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Sep 13, 2018
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's recent earthquake, typhoon serve as reality check for tournament organisers, says IOCInternational Olympic Committee member and Tokyo Olympics planner John Coates has reiterated the need to be prepared for the possible occurrence of natural disasters during the tournament in 2020 in the aftermath of destructive typhoons and earthquakes in the country.
Apr 24, 2018
Tokyo Olympics organisers rapped on knuckles by IOC over state of preparations for 2020 eventTokyo Olympic organisers were given a sharp reminder Tuesday to raise their game after complaints from several international sports federations about preparations for the 2020 Summer Games.
Apr 23, 2018
Organisers of Tokyo 2020 Olympics must be open to questions and criticism, insists IOC vice-president John CoatesJohn Coates, chairman of the IOC’s Coordination Committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, told organisers on Monday that stakeholders may lose confidence in their ability to host the Games if they do not answer questions about preparations.
Feb 22, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: IOC asks 'unhappy' Dick Pound to quit after he called committee members ‘old farts’The 75-year-old Pound, a 1960 Olympics swimming participant who joined the IOC in 1978 and is a two-time former vice president, has been a vocal critic in the media of the IOC’s handling of the Russian doping scandal for two years.
Feb 07, 2018
'Extraordinary' Tokyo 2020 Olympics sponsorship programme nears record revenues of $3 billion, says IOCRecord revenues from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics sponsorship programme have edged closer to $3.0 billion with more partners expected, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.
Oct 04, 2017
Tokyo Olympics' water venue intended for triathlon and marathon swimming polluted due to prolonged summer rainTokyo Olympic organisers said Wednesday that prolonged summer rain had temporarily brought high levels of bacteria to a venue intended for triathlon and marathon swimming at the 2020 Games.
Aug 15, 2017
Stephen Wooldridge, Australia's Olympic gold-winning cyclist, passes away aged 39Australia's track cycling fraternity was Tuesday mourning the sudden death of former Olympic and world champion Stephen Wooldridge, aged just 39.
Aug 07, 2017
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Australia's Betty Cuthbert dies after prolonged battle with multiple sclerosisCuthbert shot to fame as a little-known 18-year-old at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, winning the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4x100 metres relay, earning her the nickname 'Golden Girl' by local media.
Dec 22, 2016
Tokyo Olympics 2020 reduces budget to $17 billion after pressure over soaring costsTokyo Olympics organisers unveiled a smaller budget of up to $17 billion on Wednesday after coming under pressure to cut ballooning costs.
Oct 18, 2016
IOC working to cut Tokyo Olympics costs; assures athletes' interests won't be harmedA review of Olympic expenses last month recommended changing three venues in an effort to rein in costs projected to hit $29 billion - some four times the initial estimates made when Tokyo won the right to host the Games.