “Due to the Coronavirus” and “as a precautionary measure” are phrases that we’ve been hearing in recent days. It’s begun to apply to everything we know and all the plans we attempt to make. The world is treading water in anticipation of how things will turn out for us in the wake of COVID-19. In the meantime, guidelines are reworked over and over and the shadow of the Tokyo Olympics continues to grow. And Learn more
Paris 2024 – Sailing Takes a Bold Stand

Paris 2024 – Sailing Takes a Bold Stand

Sailing Events Confirmed For Next Olympics In 2014, the International Olympic Committee published a document pertaining to the Olympic Agenda of 2020. In the document, as many as 40 detailed suggestions to shape the future of the Olympic Movement were put forth. Invited sports are notified that competition programs need to be changed, often to their detriment. Sailing has had a long suffered event changing, with each alteration making an impact on investment in human commitment and sailing equipment. IOC Learn more
Sailing Community Shuns Dolphin Show

Sailing Community Shuns Dolphin Show

Tokyo 2020 Test Sailing Event under Scrutiny Organisers of the World Cup sailing competition in Japan were met with harsh criticism when they decided to feature a dolphin show as part of the test event’s opening ceremony. According to denigrators, this sent an inappropriate message about sailing – a sport long known for its green policies. World Sailing is ‘Disappointed’ Known as a major event in the international sailing community, the competition featured hundreds of sailors from 44 nations and Learn more