Tokyo organizers quietly plan for potential Olympic delay: sources

Olympics Mar 22, 2020

Tokyo organizers quietly plan for potential Olympic delay: sources

Tokyo 2020 organizers have started drafting possible alternatives to holding the Olympics this summer, two sources familiar with the talks said, in contrast to the government's stance that postponement is not an option. While the coronavirus outbreak has disrupted sports events around the world, Japan ...

Tokyo Games tickets to go on sale worldwide in May

Olympics Feb 12, 2020

Tokyo Games tickets to go on sale worldwide in May

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Games said Wednesday that Olympic tickets will be made available to people living outside Japan starting in mid-May. Spectators looking to travel to Japan for this summer's games, which kick off July 24, will be able to purchase ...

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 ...