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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...

IOC Begins Road to Tokyo 2020 - On the Scene

June 24, 2014

Tokyo 2020 decorations at Tokyo Metropolitan Government building--the organizing committee's headquarters. (ATR) (ATR)  The IOC's 2020 watchdogs begin their work today.  ...

IOC in Tokyo for First Coordination Commission Visit

June 24, 2014

(ATR) (ATR) The IOC Coordination Commission will make its first inspection of the 2020 host city June 25 – 27. Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chairman John Coates wil...

TOKYO 2020 Celebrates Olympic Day by Partnering with Japanese Youth

June 23, 2014

Tokyo 2020 Press Release TOKYO 2020 today celebrated Olympic Day by completing a partnership arrangement with 552 universities from every prefecture in Japan to promote and...

Monday Memo -- Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission; Sochi 2014 Debrief

June 23, 2014

The first full IOC Coordination Commission for the Tokyo Games meets this week. (Getty Images) Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission  The first full IOC Coordination Commis...

IOC Awards Japanese Broadcast Rights Through 2024

June 19, 2014

The Japan Consortium acquired broadcast rights for Games including the 2018 Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC has awarded the Japan Consortium the broadcast rights in Ja...

IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in Japan

June 19, 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded its broadcast partner Japan Consortium the broadcast rights in Japan for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang an...

Olympic Torch May Pass Fukushima Plant; Tokyo 2020 Educating Students

June 17, 2014

Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant (Getty Images) Fukushima authorities want 2020 Olympic torchbearers to use a national highway close to its crippled nuclear plant, desp...

Tokyo 2020 Promises Aid to Disaster-Stricken Regions

June 16, 2014

Buildings in the Iwate Prefecture that were destroyed by the tsunami in 2011 (Getty Images) (ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee intends to collaborate with areas of nor...

ITTF 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships Goes Viral

June 13, 2014

The ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships are officially the most followed World Table Tennis Championships in history. There were 475 combined hours of covera...

IOC Announces Bridgestone as Worldwide TOP Partner to 2024

June 13, 2014

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE Friday 13 June 2014 www.olympic.org                             IOC Announces Bridgestone as Worldwide TOP Partner to 202...

Tokyo 2020 Plans to Scale Down Venues

June 10, 2014

A rendering of the new National Stadium for Tokyo 2020 (Japan Sport Council) (ATR) Rising costs have the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee reviewing their venue plans. Yoich...