Watch the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Anime Videos Here
With less than 2 years remaining until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Japan’s national public broadcasting organization has released special anime in anticipation of the world’s biggest international competitive sporting event
WADA Published 2019 List of Prohibited Substances, Methods
On September 28th, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; the 2019 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2019 Monitoring Program, which were all approved by WADA‘s Executive Committee on September 20th.
Japan Nixes Heat-Conserving Daylight Saving Time
The Japanese government has decided against implementing daylight saving time as a means to mitigate the typically high summer temperatures expected during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Possible Junior, Youth, & Beach Pan American Games on the Horizon
Three new Games initiatives are being discussed at the Pan Am Sports General Assembly taking place this week, one of which is a Junior version of the Pan American Games.
USADA Pilots New Dried Blood Spot Anti-Doping Device
In a bid to gather more athlete samples while also greatly reducing human and financial testing resources, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is implementing a pilot Dried Blood Spot (DBS) testing program at an upcoming competition
Smile! Tokyo 2020 Confirms Use of Facial Recognition Software
The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced today that a face recognition system will be used to verify the identity of athletes, officials, other staff members and media representatives, marking the first time such technology will be used at a Games.
The Awesome Tokyo 2020 Mascots Have Been Named
We already met the magical mascots of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo back in February of this year, when the…
IOC Releases Schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
Loretta Race contributed to this report. On the day Tokyo 2020 organizers announced that new Olympic venues’ construction is on track,…
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay to Start in Tsunami-Hit Fukushima
With just over 740 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony, organizers have disclosed that the Olympic torch relay will begin on March 26, 2020 in the Fukushima Prefecture.
Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay: Hope Lights Our Way
With just over 800 days to go until the opening ceremonies, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee revealed its vision for the Olympic torch relay.