Tokyo 2020

Paris 2024 Outlines Volunteer Program For Next Olympics

Though the volunteer slots have been cut by 35% based on Tokyo’s plan, the Paris 2024 Board is determined to open the Games to as many people as possible.

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Parsons, Kale Will Serve 2nd Terms Unopposed on IPC Governing Board

Andrew Parsons is set to serve another term as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), this time unopposed.

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From Zero To Hero: The Tokyo Gold Medalists Who Weren’t In Gwangju

Take a look at the 6 swimmers who went from not racing a particular event at the 2019 World Championships to winning gold in that event at Tokyo 2020.

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Olympic News Roundup: Biles, US Gymnasts Testify On FBI Handling of Nassar Case

Catch up on the biggest Olympic and Paralympic storylines outside of the swimming world, including Team GB potentially losing a medal in track and field.

ITA Updates Tokyo 2020 Doping Test Data: Just 6 positives out of 4,255 Tested

The agency reports that it collected 6,200 samples from a total of 4,255 athletes throughout the Games. 

Schoenmaker Earns Additional Monetary Reward From Olympic Sponsor

South Africa’s Olympic champion Tatjana Schoenmaker will be receiving another reward for her world record-breaking performance in Tokyo this past July.

Siobhan Haughey Among Hong Kong Athletes Honored With National Stamp

Siobhan Haughey became Hong Kong’s first-ever Olympic swimming medalist and will be honored on a national stamp being released in October.

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Retiring Australian Olympians Will Not Receive Tokyo Podium Bonus

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has confirmed retiring Olympic athletes will not receive a podium bonus for performances at the 2020 Olympic Games. 

Spanish Paralympian Perales Returns Home After Panic Attack

The 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan have ended but one particular swimmer stayed a little longer post-Games than she intended.

Tokyo 2020 Reports 817 Positive COVID Cases Across Olympic and Paralympic Games

Tokyo 2020 organizers have released the data on the transmission of COVID during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which have now concluded.

Only 10 Countries, No European Women, Won Olympic Gold Medals in Tokyo

Sarah Sjostrom was the only European to win an Olympic silver medal, let alone gold, in a women’s pool swimming event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

5-Time Paralympic Gold Medalist Ellie Simmonds to Retire

Simmonds, 26, said after her last race in Tokyo that the Games would be the last of her highly decorated Paralympic career.

Japan’s Shoma Sato Battled Hernia At Tokyo Olympic Games

20-year-old Shoma Sato owns 3 of the top 10 fastest performances ever in the men’s 200m breaststroke yet was a non-factor at the Olympic Games.

Economic Benefits of 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Estimated at Over $55 Billion USD

Despite the one-year delay and a ban on spectators, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are expected to create $55.75 billion in economic benefits.

After Historic Performance in Tokyo, Siobhan Haughey Receives Fan-Art

Following a historic performance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Hong Kong native Siobhan Haughey has seen an outpouring of support from artists.