2020 Summer Games

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parents

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parents

Japan officially recognizes two types of "karoshi", as deaths by overwork is known: cardiovascular illness linked to overwork, and suicide following mental stress related to work.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
Tokyo recommends five more sports for 2020 Games

Tokyo recommends five more sports for 2020 Games

 Five additional sports, including skateboarding and surfing, have been recommended by the organisers of the Tokyo Olympics for inclusion at the 2020 Summer Games, it was announced on Monday.

Sep 28, 2015, 18:00 PM IST
Nothing in mind yet for stadium, says Japan Olympics minister

Nothing in mind yet for stadium, says Japan Olympics minister

Exactly five years before the 2020 Summer Games open in Tokyo, Japan has yet to decide what it wants in its new National Stadium after scrapping a previous design due to ballooning costs, its Olympics minister said on Friday.

Jul 24, 2015, 13:14 PM IST
Cash and prestige drive race for 2020 Tokyo Games place

Cash and prestige drive race for 2020 Tokyo Games place

An army of sports -- from baseball to wushu -- is battling for a place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with cash as much as prestige the driving force.

Feb 11, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

IOC urges `sustainable` Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

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.

Jun 27, 2014, 13:34 PM IST

Out on a limb: Japan upset by French Fukushima cartoon

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.

Sep 12, 2013, 10:08 AM IST

Istanbul`s Olympic bid rejection unfair: Turkish PM

Choosing Tokyo instead of Istanbul to host the 2020 Olympic Games was unfair. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

Sep 10, 2013, 14:30 PM IST

IOC members gear up to elect new president

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.

Sep 10, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

Tokyo 2020 an endorsement of Asian dynamism

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.

Sep 09, 2013, 11:13 AM IST

Summer Olympic Games hosts` list

Tokyo will be hosting its second summer Olympic Games in 2020, it was announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here on Saturday.

Sep 08, 2013, 15:42 PM IST

Tokyo in celebratory mood as it wins bid to host 2020 Olympics

People in Tokyo rejoiced today as the city was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics by the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires.

Sep 08, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

Rafael Nadal blasts Madrid 2020 Olympic snub

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.

Sep 08, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo has won the right to host the Olympic Games for the second time, overcoming fears about radiation from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.

Sep 08, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

Axing of wrestling from Games will be a loss for India: Sushil

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.

Jun 28, 2013, 19:34 PM IST

McDonald`s extends Olympic sponsorship to 2020

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.

Jan 13, 2012, 18:09 PM IST