Shimizu Eyes Karate’s Debut At 2020 Tokyo Games

Shimizu eyes karate’s debut at 2020 Tokyo GamesWith karate added to the Olympic program for the 2020 Tokyo Games, world champion Kiyo Shimizu watched the Rio de Janeiro Olympics with a different perspective than usual.
“As I was watching, I was asking myself what would I be feeling if I were on the Olympic stage. I thought, do Olympic athletes care about such and such? It became a good learning experience,” Shimizu said.

Don't Expect An All-new Subaru Wrx Until 2020

Don't expect an all-new Subaru WRX until 2020Despite Subaru completely overhauling the Impreza for 2017, it appears the WRX will stick around on its current platform for another few years. That's the word from Motoring in Australia, who spoke with an senior engineer from Subaru about a WRX replacement. For those that can't wait, the good news is that a WRX refresh is coming for 2018, which should carry the car for another few years.

Ioc Approves Venues For 5 New Sports In 2020 Tokyo Games

IOC approves venues for 5 new sports in 2020 Tokyo GamesYokohama Stadium will host the baseball and softball competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Yokohama was among the venues approved Wednesday by the IOC executive board for the five new sports on the Tokyo program, along with karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing.

Haneda Airport To Undergo Large-scale Renovation Ahead Of Tokyo 2020

Haneda airport to undergo large-scale renovation ahead of Tokyo 2020Tokyo's Haneda airport will undergo a large-scale renovation in response to an expected surge in flight numbers ahead of Tokyo's hosting of the Olympics and Paralympics in the summer of 2020, officials at the transport ministry said.
The airport's Terminal 2, which is currently used mainly for domestic flights by All Nippon Airways, will be renewed to include immigration, customs and quarantine facilities to accommodate international travelers.

Lexus To Introduce Fuel Cell Vehicle By 2020?

Lexus to Introduce Fuel Cell Vehicle by 2020?According to an Auto Express interview with Lexus Europe general manager Alain Uyttenhoven, Lexus will introduce a fuel cell vehicle by 2020:
Alain Uyttenhoven, head of Lexus Europe, told Auto Express that Lexus is adapting the hydrogen-fuelled technology developed by parent company Toyota and that there are only a few hurdles left to overcome.

Japanese Team Plans Ai Medical Supercomputer To Rival Watson By 2020

Japanese team plans AI medical supercomputer to rival Watson by 2020An artificial intelligence system that can accurately diagnose a patient and suggest the best treatment is being developed by Kyoto University and Fujitsu. The new system will analyze the genetic codes of patients to make its assessments. To run different simulations on relationships between diseases and a number of genes with integrated various data, it will be fed databases of worldwide medical records as well as gene information. By doing this, the AI system is expected to reveal the relationship between a certain disease and a genetic code.

Investigative Panel On 2020 Games Recommends Tokyo Gov't Pay For Temporary Facilities

Investigative panel on 2020 Games recommends Tokyo gov't pay for temporary facilitiesThe Tokyo Metropolitan Government's administrative reform headquarters' Olympics and Paralympics investigative team, which is looking into the expenses and preparations for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, submitted a mid-term report to Gov. Yuriko Koike, in which it suggested that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government foot the bill for the construction and management of temporary facilities that are to be built for the 2020 Games.

Sony And Panasonic Set Sights On 2020 Olympics For 8k Tvs

Sony And Panasonic Set Sights On 2020 Olympics For 8K TVsIf you didn’t know where the next Olympics will take place then you certainly would have found out when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared at the closing ceremony in Rio last week dressed as Mario. The country’s biggest tech companies have now set their sights on the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo to properly commercialize 8K TVs.

Electric Nissan Sports Car Could Become A Reality In 2020

Electric Nissan Sports Car Could Become A Reality In 2020According to a story from Autocar, Nissan could launch an all-electric sports car by 2020.
While speaking at the launch of Nissan's BladeGlider concept, director of electric vehicles for Nissan Europe, Gareth Dunsmore, revealed that the Japanese firm has the ability to produce an electric sports car now but demand for such a model is unlikely to warrant its creation before the turn of the decade.