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IOC Inspection Chief for Tokyo 2020 Prepares for Stadium Talks

August 18, 2015

Coates at the Intercontinental Hotel in Beijing on Tuesday (ATR) (ATR) John Coates travels to Tokyo next Monday to offer the IOC’s input on the new Olympic Stadium design und...

Tokyo 2020 Eyes Low-Cost Solution for Olympic Stadium

August 14, 2015

(ATR) Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics tell Around the Rings they are examining government guidelines for the new stadium issued Friday. Construction at national stadium si...

Cycling Not Giving Up Fight on 2020 Olympic Venues

August 12, 2015

(ATR) UCI president Brian Cookson tells Around the Rings he remains “very concerned” about plans by Tokyo 2020 to move cycling venues to Izu. Brian Cookson (ATR) Cookson h...

IOC to Assist with New Tokyo 2020 National Stadium

August 11, 2015

(ATR) IOC vice president John Coates tells Around the Rings he will visit Japan in the coming weeks to provide guidance with tendering a new national stadium for Tokyo 2020. ...

IFSC Proposes Sport Climbing for Tokyo 2020

August 11, 2015

Sport Climbing was one of eight sports that addressed the Tokyo's 2020 Additional Events Program Panel in Tokyo on August 7th and 8th. The Sport Climbing Delegation was com...

Japan PM Apologizes for Tokyo 2020 Stadium Fiasco

August 10, 2015

(ATR) Shinzo Abe apologizes to the Japanese people for wasting millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money on the abandoned Olympic Stadium project.    In July, Abe ordered orig...

Surfing makes case for Olympic inclusion with presentation to Tokyo 2020

August 07, 2015

Tokyo, Japan; 7 August 2015: The International Surfing Association (ISA) today highlighted its case for Surfing to be included in the 2020 Olympic Games with a presentation to...

Feds Optimistic After Tokyo 2020 Presentations

August 07, 2015

(ATR) The eight short-listed federations gave presentations to Tokyo 2020 on Friday to be included in the Olympic sports program. Kevin Dornberger (center) leads the presen...

Tokyo 2020 Faces Tough Decisions on New Sports

August 07, 2015

Mitarai and Muto at Friday's press conference (Hironori Hashimoto) (ATR) After presentations by eight sports Friday, Tokyo 2020 faces a difficult task to determine which new ...

Big Day Looms for Sports Seeking Place at Tokyo 2020

August 06, 2015

(Getty) (ATR) The World Baseball Softball Confederation opens the presentations of eight sports to Tokyo 2020 organizers on Friday. Baseball-softball, bowling, karate, rol...

Beijing Faces Scrutiny in Wake of Coronation -- Media Watch

August 04, 2015

(ATR) Philip Hersh, an Olympic sports writer for the Chicago Tribune, weighs in on the return of the Olympics to China in 2022.  Residents of Beijing celebrate the IOC Olym...

No Need to Say Sorry IOC Tells Tokyo 2020

August 01, 2015

(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach tells the head of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics he is happy plans for a $2 billion stadium for the Games are scrapped. Tokyo 2020 president Yos...