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Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Welcomes Two Railway Companies as Official Partners

June 07, 2016

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today welcomed Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Metro) and East Japan Railway Company (JR East) as Tokyo 2020 Official Partners, the second dom...

Tokyo 2020 President Deflects Blame for Scandals

June 07, 2016

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto and president Mori (ATR) (ATR) Yoshiro Mori has shifted the blame for a string of scandals to engulf Games preparations and criticized Japanese me...

Two successful continental championships feature Karate's worldwide dimension

June 03, 2016

Written by World Karate Federation While the world of Karate is vast approaching the most crucial times of its history, two of the flagship events of the sport celebrated i...

IOC Latest - Kuwait Banned for Rio 2016; 2024 Bids Update

June 02, 2016

(ATR) Kuwait is likely to be suspended from the Olympics after the government failed to strike a deal with the IOC after months-long row over its sports law. IOC executives...

IOC Recommends Package of Five Sports for Tokyo Olympics

June 01, 2016

(ATR) An all or nothing vote on the five new sports for Tokyo 2020 is coming at the IOC Session in August. John Coates (left) and Yoshiro Mori (Getty Images) As expected, ...

La ISA est encantada con la decisin de la comisin ejecutiva del coi de Apoyar el Surfing en los Juegos Olmpicos de Tokio 2020

June 01, 2016

La International Surfing Association (ISA) hoy ha expresado su placer con la decisión de la Comisión Ejecutiva del COI de apoyar la inclusión del Surfing en el Programa de Dep...

ISA delighted by the IOC Executive Board decision to support Surfing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

June 01, 2016

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today expressed its delight at the decision by the IOC Executive Board to support Surfing for inclusion on the Sports Program f...

Return of Olympic baseball, softball at Tokyo 2020 Games supported by IOC Executive Board

June 01, 2016

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today welcomed the announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board to support the inclusion of bas...

Reaction to IOC's Decision on New Tokyo 2020 Sports -- Federations Focus

June 02, 2016

(ATR)  The federations representing the five sports that the IOC Executive Board is recommending be added for Tokyo 2020 share the same sentiment. (Tokyo 2020) While they...

Major Challenges for IOC Board Ahead of Rio 2016

June 01, 2016

(ATR) Rio 2016 problems, Russian doping scandals and Tokyo 2020 bid vote-buying allegations are on a crammed IOC Executive Board agenda. Thomas Bach presides over the exec...

Agenda 2020 Will Be 'Fully Embedded' at Rio 2016 -- ATRadio

May 31, 2016

(ATR) Olympic Games executive director Christophe Dubi says the spirit of Olympic Agenda 2020 reforms will be alive and well at the upcoming Rio Olympics. Christophe Dubi ...

IOC Voices Concern Over Tokyo 2020 Bid Payments

May 26, 2016

(ATR) John Coates says the IOC is “closely monitoring” the Japanese investigation into Tokyo 2020 bid vote-buying allegations and is told it could be completed “within a month...