By Duncan MackayJanuary 24 - Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan Toshiro Muto has been appointed chief executive of Tokyo 2020, working under ex-Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori, it was officially confirmed today.
By Duncan MackayJanuary 23 - The team that will oversee preparations for Tokyo 2020 will be officially unveiled tomorrow with the former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan Toshiro Muto expected to be appointed secretary general to work under ex-Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori.
By Duncan MackayJanuary 23 - Former Japanese Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa, a critic of Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, has promised that he will use the Games to "create a new Japan" if his campaign to become the city's new Governor is successful.
By Paul OsborneJanuary 21 - About 30 youths, aged 18-25, from across Asia have made their way to Tokyo as the city hosts its first ever Youth Leadership Programme (YLP), led by the United Nations Office of Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP).
By Duncan MackayJanuary 13 - Japan's former Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori will lead Tokyo 2020 after accepting the Government's invitation to head the Organising Committee for the Olympics and Paralympics, a Cabinet Minister has revealed.
By Emily GoddardJanuary 9 - Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori is being tipped to take up a leading role with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee.
By Emily GoddardJanuary 6 - The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has opened a new bureau dedicated to the preparation of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games that will be staged in the city.
By Paul OsborneDecember 30 - The Olympic Cauldron used at Tokyo 1964 will be preserved at the new National Stadium being built for the 2020 Summer Games in the Japanese capital, the Sports Ministry has revealed.
By Nick ButlerDecember 23 - Seiko Hashimoto, a former speed skater and cyclist who competed at seven Olympic Games, is being touted as a potential candidate to be the next Governor of Tokyo as urgency to make an appointment grows for the sake of preparations for Tokyo 2020.
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