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2020 Summer Olympics

British number one wrestler George Ramm vows to blaze a trail on the international stage

The Bolton News - ‎10 hours ago‎
After completing his final season as a junior, the Sharples Wrestling Club member will then go all out to win Commonwealth gold in 2018 before taking on the world's best at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. ... He plans to remain based in Sweden for the ...
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Scandal-hit Tokyo seeks crumbs of comfort from IOC

The Indian Express - ‎9 hours ago‎
Controversy has once again cast a shadow over Japan's preparations for the 2020 Games after French prosecutors launched an investigation into $2 million in payments allegedly paid to help Tokyo secure the Olympics. John Coates, chairman of the IOC's ...

Taylor DeLoach, Richard LeCounte named Best of Preps Athletes of the Year

Savannah Morning News - ‎5 hours ago‎
“Then I want to make it to the 2020 Summer Olympics.” LeCounte started racking up scholarship offers in football as a freshman, and the junior committed to Georgia this year.
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Japan denies report it bribed to host 2020 Olympics

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎May 12, 2016‎
... for the Tokyo Organising Committee for 2020, which is different from the bid committee that won the right to host the games, said the committee believes Tokyo won because it presented the best bid.
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Tokyo on the defensive over Olympic allegations

Deutsche Welle - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Celebration in the Japanese capital: Tokyo won the rights to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games after defeating fellow bidder Istanbul 60 to 36 votes in a second round of secret voting.
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Kelly Slater Wave Pool On NBC's Today Show

Surfing Magazine - ‎15 hours ago‎
That's right, today on NBC's Today Show, host Natalie Morales takes a trip out to Lemoore's most sacred pond for a first-hand report, as well as the first-ever broadcast piece, on the Kelly Slater Wave Company.
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SCA FM network will broadcast Rio Olympics with Seven

The Australian - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Seven Network won all media-platform rights to the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and Tokyo in 2020 and the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, in 2018 in 2014 for a reported fee of around $160 million. Southern ...
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NFL to play 2021 Super Bowl in new Los Angeles stadium

Reuters - ‎19 hours ago‎
The National Football League also announced the 2019 and 2020 Super Bowls would be played in Atlanta and South Florida, respectively, returning to those areas for its championship game, one of the most-watched television events of the year.

Hamilton's Eleanor Harvey named to Canada's Olympic fencing team

Hamilton Spectator - ‎17 hours ago‎
After all, she's already exceeded expectations just by qualifying. Harvey has said and maintains that her goal was always to make it to the Olympics in 2020 (she'll be a bit older then, plus, with the addition of a women's team event, her chances will ...
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2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics Fast Facts - ‎May 23, 2016‎
October 9, 2009 - The International Olympic Committee approves adding rugby sevens and golf for the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games. June 7, 2011 - NBC and Comcast pay $4.38 billion for the rights to continue broadcasting the Olympic Games through ...

Young Guam surfers hearing to Hawaii for competition - ‎12 hours ago‎
... was Every's age so I'm really stoked to rep Guam and place well," he shared. The team will travel with ISA-certified coach Fred Mendiola.
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OLYMPICS-Japan 2020 bid leader says firm at centre of questions is legitimate

Daily Mail - ‎May 16, 2016‎
TOKYO, May 16 (Reuters) - The leader of Japan's bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics and other Japanese officials on Monday said the company at the centre of questions raised about payments by the bid committee was a legitimate firm and not a paper ...
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Rio, Sochi, Tokyo: All battling for Olympic scandals record? - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Despite our better judgement, let's take a look at the road to the Rio Games, where it looks like we may set an Olympic record for scandals. However, there's some stiff competition coming from past and future hosts.

May 24, 2016: NBC Announces Live Streaming Service, Why Video Game Competitions Are Attracting Major ...

BizBash - ‎8 hours ago‎
TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS COULD OPEN WITH ARTIFICIAL METEOR SHOWER: The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 may feature an upgraded fireworks display in the form of a man-made meteor shower. Japanese startup Star-ALE plans to ...

Japanese firms jumping on 2020 Paralympics bandwagon

The Japan Times - ‎May 18, 2016‎
As Tokyo prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, an increasing number of Japanese companies are throwing their support behind athletes with disabilities.

Japanese Company creating Man-made Meteor Shower for 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Maine News Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
According to a report in CS Monitor by Ben Thompson, "A Japanese company is looking to combine atmospheric study and entertainment with its Sky Canvas Project, which it hopes can generate a satellite-based artificial meteor shower for the 2020 Summer ...
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EDITORIAL: Rigorous probe needed to study Tokyo Olympics bid payments

Asahi Shimbun - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Dark clouds of suspicion are gathering over Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Allegations have emerged that Japan made dubious cash payments to win the right to hold the world's largest sports event in its capital.
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Merkel praises DOSB during anniversary celebrations - ‎May 23, 2016‎
But he admitted there was still "a lot to change", particularly in the eyes of the public after Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics was scrapped last year following a failed referendum. This follows an eventful period of doping ...

No reason to hold Olympics when bad overwhelms good

Stars and Stripes - ‎May 22, 2016‎
French prosecutors are investigating allegations that the IOC's decision to award Tokyo the 2020 Summer Games was greased by payoffs, as many previous games have been.