Domestic sponsors agree to extend contracts for delayed Tokyo games | Inquirer Sports

Domestic sponsors agree to extend contracts for delayed Tokyo games

/ 03:35 PM December 24, 2020
Tokyo Olympics

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a face mask rides her bicycle past giant Olympic rings being reinstalled at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park, after they were temporarily taken down in August for maintenance amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

TOKYO – Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Thursday that all 68 domestic sponsors for the Summer Olympics agreed in principle to extend their contracts for the delayed games.

The Tokyo Olympics had originally been scheduled for 2020, but were postponed by a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.


The domestic sponsors include companies hit hard by a steep fall in travel demand amid the pandemic, such as Japan Airlines Co Ltd and All Nippon Airways Co Ltd.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Japan, pandemic, Sponsors, Sports, Tokyo Olympics
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2021 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.