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Tokyo 2020

Squash Chief Pitches Tokyo 2020 Leaders

January 22, 2015

The squash president presents a flag to Tokyo 2020 chief Mori. (WSF) (ATR) World Squad Federation president N. Ramachandran has pressed his case for the sport to be included ...

Tokyo 2020 Making Headway in Marketing, Sponsorship

January 20, 2015

(ATR) Expect a productive year for Tokyo 2020 says the marketing director for the organizing committee. Hideotoshi Maki tells Around the Rings that the organizing commi...

Tokyo 2020 creates a new 2020 Young Athletes' project

January 19, 2015

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori today joined 17 leading Japanese athletes for the second meeting of the Tokyo 2020 Athletes’ Commission. Tokyo 2020 Sports Director Koji M...

Table Tennis, Archery Eyeing Mixed Events for Tokyo 2020 -- Federations Focus

January 14, 2015

Table tennis tried a mixed team event in Nanjing at the YOG. (Getty Images) (ATR) The president of the International Table Tennis Federation says the sport will attempt to ad...

Tokyo Olympics Open Door to Additional Sports

January 14, 2015

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori (Getty Images) (ATR) Tokyo 2020 is paving the way for new sports to be added to the program. Organizing committee president Yoshiro Mori ...

Baseball-Softball Chiefs Set for Tokyo 2020 Talks -- Top Story Replay

January 17, 2015

Baseball-softball last appeared in the Olympics in 2008. (Getty Images) (ATR) World Baseball Softball Confederation president Riccardo Fraccari heads to Japan next week to pu...

Japanese Youth Mark 2,020 Days to Tokyo Olympics

January 12, 2015

(Tokyo 2020) (ATR) Millennials in Japan are counting down the days until the country hosts the Olympic Games. Tokyo 2020 marked 2,020 days until the Olympics open in Japan...

20-Year-Olds Launch 2020-Day Countdown to Tokyo 2020, Form Giant 2020 Together With Athletes

January 12, 2015

Together with hundreds of excited spectators, 20-year-old athletes gathered to form a giant ‘2020’ and launched a 2020-day countdown that will culminate in the Games of the ...

Karate Pushes Olympic Bid in Talks with Tokyo 2020

January 08, 2015

World Karate Federation president Antonio Espinos (Getty Images) (ATR) World Karate Federation president Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings he received “positive feedback...

FIBA Pushing 3x3 Basketball for Tokyo 2020 -- Federations Focus

January 02, 2015

(Getty Images) The president of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) says one reform from last month’s IOC Session “opens a door” for three-on-three basketball to j...

TOP Sponsor Collaboration; Coke Downsizing -- Sponsor Spotlight

January 03, 2015

Signage in venues will be multilingual for the 2020 Olympics (Getty Images) (ATR) Atos and Panasonic will team up to “create a new chapter” for technology at the Tokyo 2020 O...

San Francisco "Courting Ruin" in Potential 2024 Bid -- Media Watch

January 02, 2015

San Francisco Bay Area (Getty Images) (ATR) Chris Daly, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and Ed Kinchley, co-chair of the San Francisco Committee on...