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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Japanese Olympic Committee focused after Tokyo governor resignati...

    Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda says Tokyo's 2020 Olympic preparations remain focused despite the resignation of the city's governor, Naoki Inose.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  9. Usain Bolt targets world record in 200 meters

    Usain Bolt says his goal for 2014 is to break his own 200-meter world record of 19.19 seconds.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  10. New IOC president says baseball, softball possible for 2020

    New IOC president Thomas Bach says there is a possibility that baseball and softball could be added to the program for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  11. United States gets silver in World Grand Champions Cup

    The United States beat the Dominican Republic in four sets on Sunday to win the silver medal at the volleyball World Grand Champions Cup.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2013
  12. Meryl Davis, Charlie White win NHK Trophy ice dance title

    Two-time world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States won the NHK Trophy ice dance title Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  13. Daisuke Takahashi wins fifth men's NHK Trophy title

    Local favorite Daisuke Takahashi produced a solid free skate on Saturday to win his fifth NHK Trophy.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  14. Mao Asada leads NHK Trophy after short program

    Two-time world champion Mao Asada won the women's short program on Friday to take a huge step toward winning her fourth NHK Trophy.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  15. Japanese architect says 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium too big

    A prominent Japanese architect is campaigning to reduce the size of the spaceship-like main stadium approved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying it's too expensive and would clash with its surroundings.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  16. Photos: Reaction to 2020 host city vote

    ESPN.com news services

    Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, beating out Istanbul in the final IOC vote. Madrid, the third finalist, was eliminated in an earlier vote. Here is some reaction from all three delegations after the votes:...

    Blog | September 07, 2013