2020 vision for Olympic hosts Japan
2020 vision for Olympic hosts Japan

Japan hope the appliance of science can trigger an Asian Games gold rush but admit they will struggle to steal hosts South Korea`s thunder, insisting that building momentum for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is their top priority.

A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build
A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

Tokyo`s 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time.

Tokyo``s 2020 preparations draw praise

The IOC`s Coordination Commission has praised Tokyo`s early preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics, highlighting the financial planning and diversity of local organisers after a three-day visit to the Japanese capital.

Istanbul, Madrid trade blows as race becomes Messi

The battle for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics entered its` final stages today with the Istanbul bid saying in Buenos Aires that of the three candidates they would need to spend the least on `dedicated Olympic projects`.

Olympics 2020 candidates out to impress IOC members

The three cities bidding for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics had the first of their two presentations to the electorate who will decide their fate, the IOC, in Lausanne on Wednesday.

Open race for 2020 Games after IOC report

All three cities bidding for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics declared themselves happy after the release on Tuesday of the IOC`s Evaluation Commission report.

Qatar gets IOC green light to bid for 2020 Olympics

Olympic chiefs have given Qatar the green signal to bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Doha by allowing a shift in dates.

US pulls out of bid for 2020 Summer Olympics

This time around, the United States is saying no to the Olympics. Locked in a dispute over millions of dollars, the US Olympic Committee pulled the plug on a bid for the 2020 Summer Games.

US pulls out of bid for 2020 Summer Olympics

This time around, the United States is saying no to the Olympics. Locked in a dispute over millions of dollars, the US Olympic Committee pulled the plug on a bid for the 2020 Summer Games.

Tokyo declares bid for 2020 Summer Olympics

Tokyo will bid for the 2020 Olympics, hoping to show the world how it has recovered after the devastation caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Tokyo declares bid for 2020 Summer Olympics

Tokyo will bid for the 2020 Olympics, hoping to show the world how it has recovered after the devastation caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Heat on to find bidders for 2020 Olympics

The race to win the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics does not look like being as hotly-contested as the memorable pursuit of the 2016 edition, a source close to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) told AFP.

Heat on to find bidders for 2020 Olympics

The race to win the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics does not look like being as hotly-contested as the memorable pursuit of the 2016 edition, a source close to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) told AFP.