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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games CEO says 80 percent venues have been secured ahead of next year's rescheduled mega-event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games CEO says 80 percent venues have been secured ahead of next year's rescheduled mega-event

Tokyo 2020 organisers announced on Friday that 80 percent of the venues required to run a successful Olympics have been secured ahead of next year’s rearranged Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 just beginning the race to reset themselves after postponement due to coronavirus pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 just beginning the race to reset themselves after postponement due to coronavirus pandemic

Just two months after the unprecedented Olympic postponement, preparations for Tokyo 2020 seem to be barely out of the starting blocks.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: We don't know how IOC money will be spent, says CEO of organising committee Toshiro Muto
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: We don't know how IOC money will be spent, says CEO of organising committee Toshiro Muto

Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics, first in history to be postponed, said they were not aware of detailed spending allocations for $800 million committed to next year’s rescheduled Games by the IOC

Tokyo Olympics 2020: CEO Toshiro Muto promises 'transparency' over cost of Games' postponment
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: CEO Toshiro Muto promises 'transparency' over cost of Games' postponment

The chief executive of the Tokyo Olympics promised “transparency” with the Japanese public on Thursday regarding the cost of postponing the games until next year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Summer Games won't provide much economic stimulus for Japan
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Summer Games won't provide much economic stimulus for Japan

Japan has been devastated like many countries by the coronavirus pandemic and could be in a recession when the Olympics are to open on 23 July, 2021.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games spokesman Masa Takaya says there is 'no B plan' for another Olympic postponement
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games spokesman Masa Takaya says there is 'no B plan' for another Olympic postponement

Masa Takaya, the spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics, said organisers are proceeding under the assumption the Olympics will open on 23 July, 2021.

IOC facing 'several hundred million dollars' of added costs due to Tokyo Olympics postponement, says president Thomas Bach
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IOC facing 'several hundred million dollars' of added costs due to Tokyo Olympics postponement, says president Thomas Bach

Bach was also asked if the pandemic provided an opportunity for some athletes to violate the doping rules with no threat of testing

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Head of organising committee Yoshiro Mori expects call from IOC president Thomas Bach about new dates for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Head of organising committee Yoshiro Mori expects call from IOC president Thomas Bach about new dates for Games

Tokyo Olympic president Yoshiro Mori said on Monday he expects to talk with IOC president Thomas Bach this week about potential dates and other details for the rescheduled games next year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers need new dates for Games opening and closing ceremonies
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers need new dates for Games opening and closing ceremonies

"We must decide this soon, otherwise it will be hard to decide on other things to follow," Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee, told his 30 senior directors.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic torch relay to go on as scheduled in Japan; organisers seeks crowd 'restraint'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic torch relay to go on as scheduled in Japan; organisers seeks crowd 'restraint'

The Olympic flame, which is due to arrive on Friday from Greece, is scheduled to navigate the country for four months from 26 March until the planned opening of the Olympics on 24 July at the national stadium in Tokyo.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: There's no 'Plan B' for Games despite alarm over spread of coronavirus, reiterates Japanese official
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: There's no 'Plan B' for Games despite alarm over spread of coronavirus, reiterates Japanese official

Tokyo has no Plan B for this year’s Summer Olympics despite alarm over the spread of the coronavirus in Japan and elsewhere with under five months before the event, a senior official said on Friday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'United by Emotion' motto for Games and Paralympics, Naomi Osaka drives home message of inclusion
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'United by Emotion' motto for Games and Paralympics, Naomi Osaka drives home message of inclusion

Japan, which has long prided itself on being homogeneous, is becoming more ethnically diverse and Osaka, currently 10th in the world rankings, is often held up as the face of these changing times

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers establish task force to focus on coronavirus, reiterate that Games will go as scheduled
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers establish task force to focus on coronavirus, reiterate that Games will go as scheduled

Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organisers again tried on Thursday to allay fears that the 2020 Games could be postponed or cancelled by the fast-spreading coronavirus from China.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organising Committee CEO Toshiro Muto says coronavirus outbreak could throw 'cold water' on Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organising Committee CEO Toshiro Muto says coronavirus outbreak could throw 'cold water' on Games

The spread of a new coronavirus could throw 'cold water over the growing momentum of the 2020 Games,' Tokyo Organising Committee CEO Toshiro Muto said on Wednesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Paralympic Committee 'seriously worried' about effect of coronavirus on Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Paralympic Committee 'seriously worried' about effect of coronavirus on Games

Tokyo organisers have repeatedly said there are no plans to cancel the Olympics. That position has been repeated by the Switzerland-based International Olympic Committee

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Price of hosting opening, closing ceremonies rises 40 percent to $118 million, says organising committee
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Price of hosting opening, closing ceremonies rises 40 percent to $118 million, says organising committee

The price of the opening and closing ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics has risen about 40 percent according to numbers released by the organizing committee

Tokyo Olympics head says organising committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda doesn't need to quit over corruption 'reports'
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Tokyo Olympics head says organising committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda doesn't need to quit over corruption 'reports'

Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda, being probed for suspected corruption, does not need to step down from his role with the Tokyo 2020 organising committee

2020 Tokyo Olympics' spending unchanged at $12.1 billion after organisers unveil new budget for Games
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2020 Tokyo Olympics' spending unchanged at $12.1 billion after organisers unveil new budget for Games

The latest budget for the Tokyo Games stands at 1.35 trillion yen ($12.1 billion), unchanged in yen terms from the version announced this time last year.

2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers say they are working to stage boxing tournament at Games despite freeze by IOC
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2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers say they are working to stage boxing tournament at Games despite freeze by IOC

Boxing has an ancient Olympic tradition and has featured at every modern games since 1904, expect the 1912 Games in Stockholm because Swedish law at the time banned the sport.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 face added risk of earthquakes, tsunamis due to shifting tectonic plates
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 face added risk of earthquakes, tsunamis due to shifting tectonic plates

For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom but Tokyo has a different problem.