Olympic swimming superstar Katie Ledecky said she hasn’t ruled out the 2024 Paris Games after claiming her fourth medal in Tokyo.
The Tokyo Olympics are underway and are already seeing a dramatic loss in viewers. The president of the American Principles Project said it’s due to the over emphasis on politics during the games. One America’s Stefan Kleinhenz has more.
Japan has been protesting Russia’s military drills in a disputed region amid alleged talks to resolve that dispute. On Tuesday, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said Russia ramped up its military presence in the Kuril Islands, which Tokyo considered unacceptable.
Protesters gathered in Japan outside the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building to challenge the Olympic games. On Friday, nearly 50 protestors chanted the “no to the Olympics” and “save people’s lives” while holding signs that read “cancel the Olympics.”
The U.S. is teaming up with Japan and South Korea in an effort to sent a unified warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. During a press conference in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, the three countries announced they are working closely to monitor the growing threat North Korea posses.
The first case of coronavirus has found its way to the Olympic Village less than one week before the games are set to begin.