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Tokyo 2020

Golden 25 - #5 - A Quartet in Tokyo

December 30, 2016

(ATR) The illustrious Tokyo String Quartet may no longer exist, but a new Tokyo quartet hopes to make music for the 2020 Olympics. Yuriko Koike (l) and Shinzo Abe (Getty Im...

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari: 2016 a 'Historic' Year for Baseball, Softball

December 27, 2016

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari today issued an end-of-the-year address to the baseball and softball world, citing a historic year for the sport. The world governing body ...

Holiday Season "Captures the Ideals of the Olympics" -- Monday Memo

December 26, 2016

The 2011 IOC Christmas tree. (ATR) (ATR) IOC, WADA, OCOGs, ATR and bid committees shutting down for holidays and share warm wishes. An IOC spokesperson tells ATR the IOC ...

Kyodo News Reels in Editor for Tokyo 2020

December 23, 2016

(ATR) Olympic journalist Takahito Tamura is returning to Japan to cover the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Olympic champion Usain Bolt with Kyodo News Tokyo 2020 editor Takahito Tamu...

Golden 25 - #12 - Olympic Broadcasting Enters New Era

December 26, 2016

(ATR) Two weeks every two years is not enough for the Olympic Games. The launch of the Olympic Channel is among the changes sweeping through the way the Olympics are delivered...

Golden 25 - #15 - SportAccord, Summer Feds Leader Ricci Bitti

December 25, 2016

(ATR) Francesco Ricci Bitti is president of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, a role that puts him on the front line of negotiating the $400 millio...

Holiday Season "Captures the Ideals of the Olympics"

December 23, 2016

The 2011 IOC Christmas tree. (ATR) (ATR) IOC, WADA, OCOGs, ATR and bid committees shutting down for holidays and share warm wishes. An IOC spokesperson tells ATR the IOC ...

Golden 25 - #20 - Olympic Marketers Face Challenges

December 22, 2016

Budapest 2017 — Time to Share the Water of Life and Celebrate the Golden 25 with Around the Rings (ATR) Coca-Cola and McDonald’s are counting on results as the IOC seeks to...

Tokyo 2020 Unveils First Version of Budgets

December 21, 2016

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee unveiled today, during the FourPartyPolitical Working Group meeting, the updated OCOG and Other Entities budgets. Thanks to optimization ef...

Czech NOC Relishes Chance to Host 2017 ANOC Assembly

December 21, 2016

(ATR) The Czech Republic National Olympic Committee says it is thrilled to welcome all fellow NOCs for the first time in late 2017. Prague Castle as seen from Charles Bridg...

Tokyo 2020 Working Group Presents Smaller Budget

December 21, 2016

(ATR) Continued meetings from the Tokyo 2020 four-party working group saw a new budget of $16.8 billion for the 2020 Olympics. The working group in Tokyo (Photo by Tokyo 20...

Season's Greetings to Olympic Movement Members

December 22, 2016

(ATR) Olympic organizing committees, federations and more would like to wish members of the Olympic Movement a happy holidays!  (ITTF) Tokyo 2020  Sending season's gre...