Tokyo 2020

NBC Sports Network Announces Broadcast Schedule for 2019 US Nationals

The 2019 U.S. Summer Nationals are going to be held in Stanford, CA, from July 31 to August 4.

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Readying For 2020, Tokyo Introduces New ‘Sayonara’ Tax

The Japanese government has instituted a new tax on any traveler over the age of 2 leaving the nation.

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Japanese Olympic Committee President Possibly Facing Corruption Charge

Despite reports in leading French media outlets, Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda has denied being indicted in France on corruption charges related to Tokyo’s winning 2020 Olympic bid.

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Tokyo 2020 Swimming and Para Swimming Test Events Announced

The point of test events is to benefit athletes as well as spectators and the host city itself, as top international and national contests will also serve as practice runs for athletes, spectators, and organizers.

Olimpiadi di Tokyo: Budget Invariato E Nessun Costo Per I Contribuenti

OLIMPIADI DI TOKYO 2020 24 Luglio – 09 Agosto 2020 Programma gare Approfondimento finali di mattina Tempi limite Programma Gare…

Tokyo 2020: La Torcia Olimpica Inizierà La Staffetta a Marzo 2020

OLIMPIADI DI TOKYO 2020 24 Luglio – 09 Agosto 2020 Programma gare (in aggiornamento) Approfondimento finali di mattina Tempi limite…

Tokyo 2020 Says Overall Budget Figures Remain Unchanged

As we enter 2019, we can now officially say that the Tokyo Olympic Games are ‘next year’.

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Tokyo Olympic Volunteer Submissions Exceed Target

With the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the horizon, the pieces are starting to fall into place on several levels, including in terms of personnel.

Tokyo 2020 Names Two Sites For Olympic Flame Cauldrons

Tokyo 2020 organizers have announced the two locations at which the Olympic flame will be housed during the upcoming Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games less than 2 years from now.

Gold Medalist Chalmers Most Likely Hanging Up Goggles Post-Tokyo

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has new career plans for after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Tokyo 2020 Update: Japan Prepares to Pass Law Banning Ticket Scalping

If approved, the new law will ban all types of profitable resale of tickets to entertainment events such as the Olympics, including by online ticket buyers.

Tokyo 2020 on Track to Deliver Unifying Olympic Games

During its seventh visit to Tokyo (3-5 December), it was clear to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission that the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee is on track to host unifying Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Aquatic Test Events for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Announced

The organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has unveiled its 2nd set of official test events. For swimming,…

Bill Gates & Japan Sports Agency Team Up for Sustainable Development

The endeavor, named ‘Our Global Goals,’ is a partnership between the philanthropic Gates Foundation and the Japan Sports Agency that will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as a platform to raise awareness for the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals by publicizing them through the 2020 Olympic Games.

Falsified Safety Data Delays Tokyo 2020 Aquatics Center Construction

Construction on the Olympic Aquatics Center for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, has hit a snag following the recent reveal of falsified earthquake safety data by Tokyo-based firm KYB.

Pyeongchang Olympics Organizing Committee Sees $55 Million Surplus

Organizers of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are touting a $55 million surplus for the organizing…

Falsified Data Rocks Tokyo 2020 Olympic Aquatic Center

The Olympic Aquatic Center, site for competitive swimming at the next Summer Games, is reportedly one of the sites that may be using faulty earthquake shock-absorbing components.

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