2020 Olympics

Bid team VC denies knowledge of 'bribe'

A top official of Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympics says he knew nothing about a 2 million dollar payment to a Singaporean consulting firm under investigation over alleged bribery suspicions.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Japanese Artists Put Bangladeshi Heritage on a Kimono for Tokyo Olympics

The design is part of The Kimono Project, centered around idea of "Golden Bengal."

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Bid team VC denies knowledge of 'bribe'

A top official of Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympics says he knew nothing about a 2 million dollar payment to a Singaporean consulting firm under investigation over alleged bribery suspicions.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Sachin becomes Rio Olympics goodwill ambassador

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar becomes India's third goodwill ambassador for the 2016 Rio Olympics. He accepted the offer after the national Olympic body invited the batting legend to come on board on April 29, confirms India Olympics Association (IOA).

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Tokyo Olympic body scraps scandal-hit logo

Tokyo's 2020 Olympics organisers on Tuesday scrapped the event's scandal-hit logo in the latest mishap for the Games.

July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015

Japan scraps Olympic stadium design

The Japanese government has decided to scrap its controversial design for the stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.