The International Wushu Federation (IWUF) was “disappointed” but “not completely surprised” after the sport it governs missed out on a recommendation to be added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic programme, executive vice-president Anthony Goh has said.
Bowling needs to change its worldwide perception of being a recreational activity rather than a sport, World Bowling President Kevin Dornberger has said, admitting there is “work to do” if it is to improve its global image and one day be included on the Olympic Games Programme.
International Athlete Forum for 2020 concludes with practical anti-doping sessions for Japanese youngsters
Members of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Committee have participated in a number of discussions and sessions at the 2015 International Athlete Forum for 2020, which concluded today in Tokyo.
Olympic swimming champion "disappointed" at Tokyo 2020 National Stadium debacle as new sports agency launched
The debacle involving the Tokyo 2020 National Stadium has been “disappointing” and preparations for the event in the Japanese capital must move in a “new direction”, Olympic swimming champion Daichi Suzuki has claimed following the launch of a new sports agency in Japan.
Surfing have not abandoned holding events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics naturally in the ocean rather than artificially in a wave park, the option most people have regarded as more likely, the governing body have told insidethegames.
World Bowling has expressed its sadness and disappointment after not being included among Tokyo 2020's five recommended sports to be added to the Olympic and Paralympic programme.
Exclusive: International Skateboarding Federation still hoping to manage Tokyo 2020 competition if sport selected
Discussions are still being held by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) about who would oversee a skateboarding competition if the sport is ultimately added to the Tokyo 2020 schedule following a recommendation by Games organisers today.
Ryohei Miyata, President of the Tokyo University of the Arts, has been appointed head of the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee while membership of the panel has also been confirmed.
Baseball and softball, karate, roller sports, sport climbing and surfing have been recommended for inclusion on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020.
Japanese Sports Minister Hakubun Shimomura, a close ally of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has become the latest casualty of the Tokyo 2020 National Stadium fiasco after tendering his resignation today.
Belgian designer pressing ahead with plagiarism case against IOC despite theatre withdrawing charges
A lawsuit against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been dropped by the Théâtre de Liège in Belgium following plagiarism accusations against the initial Tokyo 2020 emblem, although the graphic designer responsible for the logo is pressing ahead with his case.
Tokyo 2020 have announced they will put forward their proposed additional sports to be included on the Olympic Programme to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on September 28.
Zaha Hadid Architects and Japanese company Nikken Sekkei have pulled out of the race for the contract for the Tokyo 2020 National Stadium, it has been announced, citing a lack of a construction company as their reason for their withdrawal.
Zaha Hadid Architects have warned the competition process for the construction of the much-maligned Tokyo 2020 National Stadium could cause a “lower-quality” venue to be built which may cost “much more than anticipated”.
Tokyo 2020 today announced it has chosen the membership of a preliminary committee to initiate the selection of the new Olympic and Paralympic Games emblems.