TOKYO - Having trouble getting tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics?That's no problem if you have $60,000 to spare.Tokyo Olympic organizers are offering high-end hospitality packages to Japan residents with prices soaring to 6.35 ...
Aug 22, 2019
LIMA, Peru - On a Peruvian beach, Argentina's passionate sports fans have been waving the country's sky-blue and white flag this week for a group of athletes looking to make a splash at next year's Tokyo ...
Aug 3, 2019
NEW YORK - Shaun White is pressing forward with plans to shoot for the Summer Olympics in skateboarding.White said Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show (Wednesday, Manila time) that he will compete at world championships in September "and see what happens" ...
Jul 24, 2019
TOKYO - Despite scandals, rising costs and doubts about the economic payoff, the Tokyo Olympics will be a must-see event - if you can find a ticket or a hotel room - when they open in a year.Tokyo was supposed to be a " ...
Jul 22, 2019
TOKYO - A cart-like robot scuttles across the field to bring back javelins and discuses. A towering screen-on-wheels is designed for "virtual" attendance. The cute ones are, naturally, the likeness of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots.Japanese automaker Toyota Motor ...
Jul 22, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz is asking for financial support from private companies in her bid to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Diaz said in an Instagram post that she is having trouble in her bid to make it back to the Summer Games, ...
Jun 4, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Dealing a blow to Olympic boxing officials after months of investigations, the IOC has set up a vote next month on removing the sport's governing body AIBA from organizing bouts at the 2020 Tokyo Games.The International Olympic ...
May 23, 2019
GOLD COAST, Australia - Olympic sports leaders criticized Tokyo Games organizers on Tuesday for cutting spending on how events will be presented at venues next year.Less than 15 months before the 2020 Olympics open on July 24, Tokyo officials faced tough questioning ...
May 8, 2019
MIES, Switzerland - The Olympic basketball tournament has been shortened for the 2020 Tokyo Games to cut the number of group matches from five to three for each team.The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) says the new format will feature three four-team ...
Apr 17, 2019
TOKYO - The price of the opening and closing ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has risen about 40 percent.Toshiro Muto, the chief executive of the games, told executive committee members on Friday the cost for the ceremonies would be capped at ...
Feb 16, 2019
PARIS - In the latest blow to the International Olympic Committee's efforts to rid itself of scandal, marketing head Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Takeda, who is also the president of the Japanese ...
Jan 12, 2019
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