AP The Texas native was on track to blaze more trails for black swimmers — who have — in 2020 when the pandemic hit, putting her dreams on hold.
Neeraj Chopra Won Gold Medal In Tokyo Olympic.
Tokyo 2020's Toward Zero Carbon push resulted not only in reduced emissions but also in offsets that more than equaled the emissions produced, driving the Games beyond carbon neutrality.
A member of the Japanese COVID-19 Advisory Committee on the basic action policy co-authored a editorial, which stated, "holding Tokyo 2020 for domestic political and economic purposes—ignoring scientific and moral imperatives—is contradictory to Japan's commitment to global health and human security".
Two of the events were held in late 2018, but the main test event schedule commenced in June 2019 and was originally due to be completed in May 2020 prior to the start of the Olympics.
On 21 July 2021, announced it would not be sending a delegation to the Tokyo Olympics, allegedly due to COVID-19 concerns, though media outlets suggested that financial considerations may have been the real motivating factor.