More Intl. Flights At Haneda For Olympics

More intl. flights at Haneda for Olympics

Tokyo's Haneda Airport will add 50 new international flights per day ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The new schedule will start next March.

Twenty four of the new routes will serve cities in the United States.

Japan Promotes Private Lodging For Olympics

Japan promotes private lodging for Olympics

Japan's government is promoting private lodgings for tourists who will visit during the Olympic and Paralympic games next summer.

The Tourism Agency hopes that municipal governments will make more use of a lodging scheme for special events.

One-year Countdown To Tokyo Olympics Begins

One-year countdown to Tokyo Olympics begins

Wednesday marks one year until the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with preparations for the event progressing on schedule.

Japan will welcome people from around the world from July 24 to August 9 next year for its first summer Olympics since 1964. Over the course of 17 days, thousands of athletes will compete in a record 339 events across 33 sports.

Tokyo Olympics Ticket Winners Notified

Tokyo Olympics ticket winners notified

Organizers of next year's Tokyo Olympics have released the results of a ticket lottery.

The Games' organizing committee made the announcement on Thursday on its ticketing website, which is accessed by registered personal IDs.

Animated Short Film To Be Made For Tokyo Olympics

Animated short film to be made for Tokyo Olympics

A Japanese animation company and the International Olympic Committee say they are collaborating to create an animated short film to share the Olympic spirit with young people ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Studio Ponoc and the Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage made the announcement on Monday at an international animation festival in the southeastern French town of Annecy.

Tiger Woods Eyeing Tokyo Olympics

Tiger Woods eyeing Tokyo Olympics

US pro golfer Tiger Woods is eager to play in next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Woods won a comeback victory at the Masters last month. He spoke to reporters in New York on Tuesday, two days before the start of the PGA Championship.

Tokyo Police Form Harbor Squad For Olympics

Tokyo police form harbor squad for Olympics

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is planning to form a harbor squad to respond to emergencies during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Tokyo Bay area is expected to host the athletes' village, and be the site of many events.

Applications For 2020 Olympics Tickets Begin

Applications for 2020 Olympics tickets begin

Online applications for tickets for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo have begun.

The official website for the ticket sales started accepting applications at 10 a.m. Thursday Japan time. The tickets are being sold through a lottery system.