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  • News | IOC News

    Tokyo 2020 in the spotlight at IOC Executive Board

    The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 were in the spotlight during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting today in Lausanne, with a number of important decisions being taken on the sports front. 
    04 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Big crowds hail trampoline world champions in gleaming gymnastics arena

    Tokyo’s sparkling Ariake Gymnastics Centre, the venue for artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics at the 2020 Games, hosted a hugely successful 2019 Trampoline World Championships, which ended on Sunday with a range of nations securing Olympic qualification and a big, boisterous crowd cheering on Japanese success. 
    02 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Trampoline
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mattéo Baud – Nordic combined at the YOG on home soil

    Aged 17, Mattéo Baud is one of the most promising talents in French Nordic combined skiing. He will be representing his country at the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 in a rather unusual context, as the competitions will be held on home soil – at the Jason Lamy-Chappuis Stadium in Les Tuffes, Prémanon, in the French Jura.
    28 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Nordic Combined, France
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Second lottery for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 tickets to commence on 13 November

    The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced that applications for participation in the second lottery for Tokyo 2020 Olympic ticket sales will be accepted from 13 to 26 November 2019. This is the last ticketing phase exclusively reserved for residents of Japan.
    08 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Paris 2024

    A look back at the emblems of the Olympic Games

    To mark the unveiling of the Paris 2024 Games emblem, olympic.org takes a look back at some of the most well-known emblems from Olympic Games editions in the modern era, stretching back over a century.
    21 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of baseball with Netherlands pitcher Kevin Heijstek

    Dutchman Kevin Heijstek gives the lowdown on the sport that makes its Olympic return 12 years after its last appearance, offering insight into the basics, the mind games and its place within Japanese sporting culture.
    18 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Baseball, Netherlands
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Christian Taylor on the hunt for a third Olympic title and the triple jump world record

    The reigning double Olympic champion in the triple jump, American Christian Taylor, won his fourth world title in Doha on 29 September 2019. Having recorded the second best-ever jump in the history of his discipline in 2015, with a leap of 18.21m, he now has his sights set on a third Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Games, and is continuing his quest to beat the world record – 18.29m – held by Great Britain’s Jonathan Edwards since 1995.
    13 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Athletics, On the road to Tokyo
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