Tokyo 2020

Tokyo Committee Wants to Use Existing Pools for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

A committee in Tokyo has proposed changes to reign in ballooning costs of the 2020 Olympics. Changes include scrapping plans for a new aquatics center and using the existing Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center.

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2020 Tokyo Olympics Set To Boost Japan’s Economy By At Least .6%

The Bank of Japan released a report earlier this week that increasing number of foreign tourists, as well as Olympics-related construction investments are helping to ‘expand Japan’s gross domestic product (GDP).

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Tokyo 2020 Logo Design Contest Re-Opened After Plagiarism Debacle

In light of the fact that the original Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic logo was officially withdrawn due to plagiarism…

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Tokyo 2020 Logo Designer Faces Plagiarism Claims

The designer of the recently revealed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games logo is facing plagiarism claims.

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Official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Logo Unveiled to mixed reviews

Earlier this week the official logos for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled, but have already caused controversy among the public.

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Budget Plans for Brand New Olympic Stadium Revised in Preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, was thrilled almost two years ago when they won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games. The…

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IOC confirms venues for swimming, open water at Tokyo 2020 Olympics, water polo to move facilities

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the host venues for a number of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games athletic events, including most of the aquatics disciplines.

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IOC adds events to 2018 Winter Olympic lineup, official 2020 Summer lineup to be finalized by next summer

The International Olympic Committee has announced the inclusion of 4 more events to the next Winter Olympic Games, with a proposal process still open for additional events to be added to the 2020 Summer Games.

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Costa Rica and Japan Enter into Sport for Tomorrow Agreement in Preparation for Tokyo 2020

A meeting between the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Costa Rica was held today…

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Tokyo 2020 Launches Application Process for the 2020 Games Additional Events

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today opened the application process for additional event(s) to be included at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020), which follows the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s approval of its Olympic Agenda 2020 last December.

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Japan’s Sports Minister Calls for Downscaling of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium

Japanese Sports Minister, Hakubun Shimomura, wants to temporarily delay the plan to install a retractable roof on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium.

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In Briefs: Olympic News Round-up Edition

Technological advancements in Olympic Games security, a potential joint Middle-Eastern bid and the cost risks of Boston 2024 highlight recent Olympic news.

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Renderings of Boston 2024 Aquatics Center Unveiled as Olympic Vision is Released

We now have insight into the overall plan, vision, and design the Boston 2024 Olympic officials offered during its efforts…

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Coming of Age: Japan’s Holiday Also Marks 2020 Days until Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Japan – A numerical milestone was recognized yesterday in Japan, as the country’s “Coming of Age” Day was celebrated…

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Event Cap at the Olympic Games Just One of ‘Agenda 2020’ Key Points

A Limit to the Number of Events in the Olympics? A Channel devoted to the Games? Read on, my friends.

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