Rough Schedule For Tokyo Olympics Decided

Rough schedule for Tokyo Olympics decided

The schedule for the Tokyo Olympics has been broadly determined. Starting times of the marathon and other races along roads were moved forward in view of the hot summer weather.

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee approved the plan submitted by the Tokyo Games organizing committee on Wednesday.

'2020' Yen Tickets For Olympics And Paralympics

'2020' yen tickets for Olympics and Paralympics

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics says it plans to sell tickets for children, senior citizens and people with disabilities for 2020 yen, or about 18 dollars.

The committee is considering pricing tickets for Olympic events between 18 and 2,700 dollars, except for special tickets with meals and pickup services.

Oshiki And Nobel Prize Winner Shinya Yamanaka Collaborate To Support Tokyo 2020 Olympics

OSHIKI and Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka collaborate to support Tokyo 2020 OlympicsYOSHIKI and Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka have joined together for a special video interview in support of the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Launched by the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in August, the "ONE TEAM PROJECT" is an endeavor to inspire and build enthusiasm for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, led by a unified team of the most important creators and innovators of Japan.

Games Build Ties / Remembering The Ravages Of War: Hand In Hand To The Olympics

Games build ties / Remembering the ravages of war: hand in hand to the Olympics

The Yomiuri Shimbun Various municipalities have signed up to be host towns for participating countries and regions of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, seeking to deepen friendships, create a chance for children to come into contact with other parts of the world and even overcome sad memories. This is the first installment of a series focusing on the hopes and efforts they are investing in their roles as hosts.

Toyota And Lexus To Show Autonomous Driving Tech At 2020 Olympics

Toyota And Lexus To Show Autonomous Driving Tech At 2020 Olympics

Toyota's General Manager of Intelligent Vehicle Development has confirmed the automaker will use the 2020 Summer Olympics to showcase an assortment of semi-autonomous vehicles.

Speaking to Automotive News, Ken Koibuchi said the company has big plans for the Olympics which will be held in Tokyo for the first time since 1964.

Automated Lexus Vehicles Coming To 2020 Summer Olympics In Japan

Automated Lexus Vehicles Coming to 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan

Automated Lexus vehicles will be part of a massive Toyota technology showcase at the 2020 Summer Olympics — from Hans Greimel of Automotive News:

Toyota calls its vision the “Mobility Teammate Concept,” evoking the idea that car and driver will be partners in autonomous driving, and that humans should dictate when they hand off control.

Toyota Wants To See Flying Cars In Time For The 2020 Olympics

Toyota Wants To See Flying Cars In Time For The 2020 Olympics

In sci-fi TV shows, movies, and cartoons, if there is one piece of tecnhnology that we see quite often it is cars that can fly. The advantage is that without roads, there will be no traffic jams and people can get to their destinations faster. Unfortunately that future is far from being a reality, but Toyota is hoping to see that come 2020.

In a report from Nikkei, Toyota has recently announced that they will be backing the project of one of its employees. Led by a group called Cartivator, it is being led by Tsubasa Nakamura who won a business contest. The team has 30 or so members who contribute to the project in their free time and has largely relied on online crowdfunding as a means to finance itself.

Ex-hurdles Champ Takes Different Track To Olympics

Ex-hurdles champ takes different track to OlympicsUnable to make the Olympics as one of Japan’s top female hurdlers in history, Asuka Terada is taking a different track.
The 27-year-old Terada, who got married and gave birth after ending her athletics career, is trying her hand at rugby sevens in a bid to make it to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Asian Winter Games Offer Athletes Ideal Prep For Olympics

Asian Winter Games offer athletes ideal prep for OlympicsWith the Winter Olympics just a year and a short distance away, the Asian Winter Games will be the ideal stage for the continent's leading winter athletes to fine tune for Pyeongchang 2018.
The eighth Asian Winter Games will open Sunday in Sapporo, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, and run through Feb. 26, with more than 2,000 athletes from 31 countries competing in five sports, 11 disciplines and 64 events.

Olympics Mascots To Be Decided In Open Competition

Olympics mascots to be decided in open competitionA panel with the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee has decided to hold an open competition to choose the mascots for the 2020 Games.
The committee invited outside experts to suggest the selection method after being criticized for lack of transparency in choosing the Game's initial emblems.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Will Make Medals From Recycled Gadgets

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Will Make Medals From Recycled GadgetsIf you’ve ever been to Japan, then you know that the country is famous for its recycling efforts, to the point where a bottle isn’t just a bottle, but it can be further separated by its plastic wrapper, its bottle cap, and the body of the bottle itself. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that their attitude towards recycling is being applied to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.