Japan Olympic chief denies bribery after France indictment

2019-01-11 13:38

Japan's Olympic Committee chief has denied bribery or any wrongdoing after being indicted in France for corruption linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid.

Morne hopes to see cricket at 2020 Olympics

2018-11-21 19:12

Former Protea bowler Morne Morkel hopes that the T10 format will be considered for the Olympic Games in Japan in 2020.

SEE: Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony

2018-07-22 11:18

The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo.

LeBron, Curry headline all-star USA squad for 2020 Olympics

2018-04-07 15:39

LeBron James and Stephen Curry have been named in a star-studded 35-man squad which will form the basis of the USA basketball team for the 2020 Olympics.

SA relay team prepare for Tokyo 2020 Games

2017-01-16 22:17

Athletics South Africa has announced a 33-member national relay preparation squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Slater plays down hopes of Olympic berth

2016-10-06 10:42

Surfing icon Kelly Slater has played down the likelihood of competing for the USA when the sport makes its debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

5 sports get Tokyo 2020 green light

2016-08-04 10:27

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed the addition of five new sports to the Tokyo 2020 programme.

Olympic surfing just not Wright

2015-06-24 08:07

Australian world championship contender Owen Wright believes surfing is closer to an art form than a sport.

Wrestling back in Olympics

2013-09-08 18:06

Wrestling has been reinstated into the Olympic programme for the 2020 and 2024 Games, beating baseball/softball and squash.


Tokyo 2020 unveils new budget, spending unchanged at $12bn

2018-12-21 07:26

Tokyo 2020 organisers have unveiled the latest version of the Games budget, keeping their estimate unchanged as they face intense pressure to keep costs down.

Positive signs for SA ahead of Olympic canoeing qualifiers

2018-08-29 11:46

The South African sprint canoeing team that took part in the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Portugal return buoyed by their achievements.

Boxing still at risk of Tokyo 2020 exclusion - IOC

2018-05-03 22:15

The International Olympic Committee has refused to rule out the possibility of excluding boxing from the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Tokyo marks 1 000 days before 2020 Olympics

2017-10-28 14:01

Tokyo marked 1 000 days to go before the start of the 2020 Olympics with a ceremony that included a demonstration of new sports.

Japanese Olympic organisers to disclose cost estimate

2016-12-21 08:06

Japanese Olympic organisers are set to present their first official cost estimate for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

After Rio, Tokyo eyes safe, smooth 2020 Games

2016-08-21 05:50

Tokyo have watched the Olympics with confidence that the myriad problems that have dogged the Games will make Rio an easy act to follow.

Tokyo Olympic bill balloons to R224 billion

2015-12-19 13:22

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will cost £9.98bn, six times more than the original estimate, it has been claimed.

3 venues changed for Tokyo 2020

2015-02-28 09:32

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics got the go-ahead from the IOC executive board to change three venue locations.

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