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ISA delighted by Tokyo 2020 decision to recommend Surfing for Olympic Games inclusion

September 28, 2015

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today expressed its delight at the decision by Tokyo 2020 to recommend to the IOC that Surfing is included on the Sports Progra...

Sport Climbing is Here: IFSC Got a Ticket for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

September 28, 2015

Sport Climbing was one of the eight sports shortlisted by the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel. On August 7 -8 2015, they presented their bid in Tokyo. Today ...

Tokyo Proposes 18 Events in Five Sports for Olympics

September 28, 2015

IOC Session makes final decision in August 2016 (Getty) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 has proposed 18 additional events in five sports for inclusion at the Olympics. Baseball/softball,...

UCI Channels IOC Agenda 2020 Reforms -- On the Scene

September 28, 2015

(ATR) Tracey Gaudry, a vice president of the International Cycling Union, says that the relaunched UCI Bike City label program draws inspiration from Olympic Agenda 2020. T...

Five New Sports for Tokyo?

September 27, 2015

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 gets set to recommend new sports for the Olympic program. Japanese media speculate that up to five additional sports will be proposed when a committee de...

UCI Chief Confident in Preparations for Rio 2016 -- On the Scene

September 25, 2015

(ATR) International Cycling Union president Brian Cookson tells Around the Rings that he predicts the 2016 Summer Olympics will be a "huge success." "Cycling events will be...

Japan Sports Minister Quits Over Tokyo 2020 Stadium Fiasco

September 25, 2015

The Zaha Hadid-designed stadium that was scrapped in July (Getty) (ATR) Hakubun Shimomura has submitted his resignation following the debacle over scrapping of the 2020 Olymp...

Tokyo Sports, African Forum -- Monday Memo

September 28, 2015

(ATR) Some federations hoping for inclusion in the 2020 Summer Olympics will celebrate, while others will have to put their Olympic aspirations on hold. Reporters outside o...

UCI Holds Off on Tokyo 2020 Venues Approval

September 23, 2015

(ATR) Around the Rings understands the decision has been delayed amid ongoing concerns about relocating 2020 Olympic cycling venues out of Tokyo. A race at the velodrome in...

Fire Politicians from Tokyo 2020 -- Op Ed

September 22, 2015

(ATR) A former executive with the Japanese Olympic Committee blames politics for troubles with the 2020 Olympics. Tokyo 2020 headquarters (Getty Images) Ryoichi Kasuga se...

Zaha Hadid Bows Out of Tokyo Stadium Contest

September 18, 2015

(ATR) Zaha Hadid Architects can no longer compete in the new Tokyo national stadium design contest after failing to secure a construction company in their bid. Rendering of...

Tokyo 2020 Forms Logo Selection Committee

September 16, 2015

(ATR) After the first design for the Tokyo 2020 Games was scrapped because of plagiarism allegations, organizers will use a committee to select a replacement logo. The orig...