The race against time that Tokyo 2020 now faces to have its new National Stadium ready for the Olympic Games five years hence was underlined here today, when it was emphasised that certain groups would require access before the building was completed.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori formally apologised to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here today after the Japanese Government announced earlier this month they were scrapping plans for a new National Stadium and starting again.
Tokyo 2020 today unveiled Tokyo Gas as the latest addition to its growing list of Official Partners.
The official logos for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have today been unveiled at the city's Metropolitan Government Plaza.
Japan is to launch a new international design competition to choose a stadium to be the centrepiece of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, it was announced today.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe today announced that the plans for the controversial new Zaha Hadid-designed Natioal Stadium being built for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo will be revised.
Architect who chose design for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium admits cost too high but warns "we can't abandon Zaha"
The architect who oversaw the selection of plans for Japan's controversial new National Stadium, which will be the centrepiece for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, defended the the decision to choose a design by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid which is now set to cost $2 billion, nearly double the original estimate.
There are fresh doubts over the construction of the main stadium for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo with with the Japanese Government facing severe pressure over the soaring costs which means it will now cost more than $2 billion (£1.3 billion/€1.8 billion).
Tokyo 2020 has already hit its domestic sponsorship target fully five years in advance of the Games.
Mori blames shortage of labour for rising construction costs, as Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission concludes visit in upbeat mood
Yoshirō Mori, Tokyo 2020 President, today blamed an “imbalance of demand and supply” for the soaring construction costs threatening to afflict Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic project, as the second visit by top International Olympic Committee (IOC) inspectors drew to a close in a positive mood of mutual satisfaction.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) plans to implement changes to the Olympic Charter to hand International Sports Federations (IFs) a bigger role in how their events are run at the Olympic Games.
The convention centre recently chosen as the venue for three sports - fencing, taekwondo and wrestling - at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is to benefit from an estimated ¥15 billion on(£80 million/$120 million/€110 million) facelift.
The cost of the Japanese National Stadium that will form the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics has been confirmed at ¥252 billion (£1.3 billion/$2 billion/€1.8 billion), in spite of a decision to postpone installation of a retractable roof until after the Games.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has officially announced that Toshiaki Endo has been appointed Minister in charge of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Sports put forward for the second stage of the application process for Tokyo 2020 Olympic inclusion have been reacting to the decision of Japanese organisers to include them on the shortlist and trying to promote their chances in the hope they will evenutally be chosen.