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Tokyo 2020 President Wants to Work Faster -- On the Scene

January 26, 2015

Yoshiro Mori and Yoshiro Muto (ATR) (ATR) The quick start from Tokyo 2020 was well received, but the OCOG president wants everyone to work quicker. Following the Jan. 23...

Tokyo 2020 Appoints NTT as the First Gold Partner of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

January 26, 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced today that it has selected Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation to become the first official Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner....

Tokyo 2020 Close to Second Major Sponsorship

January 26, 2015

Today's press conference attracted about 100 reporters (Tokyo 2020/Ryo Ichikawa) (ATR) After announcing their first gold partner for the 2020 Games, organizers are poised to ...

McDonald's Looks Inside Its Fries -- Sponsor Spotlight

January 24, 2015

Mcdonald's (Getty Images) (ATR) The secret ingredient in McDonald’s french fries is: potatoes. As part of the company’s “Our Food. Your Questions.” series, McDonald’s rele...

Snooker Vies for 2020 Olympics

January 23, 2015

(Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 tells Around the Rings it has not yet had any contact with snooker’s world governing body, who said a bid for Olympic inclusion has been submi...

Squash Chief Pitches Tokyo 2020 Leaders

January 22, 2015

The squash president presents a flag to Tokyo 2020 chief Mori. (WSF) (ATR) World Squad Federation president N. Ramachandran has pressed his case for the sport to be included ...

Tokyo 2020 Making Headway in Marketing, Sponsorship

January 20, 2015

(ATR) Expect a productive year for Tokyo 2020 says the marketing director for the organizing committee. Hideotoshi Maki tells Around the Rings that the organizing commi...

Tokyo 2020 creates a new 2020 Young Athletes' project

January 19, 2015

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori today joined 17 leading Japanese athletes for the second meeting of the Tokyo 2020 Athletes’ Commission. Tokyo 2020 Sports Director Koji M...

Table Tennis, Archery Eyeing Mixed Events for Tokyo 2020 -- Federations Focus

January 14, 2015

Table tennis tried a mixed team event in Nanjing at the YOG. (Getty Images) (ATR) The president of the International Table Tennis Federation says the sport will attempt to ad...

Tokyo Olympics Open Door to Additional Sports

January 14, 2015

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 is paving the way for new sports to be added to the program. Organizing committee president Yoshiro Mori ...

Baseball-Softball Chiefs Set for Tokyo 2020 Talks -- Top Story Replay

January 17, 2015

Baseball-softball last appeared in the Olympics in 2008. (Getty Images) (ATR) World Baseball Softball Confederation president Riccardo Fraccari heads to Japan next week to pu...

Japanese Youth Mark 2,020 Days to Tokyo Olympics

January 12, 2015

(Tokyo 2020) (ATR) Millennials in Japan are counting down the days until the country hosts the Olympic Games. Tokyo 2020 marked 2,020 days until the Olympics open in Japan...