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Additional Sports Submit Details to Tokyo 2020 -- Monday Memo

July 20, 2015

(ATR) The eight additional sports under consideration for the 2020 Olympic program must submit further details to Tokyo 2020 by July 22. Media wait outside a meeting of the...

Pan Am Games Means Surfing Boost for Tokyo 2020

July 14, 2015

(ATR) International Surfing Association president Fernando Aguerre tells ATR the sport’s acceptance into the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru provides legitimacy and coul...

Canoe Slalom Debuts in Toronto as Women Seek Olympic Event -- On the Scene

July 12, 2015

(ATR) Team Canada’s canoe slalom athletes say it will be a surreal experience to compete in front of a home crowd at the first Pan Am Games featuring the sport. Ben Hayward...

Airlines Cut Emissions for Tokyo 2020 -- Sponsor Spotlight

July 11, 2015

(ATR) Airlines in Japan are collaborating to develop sustainable aviation fuel for flights during the 2020 Olympics. ANA airlines (Getty Images) Tokyo 2020 sponsors All Ni...

Paris Mayor Pushes Olympic Triathlon in Seine -- Federations Focus

July 08, 2015

(ATR) The mayor of Paris wants to see the city’s iconic river join the 2024 Olympic bid. Women compete in the swim portion of the triathlon at London 2012. (Getty Images) ...

Seven World Games Sports on Tokyo 2020 Shortlist

July 08, 2015

Eight sports have been shortlisted for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Seven of these belong to The World Games family and their federations are members of the International...

Bach, PASO Members Talk IOC Reforms -- On the Scene

July 08, 2015

(ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach spent two hours discussing IOC reforms with the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) general assembly. Thomas Bach (center) with PASO gen...

Tokyo Olympic Stadium Cost Finalized at $2 Billion

July 07, 2015

(ATR) The Japan Sport Council (JSC) finalized the budget for the new National Stadium on Tuesday. Japanese officials explain the cost of the new National Stadium. (ATR) T...

Op-Ed: Rugby Triggers $2 Billion Tokyo Olympic Stadium Controversy

July 03, 2015

Work on the national stadium gets under way in October (ATR) (ATR) It’s the game they play in heaven – and rugby certainly holds a celestial position in the top ranks at Toky...

Sports Leaders Consider Azeri Olympic Aspirations -- ATRadio

July 05, 2015

(ATR) In this Sunday edition of ATRadio, Around the Rings recaps reaction to the closing of the inaugural European Games and what the event could mean for a future Azeri Olymp...

Venues Consume Tokyo 2020 CoComm Agenda -- ATRadio

July 02, 2015

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 has a lot to tackle in terms of venue construction in the lead up to the next IOC Session slated for July 31. Tokyo's venue for fencing, taekwondo and wres...

Federation Involvement in Olympic Plans Grows

July 01, 2015

(ATR) On the final day of the IOC Coordination Commission’s visit to Tokyo, chairman John Coates lauded the growing integration with the international federations in the plann...