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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Trailblazing Tokyo looking ahead with dazzling innovation

    It’s 12 months and counting until what promises to be the greatest show of them all. While Japan has previously staged three Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020 will ooze sophistication in many ways we’ve never seen before.
    23 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 continues to show strong momentum amid growing excitement for the Games

    On the eve of the One-Year-To-Go milestone, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has confirmed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), during its tenth Project Review (22-23 July), that preparations for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 continue to be on track and that excitement for the Games is growing, engaging millions across the country. 
    23 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo’s landmarks shine as city cheers on cycling test event

    The streets of the Japanese capital were even more packed than usual as the Ready Steady Tokyo road race took place on Sunday. The action was cracking – but it was the course itself that was the real star.
    22 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Cycling Road
  • News | Athens 2004

    Vezzali gives lesson in dexterity as she juggles sporting and political careers

    Valentina Vezzali has always had to be agile of mind and body ever since taking up fencing as a child, through five Olympic Games that brought six gold medals, to the political career she embarked upon in 2013 when she was elected to the Italian Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies.
    21 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Fencing, Italy
  • News | Paris 1924

    When Tarzan struck gold at the Games: the legend of Johnny Weissmuller

    Ninety-five years ago in Paris, in the space of two days – 18 and 20 July 1924 – Johnny Weissmuller was crowned Olympic champion in the 400m freestyle, the 100m freestyle and the 4x200m freestyle relay with the USA. He also played as a centre forward in the US team that took bronze in the water polo tournament. After winning two more golds four years later in Amsterdam (100m and 4x200m), he embarked on a career change that would see him demonstrate his swimming talents in a slightly different way…
    20 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 1924, Swimming, United States of America
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Korean archers suggest further dominance at Tokyo 2020 test event

    The Republic of Korea’s elite archers fired a warning shot to the rest of the world with a remarkable display of dominance as the latest Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 test event came to a close on Thursday. 
    19 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Archery, Republic of Korea
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: Ippei Watanabe ready to make waves at Tokyo 2020

    Since winning gold in the men’s 200-metre breaststroke at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Japan’s Ippei Watanabe has developed into one of the world’s leading swimmers in this event.
    19 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020, Swimming, Japan
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 ticketing solutions to be provided by Alibaba Group

    Worldwide Olympic Partner Alibaba Group has been named as the Ticketing Systems and Services Provider for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 by the IOC and the Organising Committee (OCOG).
    18 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Alibaba
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