Tokyo 2020 Olympics

North, South Korea Agree to Join Participation in Tokyo

North and South Korea have agreed to submit a joint bid for the 2032 Olympic Games, as well as participate in…

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USOC Chairman Larry Probst to Step Down at End of 2018

United States Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst will step down at the end of 2018, the organization announced Monday.

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Ariake Arena in Tokyo On-Track for December 2019 Opening

The Ariake Arena, #8 on the map above, is one of 6 new permanent venues being constructed for the 2020 Olympic Games.

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#Tokyo2020 Olympic Torch-Lighting Ceremony Set for March 11th, 2020

11 women, representing the Vestal Virgins of Olympia, are responsible for lighting the Olympic torch.

P1440 Teams Up with FIVB for Las Vegas Olympic Qualifying Event

As part of the four previously announced P1440 tour events, the beach volleyball tour/concert and health and wellness series founded by three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is teaming up with the FIVB for a four-star double-gender event in Las Vegas, Oct. 17-21.

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.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ticket Prices Announced

On July 20th, the Tokyo Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the ticket prices for all Tokyo…

Two Years Out From the Olympics: U.S. Men’s Edition

July 24, 2018 marks who years out from the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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…

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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.

IOC Pushes Peace on Korean Peninsula with 4-Nation Ping Pong Game

In a continued effort to maintain peace and improve relations between North and South Korea, IOC President Thomas Bach has invited the leaders of both nations to Lausanne for diplomatic talks and a friendly game of table tennis on Olympic Day (June 20th).

IOC, Athletes Commission Invite Global Athletes to Make Voices Heard

A Steering Committee of 20 athlete representatives from around the world, assembled by the Athletes’ Commission (AC) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), released the initial components of an Athlete Charter to address and protect the fundamental rights and responsibilities of athletes around the world.

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.

“It wasn’t Easy Having Such A Successful Father” – Georg Grozer

Now at 33 years of age, Grozer has one last goal: to play at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. For that, he draws inspiration from his family.

Meet The Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Mascots

Meet the colorful characters symbolizing the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

IOC Delivers “New Norm” To Make Olympics Affordable & Legacy-Oriented

Today the IOC unveiled “The New Norm,” a list of 118 reforms aimed at making the Olympic Games more affordable and legacy-oriented for future host cities.

Tokyo 2020 Travelers To Be Greeted By Airport Robots

Traveling to Tokyo in 2020 for the Summer Olympic Games? You may run into a fuzzy cat robot in the airport, ready to assist you.

‘Ninjas’ May Be On Guard At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020’s onsite security guards may possibly be performing their duties dressed as ninja warriors.

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