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Sochi 2014

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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 557 days to go
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PyeongChang 2018 1110 days to go
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Tokyo 2020 2006 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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    Tokyo 2020 creates Young Athletes’ project

    23/01/2015

    Following its latest Athletes’ Commission meeting, Tokyo 2020 has announced that it plans to create a 2020 Young Athletes project, which will encourage young athletes to set the Tokyo 2020 Games as th...

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    Rio 2016 ticketing programme launched

    16/01/2015

    A new web portal enabling spectators to secure tickets to Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been launched by the Organising Committee this week. Those hoping to attend should register their interest at www...

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    POCOG finalises venues as fourth PyeongChang 2018 Project Review concludes

    16/01/2015

    The venue master plan for the PyeongChang 2018 Games has been finalised, it was announced at the conclusion of the fourth project review visit (15-16 January 2015) of the International Olympic Committ...

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    Tokyo 2020 celebrates 2020 days to go

    12/01/2015

    The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has celebrated 2020 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad by gathering together 20-year-old athletes and hundreds of excited spec...

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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...