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Organizers launch second Olympic ticket lottery in Japan

Olympics Nov 13, 2019

Organizers launch second Olympic ticket lottery in Japan

The second phase of next summer's Tokyo Olympics ticket lottery began for residents of Japan on Wednesday, with over one million tickets available for nearly all the Olympic events including the opening and closing ceremonies. Tickets for boxing, previously omitted due to issues surrounding the ...

Olympics Nov 11, 2019

Australia's ABC to cut radio coverage of Tokyo Olympics

Australia's public broadcaster has decided for the first time in almost 70 years not to buy radio rights to an Olympic Games. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. cited budgetary constraints and changes in the way audiences access content in announcing Monday that it would not broadcast ...

Details announced for final 2020 lotto

Olympics Nov 8, 2019

Details announced for final 2020 lotto

by Ryusei Takahashi

The second and final lottery for Japanese residents to buy tickets to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will commence on Nov. 13, the organizing committee announced Friday. Applications will be accepted from the morning until 11:59 a.m. on Nov. 26. The lottery results will be announced ...

Opera singer Placido Domingo pulls out of Tokyo 2020 event

Olympics Nov 8, 2019

Opera singer Placido Domingo pulls out of Tokyo 2020 event

Opera performer Placido Domingo, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct, has withdrawn from a cultural festival planned in conjunction with the Tokyo Olympic Games, organizers said Friday. The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee said the renowned Spanish singer ...

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