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Tokyo 2020

Surfing Determines Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers -- Federations Focus

December 20, 2017

(ATR) The International Surfing Association creates a balance of Olympic surfing qualifying events between the federation and the World Surf League. (ISA) The first Olymp...

Tokyo 2020 Scales New Heights in Partnership with JAXA and 'Space Brothers'

December 20, 2017

Tokyo, 20 December 2017 – The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced today a collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration...

OpEd: No Personality for Tokyo 2020 Mascots

December 19, 2017

This article originally appeared in Mainichi Shimbun. Click here to read the original column in Japanese. The three Tokyo 2020 mascot finalists are now simply known as opti...

Moon Commutes to Gangneung

December 19, 2017

(ATR) South Korean President Jae In Moon surprised PyeongChang 2018 volunteers at an event in Gangneung as part of a broader effort to promote the 2018 Winter Olympics. The...

#ICYMI: IOC on Tokyo 2020; Stockholm 2026 Progress; New IOA President

December 17, 2017

(ATR) #ICMYI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they reall...

Bidding opens for World Triathlon Series 2019

December 15, 2017

International Triathlon Union Press Release • December 15, 2017 The International Triathlon Union has opened the bidding process for the 2019 World Triathlon Series. Citie...

IOC Confidence Abounds After Tokyo Inspection

December 13, 2017

(ATR) The International Olympic Committee concludes the fifth Coordination Commission visit to Tokyo with praise for Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers. Tokyo 2020 CoComm chair ...

Tokyo 2020 Adds New Vice Director General

December 12, 2017

(ATR) Former Tokyo Vice Governor Takashi Yamamoto joins the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic leadership team. Tokyo 2020's new vice director general Takashi Yamamoto (ANA)...

IOC Puts Faith in Tokyo Deadlines

December 11, 2017

(ATR) The head of the IOC commission in charge of monitoring progress of the Tokyo Games says finishing the first permanent venue is a “significant accomplishment”. Coates ...

Schoolchildren Commence Voting for Tokyo 2020 Games Mascots

December 11, 2017

Voting for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots kicked off today, with 6.5 million children at elementary schools across Japan given the opportunity to choose t...

Fukushima Food, Mascot Designs Top Tokyo 2020 CoComm Visit -- Monday Memo

December 11, 2017

(ATR) International Olympic Committee leaders begin a three-day inspection visit of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic preparations today in Japan. IOC begins its fifth CoComm visit to...

Tokyo 2020 Unveils Shortlisted Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots

December 07, 2017

Tokyo, 7 December 2017 – The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) is pleased to announce that its Mascot Selection Panel has shortliste...