Tokyo 2020

Taekwondo to be added to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme as sailing and football 7-a-side miss out

By Nick Butler

Taekwondo will be one of 22 Paralympic sports featuring at Tokyo 2020 ©IPCTaekwondo will make its Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020, it was decided by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board today, meaning a total of 22 sports will feature, but sailing and football 7-a-side will miss out.

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.

Sponsors to pay $128 million for leading package at Tokyo 2020

By Paul Osborne

Sponsors looking secure the top sponsorship package at Tokyo 2020 will have to foot a bill of JPY15 billion ©Getty ImagesCompanies hoping to become leading sponsors of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics will reportedly have to pay around JPY¥15 billion (£80 million/$128 million/€110 million).

Tokyo 2020 launch Young Athletes' Project to encourage youth to focus on Games

By Paul Osborne

Koji Murofushi will lead the new 2020 Young Athletes' project which is hoped will encourage young athletes to set the Tokyo Olympic Games as their sporting goal ©Tokyo 2020Tokyo 2020 has launched a Young Athletes' Project in an effort to encourage youngsters to set the Olympic and Paralympic Games as their ultimate sporting goal.

Demonstrators to stage protest walk against Tokyo National Stadium demolition

By Emily Goddard

Demonstrators are to stage a protest walk against the Tokyo National Stadium demolition ©Getty ImagesThe Custodians of the National Stadium, a group campaigning to stop the demolition of the Tokyo National Stadium to make room for a new one for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, are planning to stage a protest walk this weekend.

Tokyo 2020 establish Programme Panel to consider adding new sports

By Nick Butler

Fujio Mitarai, one of Japan's most successful businessmen, will head the Panel to consider new sports at Tokyo 2020 ©AFP/Getty ImagesA Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel has been convened to study the feasibility of proposing specific sports to be added to the Olympic Games in the Japanese capital.

Tokyo celebrates 2,020 days until Olympics with ceremonies across the nation

By Liam Morgan

The ceremonies were attended by Olympians athletes and hundreds of 20-year-old spectators ©Getty ImagesTokyo marked 2,020 days until the start of the 2020 Olympic and then the Paralympic Games with a ceremony in front of the headquarters of the Organising Committee today, which was attended by hundreds of spectators.
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