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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    IOC/Tokyo 2020 Q&A

    This Q&A has been designed to provide current answers to the questions related to the postponment of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. It will continue to be updated in order to take into account the changing nature of the situation.
    03 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic great Ian Thorpe offers message of hope and positivity

    It is simple as far as five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe is concerned: we must “remain positive, connect and communicate”. And with both the Australian’s sporting career and subsequent life emphasising triumph over adversity, he knows what he is talking about.
    02 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Australia
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay postponed

    On 24 March, the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    25 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame arrives in Japan

    The Olympic flame for Tokyo 2020 touched down in Japan early on Friday to start its 121-day Olympic Torch Relay journey around the country, bringing a message of peace and hope to the world.
    20 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Imoto Naoko: Japanese swimmer proud to bring message of hope

    Imoto Naoko was part of the Japan swimming team at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, where she finished fourth in the 4x200 freestyle relay. Whilst that was certainly a fond memory for her, ever since, the 43-year-old former Olympic swimmer has devoted her life to helping others.
    20 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay, Women in Sport
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic flame handover ceremony delivers message of hope

    The scaled-down ceremony in Athens featured gold medallists, emotional addresses and a message of hope and unity, with the flame now set to travel to Japan. The Olympic flag was raised, and the national anthems of Japan and Greece sounded, as the Olympic flame handover ceremony took place at Athens’ iconic Panathenaic Stadium.
    19 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Keeping it in the family: Zana Evans shines in front of Olympian parents

    Australian cross-country skier Zana Evans, whose parents are both Olympians and came to cheer her on at Lausanne 2020, speaks about following in their footsteps and the importance of having such strong family support.
    14 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, Cross Country Skiing, Australia, Women in Sport
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