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Tokyo 2020

Michael Phelps Makes Return; Tokyo Governor Seeks Advice in Beijing

April 25, 2014

Phelps Returns to Competition Phelps (right) with Lochte in Mesa (Getty Images) 18-time gold medalist Michael Phelps swam competitively on Thursday for the first time sinc...

Tokyo Considers Guesthouse; Romanian NOC Chairman Resigns

April 21, 2014

Tokyo Considering Guesthouse for 2020 A view of one of Tokyo's many city gardens (Getty Images) The Tokyo metropolitan government is weighing the possibility of building a...

Tokyo 2020 Names Dentsu as Marketing Agency

April 17, 2014

Aerial view of the 2020 Olympic city (Getty) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 has appointed Dentsu as its marketing agency to help raise $1.5 billion in Games revenues. That’s the revenue...

Monday Memo -- U.S. Olympic Academy; Agenda 2020 Deadline

April 14, 2014

U.S. Olympic Academy LA84 Foundation president Anita DeFrantz will speak at the U.S. Olympic Academy. (Getty Images) The first United States Olympic Academy event in 23 ye...

Media Watch -- Slow Progress in Brazil; Tokyo 2020 Costs

April 08, 2014

A general view of the Maracana Stadium that will stage matches during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Getty Images) Brazil Under Scrutiny Associated Press Sports writer Stephen ...

Sponsor Spotlight -- IOC Marketing Commission; Spanish Olympic Sponsor

April 05, 2014

JOC Chief to Lead Marketing Commission Tsunekazu Takeda (Getty Images) IOC president Thomas Bach selected Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda to lead the...

Media Watch -- No Boost for Brazilian Tourism

April 04, 2014

Road to Brazil A military police helicopter flies over Complex Mare, one of the largest "slum" complexes in Rio de Janeiro. (Getty Images) The Wall Street Journal's Paul K...

IOC Praises "Quick Start" by Tokyo 2020 Organizers -- On the Scene

April 04, 2014

Coates gives a speech on Thursday at the beginning of the first Tokyo 2020 project review. (Getty Images) The IOC’s chief inspector for Tokyo 2020 says he is “very impressed”...

New IOC Commissions Named

April 01, 2014

Princess Anne (Getty Images) While there are some notable new chairs for some of the IOC commissions, the basic structure of the two dozen plus commissions remains in place f...

IOC Conducts Tokyo 2020 Inspection

April 02, 2014

Supporters hold a banner promoting the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (Getty Images) John Coates leads an IOC delegation on a three-day inspection visit to Tokyo starting today. ...

McDonald's Restructuring; Panasonic Broadcasting Technology -- Sponsor Spotlight

March 29, 2014

McDonald’s Restructuring McDonald's COO Tim Fenton McDonald’s chief operating officer Tim Fenton announced his retirement, effective October 2014. As a result, Pete Ben...

Tokyo Executive Committee Finalized; Krakow 2022 Referendum Critics

March 26, 2014

Tokyo 2020 Chief Executive Officer Toshiro Muto (Getty Images) Tokyo Finalizes Executive Committee The Tokyo 2020 Executive Committee met on Wednesday to approve the fina...