Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:34
International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 Summer Games avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:08
Japan is to formally complain about a cartoon that appeared in a French weekly newspaper showing sumo wrestlers with extra limbs in front of the Fukushima nuclear plant.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 14:30
Choosing Tokyo instead of Istanbul to host the 2020 Olympic Games was unfair. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 11:15
Six men will wake up on Tuesday with hopes of ending the day as the most powerful man in sport by being elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) President and succeeding Jacques Rogge.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 11:13
The decision to award Tokyo the 2020 Olympic Games was a triumph of business sense as much as common sense, and a unequivocal endorsement of Asia`s dynamic economies.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 15:42
Tokyo will be hosting its second summer Olympic Games in 2020, it was announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here on Saturday.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 15:41
People in Tokyo rejoiced today as the city was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics by the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires.
Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal blasted the decision not to award Madrid the 2020 Olympic Games, claiming the International Olympic Committee had not treated the Spanish capital fairly.
Tokyo has won the right to host the Olympic Games for the second time, overcoming fears about radiation from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 19:34
Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was on Friday expressed optimism of wrestling continuing to be a part of the 2020 Summer Games by getting a favourable verdict in September.
Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 18:09
US fast food chain McDonald`s has extended its sponsorship of the Olympics for a further eight years, making it the official restaurant at Olympics venues until the 2020 Summer Games.
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