Organizers unveil art posters for Tokyo Games

Olympics Jan 6, 2020

Organizers unveil art posters for Tokyo Games

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics on Monday unveiled the official art posters for the games, including designs by manga artists, painters, calligraphers and photographers from Japan and overseas The 20 posters — 12 based on the theme of the Olympics and eight ...

Paralympics Jan 3, 2020

Tokyo to see record number of competing nations in Paralympics

This year's Tokyo Paralympics will set a participation record with athletes from around 170 national organizing bodies competing, surpassing the record 164 bodies that took part in the 2012 London Games, a source with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. This raises hope that the ...

Registrations to buy Tokyo Games tickets exceed 8 million

Olympics Nov 25, 2019

Registrations to buy Tokyo Games tickets exceed 8 million

More than 8 million residents of Japan have registered to buy tickets for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics next summer, the games organizing committee said Monday. Registration of a "Tokyo 2020 ID" is necessary before buying tickets and 50,000 people had already completed the process ...

Tokyo Games organizers unveil designs of medalist bouquets

Olympics Nov 13, 2019

Tokyo Games organizers unveil designs of medalist bouquets

The organizing committee for the Tokyo Games on Tuesday unveiled the designs of the bouquets that will be presented to medalists and revealed they will be created with flowers grown in the areas of northeastern Japan heavily hit by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The ...

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 ...

Paralympics Oct 2, 2019

Results of 2020 Paralympic ticket lottery announced

The Tokyo Organizing Committee announced the results of the Paralympic Games ticket lottery on Wednesday, on the My Ticket page of the official website. Applicants will also be sent an email notification of their success or otherwise for next summer's games. Tickets allocated in the lottery ...