Tokyo 2020

Olympic Update: Tokyo Faces Backlash, Eyes Multilingual Support

The Organizing Committee aims to provide spectators with multilingual support amid criticism over the ticket lottery and the presence of the Rising Sun flag.

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Japan Releases Stiff Qualifying Standards For The 2020 Home Olympic Games

The Japanese Swimming Federation has just released the selection criteria for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to be hosted in Tokyo.

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Tokyo 2020 Organizers Testing Out Snow Machines As Cooling Measure

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games organizers are toying with the idea of deploying artificial snow-making machines to help cool spectators.

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Olympic Update: Tokyo Vows For Sustainability, Technology

The Tokyo 2020 Games aim to become the most sustainable to date. Here are the latest environmental-friendly measures the Japanese capital will adopt:

Front-Runners For At-Large 2020 Olympic Relay Bids

This past summer lined up the 12 nations in each relay who are locked into the 2020 Olympics, but also set up front-runners for the 4 remaining at-large bids.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Thorpe Joins Board Committee, Tokyo 2020 Traffic News

Check out this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Aussie legend Ian Thorpe, as well as new transportation info coming from Tokyo.

Japan Relaxes Olympic Prize Money Taxes Effective 2020

Japan’s National Sports Agency has announced that its Olympic medalists will no longer be taxed on additional prize money.

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Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Prepares For Summer Heat With More Ambulances

Resulting from the heatwave that struck Japan’s capital throughout this summer, the Tokyo Fire Department is preparing additional ambulances and…

‘Golden Sunday’ Highlights 2020 Paralympic Competition Schedule

A record 4,400 Para athletes are set to compete across 22 sports at the 2020 Paralympics taking place in Tokyo, Japan less than 400 days from now.

Swim Portion Of Paratriathlon Tokyo Test Event Cancelled Due To Water Quality

The International Triathlon Union’s Paratriathlon World Cup in Tokyo saw its swimming leg cancelled due to poor water quality.

IPC To Have Refugees Team At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday, August 15, that they are preparing to accept a refugee…

Tokyo 2020: Building The Olympic Village For The Future

Fifty-six years later, Tokyo’s second time hosting the Summer Games is also stimulating activity in fields such as improving infrastructure, developing…

Updated Video Of Tokyo Aquatics Center Construction

Watch more footage of the Olympic Aquatics Centre’s construction unfolding in Tokyo, Japan, site of the 2020 Olympic Games.

Tokyo 2020: Il Test Nelle Acque Libere Di Tokyo Rivela Situazione Preoccupante

Tokyo 2020: Eseguito test in acque libere come  prova per le prossime Olimpiadi. I partecipanti hanno espresso preoccupazione per la qualità dell’acqua

Athletes Express Concerns Regarding Olympic Open Water Test Event

Swimmers who competed at the test event expressed concerns related to the water quality and temperature at a marathon swimming test event for the upcoming…

Italy Could Face Olympic Exclusion Over New Sports Law

Italy is at risk of being able to compete at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo following a letter issued by the IOC regarding a new sports law recently passed.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Stronger, Higher, Faster, and Protests

The global wave of populism is spilling over into sport, as athletes are using podiums to protest their nations, other nations, and each other.

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