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Visa: FIFA Shows "Lack of Awareness" -- Sponsor Spotlight

July 25, 2015

(ATR) Visa weighed in on the current FIFA reform process, the first sponsor to do so. Visa is the first FIFA sponsor to speak out against Sepp Blatter (Getty Images) "We s...

Tokyo 2020 Showcases New Logo Five Years Out

July 24, 2015

(ATR) The new Tokyo 2020 Games logo was created by Tokyo art designer Keinjiro Sano and is said to represent the Olympic theme of unity. (Tokyo 2020) “When the world come...

Tokyo 2020 Architect Says Construction Costs Bloated Stadium Budget

July 17, 2015

(ATR) Architecture firm Zaha Hadid says their design for the Japanese national stadium is not the reason for the project’s $2 billion budget. A model of the design for the ...

Tokyo 2020 Scraps Olympic Stadium Plan -- On the Scene

July 17, 2015

(ATR) Much to the "extreme disappointment" of World Rugby, the search is on for a new stadium for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.    Plans to build a $2 billion stadium t...

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...