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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...

800 Runners Reach Tokyo after a 1000-km Relay Through the Tohoku Region

August 08, 2014

Eight hundred runners yesterday completed a 1000-km relay and reached Tokyo, the host city of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020. During the two-week relay, the particip...

Tokyo Olympic Venue Plan Under Review

August 06, 2014

An aerial view of Tokyo's Tsukiji area (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 tells Around the Rings it is reserving the right to review all venue plans for the 2020 Olympics. I...

Panasonic Could See Billions in Revenue from Tokyo Olympics

August 06, 2014

The Panasonic 3D Theatre was a major attraction at the London Olympics in 2012. (Getty Images) (ATR) TOP Sponsor Panasonic says as much as $10 billion in revenue could be gen...

Tokyo Sailing Venue Could Move 25km

August 06, 2014

The Wakasu area is slated to host sailing events at the 2020 Games. (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo’s proposed sailing venue could be moved to a venue across Tokyo Bay. A repor...

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...