No deadline for Tokyo Olympic decision, IOC's John Coates says

Olympics Mar 17, 2020

No deadline for Tokyo Olympic decision, IOC's John Coates says

The International Olympic Committee's point man for the Tokyo Games has insisted there's no deadline to call off the event and that it was still going ahead as planned. John Coates, chairman of the Tokyo coordination commission, was speaking before his return from Switzerland to ...

Olympic channel set to innovate, inspire

Olympics | OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK Apr 4, 2015

Olympic channel set to innovate, inspire

by Ed Odeven

The evolution of Olympic TV coverage mirrors technological changes that have transformed broadcast media — and society — over the past 50-plus years. Consider these facts: For the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, NBC devoted 45 minutes per day to on-air coverage, and 12 total hours for ...