Acting ANOC President End of Year Message

Tokyo 2020 Holds Olympic Flame Display Ceremony at Japan Olympic Museum

Tokyo 2020 Trying to Manage Expectations

(ATR) Japanese Olympic Committee chairman the latest to warn that Tokyo Olympics will be a scaled back version of the Games.

Olympic Day Celebrations 2020

Judo Legend Yamashita Elected As IOC Member The Japanese Gentleman

Media Watch: Great Britain Qualifies for Olympics in Women's Soccer

Also: Tickets on sale for 2020 US Swimming Trials; Judo champion becomes Japanese Olympic Committee chief. 

IOC Drops Takeda Ethics Investigation

(ATR) IOC has dropped probe because he's now no longer an IOC member as of today.

Sheikh Ahmad Secure as OCA President

(ATR) An eighth term for the Sheikh as head of the Olympic Council of Asia.

Tsunekazu Takeda Reappears with Promise to Clear His Name

(ATR) The Japanese Olympic Committee president leads a meeting of his Executive Committee in Tokyo.

Gold Medal Pressure: Japan Sets Epic Goal

(ATR) The JOC wants to win record gold medal haul at the 2020 Olympics. Ian Thorpe says targets harm athletes.

Sapporo Takes Another Step Toward 2030 Bid

(ATR) It may not be official but signs are pointing to an end to Sapporo's run for 2026.

Statement regarding to PyeongChang 2018

JOC Welcomes Syrian Swimmer Yusra Mardini in Tokyo

The JOC welcomed Yusra Mardini, who competed in swimming at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 with the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team, at the JOC Headquarters in Tokyo.

"3 Years to Go to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" Event Wows Tokyo Crowds

As Prelude to Launch of Nationwide Tokyo 2020 Flag Tour. 

The JOC Sets Up Executive Board for 2017-2019

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) is pleased to inform the executive board members for fiscal year 2017-2019.

The Japanese Olympic Committee sets up Executive Board for 2017-2019

Team Brazil Defines Bases for Tokyo 2020

University of Rikkyo, Sagamihara, Hamamatsu, Enoshima and Koto will be receiving Brazilian athletes during the Olympic Games.

BOC, JOC Sign MOU on Pre-Training Camp for Tokyo 2020

New JUDO Rules Seminar for Referees and Coaches from 9 ASEAN Countries Held in TOKYO

The JSC, the AJJF and the JOC invited referees and coaches from 9 ASEAN countries to Tokyo through Sport for Tomorrow program.

JOC Sports Awards Ceremony and JOC Olympic Concert 2017

The JOC Sports Awards Ceremony for FY2016 and Olympic Concert 2017 was held at the Tokyo International Forum on June 9, 2017, prior to Olympic Day.

JOC and Slovak NOC Sign Partnership Agreement

The partnership was made on Mar. 8. at  the JOC Headquarter building in Shibuya, Tokyo.

OCA Sets Limit on Sports and Events for 18th Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia has announced the maximum number of sports and events for the 18th Asian Games. 

JOC President 'Proud' of Sapporo Citizens' Support

Tsunekazu Takeda says he is “proud” of the way winter sports fans in Hokkaido have embraced the 8th AWG at Sapporo

Kiyoko Ono and Saburo Kawabuchi awarded the Olympic Order by IOC President

Kiyoko Ono and Saburo Kawabuchi were awarded the Olympic Order for their outstanding service to the Olympic Movement.

JOC and Belgian NOC Sign Partnership Agreement

A signing ceremony regarding the partnership agreement between the JOC and the Belgian NOC was held in Tokyo.

Tokyo Bid Cleared in Vote-Buying Scandal; Questions Remain

(ATR) An independent inquiry's findings based on incomplete information.

JOC Sports Awards Ceremony on Olympic Day 2016

The Japanese Olympic Committee is pleased to announce that it has held the JOC Sports Awards Ceremony for the Annual Awards of FY2015 and the Woman and Sport Award at the Ajinomoto National Training Centre in Tokyo, on Olympic Day 2016.

JOC investigation panel regarding the Tokyo 2020 Bid activities

The Japanese Olympic Committee today announced that it has set up an investigation panel regarding the Tokyo 2020 Bid activities. The panel includes outside lawyers and an accountant which will investigate the consultancy agreement between the Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee and Singaporean company Black Tidings.

Tokyo 2020 Bid Chief Takeda Questioned in Parliament

2020 Olympic organizers tell ATR they are “not in a position to judge” after Tsunekazu Takeda declines to explain payment to parliament

Fire Politicians from Tokyo 2020 -- Op Ed

(ATR) A former executive with the Japanese Olympic Committee blames politics for troubles with the 2020 Olympics.

Olympic History Meets Wrecking Ball in Tokyo

(ATR) Once demolition is complete, construction of the new National Stadium will begin in October.

50th Anniversary of 1964 Olympics is Day One of Tokyo 2020 Committees

(ATR) Japanese PM Shinzo Abe says revival of Japan needed to successfully stage Tokyo 2020. 

Swedish Olympic Committee and JOC signed the new partnership agreement

Op Ed -- Lost Philosophy of the Japanese Olympic Committee

(ATR) Ryoichi Kasuga examines the loss of power of the Japanese Olympic Committee.

Japanese Olympic Official Denies Sexual Harassment Claim

(ATR) Skating`s governing body declines to investigate allegations against Japanese federation president Seiko Hashimoto. 

JOC Happy with Mori; Para-Sports Apply for Tokyo 2020

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 bid president Tsunekazu Takeda confirms former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will lead the organizing committee.

Athletes Ready for Sochi 2014 With Great Send-Off for Team Japan

Indian NOC Stages Elections; Sheikh Ahmad Thanks Kuwait; Puerto Rico Makes History

(ATR) Indian Olympic Association goes ahead with "null and void" elections ... Sheikh Ahmad thanks Amir of Kuwait for preventing NOC's suspension ... Puerto Rican NOC elects first female president ... More inside this News from the NOCs ...

Bidding - Russia Targets Summer Games After 2020; Tokyo Hosts Olympic Concert

(ATR) President of Russian Olympic Committee tells schoolchildren "in the 2020s we will bid" ... Tokyo 2020 touts Olympic Concert ... More inside this edition of Bidding for the Games ...

Nuzman Wins Reelection; Zambia Enjoys Royal Visit; Figure Skating Champion, 84

(ATR) Rio 2016 chief retains double duty as president of Brazilian Olympic Committee ... Princess Anne visits Olympic Youth Development Center ... Barbara Ann Scott remembered as "Canada's Sweetheart" ...