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Baseball, Softball Possible for Tokyo Olympics?

November 20, 2013

(ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach opens the door for baseball and softball to return to the Olympics in Tokyo 2020. At a news conference in Tokyo, Bach indicated the IOC wo...

Coates: Baseball/Softball a Possibility for Tokyo Games -- Exclusive

November 19, 2013

(ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chairman expressed a possibility that baseball/softball could be on the Olympic Program in Tokyo. Baseball is extremely popula...

IOC Ends Tokyo Visit with Talk of Rising Stadium Cost

November 15, 2013

(ATR) An IOC team wraps up its first visit to Tokyo, where there are concerns about the cost of the new national stadium to be constructed. For the past two days, staff fro...

IOC Outlining Roadmap for Tokyo

November 14, 2013

Tokyo 2020 bid president Tsunekazu Takeda, Gilbert Felli and Christophe Dubi. (Photo Kishimoto) (ATR) A team from the IOC begins a two-day orientation seminar in Tokyo for l...

Media Watch - Sochi Olympics; Tokyo 2020

November 12, 2013

Road to Sochi 2014 Alpine skier Heath Calhoun was the United States flag bearer at the 2010 Vancouver Paralympics opening ceremony. (Getty Images) Team USA features 18 vet...

Hosting the Games -- Bach in Tokyo; Russia, Brazil Add Universiade

November 11, 2013

Bach Books Trip to 2020 Host IOC president Thomas Bach (Getty Images) Thomas Bach will make his first visit to Tokyo since their selection as 2020 Olympics host on Novembe...

Hectic Travel Schedule for IOC President

November 08, 2013

Bach was in Sochi last Wednesday for the unveiling of the Winter Olympics volunteer uniforms. (Getty Images) Thomas Bach will be clocking up the air miles in the next few wee...

Media Watch -- A "Bumpy" Road to Sochi 2014

November 05, 2013

Sochi 2014 Countdown Sochi Olympic hopeful Lindsey Vonn sits down with Katie Couric on Tuesday to discuss her training and "greatest support system." (Getty Images) Last w...

Mizuno Not Seeking 2020 Role; Boston Mayor "Excited" By Bid

November 04, 2013

Mizuno Not Seeking Major Tokyo 2020 Role Masato Mizuno will not have a major role on the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee. Tokyo 2020 CEO Masato Mizuno tells Around the Ri...

Media Watch - Sochi 2014 Countdown

November 01, 2013

Road to Sochi 2014 Locals tell Reuters that Russia is targeting "insurgents" in Dagestan ahead of Sochi 2014. (Getty Images) Europe Online Magazine says there is "much wor...

New Plan for Tokyo Stadium; IOC Meeting Dates; Bach Visit

October 24, 2013

Tokyo Stadium Getting Re-Sized A rendering of the proposed National Stadium (Japan Sport Council) The stadium being used for athletics during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will ...

Coates Gets to Work; Tokyo CoCom Reaction

October 17, 2013

John Coates with Yoshitaka Akimoto at the Australian Olympic Committee headquarters in Sydney. (AOC) Coates Already Working Less than 24 hours after being announced as t...