Judging of Tokyo Games mascot competition to be streamed online

Jun 20, 2017

Judging of Tokyo Games mascot competition to be streamed online

The judging of the public design competition to choose the official mascot of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be broadcast online to ensure fairness and transparency, according to the games’ organizing committee. It remains to be seen what phase of the selection process will ...

IOC to set 2020 program, include street basketball

Jun 3, 2017

IOC to set 2020 program, include street basketball

A full list of 2020 Tokyo Olympics medal events will be finalized by the IOC executive board next week, one month ahead of schedule. Among more than 60 proposals, 3-on-3 basketball is an expected favorite after all were analyzed by an International Olympic Committee ...

/ May 15, 2017

Toyota-led group invests in development of flying car

Toyota Motor Corp. and 14 affiliates plan to spend ¥42.5 million over three years to support a flying car development team that includes young engineers from the leading automaker, according to informed sources. Currently, the group of young engineers from the automotive and aviation ...

Ikee seeking medal, win over rival

/ May 10, 2017

Ikee seeking medal, win over rival

Having become the first woman to win five titles at the national championships at the tender age of 16, Rikako Ikee has her sights set on more hardware and another 16-year-old at the world championships in Budapest in July. Ikee, who competed in seven ...