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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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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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    IOC President Bach discusses progress of PyeongChang 2018 preparations with Republic of Korea President Park

    18/09/2014

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Republic of Korea President Park Geun-Hye met today at the Blue House in Seoul to discuss the status of preparations for the 2018 Olympi...

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    Rio 2016 Announces Ticket Prices

    17/09/2014

    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has announced the ticket prices for the 2016 Olympic Games. With about 7.5 million tickets to be issued for 717 sessions over 28 sports, plus the Opening and Closing ...

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    Athletes’ Commission created for Tokyo 2020

    12/09/2014

    The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced the establishment of the Tokyo 2020 Athletes’ Commission, a body set up to provide useful insights to organisers in the...

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    Past Games inspire Rio 2016 volunteer applications

    12/09/2014

    Just one week after applications opened, more than 60,000 people have already registered their interest in volunteering at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with many of the candidates being inspired to sig...

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    Volunteers: “The lifeblood of the Olympic Games”

    28/08/2014

    Volunteering has been a core part of the Olympic Games ever since it was first introduced during the 1948 Games in London. Now, with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee launching the application process...

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    Rio 2016 launches volunteer programme

    28/08/2014

    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has launched the application process for the volunteer programme that will operate during the 2016 Olympic Games. The organisers are looking for 70,000 people – from ...

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    Rio sailing event proves great success

    11/08/2014

    Organisers and athletes have praised the Aquece International Sailing Regatta – the first in a series of major sporting events to be held in Rio as the Brazilian city prepares to stage the 2016 Olympi...

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    Rio 2016 launches official ‘Look of the Games’

    05/08/2014

    To mark two years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Organising Committee has unveiled the official ‘Look of the Games’ which will be used for all the event’s visual c...