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2020 Summer Olympics

Where are the 2020 Summer Olympics?

FanSided - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The 2020 Olympics will be hosted in Tokyo, Japan. The announcement of the location was made on September 7, 2013. The International Olympic Committee made the announcement at their 125th meeting which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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English Heritage 'deadly serious' about bid to get jousting into Olympics

The Guardian - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Jousting demands levels of athleticism, agility and equestrianism that make it an ideal candidate for the Olympics, English Heritage argues.

La Quinta 16-year-old boxing his way to 2020 Olympics

The Desert Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ortega, one of the desert's top up-and-coming boxers, is in prime position to make the 2020 Olympics after an eventful year that saw him rise to the top of the U.S.

How Canada funds Olympic athletes on the road to Rio

National Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
Since the Foundation's inception in 2006, B2ten has raised some $30 million to fill training and preparation needs for athletes up to and including the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. In Upperton's case, B2ten bought her a new sled and helped with ...
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Big bucks on the line as softball waits for Olympic return

The Province - ‎9 hours ago‎
They suggest that government funding and corporate sponsorship could bring at least $1 million to their sport in this country if softball is voted back into the 2020 Tokyo Games. The IOC has already taken the first step, with the IOC executive board ...

Olympic champ and coach brings runners to Detweiller at Dark

Peoria Journal Star - ‎13 hours ago‎
PEORIA - More than a half century after a historic Olympic run, young runners still want to learn from Bob Schul, the only American to win the gold medal in 5000 meters.

With Tokyo 2020 on the horizon, Japan aiming high in Rio - ‎20 hours ago‎
Koji Murofushi, the 2004 Olympics hammer throw gold medalist who is now sports director for the 2020 Tokyo organizing committee, says Japan's performance in Rio will be vital in paving the way for success on home soil in the subsequent Summer Games.

Olympics: Forty-five more athletes caught for doping after retesting of samples

The Mercury News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
... give the Olympics a big lift if it's added to the 2020 Tokyo Games. "There are more participants in skateboarding than most sports so I feel like they (the Olympics) need our credibility and they need our excitement level in their Summer Games ...
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This is what the Olympics 'needs' - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
... the 2020 Olympics.” McConnell said there already are plans for Tokyo venues that would allow skateboarding to be “brought to the heart of the city and create a real connection with the youth.

PLAN WELL & EXECUTE: Robotics changing face of business — and we need to pay attention

New Haven Register - ‎6 hours ago‎
Shoppers talk to SoftBank Corp.'s companion robot Pepper at a store in Tokyo recently. Pepper robots, equipped with a “heart” designed to not only recognize human emotions but react with simulations of anger, joy and irritation, are on sale.

Georgie Bullen picks up a bronze medal in Madrid goalball tournament

Leicester Mercury - ‎21 hours ago‎
They also finished the competition with the second-best goal difference of plus-17, beaten only by the USA team, who have qualified for this summer's Olympics in Rio. The men's squad enjoyed an equally successful competition with thrilling victories ...

Baranek: Sandburg's Evita Griskenas in good rhythm for an Olympic future

Chicago Tribune - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Orland Park resident Evita Griskenas has her sights set on representing the U.S. in rhythmic gymnastics at the 2020 Olympic Games. Orland Park resident Evita Griskenas has her sights set on representing the U.S. in rhythmic gymnastics at the 2020 ...
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Dong Dong leads Chinese trampoline favorites in Rio

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
4, 2012, file photo, Canada's Rosannagh MacLennan performs during the women's trampoline final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. MacLennan, who is ... His ambition is to win a medal of any color in Rio, then the gold in Tokyo in 2020. RUSSIAN ...
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Japan seeks to build solid platform for 2020 Tokyo Games

Malay Mail Online - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Jacques Rogge President of the International Olympic Committee announces Tokyo as the city to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games during a ceremony in Buenos Aires.
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Zirin: Refusing to host Olympics only route to reform

Boston Herald - ‎22 hours ago‎
I have covered every Summer Olympics since 2004, and at each site I've seen the negative effects. The 2004 Games in Athens brought ... After the extremes of Beijing and Sochi, the International Olympic Committee came up with its Agenda 2020, reforms ...

Track and field: Denton's McAfee off to Junior Olympics with eyes on 2020

Denton Record Chronicle - ‎21 hours ago‎
Committed to his dream of making the 2020 U.S. Olympic team, McAfee knows how much work is ahead of him. On Monday in Sacramento, California, he will take a major step toward accomplishing his goal as he competes in the USA Track and Field National ...

Success With Hyperlinking Is... Jousting in Japan?

Black Shoe Diaries - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The university announced on Tuesday that for the will be sending athletes to the Olympic Games for the 17th consecutive time (not including the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow). This year, a record 20 Penn Staters will head to Rio. The number ...
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Is Jordan Spieth in the 2016 Rio Olympics?

FanSided - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
After explaining his decision to sit Rio out, Spieth talked about playing in the 2020 Summer Games in Japan. “I'll make it a significant goal,” Spieth said.
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Singapore won't get Olympic 'live' telecasts

The New Paper - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Last year, Dentsu won the Olympic broadcast rights for 22 Asian countries, including Singapore, from 2018 to 2024, covering the 2020 and 2024 Summer Olympics. The rising costs of sports content, such as football's English Premiership and the cricket's ...
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Top golfers missing Olympics will regret their decision

Bradenton Herald - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Golf's future at the Olympics and at Tokyo in 2020 hangs in the balance until voting takes place next year. If it goes away again, due to the lack of top stars arriving this time around, all four of the top male players will regret their decision in ...