Six Months To Go To Tokyo 2020

Duncan Mackay Editor

Duncan Mackay is the editor of Awards include British Sports Writer of the Year in 2004, British News Story of the Year in 2004 and British Sports Internet Reporter of the Year in 2009. Mackay is one of Britain's best-connected journalists and during the 16 years he worked at The Guardian and The Observer he regularly broke a number of major exclusive stories, including the news that British sprinter Dwain Chambers had tested positive for banned performance enhancing drugs.

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Recent articles by Duncan

Political stability will help Tokyo 2020, claims new Governor

By Duncan Mackay at St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel

Naoki Inose with Takeda London January 10 2012January 10 - Tokyo's new Governor Naoki Inose hopes a relative period of political stability in Japan will help the city's bid to bring the Olympics and Paralympics back to the capital for the first time since 1964, also claiming that the simmering territorial dispute with China over control of islands in the East China Sea will not derail the campaign.

Cities bidding for 2020 preparing to hand in Candidature files

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne

IOC headquartersJanuary 6 - Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo are all due to hand in their Candidature files to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here tomorrow for their bids for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, marking the next phase of a campaign which will culminate in a host city being chosen in September.