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Two Years to Rio Olympics -- Media Watch

August 07, 2014

Christ the Redeemer is lit green, yellow, and blue to celebrate the two-year countdown to the 2016 Games. (Getty Images) (ATR) Today reporter Amy Eley says "get ready for one...

IOC awards 2016-2020 broadcast rights in Australia

August 04, 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 201...

Op Ed -- Tokyo Olympics Should Provide Few Headaches

August 01, 2014

Tokyo celebrates winning the 2020 Olympics at the IOC Session in Buenos Aires. (Getty Images) (ATR) After all the worries about preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de J...

Tokyo Governor Defends Relocation of 2020 Olympic Venues

July 30, 2014

Yoichi Masuzoe arrives at the press conference on Wednesday. (Getty Images) (ATR) The Tokyo governor has defended his call to cut costs for the 2020 Olympic Games by relocati...

"Top-notch" Rugby Sevens Tournament in Glasgow -- Media Watch

July 29, 2014

During competition at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, South Africa defeated New Zealand in the rugby sevens final. (Getty Images) The Associated Press says the road to Rio ...

Japan Shoring Up South Korean Relations Ahead of Tokyo 2020

July 25, 2014

Yoichi Masuzoe speaks at the Tokyo 2020 project review in April 2014. (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe sees improved relations with South Korea as a key to ...

Tokyo 2020 Building Momentum on Social Media

July 24, 2014

Olympian and Tokyo 2020 sports director Koji Murofushi (IOC) (ATR) The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is marking the six-year countdown to the opening cerem...

Nike to Brazil: "Tomorrow Starts Now" -- Media Watch

July 22, 2014

Brazilian sprinter Ana Claudia Lemos is featured in Nike's new "Tomorrow Starts Now" ad. (Getty Images) (ATR) Nike is encouraging Brazil to forget about that "7-1 thrashing b...

Tokyo 2020 Sports Director Hits the Books

July 17, 2014

Murofushi hopes to create more Olympic medalists in the future. (Tokyo 2020) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 sports director Koji Murofushi has partnered with the Tokyo Medical and Dental U...

Joint Paper from the NOCs of Austria, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland - "Olympic Agenda 2020"

July 15, 2014

Under the auspices of newly elected president Dr. Thomas Bach, the IOC initiated a broad debate on the future of the Olympic Movement. The main focus of the IOC is to foster y...

Diplomat to Lead Tokyo 2020 Outreach

July 15, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) Diplomat Akio Miyajima has been transferred to a post in the Tokyo government to help boost Tokyo 2020’s international outreach. The official post is ...

TOKYO 2020's "Creating Tomorrow Together" Project Invites Youth to Contribute to the Games

July 14, 2014

TOKYO 2020 today presented its new project “Creating Tomorrow Together” to collect ideas from Japan’s younger generation with a view to further refining the existing vision, t...