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Tokyo 2020

Tokyo Celebrates Athletes with Warm Welcome Home

October 07, 2016

(ATR) A sea of spectators crowded downtown Tokyo to welcome home Japanese medalists. Around 800,000 fans were in attendance.  (Tokyo 2020) Eighty-seven Japanese Olympic a...

AIBA Commissions Meet in Lausanne to Discuss Reforms for Tokyo 2020 Games

October 06, 2016

The AIBA Referees & Judges and Technical & Rules Commissions convened in Lausanne, Switzerland from 3-5 October, to reflect upon the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and plan affirmativ...

Volleyball World Congress Returns to Argentina -- Federations Focus

October 05, 2016

(ATR) The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) is holding its biannual congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina where president Ary Graça will be reelected to his second term...

Nuzman Elected to Final Term in Brazil

October 05, 2016

(ATR) Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman will lead the Brazilian Olympic Committee through the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman with the Olympic Flame. (...

OpEd: Atlanta Legacy Keeps Giving

October 04, 2016

(ATR) On a brilliant Sunday afternoon the Atlanta Braves said goodbye to Turner Field, formerly known as Centennial Olympic Stadium. For 20 years since the 1996 Olympics, the ...

Tokyo 2020 Venue Switch Triggers IOC, Rowing Concerns

October 03, 2016

(ATR) John Coates, the IOC’s inspection chief for the Tokyo Olympics, held an emergency meeting with Games chief executive Toshiro Muto amid reports about spiraling costs. Jo...

Rio Olympics Deliver Record Quarter for NBC Sports -- Sponsor Spotlight

October 01, 2016

(ATR) The NBC Sports Network registered its highest marks for viewership in a quarter primarily due to the success of the Rio 2016 Olympics. (Getty Images) NBC aired an un...

A Farewell Letter - The Brazil Blog

September 30, 2016

(ATR) It comes the time to close down the Around the Rings Rio de Janeiro bureau. ATR reporter Aaron Bauer with the cauldron on the Olympic Boulevard (ATR) I came down to ...

Tokyo Olympic Stadium Wins Final OK

September 30, 2016

(ATR) Construction of the Olympic Stadium for Tokyo 2020 could begin in December with the approval of the contractors for the $1.5 billion project. A rendering of the Tokyo...

Call for New Venue Cuts Raises Alarms in Tokyo

September 29, 2016

(ATR) Cost-cutting moves proposed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government may signal a power struggle over the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo 2020 coordination committee meetin...

Kellogg Company Renews Partnership with U.S. Olympic Committee

September 28, 2016

Kellogg Company and the United States Olympic Committee announced today that Kellogg is renewing its commitment to Team USA and will sponsor the USOC through the 2018 and 2020...

More 2020 Venues May Be Leaving Tokyo

September 28, 2016

(ATR) Three more Tokyo 2020 Olympic Venues may leave the city in a cost-cutting effort. Tokyo 2020 has already moved basketball to Saitama Super Arena, 12 miles out of Toky...