Tokyo 2020

Fukushima should host Tokyo 2020 baseball and softball matches if sports added to programme, claims official

By Nick Butler

There have been calls for baseball and softball matches to be held in Fukushima, if the sports are returned to the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020 ©WikipediaOfficials from Fukushima, site of the world's worst nuclear accident for 25 years four years ago, have called for baseball and softball games to be held there at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics if the two sports are, as expected, returned to the programme. 

World Rowing reacts positively to confirmation of Tokyo 2020 venue

By David Owen

Jean-Christophe Rolland has praised the choice of venue ©British RowingWorld Rowing (FISA) President Jean-Christophe Rolland has reacted positively to confirmation that the Tokyo 2020 regatta is, after all, to be staged at the originally designated Sea Forest venue, describing it as "another very picturesque venue to feature rowing near the heart of the Games".

Tokyo 2020 set to save $1 billion as venues moved

By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Saitama Super Arena will now host the basketball during Tokyo 2020 ©Getty ImagesA number of changes to the proposed venues for Tokyo 2020 were approved here today by the International Olympic Committee's ruling Executive Board, saving an estimated $1 billion (£650 million/€890 million) as the financial advantages of Agenda 2020 begin to become clear.

Fujitsu and NEC Corporation named Tokyo 2020 Gold Partners

By Daniel Etchells

Fujitsu has been assigned the category of "Data Centre Hardware" provider for Tokyo 2020 ©Tokyo 2020Tokyo 2020 has added Fujitsu and NEC Corporation, two of Japan's leading information technology providers, to its growing list of Gold Partners.

Canon announced as latest Tokyo 2020 gold sponsor

By Liam Morgan

Canon have been announced as the latest gold sponsor of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic GamesJapanese giants Canon have today been announced as the latest gold sponsor of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

No decision on new sports at Tokyo 2020 to be made until next year

By Nick Butler

No decision on new sports for Tokyo 2020 is expected until 2016, John Coates revealed today ©Twitter A decision on adding new sports to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games programme is not expected until August 2016, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has revealed today.

Tokyo 2020 raises a glass after securing Asahi Brewers as second domestic sponsor

By Duncan Mackay

Tokyo 2020 today unveiled Asahi Brewers as its second Gold Partner ©Tokyo 2020Asahi Brewers were today unveiled by Tokyo 2020 as its second top-tier domestic sponsor, only a day after the Gold Partner programme had been officially launched with the announcement of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation.

Tokyo 2020 sign-up telecommunications giant NTT as first Gold Partner

By Duncan Mackay

NTT and Tokyo 2020 today signed a multi-million dollar deal for the telecommunications company to become a Gold Partner ©Tokyo 2020Tokyo 2020 today announced Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation as its first Gold Partner in a multi-million dollar deal.

Tokyo 2020 announce new Commissions amid move to new headquarters

By Paul Osborne

Tokyo 2020 held its fifth Executuve Board meeting today ©TwitterThe Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee is due to move to a new headquarters at the end of March, insidethegames has learned following today's Executive Board meeting.

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