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  1. IOC weighs changes to Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues

    The IOC wrapped up its first coordination commission meeting for the Tokyo 2020 Games on Friday, saying proposed changes to the venue plan are not as drastic as some have suggested.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
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  3. Koji Murofushi named 2020 Tokyo Games sports director

    Former Olympic hammer-throw champion Koji Murofushi has been appointed sports director of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  4. Bridgestone becomes top tier IOC sponsor

    Japanese tire manufacturer Bridgestone signed on as a top-tier global Olympic sponsor Friday in a 10-year deal that will cover the 2020 Tokyo Games and provide further long-term financial security to the IOC.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  5. Japan organizers to review venue plans for 2020 Tokyo Games

    Japanese Olympic organizers said Tuesday they are reviewing their venue plans for the 2020 Tokyo Games because of concerns over rising costs.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  6. Tokyo's National Stadium hosts final sports event before making w...

    Tokyo's National Stadium, the centerpiece of the 1964 Summer Olympics, hosted its final sporting event on Sunday before it is demolished to make way for a new 80,000-seat structure that will be the main venue of the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  7. Mao Asada to take a year off from figure skating

    Japanese figure skater Mao Asada will take a season off from competitive skating and says there is a 50 percent chance she will return to the sport.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  8. Japan confident of a tournament to remember

    Ken Matsushima

    TOKYO -- Japan's national team, which goes by the nickname "Samurai Blue," will make its fifth consecutive appearance at the World Cup this summer. As the reigning Asian Cup champions and the team that has won the continental title more times than an...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  9. Justin Gatlin wins 100 meter race at Seiko Golden Grand Prix in T...

    Justin Gatlin of the United States won the men's 100 meters in 10.02 seconds on Sunday at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, an IAAF World Challenge event.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  10. Michael Phelps' comeback bid will not tarnish what he has already...

    Jim Caple

    No matter how far Michael Phelps takes his comeback bid, there is one thing that will not happen. Whether he gets the chance to win more medals or not, his career accomplishments will never be diminished.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  11. IOC commission surveys Tokyo 2020 Olympic plans

    IOC inspectors concluded their first meetings with organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Friday and said they were impressed with preparations for the games and inclusion of women on the board.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  12. Aliona Savchenko, Robin Szolkowy lead pairs after short program a...

    Tatsuki Machida of Japan upstaged compatriot and Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu on Wednesday to finish first in the short program at the World Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  13. 2020 Tokyo Olympic board faces more criticism after diversifying

    After appointing women and former Olympians to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics board to counter criticism it was dominated by old men, organizers now face a possible new controversy over the appointment of a music producer.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  14. Japan's Daisuke Takahashi to miss worlds for knee injury

    Japanese skater Daisuke Takahashi will sit out the figure skating world championships because of an injured right knee.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  15. Tokyo pledges to bring women into 2020 committee

    Japanese organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics say they're looking to bring women into the fold.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  16. 2014 Winter Games -- IOC urged not to pay North American sports l...

    The IOC has been urged not to pay sports to attend the Olympics during talks on its relations with North American professional leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  17. Yoshiro Mori, 76, appointed head of Tokyo 2020 organizing committ...

    Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, aged 76, was officially appointed head of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic organizing committee on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014