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New dates for Olympic Games confirmed for 2021

New dates for Olympic Games confirmed for 2021

(CNN)The postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed. An agreement was reached on Monday after a call between leaders from the IOC, Tokyo 2020 organizers, the Japanese government and the International Paralympic Committee. The Summer Games had been scheduled to run from July

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Tokyo 2020 Partner Houses

Tokyo 2020 Partner Houses

The world will gather in Tokyo during the Games. Dozens of "Partner Houses" will give everyone the chance to experience the charms of various cultures, discover new delicacies and cuisines, enjoy performances and shows, and celebrate together. Located near Tokyo’s most iconic landmarks, each House will be a unique experience unlike any other. Check out the

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Olympic Stadium officially opened

Olympic Stadium officially opened

With eight months until the return of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to Tokyo, the Olympic Stadium’s completion was recognised on Sunday. In a ceremony attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, and architect Kengo Kuma, media had the chance to walk through the venue which will undoubtedly become an icon of the Games.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic artwork

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic artwork

This year promises to be an exciting one for sport, with soccer's European Championships and golf's Ryder Cup on the horizon. But, arguably, the biggest sporting events of 2020 are the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The official posters -- created by internationally renowned artists and designers to leave "cultural and artistic legacies" --

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Holland Heineken House to expand for Tokyo 2020

Heineken and the Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation (NOC*NSF) have revealed that the Holland Heineken House (HHH) for Tokyo 2020 will be located in Tokyo Bar. Heineken has organised the national house on behalf of the NOC*NSF at every Summer and Winter Olympics since the 1992 Games in Barcelona. For Tokyo 2020, HHH will join forces with TeamNL

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International Olympic Committee announces plans to move Olympic marathon and race walking to Sapporo

International Olympic Committee announces plans to move Olympic marathon and race walking to Sapporo

Tokyo 2020 Cooler conditions for these endurance events are part of comprehensive measures to protect athletes, officials and spectators during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it is planning to move the Olympic marathon and race walking events to Sapporo, the host city of the Olympic Winter Games

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Tokyo 2020 Launches “Make the Beat!” – a project inviting fans worldwide to energise venues and encourage athletes

Tokyo 2020 Launches “Make the Beat!” – a project inviting fans worldwide to energise venues and encourage athletes

Tokyo 2020 The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee launched “Make the Beat!”, a project fusing sound, technology and social media, to allow fans from all over the world to take part in energising venues and encouraging their favourite teams and athletes. “Make the Beat!” will introduce fans to the official Tokyo 2020 beat, a melodic rhythm that

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 30 Live Site Venues

Tokyo 2020 Unveils 30 Live Site Venues

A Tokyo 2020 Live Site photographed during the Rio Games 2016 The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) have finalised its selection of 30 Live Site venues in nine prefectures across Japan, including a new venue in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka prefecture. The Live Sites are an integral part of Tokyo 2020's plan to bring the

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India House to be set up for athletes at Tokyo 2020 with Sports Minister confident of improved performance

India House to be set up for athletes at Tokyo 2020 with Sports Minister confident of improved performance

"India House" will be set up during next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo to cater to the needs of the country’s participating athletes, India Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has said. Making the announcement at Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, Rijiju expressed his confidence that the nation will perform better at Tokyo 2020 than at

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medal Design Unveiled

On Wednesday 24 July 2019, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled the Olympic medal design, medal ribbon and medal case at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games “1 Year to Go!” Ceremony. The design of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals reflects the concept that in order to achieve glory, athletes have to strive for victory on a daily

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The Kihinkan: the Casa Italia for the Games

The Kihinkan: the Casa Italia for the Games

The Kihinkan – Takanawa Manor House”: this is the Casa Italia headquarters at the next 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The CONI Council made the decision today at the end of a long selection process of over 60 locations carried out during the last two years. The structure is characterized by a Liberty-style architecture from the start of the last century and is

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Tokyo 2020 unveils live site venues

Tokyo 2020 unveils live site venues

Tokyo 2020 has unveiled details of 29 live site venues in nine prefectures across Japan. All are located in areas hosting Tokyo 2020 competitive events and in the Tohoku and Kumamoto regions, which were hit by natural disasters in 2011 and 2016. Operated in conjunction with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other organisations, the live sites will

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Google Japan G.K. as Official Supporter

Google Japan G.K. as Official Supporter

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today welcomed Google Japan G.K. (Google) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter, the third domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme. The company will be a Partner in the category “Internet-based information and navigation services (including: Web/App or internet search

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