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IOC Awards Japanese Broadcast Rights Through 2024

June 19, 2014

The Japan Consortium acquired broadcast rights for Games including the 2018 Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC has awarded the Japan Consortium the broadcast rights in Ja...

IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in Japan

June 19, 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded its broadcast partner Japan Consortium the broadcast rights in Japan for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang an...

Olympic Torch May Pass Fukushima Plant; Tokyo 2020 Educating Students

June 17, 2014

Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant (Getty Images) Fukushima authorities want 2020 Olympic torchbearers to use a national highway close to its crippled nuclear plant, desp...

Tokyo 2020 Promises Aid to Disaster-Stricken Regions

June 16, 2014

Buildings in the Iwate Prefecture that were destroyed by the tsunami in 2011 (Getty Images) (ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee intends to collaborate with areas of nor...

ITTF 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships Goes Viral

June 13, 2014

The ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships are officially the most followed World Table Tennis Championships in history. There were 475 combined hours of covera...

IOC Announces Bridgestone as Worldwide TOP Partner to 2024

June 13, 2014

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE Friday 13 June 2014 www.olympic.org                             IOC Announces Bridgestone as Worldwide TOP Partner to 202...

Tokyo 2020 Plans to Scale Down Venues

June 10, 2014

A rendering of the new National Stadium for Tokyo 2020 (Japan Sport Council) (ATR) Rising costs have the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee reviewing their venue plans. Yoich...

World Taekwondo Federation Announces Record Participation For 5TH WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships

June 09, 2014

Lausanne; 09 June 2014: The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today revealed that 121 athletes from a record 40 countries across all five IPC regions have registered to compete...

Agitos Foundation launches second edition of programme for National Paralympic Committees

June 05, 2014

The development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Agitos Foundation, has today (5 June) launched the second edition of a highly successful and popular p...

Establishment of New Advisory Meeting Completes Key Components of TOKYO 2020

June 05, 2014

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is pleased to announce the establishment of the TOKYO 2020 Advisory Meeting. The third Executive Board meeti...

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Heads Advisory Group to "Stir Passion" for Tokyo 2020

June 05, 2014

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto and president Yoshiro Mori at today's press conference (TOKYO 2020/ Shugo Takemi) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 today announced the formation of a 170-strong a...

Toshiba, NTT Plan 8K Broadcasts for Tokyo Olympics

June 03, 2014

Toshiba is pushing to release its 8K high-definition resolution before 2020 (Getty Images) (ATR) Toshiba and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) announced plans to broadcast...