A review commissioned by the Tokyo Government has predicted that total costs for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could exceed 3 trillion yen (£22 billion/$30 billion/€26 billion) unless drastic changes are made.
Rowing and canoe sprint could be moved 400km outside Tokyo as 2020 organisers struggle to control budget
Venues for rowing and canoeing, swimming and volleyball appear set to be moved in a latest series of changes affecting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 more committed than ever to successful Olympic and Paralympic Games, says chief executive
Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshirō Mutō has claimed Japanese organisers are now more committed than ever to deliver the best possible Olympic and Paralympic Games in four years’ time after spending time here in Rio for the 2016 edition.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has reiterated her desire to host a cost effective Olympics and Paralympics in 2020 and has claimed she has 18 months to attempt to reduce the expenses surrounding the Games.
An investigation team probing the controversial payment made by Tokyo 2020 to Singapore-based Black Tidings has reportedly dismissed allegations that the money was used as a bribe.
New Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has pledged to ensure the amount of money spent on the Japanese capital’s hosting of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics does not continue to balloon, vowing to hold a “cost-efficient” Games in four years’ time.
The Olympic Flag has today arrived in 2020 Games host city Tokyo after travelling more than 18,000 kilometres from Rio de Janeiro.
Baseball is returning to the Olympic Games after a gap of just 12 years, but there is still no guarantee that the sport’s biggest stars will be present in Tokyo in four years’ time.
Baseball and softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing have all been added to the Tokyo 2020 programme, it was confirmed here today.
New Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has confirmed she will travel here to attend the Closing Ceremony of Rio 2016 on August 21, where she will receive the Olympic Flag on behalf of the Japanese capital.
Japanese Weightlifting Federation President Yuriko Koike has been elected the first female Governor of Tokyo today.
Daiwa House Industry has become the latest official partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it has been announced today.
Tokyo 2020 has celebrated four years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the 32nd Olympiad by holding an event at the Japanese capital’s Haneda Airport.
Tokyo Governor candidate vows to speed up preparations for 2020 Olympics and Paralympics as campaigning begins
Hiroya Masuda, a candidate to be the next Governor of Tokyo, has vowed to “speed up” the Japanese capital’s preparations for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as campaigning for the role began today.
Education First Japan have been announced as the 24th official partner of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, with the company becoming a second tier domestic sponsor.