The International Olympic Committee says it has a three-month window to decide the fate of the 2020 games.
The Japanese man credited smiling to his longevity.
The Diamond Princess cruise ship is the only place where health officials have seen the disease spread efficiently beyond China.
Braving freezing temperatures, the loincloth-clad men participated in a prosperity rite during the day-long "Hadaka Matsuri" festival.
The Americans are among 355 people who have tested positive for the virus while aboard the Diamond Princess, a Japanese official said.
The development complicated belated U.S. government efforts to evacuate Americans trapped on the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined off Japan.
Watanabe, of Niigata, Japan, was awarded the honor after the death of fellow Japanese citizen Masazo Nonaka, who was 112 years and 266 days old.
Dozens more passengers quarantined on The Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
Police forced the doctor to sign a statement claiming he was spreading falsehoods about the coronavirus, which later took his life.
A Princess Cruises ship will be under quarantine for 14 days after Japanese health officials found 10 people aboard who tested positive for the coronavirus.
A man who traveled to the Philippines from Wuhan died on Saturday, the Philippines Department of Health confirmed.
Ghosn faces four charges - which he denies - including hiding income and enriching himself through payments to dealerships in the Middle East.
Police found the heads of two persons, as well as five bodies, on the boat on Saturday, a Coast Guard official said.
Culture & Arts
Autumn in Germany, Mercury in transit and an animatronic dinosaur round out this week's best images.
In a male-dominated business, her Tokyo restaurant goes its own way with an all-female team of sushi chefs.
Workers were happy and productivity saw a 40% boost, according to results released by the company.
Home & Living
"Queer Eye" returns with a special season set in Japan.
The launches followed statements of displeasure by top North Korean officials over the slow pace of nuclear negotiations.
The 2019 Masters champion continues his career resurrection in Japan.
Hagibis was the worst storm to hit the country in decades, with some regions getting up to 3 feet of rain in just 24 hours.