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Tokyo 2020

Panasonic Chief Joins Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee

January 25, 2016

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori at today's press conference (ATR/ Yoshiyuki Unno) (ATR) The head of Panasonic Corporation is one of two new vice presidents to join the Toky...

IOC Praise for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Plans

January 22, 2016

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori and John Coates (ATR/Hironori Hashimoto) (ATR) IOC inspectors have shrugged off concerns about Tokyo Games preparations, saying they “couldn...

IOC Examines Tokyo Olympic Costs, Stadium Plans

January 20, 2016

(ATR) IOC inspectors for Tokyo 2020 will seek assurances about budgets and the new Olympic stadium scheme in their project review starting Thursday. John Coates (Getty) IO...

Tokyo 2020 Spokesperson Breaking Down Barriers -- ATRadio

January 20, 2016

(ATR) Hikariko Ono, Tokyo 2020 spokesperson, hopes to have an impact on the role of women in more than just planning for the Olympics. Hikariko Ono (Tokyo 2020/Shugo Takemi...

Tokyo 2020 to Seek Public Feedback for New Logo

January 11, 2016

(Getty) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 is spending $680,000 to register, trademark and run plagiarism checks on the four designs shortlisted to become the Games new logo. The Tokyo 2020...

Tokyo 2020 Chief Motivates Staff; Logo Designs Shortlisted

January 05, 2016

Yoshiro Mori addresses Tokyo 2020 staff (ATR/Shusuke Hirata) (ATR) Yoshiro Mori tells the Tokyo 2020 organising committee to “work hard as one team” in 2016. In his New Ye...

Japan Launches 2026 Asian Games Bid; Indonesia 2018 Faces Challenges

January 04, 2016

(ATR) The Japanese prefecture Aichi will bid for the 2026 Asian Games. Japan at the 2006 Asian Games opening ceremony in Doha (Getty) Aichi governor Hideaki Omura announc...

Golden 25 - #8 - Tokyo Troubleshooter John Coates

December 28, 2015

(ATR) Australia IOC member John Coates will help guide Tokyo to the next stage of preparations for the 2020 Olympics. Coates is number 8 in the Around the Rings Golden 25...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Design Selected

December 22, 2015

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori says he is confident the new Olympic stadium design chosen Tuesday will be the “perfect setting” for athletes and spectators. The ne...

Asian Olympic Hosts Agree on Cultural Exchange Program

December 21, 2015

(ATR) Leaders from Japan, South Korea and China met on Sunday, Dec. 20 to discuss an action plan to promote cultural exchange ahead of a series of Olympics hosted by the count...

Soaring Cost of Tokyo Olympics Gets IOC Attention

December 21, 2015

(ATR) The IOC tells Around the Rings it will make every effort to reduce the cost of the Tokyo Games after reports emerged they could cost $15 billion. Media gather for a p...

Happy Holidays for Olympic Organizers, IOC, More

December 21, 2015

(ATR) The IOC, NOCs, and Olympic organizing committees are all taking holiday breaks this week. The Salt Lake City Olympic Flame visits New York City on December 23, 2001. ...