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Second Project Review Opens for Tokyo 2020 -- On the Scene

November 18, 2014

John Coates (ATR) (ATR) The second IOC project review for the 2020 Summer Olympics opened in Tokyo today. The IOC and Tokyo 2020 organizing committee will discuss the cond...

Olympic Agenda 2020: Olympic Games Management

November 23, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) Sustainability and flexibility is needed in the management of the Olympic Games, say recommendations from Olympic Agenda 2020. The recommendations wer...

Olympic Agenda 2020: Procedure for the Composition of the Olympic Program

November 22, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The fourth working group for Olympic Agenda 2020 will cover how the Olympic program is organized. This working group, on a list of 14 named by IOC pre...

Olympic Agenda 2020: Differentiation and Diversity

November 21, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The third working group for Olympic Agenda 2020 will focus on diversifying the Olympic Games. This working group, on a list of 14 named by IOC preside...

Olympic Agenda 2020: Sustainability and Legacy

November 20, 2014

Prince Albert II of Monaco (Getty Images) (ATR) Leaving a lasting legacy from the the Olympic Games is another set of changes expected for Olympic Agenda 2020. The second ...

Olympic Agenda 2020: A New Way to Bid

November 19, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The most-anticipated changes for Olympic Agenda 2020 involve bidding for the Games. After half a dozen cities dropped out of the race for the 2022 Wi...

Tokyo 2020 Pledges Accessibility at Paralympics

November 17, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee has formed an Accessibility Council. The council was established by the cabinet secretariat, the Tokyo metropolita...

"Boston Already Saying 'Hell No' to Olympics" -- Media Watch

November 14, 2014

Bird's eye view of the city of Boston (Getty Images) (ATR) The Nation's sports correspondent Dave Zirin says, "Boston is already saying 'hell no' to the 2024 Olympics." B...

"No One Wants to Host Olympics" -- Media Watch

November 11, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) Global Post columnist Timothy McGrath says, "No one wants to host the Olympics anymore--other than autocrats and oligarchs." McGrath specifically refers ...

Checking In on Tokyo 2020 -- ATR Podcast

November 11, 2014

Tokyo's National Olympic Stadium (Getty Images) (ATR) Around the Rings editor Ed Hula is in Tokyo this week as the city continues its preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympic...

IPC and Tokyo 2020 to celebrate 50th anniversary of 1964 Paralympics

November 07, 2014

Starting on Saturday (8 November), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will launch five days of activity to celebrate the 50th ann...

Bidding for 2024 Summer Olympics -- Media Watch

November 06, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) San Francisco Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius says, "The idea that San Francisco might try to host the Summer Olympics in 2024 has been in the wind for s...