Breakfast shows on the road: Jones in Japan, Ross & John in hospital

“no city in the world more suitable to host an Olympic Games”.

Alan Jones has taken his show to Tokyo this week for the Rugby World Cup and is loving the Japanese way of life.

He says there’s “no city in the world more suitable to host an Olympic Games”.

Jones spoke with the Project Director of International Communication for Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Tatsuo Ogura, to get an insight into how the preparations are going.

The Games will, of course, feature Japan’s famous love of technology, including facial recognition.

“We will use a facial recognition system for the venues to identify those people who have accreditation,” says Ogura.

“It’s going to make for smoother access to the venues for those athletes, team members and staff members.”

Meanwhile 3AW breakfast hosts Ross and John this morning are broadcasting from Melbourne’s Cabrini Hospital. The stations is taking part in the opening celebrations for the new Gandel Wing.

Ross Stevenson revealed this morning that exactly 21 years ago today he was at the hospital for the birth of his son Noah.

After attending the races tomorrow, he will attend his son’s 21st birthday paty where he will be of the speakers.

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