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Tokyo 2020

TOKYO 2020's "Creating Tomorrow Together" Project Invites Youth to Contribute to the Games

July 14, 2014

TOKYO 2020 today presented its new project “Creating Tomorrow Together” to collect ideas from Japan’s younger generation with a view to further refining the existing vision, t...

Tokyo 2020 Sports Director Aims for Olympic Inspiration

July 15, 2014

Koji Murofushi teaching Olympic values to a group of fifth graders in Tokyo as part of the ""Creating Tomorrow Together" project. (Tokyo 2020) Murofushi was named sports dire...

Tokyo Olympic Project Open to Suggestions

July 14, 2014

Koji Murofushi (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 unveiled the “Creating Tomorrow Together” project aimed at engaging the general public for opinions on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics....

IOC Wrap: Olympics Expand Appeal Through Sochi Games

July 08, 2014

(ATR) New research commissioned by the IOC reveals significant growth in interest in the Winter Olympics. (Getty Images) The IOC Executive Board on Tuesday received a pres...

Japan Excited to Host Australian Athletes in 2020, Abe Says

July 08, 2014

(L-R) Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (Getty Images) (ATR) In an address to the Australian Parliament on Tuesday, Japan Prime Minist...

IOC Set to Decide 2022 Finalists; Olympic Agenda 2020 Update

July 04, 2014

The IOC headquarters in Lausanne (Getty) (ATR) Shortlisting of the candidate cities for the 2022 Olympics is the top agenda item for next week’s meeting of the IOC Executive ...

AUDIO: John Coates on Tokyo 2020 Progress, Potential Venue Changes

June 27, 2014

Commission chair John Coates in Tokyo (ATR) (ATR) John Coates, IOC vice president and chair of the IOC Coordination Commission, opened the final day of the commission's first...

Photodesk -- Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission

June 27, 2014

Chairman of Tokyo 2020 Yoshiro Mori and CEO of Tokyo 2020 Toshiro Muto (ATR) The first coordination commission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was held this past week. The f...

ATR Podcast -- First Meeting for Tokyo 2020 CoComm

June 27, 2014

The first Coordination Commission visit to Tokyo was deemed a success. (ATR) (ATR) Headed by Australian John Coates, the Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission held its first-eve...

Tokyo Olympics Venue Changes Not A Problem

June 27, 2014

The first coordination commission visit was deemed a succcess. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the IOC panel overseeing plans for Tokyo 2020 confirms at least one venue is changing ...

Tokyo 2020 Inspectors See the Sights

June 26, 2014

Yoshiro Mori and John Coates lead the coordination commission into the Big Sight. (ATR) (ATR) After spending hours in briefings, the IOC team for the 2020 Olympics had a whi...

Gender Gaffe Opens Tokyo 2020 Meeting

June 25, 2014

The opening of the plenary session. (ATR) (ATR) A gender gaffe and the possibility of venue changes highlighted the opening session of the IOC Coordination Commission for th...