Like it did six decades ago when it hosted its first Olympics, Japan had hoped to do the same in 2020 with the staging of the Summer Games—use the global event as a catalyst for a technological and infrastructural revolution in the country.

Participants could be thrown out of this year’s delayed Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo if they violate strict COVID-19 rules outlined in the "playbooks", organisers have warned.

The Japanese Government has struck a deal with Pfizer to provide another 20,000 workers involved in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics with the company's COVID-19 vaccine.

T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis has sought to double and triple his committee's safety measures for Team T&T, which are already in line with those put in place by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Japan Government and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).