Tokyo 2020 organizers have been upping tactics to guard against possible ticket scalpers.
Marking the start of the “1,000 Days To Go” countdown to the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced that five million people throughout Japan have already taken part in more than 14,000 Games-related actions in the Tokyo 2020 Nationwide Participation Programme, which was launched last year.
SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, the home site of Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers, is said to be in the running to host the next Australian Olympic Trials.
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“I think I have a really great opportunity to be a part of open water,” says two-time Olympic silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin.
Athletes competing for their nations may wind up feeling cost cutting measures upon arrival to the Athletes Village in Tokyo less than 1000 days from now.
The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, along with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, announced the results of water quality and temperature surveys conducted at Odaiba Marine Park.
To commemorate the upcoming milestone marking 1000 days remaining until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Tokyo Organizing Committee will decorate the main street of Tokyo’s famous Nihonbashi district with newly designed graphics.
7 reasons the Olympics will find greater stability in the upcoming Games
Hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics has the nation of Japan in a bit of a tight spot with regards to pool space, as several key swimming venues are temporarily shutting down to prepare for the world sporting event.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced it will award 146 medals to competitors in Paralympic swimming at the Tokyo Games–six fewer than were awarded in Rio 2016.
There are just over 2000 days until the Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and already domestic sponsorship for the event has reached a record $2.8 billion.
Swimming Australia announced specific changes to its planning in light of the newly-added events for Tokyo 2020.
3-time Australian Olympic swimmer Chris Fydler is reportedly the top candidate poised to take over the Chef de mission role for Tokyo 2020.
“I thought it would be more difficult to keep going, physically, but I’m still standing,” says 26-year-old world record holder Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands.