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Work Continues on Finding Tokyo 2020 Basketball Venue

September 02, 2014

FIBA secretary general and IOC member Patrick Baumann (ATR) (ATR) Patrick Baumann, secretary general of the International Basketball Federation FIBA, says the proposed altern...

On the Record -- Brian Cookson, Cycling Federation President

August 27, 2014

Brian Cookson (ATR) (ATR) The head of UCI, the governing body for cycling, talks initial plans for the 2020 Olympics, the sport’s Olympic future and more. Cookson assumed...

Tokyo Prepares for Paralympic First

August 26, 2014

(Tokyo 2020) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 marked the six-year countdown to the Paralympics by releasing a series of images showing how Japanese Paralympians embody the movement's values ...

Olympic Aspirations -- Media Watch

August 26, 2014

Michael Phelps swimmingin the Pan Pacific Championships (Getty Images) The most decorated Olympian of all time could take home a few more medals. "Michael Phelps showed he co...

Japanese Olympic Official Denies Sexual Harassment Claim

August 25, 2014

Japanese skating federation president Seiko Hashimoto (Getty Images) (ATR) The International Skating Union is taking no action against the Japanese federation president over ...

New Rail Lines Will Link Haneda Airport to Tokyo Olympic Venues

August 21, 2014

When complete, the rail lines will cut travel time between Tokyo Station and Haneda Airport in half. (Getty Images) (ATR) New rail lines in Tokyo will connect athletes, fans,...

Ministry Rejects Renovation Plan for Tokyo Olympic Stadium

August 21, 2014

National Olympic Stadium in Tokyo (Getty Images) (ATR) Sport officials reject a proposal to renovate, not raze, Tokyo National Stadium.  On Wednesday, Japanese newspaper T...

Tokyo Governor Considering Olympic Smoking Ban

August 18, 2014

Smokers in Tokyo (Getty Images) (ATR) Restaurants in Tokyo could be smoke-free for the 2020 Olympics. Tokyo Metropolitan Governor Yoichi Masuzoe spoke on Japanese televisi...

3x3 Basketball Sights Set on Tokyo Olympics

August 18, 2014

FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann at the opening night of 3x3 basketball at the YOG (ATR) (ATR) The secretary general of FIBA credited a certain former Houston Rocket fo...

Samsung Adds Computers to TOP Sponsorship Deal

August 18, 2014

IOC President Thomas Bach (left) and Samsung vice chairman Jay Lee "inked" the deal with tablets. (Samsung) (ATR) Negotations between the IOC and Samsung to renew the South K...

Samsung Extends Olympic Games Partnership Through 2020

August 17, 2014

Samsung signs an agreement with the IOC in the “Wireless Communications Equipment and Computing Equipment” to expand their product category and strengthen its commitment to th...

Relay Participants Reach Finish Line in Tokyo

August 08, 2014

Relay participants reach the finish line in Tokyo. (Tokyo 2020) (ATR) Eight hundred runners completed a 621-mile long relay in the Tokyo Bay Area on Tuesday. Tokyo governo...