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, 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.
Baseball and softball, karate, squash, bowling, roller sports, climbing, surfing and wushu are the eight sports nominated for the next stage of the application process to be added to the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, it has been announced this morning.
A shortlist of sports in contention to be added to the Olympic programme will be revealed by Tokyo 2020 on Monday morning (June 22) at a special event in the Japanese capital, it has been announced.
Tokyo 2020 has announced All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan Airlines (JAL) as its first Official Partners, under the category of “Passenger air transportation services”.
The final design of Tokyo’s new National Stadium, that will form the centrepiece of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, could be submitted later than currently anticipated, Japanese officials have admitted.
Twenty-six International Olympic Committee (IOC)-recognised Federations have proposed events to be considered for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, organisers have confirmed today following an Executive Board meeting in the Japanese capital.
World Bowling have launched their bid to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme after officially submitting their application to be considered for inclusion as an additional event.
Tokyo 2020 leaders unveil new round of venue changes, but Bach wants National Stadium issues resolved
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today urged Japanese leaders to resolve issues surrounding the new National Stadium that will form the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as officials unveiled further venue changes expected to bring overall savings to $1.7 billion (£1.1 billion/€1.5 bllion)
Japanese and International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials are closing in on a final venue plan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but a solution acceptable to all parties is still proving elusive in one sport - cycling.