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International Skateboarding Fed Approaching Tokyo 2020 With Caution

February 20, 2015

The skateboarding course at Nanjing 2014 (ATR) (ATR) The International Skateboarding Federation is biding its time before getting involved with Tokyo 2020 organizers. ISF...

IOC Travels to Rio This Week -- Monday Memo

February 23, 2015

(L-R) Timothy Fok, Alexander Popov, Nicole Hoevertsz, and Julio Maglione (ATR) (ATR) The eighth IOC coordination commission for the 2016 Summer Olympics meets in Rio Feb. 23-...

Tokyo Marathon Helps 2020 Olympic Preps -- ATR Podcast

February 20, 2015

(Getty Images) (ATR) On Feb. 22, more than 30,000 runners will participate in the Tokyo Marathon.  Masa Takaya, communications director for Tokyo 2020, says he and other o...

NEC selected as Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner for "Specialist Public Safety Equipment & Software" and "Network Equipment"

February 19, 2015

NEC Corporation (NEC) has been selected as an official Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner, it was announced by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today. NEC has joined Tokyo 2020’s ...

Slim Odds on Casinos in Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

February 19, 2015

(Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo will most likely not have casinos in time for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Lawmakers reintroduced a bill to legalize casino-style gambling dur...

Fujitsu becomes Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner in the "Data Centre Hardware" category

February 19, 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today welcomed Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) as its latest Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner. The inclusion of Fujitsu, which has been assigned the...

Skateboarding Pushing for Tokyo 2020 Inclusion

February 13, 2015

The 2011 Maloof Money Cup skateboarding course in New York City (Getty Images) (ATR) Skateboarding is attempting to air, flip and grind its way onto the Olympic program. T...

Tokyo Marathon to Test 2020 Olympic Security -- Monday Memo

February 16, 2015

Some 36,000 runners participated in the Tokyo Marathon in 2013. (Getty Images) (ATR) On Feb. 22, more than 30,000 runners will participate in the Tokyo Marathon.  Sixty-fo...

British Olympic Chief Talks Up Baku, Rio Games -- On the Scene

February 12, 2015

Bill Sweeney (ATR) (ATR) Bill Sweeney underlines the importance of Baku 2015 for Team GB and reveals some of the BOA’s plans for Rio 2016. Interviewed at the BOA’s headqua...

Tokyo Olympic Legacy Should Respect the Departed -- Op Ed

February 10, 2015

The Japanese and Olympic flags fly in tandem at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) It was hard for me to believe what I was seeing when I attended the executive bo...

Athletics Candidates Not Worried About Olympic Cuts

February 05, 2015

Seb Coe believes shotput is not at risk for being cut (Getty Images) (ATR) Candidates for the the International Association of Athletics Federations presidency believe athlet...

Tokyo 2020 given timeline to propose new sports

February 05, 2015

The race is on to see what new sports will be competing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with the IOC unveiling a timetable for the Japanese hosts. With Tokyo afforded the op...