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BBC and Discovery Strike Olympic Broadcast Deal

February 02, 2016

(ATR) Fears the BBC might lose the rights to broadcast the 2022 and 2024 Olympics free-to-air have been banished after the U.K. broadcaster inks a deal with Discovery Communic...

Original Tokyo 2020 Logo In the Clear

February 02, 2016

(ATR) Designer of the Belgian theatre logo that claimed the original Tokyo 2020 Olympic logo plagiarized his design has dropped the lawsuit against the organizers. The orig...

Budapest 2024 Opens Quest for Logo

February 01, 2016

(ATR) The search for a logo for the Budapest 2024 Olympic bid takes the next step this week. A panel of experts is reviewing more than 180 submissions from Hungarian professio...

Boxing Brings On Partner to Grow Sport -- Sponsor Spotlight

January 30, 2016

(ATR) Alibaba Sports will help the International Boxing Association develop boxing in emerging countries. Boxing hopes Alibaba will help reach new markets (ATR) The intern...

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...