Technology giants Fujitsu have teamed up with the Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA) to conduct research into potentially using robots to help with scoring in the sport which could then appear at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The suspicious and allegedly corrupt payment of $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.7 million) made by Tokyo 2020 to the Singapore-based Black Tidings account was deemed “necessary” by the Bid Committee, Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda has revealed.
An investigation into suspicious payments made by Tokyo 2020 before their successful campaign to win the rights for the Olympic and Paralympic Games will be launched by the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), the organisation’s President Tsunekazu Takeda told the country's Parliamentary Committee today.
Tokyo 2020 bid chief Tsunekazu Takeda has refused to reveal any more details about the allegedly corrupt payment made ahead of the city being awarded the Olympic and Paralympic Games during a grilling at the Japanese Parliament today.
Japan's Prime Minister vows to cooperate with Tokyo 2020 bribe investigation as Papa Diack denies wrongdoing
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has vowed to cooperate with the ongoing French investigation into an alleged bribe paid by Tokyo 2020 during their successful bid to land the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) is assisting French investigators assessing possible fraud surrounding Tokyo’s successful bid for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 officials have claimed that payments made to the corruption-linked Black Tidings bank account were "legitimate" amid allegations of vote-buying.
Tokyo 2020 have denied allegations that a payment of €1.3 million (£1 million/$1.5 million) was made to the Black Tidings bank account in Singapore ahead of the city being awarded the Olympic Games back in 2013.
French prosecutors reportedly investigating €1.3 million payment by Tokyo bid team ahead of 2020 vote
An alleged payment of €1.3 million (£1 million/$1.5 million) by the Tokyo 2020 bid team to the Black Tidings bank account in Singapore is among transfers being investigated by French prosecutors, it has been reported today.
Tokyo 2020 has today added mattress company airweave to its growing list of official partners.
There has been a mixed response to the new emblem for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo from art critics and the general public after it was unveiled to the world yesterday.
Tokyo 2020 have today unveiled the logos for the Olympics and Paralympics, entitled "harmonised chequered emblems" which organisers claim reflect the spirit of the Games.
Tokyo 2020 will reveal its replacement logos for the Olympics and Paralympics next Monday (April 25), organisers have confirmed.
Soy sauce corporation Kikkoman have officially been announced as an official partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
An open competition to select replacement logos for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo has faced renewed criticism after the shortlisted finalists were revealed.