Tokyo 2020 Olympics Minister Toshiaki Endo has become embroiled in a cash-for-support scandal after reportedly admitting accepting money and gift vouchers from the founder of a company which provides English assistant language teachers to schools in Japan’s capital city.
The Japan Sports Council (JSC) has announced it has signed a ¥2.5 billion (£14.5 million/$21 million/€19.1 million) contract with the constructors of Tokyo’s new National Stadium, which is being built for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 today published its plans for a minimal impact Olympic and Paralympic Games as it aims to raise awareness of the significance of sustainability in the modern world.
Belgian designer Olivier Debie has abandoned his plagiarism lawsuit against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over the initial Tokyo 2020 Emblem choice, he has revealed.
Panasonic boss Kazuhiro Tsuga has been appointed as one of two new vice-presidents by Tokyo 2020 along with politician Tsutomu Tomioka, the State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
The town of Inawashiro and the city of Koriyama look set to partner with athletes from Ghana and The Netherlands as part of a Government drive to help locals interact with those competing at Tokyo 2020, it has been announced.
A Japanese proposal to stop using swastikas to identify temples on tourist maps ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo has caused a backlash on social media.
Tokyo 2020 has further bolstered its list of Official Partners by signing deals with four Japanese national newspapers, it has been announced today.
IOC claim "couldn't be happier" with Tokyo 2020 preparations as new completion date for Stadium revealed
Tokyo's new stadium being built for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will be completed two months ahead of schedule in November 2019, according to Japanese organisers, but will not be ready in time to host Rugby World Cup matches.
Tokyo 2020 has held an Athletes' Commission workshop as preparations for the Olympic and Paralympics in the Japanese capital continue.
Medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be made out of recycled metals as part of an environmental drive by organisers.
Tokyo 2020's new Olympic Stadium could still be used at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, according to the project's architect.
The architect of Tokyo 2020's replacement Olympic stadium has denied that he copied the previously scrapped venue - and claims that the two designs are "very different".
Evidence suggesting an athletics sponsorship deal may have unfairly influenced Tokyo's victory in the race for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will be studied by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to "better understand" the claims being made, insidethegames has been told.
Tokyo's victory in the race for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games has been implicated in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) corruption scandal after it was suggested a sponsorship payment agreed between Japan and the the world governing body may have encouraged some International Olympic Committee members to vote for it rather than rival Istanbul.