Fulfilling a Games vision and engaging the youth of Japan and the entire world was the focus of a first meeting of the Tokyo 2020 Culture and Education Commission today.
Applications have opened for sports to apply for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with Federations having until June 8 to submit responses to a preliminary set of questions.
Additional events at the Olympic Games will be selected from sports with International Federations (IFs) recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and not currently included on the sports programme, Tokyo 2020 have announced.
Plans to build a new Olympic sailing marina next to Tokyo Gate Bridge in Tokyo Bay have been abandoned, as part of ongoing changes to the original Tokyo 2020 blueprint that are intended to shave costs by well over $1 billion (£658 million/€919 million).
Tokyo 2020 has added leading Japanese mega-banks Mizuho and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) to its ever growing list of Gold Partners.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has announced his intention to stand down from his role as head of the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) to concentrate on organising the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japanese sportswear manufacturer Asics has been selected as the 10th Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner, the highest tier of the domestic sponsorship programme.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has revealed he has been treated for cancer but claimed it will not affect him carrying out his duties in the build-up to the Olympics and Paralympics.
Japanese financial holding company Nomura has been selected as the latest Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner.
Tokyo 2020 today added two more domestics sponsors to their growing list of Gold Partners.
Tokyo 2020 today unveiled JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation as its sixth Gold Partner as the decision to award the Olympics and Paralympics to the Japanese capital continues to prove a lucrative choice.
The Japan Sport Council (JSC) have outlined their ambitions here to help aid the development of some of the world's poorest countries as part of their Sport For Tomorrow programme.
Tokyo 2020 have marked the fourth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake with a minute's silence at their headquarters, while Sports Director Koji Murofushi attended a commemoration ceremony in Ishinomaki.
Construction on new Tokyo Olympic Stadium set to begin in October as demolition on 1964 arena begins
Demolition work has got underway at the National Stadium in Tokyo with construction of a new state-of-the-art arena for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics due to begin in October.
Fukushima should host Tokyo 2020 baseball and softball matches if sports added to programme, claims official
Officials 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.