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IOC Suggests More Venues Outside Tokyo for 2020 Games

Japan (Shutterstock) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has urged Tokyo to consider moving more events to venues outside the capital, including one hundreds of kilometers away, in a bid to rein in spending for the 2020 Summer Games. Rising labour and construction costs have […]

Tokyo 1964 Silver Medallist Bill Barry about Why the Olympic Games Mean So Much to Him

(Photo by Gary M. Prior/Getty Images) A silver medallist for Great Britain in the coxless fours at Tokyo 1964, Bill Barry, has always embodied the values and spirit of the Olympics. On 15 October 1964, day five of the Summer Olympic Games, Great Britain’s coxless four of John Russell, Hugh Wardell-Yerburgh, John James and William […]

A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KYODO/FILE (Reuters) – Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, as the Japanese capital moves to leap from bid to building a year after winning thegames, the optimism is ebbing. The National Stadium, built when Japan hosted the Olympics in 1964, symbolizes the woes. […]

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Japan

Brazil was able to dominate Japan at home and win the Grand Prix for the 2nd year in a row with a score of 25-15, 25-18, 27-25.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Japan Top Plays

Watch the best rallies and plays from the Grand Prix final match Brazil vs. Japan.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Brazil vs. Japan

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Belgium vs. Turkey

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Russia

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix : Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Belgium

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Russia

Brazil was able to get a 3-0 victory on Russia, just as they needed to progress in the final round to most likely face Japan. The final score of the match was 12-25, 21-25, 20-25.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Russia Top Plays

Watch the best rallies, spikes, and digs from the Brazil vs. Russia Volleyball match at the Grand Prix.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Russia vs. Brazil

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Turkey vs. China

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Japan

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Belgium

Brazil was able to beat Belgium in there first face-off with them in the competition with a score of 10-25, 15-25, 15-25. After this game, Brazil is ranked 1st in the Grand Prix.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Belgium vs. Brazil

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Turkey

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. China

Although each match was close, Brazil beat out China 3-0 in the final round with a total score of 25-23, 25-20, 25-21.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. China Top Plays

heck out the top rallies, spikes, and plays from the Brazil vs. China final round from the Grand Prix in Tokyo.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Brazil vs. China

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Russia vs. Belgium

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Turkey vs. Russia

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Russia

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Belgium

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Turkey vs. Brazil

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

IOC urges ‘sustainable’ Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YUYA SHINO (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 SummerGames avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues. Japanese officials, led by Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe, said earlier this month that rising labor and construction costs were forcing the Japanese capital to rethink […]

Rising Costs Force Review of Tokyo 2020 Venue Plans

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Reuters/Yuya Shino) (Reuters) – Rising labor and construction costs are forcing a review of Tokyo’s venue plans for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and could lead to a scaling back of facilities, Japanese officials said on Wednesday. The review will include all 10 venues that Tokyo plans to build for the […]

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2 (Mobile)

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

Kimetto takes Tokyo record as Kenyans sweep podium

(Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) (Reuters) – Dennis Kimetto claimed his first marathon victory in only his second race over the distance when the Kenyan won the Tokyo Marathon in a race record time on Sunday. The 29-year-old finished in a time of two hours, six minutes and 50 seconds to smash […]

2014 Tokyo Marathon: Tsegaye wins Womens

Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) sets a new course record at 2:22:23, crushing the old record by three minutes. Birhane Dibaba, her fellow country woman, was just sevens seconds behind in 2nd.

2014 Tokyo Marathon: Chumba wins

They were hoping to get a course record and Dickson Chumba (KEN) delivered, beating the old one by over a minute with a personal best as well, at 2:05:41.

2014 Tokyo Marathon (Mobile)

Around 36,000 runners run through the busy streets that are shut down to traffic, of Metropolitan Tokyo. Tokyo Marathon unites people and makes a great contribution to provide a dream to our society.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Kaneko wins 200m Backstroke

The race was a battle between Mitchell Larkin and Yuki Shirai (JPN) until the last length, when Masaki Kaneko (JPN) sprinted to the line to win the Men’s 200m backstroke by .13 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Hosszu and Coutts tie

Katinka Hosszu (HUN) picks up her 5th win the Women’s 100m Individual Medley, sharing it with Alicia Coutts (AUS), as they tied at 57.53 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Morozov wins 50m Free

At 20.71 seconds, Vladimir Morozov (RUS) picks up his 6th win this season in the Men’s 50m Freestyle, holding off Anthony Ervin (USA) by .38 seconds

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Hagino wins 200m IM

Kousuke Hagino (JPN) sets a new world cup record to win the Men’s 200m Individual Medley at 1:51.50, beating Chad le Clos (RSA) by .81 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Godsoe wins 50m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) picks up his second win in the Men’s 50m Backstroke this season, posting the fastest time of the year at 23.07 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Aussies set World Record

Just as they did in the Mixed Medley, Team Australia, comprised of Tomaso D’Orsogna, Cate Campbell, Travis Mahoney, and Bronte Campbell, set a new world record in the Mixed 4×50 Freestyle, at 1:29.61

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Efimova gets World Record

In the Women’s 50m Breaststroke short course, Luliia Efimova (RUS) breaks Jessica Hardy’s 4-year-long record by .09 seconds, setting the new record at 28.71 seconds.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Day 2

International top-swimmers meet up in Tokyo to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Schoeman wins 50m Breast

Roland Schoeman (RSA) remains flawless in the Men’s 50m Breaststroke, winning the first seven races with just one to go, beating Christian Sprenger (AUS) by .14 seconds, at 26.12.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Coutts wins 100m Fly

Alicia Coutts (AUS) beats Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) and Katinka Hosszu (HUN) with a World Cup record at 55.30 seconds in the Women’s 200m Butter Stroke.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Eugene Godsoe wins 100m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) gets his second win this season (winning earlier in Singapore) at 49.87, beating Robert Hurley (AUS) by .05 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Le Clos wins 200m Fly

With just one more race in the season, World Cup leader Chad le Clos (RSA) is now seven for seven in the Men’s 200m Butterfly Stroke, beating Kousuke Hagino (JPN) by .69 seconds

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Hosszu wins 200m IM

With just one more race in the season, World Cup leader Katinka Hosszu (HUN) is now seven for seven in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley, beating Alicia Coutts (AUS) by 1.11 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Gyurta wins 200m Backstroke

Daniel Gyurta (HUN) gets his first win this season in the World Cup, with a Cup record at 2:01.30, beating Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) by 2.33 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Australia win new World Record

Powered by Robert Hurley, Christian Spenger, Alicia Coutts and Cate Campbell, Team Australia breaks their four day old world record by .18 seconds in the Mixed 4×50 Medley.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Day 1

International top-swimmers meet up in Tokyo to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

Summer 2020: Tokyo

By Ossian Shine BUENOS AIRES | Sat Sep 7, 2013 (Reuters) – Tokyo was awarded the 2020 summer Games on Saturday, beating Istanbul in a head-to-head vote after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had addressed the International Olympic Committee in person to allay fears over the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The Japanese capital won the right […]

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Hardest Hits

Check out the hardest hits and roughest tackles of the finals.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Top 5 Tries

From a great catch, to a brilliant chip and chase, to a surprise coast-to-coast score, watch the best of the finals.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: South Africa wins Cup

After being blanked 0-12 in the first half, South Africa bounced back to defeat New Zealand 24-19 to win their second Cup of the season.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: USA interview

Acting USA captain Zack Test talks about Team USA’s biggest win of the season and the biggest since Hong Kong 2001.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: USA wins Plate

The USA men’s 7s team shut out Scotland 17-0 to win the Plate at the Tokyo 7s, the first time they have won the Plate in a World Series tournament in 12 years.

 
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