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Tokyo 2020

Bowling President Encouraged by Adoption of Agenda 2020 Framework

December 16, 2014

Kevin Dornberger (ATR) (ATR) Kevin Dornberger, president of World Bowing, tells Around the Rings, "Every sport that has Olympic aspirations should be encouraged by the adopti...

Olympic Backer Abe to Remain Japanese Prime Minister

December 15, 2014

Votes are counted in Sunday's election in Japan. (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020’s biggest backer will remain in office. Shinzo Abe was successful on Sunday in his bid for...

First Project Review Opens for Tokyo Paralympics

December 15, 2014

IPC CEO Xavier Gonzalez (ATR) (ATR) The first IPC Project Review for 2020 Tokyo Paralympic opened in Tokyo today. Tokyo 2020 will explain their vision outline that was ann...

Olympics Could be a "Burden, Possible Boon" for Boston -- Media Watch

December 16, 2014

Boston Harbor (Getty Images) (ATR) In an op-ed for the Boston Globe, authors Marcela Garcia and Nicole Hernandez discuss Boston's Olympic aspirations. "Playing host to the wo...

Baseball/Softball Welcomes Olympic Agenda Changes -- Federations Focus

December 10, 2014

Softball and baseball have been absent from the Olympics since 2008. (Getty Images) (ATR) It is possible no group was as excited by the Olympic Agenda 2020 changes as the Wor...

"Sweeping Reforms" Passed for Olympic Movement -- Media Watch

December 08, 2014

IOC president Thomas Bach in Monaco at the 127th IOC Extraordinary Session (Getty Images) (ATR) After a year of anticipation, the 127th IOC Extraordinary Session has officia...

Baseball/Softball, Squash React to IOC Reforms of Sports Program -- On the Scene

December 08, 2014

Softball has not been played at the Olympics since 2008. (WBSC) (ATR) Two federations have moved quickly to launch their campaigns to join the Tokyo Olympics after the IOC re...

Baseball-Softball Decision Looms for Tokyo 2020 - On the Scene

December 06, 2014

John Coates speaks to reporters following a news conference (ATR) (ATR) The IOC says baseball-softball could be added to the Tokyo Olympics next July. The bid of the two b...

Squash Pushing Hard for Tokyo 2020

December 04, 2014

Squash at the 2014 Asian Games (Getty Images) (ATR) Squash chief N. Ramachandran tells Around the Rings he is “optimistic” his sport can get on the program of the 2020 Games....

Summer Olympic Feds Raise Questions on Sports Program Reforms

December 02, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The director of the umbrella body for Summer Olympic federations says the IOC’s Agenda 2020 proposals will make it easier for sports to join the Games bu...

Tokyo 2020 Comms Chiefs Embarks on U.S. Pilgrimage

December 02, 2014

Rose Hills Memorial Park (Masa Takaya) (ATR) The head of communications for the 2020 Olympics recently visited the United States to pay respects to a Japanese Olympic pioneer...

Boston 2024 Bid Process Lacks Transparency, Critics Say -- Media Watch

December 01, 2014

(Getty Images) (ATR) The Boston Herald's editorial board discusses a major milestone in Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Wash...