Tokyoites celebrate triumphant 2020 Olympic bid

Sep 8, 2013

Tokyoites celebrate triumphant 2020 Olympic bid

The mood in Tokyo was ecstatic early Sunday as the city was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics by the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires. Close to 2,000 people watching a live broadcast of the IOC’s general session on a large screen ...

Experts uncertain about Tokyo bid

Sep 5, 2013

Experts uncertain about Tokyo bid

by Masaaki Kameda

As the weekend vote looms by the International Olympic Committee to decide the city that will host the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, experts in Japan say the three candidates are neck and neck amid lingering worries about the radioactive water leaking from the ...

Events held to promote '20 Games

Aug 31, 2013

Events held to promote '20 Games

A swimming and running race and a walking event to view venues related to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics were held Saturday to promote Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Summer Games ahead of the crucial vote Sept. 7 in Buenos Aires. About 200 people ...

Feb 19, 2013

Save Olympic wrestling

Japan should join the other countries that are opposed to the IOC's decision to possibly exclude wrestling from the 2020 Olympics and launch strong lobbying activities to save the sport.