Digital Device Recycling Drive For Tokyo 2020 Medals Begins

Digital device recycling drive for Tokyo 2020 medals beginsThe Tokyo Metropolitan government on Thursday started accepting cell phones and other digital devices from the public in order to recycle their components for use in the medals handed out to athletes at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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.

Tokyo 2020 Bid Now Under Investigation

Tokyo 2020 bid now under investigationThe bidding and voting process for the 2020 Games is now the subject of investigation by French authorities, according to the Guardian newspaper's online edition on Tuesday.
It reported that French financial prosecutors, who launched an investigation last year into corruption in the International Association of Athletics Federations, are now also examining the awarding of the Rio and Tokyo Games.

Mitsubishi Electric Signs On As Tokyo 2020 Sponsor

Mitsubishi Electric signs on as Tokyo 2020 sponsorMitsubishi Electric Corporation has signed on as a sponsor of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The games’ organizing committee announced Monday that Mitsubishi Electric will provide the elevators, escalators and moving walkways at Olympic venues.

Tokyo 2020 Feeling Flush As Toilet Firm Becomes Sponsor

Tokyo 2020 feeling flush as toilet firm becomes sponsorIn news that will bring relief to anyone worried over Tokyo’s preparations for the 2020 Olympics, Japan’s top toilet maker on Wednesday became the latest sponsor of the event.
TOTO—best known for its high-tech loos equipped with frighteningly accurate bidet jets—will supply bathroom and kitchen fixtures for the pan-global Games and the subsequent Paralympic event.

Japan Eyes Anti-doping Law For Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japan eyes anti-doping law for Tokyo 2020 OlympicsJapan is considering introducing an anti-doping law as the country gears up for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a government minister said on Tuesday.
Hiroshi Hase said a law against doping was “necessary legislation” as Japan seeks to curb drug abuse by athletes at the Tokyo Games.

Ipc Approves Bulk Of Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Venues

IPC approves bulk of Tokyo 2020 Paralympics venuesThe International Paralympic Committee on Friday gave its approval to 19 of the 22 Tokyo 2020 venues, with IPC President Sir Philip Craven applauding the fact that many Paralympic Games venues are the same as those being used at the Olympic Games.

Nonaka Helps Lift Sport Climbing Profile, Aims For Tokyo ’20 Gold

Nonaka helps lift sport climbing profile, aims for Tokyo ’20 goldSport climber Miho Nonaka is lifting herself toward the summit of her dreams: winning a gold medal when the Olympics come to Tokyo.
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in September proposed to the International Olympic Committee that sport climbing be one of five sports added to the Olympic program. And chances are on the rise that the sport will debut in the Olympics five years from now in Tokyo.