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Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic Games!

Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic Games!

After 1964, the Games return for a second time to the Japanese capital! Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic Games!
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London 2012

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Future Games

 
Rio 2016 585 days to go
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PyeongChang 2018 1138 days to go
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Tokyo 2020 2033 days to go
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From Candidate to Host City

From Candidate to Host City

The Olympic Games is a unique and complex project, and its size, scope and complexity are like no other. For this reason, for a city to host successful Olympic Games, many years of careful and precise planning are required, with all of the relevant organisations, authorities and stakeholders working together.

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    Over 240,000 volunteer applications for Rio 2016

    19/12/2014

    The recruitment of the 70,000 volunteers required to stage a successful Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 is well under way. More than 240,000 applicants are now taking part in the first phase o...

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    Olympic fans name Rio 2016 mascots

    16/12/2014

    The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been named Vinicius and Tom respectively, following a public vote. The names, which honour Bossa Nova musicians Vinicius de Moraes and To...

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    Say hello to the mascots of Rio 2016

    24/11/2014

    The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have said Oi! (hello!) to the world for the first time. Inspired by the fauna and flora of Brazil, the mascots feature various influences from...

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    Second Tokyo 2020 Project Review comes to a close

    19/11/2014

    A little over a year after the election of Tokyo as the host city of the Olympic Games in 2020, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegation, led by the IOC’s Coordination Commission Chair John...

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    Olympic Gold Medallist Yuna Kim becomes 2018 Games Ambassador

    04/11/2014

    The PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games (POCOG) has announced that Olympic gold medallist figure skater Yuna Kim will be an ambassador for the 2018 Games. Kim’s new pos...

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    Ground broken on new speed skating rink for PyeongChang 2018

    29/10/2014

    Construction began today on the new speed skating rink for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, which will be located in the Gangneung Coastal Cluster. Commenting on the groundbreaking, the Pres...

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    Tokyo marks 50th anniversary of 1964 Olympic Games

    12/10/2014

    Tokyo has celebrated the 50th anniversary of its hosting of the 1964 Olympic Games, with a series of events being held across the Japanese city, which will host the Games for a second time in 2020. “T...

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    Tokyo 2020 holds first Advisory Meeting

    12/10/2014

    The Tokyo 2020 Advisory Meeting has met for the first time, as preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games continue to gather pace. The meeting took place on the 50th anniversary of the Tokyo 1964 Olympic...