LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Tokyo 2020) Wednesday launched the second editions of the Tokyo 2020 Playbooks, with the version for Athletes and Team Officials.
Apr 14, 2021 19:04
TOKYO 2020 AND THE TOKYO Metropolitan Government (TMG) Wednesday celebrated 100 days to go to the opening of the Olympic Games in 2021 with a poignant unveiling of the Olympic Rings on Mount Takao – one of Tokyo’s most scenic vantage points – as well as a commemorative ceremony with the Olympic and Paralympic mascots in downtown Tokyo.
Dec 22, 2020 20:12
TOKYO: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) Tuesday unveiled the version five budget for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, in conjunction with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan.
Sep 29, 2020 12:09
ON MONDAY, Tokyo Olympics announced the Olympic Torch Relay will start its journey on 25 March 2021 from the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima Prefecture, and then traverse all 47 prefectures across Japan over a period of 121 days.
Jul 22, 2020 19:07
TOKYO: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) Wednesday welcomed Tobu Tower Skytree Co., Ltd as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter, the third domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
Jul 16, 2020 11:07
LAUSANNE: Further to the approval of a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 qualification system principles by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force in April, the review of the International Federation (IF) qualification processes for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and each sport has now been finalised.
Nov 14, 2019 12:11
SAN FRANCISCO: Visa, the worldwide payment technology partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, has announced its most diverse roster of athletes on Team Visa Tokyo 2020. Representing 43 countries, the most in Team Visa history, the current roster is comprised of 70+ athletes across 30+ sports, including new additions to The Games: Surfing, Skateboarding and Sport Climbing.
Jun 27, 2019 10:06
LAUSANNE: The IOC Session Wednesday took note of a new set of guiding principles regarding commercial opportunities for participants during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, which were approved last week by the IOC executive board. The Session itself decided on a change to Bye-law 3 of Rule 40 of the Olympic Charter.
May 23, 2019 11:05
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been suspended as the Olympic governing body for the sport and will not play any role in organising the tournament at Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board announced today.
Mar 26, 2019 12:03
TOKYO: Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), the global governing body of volleyball has been declared as one of the official supporters of the ‘Clean Seas’ initiative of the United Nations in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Mar 26, 2019 12:03
TOKYO: The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games for Tokyo 2020 Monday announced details of the first ever Paralympic Torch Relay, including the planned schedule for the lighting of the torch and its display across Japan. Its emblem was also unveiled, that will be used to depict the relay.