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Key Marketing and Sponsorship Leaders Featured at IEG Conference -- Conferences and Conventions

February 10, 2017

(ATR) The world's largest sponsorship and partnership marketing conference is heading to Chicago, USA on Mar. 26.  (IEG 2017) The IEG conference will be celebrating its 34...

First NOC Open Days in Tokyo Highlights the City's Readiness for a Games that Puts Athletes First

February 08, 2017

Tokyo 2020 concluded today its first National Olympic Committee (NOC) Open Days event, hosting delegations from 13 NOCs. Their visit was aimed at reviewing and showcasing the ...

Japan IOC Member Queried by Police

February 08, 2017

(ATR) IOC member and Japan Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda reveals he has been questioned by police investigating a suspicious payment made during the Tokyo bid f...

IPC and Getty Images Extend Partnership Agreement through to 2020

February 08, 2017

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Getty Images have extended their existing partnership agreement for another four years through to 2020. Under the agreemen...

President Trump Endorses Los Angeles Olympic Bid

February 06, 2017

(ATR) United States President Donald Trump says he is behind  the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid. U.S. President Donald Trump (Getty Images) “I’ve been asked to support [the...

OCA Pays Tribute to 'Popular and Respected' Shunichiro Okano

February 06, 2017

The Olympic Council of Asia has described the late Shunichiro Okano as one of the driving forces of the Olympic Movement in Japan, Asia and throughout the world. Mr Okano, ...

Health the Focus at IOC World Conference -- Conferences and Conventions

February 03, 2017

(ATR) The 5th International Olympic Committee (IOC) World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport will be held in Monaco beginning Mar. 16.  (IOC) As part ...

LA 2024 pledges to connect the Games to the future in its IOC bid book

February 02, 2017

For Immediate Release February 3, 2017 Contact: +1 424-320-4513 Bid leaders, Olympians, Paralympians and hundreds of Angelenos celebrate LA's Olympic spirit and mark subm...

Tokyo 2020 Announces Animated Ambassadors -- Photodesk

February 01, 2017

(ATR) Japan has chosen a variety of animated characters as ambassadors for the Tokyo 2020 Games in an attempt to reach a younger audience.  All animated ambassadors are featu...

Tokyo 2020 to Engage All of Japan in Creating the Games' Medals

February 01, 2017

Tokyo, 1 February 2017 – Tokyo 2020 today invited the Japanese population to give to the organising committee its discarded or obsolete electronic devices in order to use the...

Cambodia establishes middle-school PE curriculum thanks to Hearts of Gold initiative through Sport for Tomorrow programme

January 31, 2017

Cambodia's government has approved a new physical education curriculum for middle-school in partnership with the Japanese government's Sport for Tomorrow (SFT) programme. H...

Call for a Smoke-Free 2020 Summer Games

January 31, 2017

(ATR) Anti-smoking activists in Japan are campaigning for restaurants and bars in the country to go completely smoke-free by the Tokyo 2020 Games.  (Tokyo 2020) Smoking is...