• Kyodo


The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics began accepting entries for a new logo at noon Tuesday, nearly three months after canceling a design plagued by allegations of plagiarism.

Reflecting public criticism that the selection process was opaque, the committee will accept entries from anyone regardless of their design experience. The first competition was limited to individuals who had received more than one key design award, and the judges were all from the design industry.

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