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Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 27, 2016
Belgian designer drops suit over Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo, cites legal costs
Belgian designer Olivier Debie, who in August filed a plagiarism lawsuit over a Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo by Kenjiro Sano, says he will no longer pursue his grievance in court.
JAPAN
Nov 24, 2015
Panel starts accepting Tokyo Olympic logo entries — again
The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins accepting entries for a new logo, nearly three months after canceling a design plagued by allegations of plagiarism.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 16, 2015
Tokyo 2020 organizers launch fresh search for Olympic logo
Tokyo 2020 organizers on Friday launched their search for a new Olympic logo with a call for the public to reclaim the games after the original design was scrapped last month following accusations of plagiarism.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Sep 5, 2015
Death? War? What's next for the games?
Two years to the week that Tokyo won its bid over Istanbul and Madrid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, major stumbles in planning and preparation have caused the shining promise to take a nosedive.
JAPAN
Sep 4, 2015
Local logo contest organizers wary in wake of Olympics symbol scandal
The recent plagiarism allegations surrounding the 2020 Tokyo Olympics logo have put local governments on alert as they screen a huge number of logo candidates amid an increasing number of design competitions.
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2015
Tokyo Olympics committee may ease new logo selection rules
The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee will consider relaxing the submission requirements for the public competition to select a new logo, officials said Wednesday, a day after the original logo was scrapped amid plagiarism allegations.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Sep 2, 2015
Olympics logo scandal highlights power of the Internet critic
As news broke Tuesday that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee would scrap its official logo after weeks of plagiarism allegations surrounding the designer Kenjiro Sano, users of the popular 2channel gossip website posted a flurry of messages congratulating themselves.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 1, 2015
Disappointment, anger over Olympic logo 'embarrassment'
Many people reacted with disappointment and anger after the logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was scrapped amid accusations of plagiarism.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 1, 2015
Contested Tokyo 2020 Olympic logo scrapped amid plagiarism claim
In another humiliating reversal over preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the organizing committee pulls the plug on the official logo after critics howled plagiarism.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 28, 2015
Tokyo Olympic committee backs logo designer Sano, says design not plagiarized
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Friday showed the original design of Kenjiro Sano's Olympic and Paralympic Games logo, currently the subject of a plagiarism dispute, backing the Japanese designer's claim that he did not copy a Belgian theater's logo.
JAPAN
Aug 26, 2015
Designer disputes plagiarism claim against Tokyo Olympics logo
A graphic designer who headed the committee that selected the logo designed by Kenjiro Sano for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has disputed a claim that the design is similar to a Belgian theater logo.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 21, 2015
Tokyo Olympics logo designer faces fresh plagiarism claim from U.S. artist
Another work by Tokyo Olympics logo designer Kenjiro Sano is generating concern about plagiarism, this time in the United States, with an American artist saying he is considering legal action.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 18, 2015
Nagoya zoo wants probe into logo made by embattled Olympic designer
A zoo in Nagoya has asked for a probe into the logo that 2020 Tokyo Olympics emblem designer Kenjiro Sano created for it, sources said Tuesday.
JAPAN
Aug 15, 2015
Olympics logo designer admits Suntory giveaway bag designs copied
The embattled designer of the 2020 Gamesu2019 emblem admits some of the designs used in a beer companyu2019s promotional campaign were copies.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 13, 2015
Suntory pulls promotional bags bearing designs by embattled Tokyo Olympics logo designer
Allegations of plagiarism surrounding Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo designer Kenjiro Sano took a new twist on Thursday as Suntory Beer Ltd. announced it will retract a range of products bearing his designs.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 7, 2015
Japan experts play down Olympic logo row, as Belgian designer flags legal action against IOC
Although the controversy over the official emblem for 2020 Tokyo Olympics is heating up, experts say it won't turn out to be such a big issue after all.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 5, 2015
Tokyo Olympics logo designer says he's 'shocked' by plagiarism claim
The designer of the emblem for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games said Wednesday that he was "shocked" and "pained" that a Belgian theater logo designer had accused him of plagiarism.
JAPAN
Aug 4, 2015
Olympic logo designer to address plagiarism claims
Kenjiro Sano, whose logo design for the 2020 Summer Olympics is at the center of a plagiarism row, will hold a news conference Wednesday to clarify his position, the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee said Monday.

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