Japanese relay teams secure berths for Tokyo Olympics

More Sports / Swimming Jul 28, 2019

Japanese relay teams secure berths for Tokyo Olympics

Japan qualified for both the men's and women's 4x100-meter medley relay swimming event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by advancing to their respective finals at the world championships on Sunday. Japan finished third overall in the men's heats and eighth overall in the women's heats. ...

Emperor Naruhito to assume role as Tokyo 2020 Honorary Patron

Olympics Jul 22, 2019

Emperor Naruhito to assume role as Tokyo 2020 Honorary Patron

Emperor Naruhito will assume the role of Honorary Patron of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Imperial Household Agency announced Monday. The honor was formally requested by Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori, and submitted to the Imperial Household Agency through Prime Minister Shinzo ...

Organizing committee outlines ticket sales

Olympics Jan 30, 2019

Organizing committee outlines ticket sales

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The organizing committee for next summer's Tokyo Olympics revealed the process for domestic ticket sales and detailed ticket prices for each sport on Wednesday. The lottery process is set to begin via an official ticketing website during the spring, per the committee. Winners of ...