Gulf Times - Tokyo-2020
WADA could have 'game-changer' drug test method ready for Tokyo 2020

WADA could have 'game-changer' drug test method ready for Tokyo 2020

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is collaborating with national anti-doping agencies and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on a new form of drug testing ...

World rowing chief gives thumbs-up to 2020 Tokyo Olympic venue

World rowing chief gives thumbs-up to 2020 Tokyo Olympic venue

The head of the International Rowing Federation has backed the newly opened 2020 Tokyo Olympic venue to provide a world-class test for athletes at next year's Summer Games.

Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled

Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled

The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, becoming the first of the Games’ new venues to be completed.

Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020

Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020

The torch design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was unveiled on Wednesday, exactly a year before the flame is due to arrive in Japan from Greece.

Los Angeles 'stupid' not to host 2028 Games: mayor

Los Angeles 'stupid' not to host 2028 Games: mayor

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti says the US city "would be stupid" not to agree to stage the 2028 Olympics, leaving Paris poised to secure the 2024 Games.

Erdogan bitter Turkey's yet to win Olympic Games

Erdogan bitter Turkey's yet to win Olympic Games

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday acknowledged he was still rankled by Turkey's failure to win the right to host the Olympic Games, saying it had the ability to hold any sporting event.

Tokyo starts construction of main Olympic stadium

Tokyo starts construction of main Olympic stadium

Construction of the main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially started on Sunday, more than a year after the original blueprints were torn up following public outcry over skyrocketing costs.

IOC taking Tokyo bribery scandal 'seriously'

IOC taking Tokyo bribery scandal 'seriously'

A senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said Thursday allegations of illegal payments to help Tokyo win the 2020 Games were being taken ‘very seriously’...

Tokyo 2020 bid to be investigated after report of payment

Tokyo 2020 bid to be investigated after report of payment

A Japanese official who led the successful bid for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics said the Japanese Olympic Committee plans to investigate the bidding after questions were raised about payments by the bid committee.