Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Aquatics Center Construction Still On Schedule

With the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan just under 530 days away, organizers reiterate that the construction of the brand new, key athletic venues continues to be on track.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Scott Awarded & Samurai Swimming

Catch up on a few stories from around the aquatic web in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Swimming New Zealand Announces Tokyo 2020 Qualification Criteria

Lewis Clareburt surprised with a Commonwealth Games bronze last year on the Gold Coast. Could he be an Olympic medalist in 2020? He’ll need to get through Swimming New Zealand’s selection criteria first.

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2019 SEA Games Granted FINA Approval As 2020 Olympics Qualifier

Although several months away, the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games has received a big boost in the form of FINA’s sanctioning the 12-day competition as a qualifying meet for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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“Ready Steady Tokyo” Is New Brand Of 2020 Olympic Test Events

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee announced most the competitive test event schedule last November, but now they’ve jazzed it up a bit with its very own brand name.

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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.

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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…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torches To Use Recycled Aluminum From Fukushima

In addition to sourcing its Olympic Games’ medals by recycling discarded smartphones and other small consumer electronics, Tokyo 2020 organizers are also now planning to use recycled aluminum for the Olympic torches used in the pre-Games relay.

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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 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.

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Watch The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Anime Videos Here

With less than 2 years remaining until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Japan’s national public broadcasting organization has released special anime in anticipation of the world’s biggest international competitive sporting event.

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Japanese Government’s Cost of 2020 Olympic Games Now 7x Original Budget

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will now be costing the Japanese national government an estimated 801.1 billion yen ($7.03 billion USD), rocketing original estimates up by more than 7 times.

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Hungary Eyes New Pool In Koriyama City For Possible Tokyo 2020 Staging

Team Hungary is reportedly trying out a new pool in Koriyama City as a possible future staging camp location prior to the 2020 Olympic Games.

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