La junta de Birmania condena a Aung San Suu Kyi a prisión

El ex premier japonés Shinzo Abe advirtió a Xi Jinping que atacar a Taiwán “sería el suicidio económico de China”

El ahora diputado remarcó que “una emergencia en Taiwán significa también una emergencia para Japón y para la alianza Japón-EEUU”

Productive First Day in Tokyo for IOC President

(ATR) Thomas Bach awards the Olympic Order to former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, meets with his successor Yoshihide Suga.


A New Wrinkle for Tokyo Olympics

(ATR) The Tokyo Olympics lose an ardent supporter with the resignation of Japan’s Prime Minister.

Tokyo 2020 Employee has Coronavirus

(ATR) The man, in his 30's, is recuperating at home.

IOC Defuses Statement on Tokyo Postponement Costs

(ATR) A Q&A on the IOC website updated to calm political sensitivities.


Corona Chronicles: Open Championship Canceled for 2020

Also: The Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship are rescheduled; Japan to enact state of emergency in parts of the country.

COI No Entra En Polemica Con Dick Pound

(ATR) Una fuente del COI dice a ATR que Pound "explica muy bien" el proceso hacia el éxito de los Juegos.

Japan Steps Up Measures Against Coronavirus

Also: Chinese athletes train in isolation and Japanese Olympic Committee cancels trip to Beijing due to the outbreak.

IJF Congratulates Japan


Olympics Talk for G20 Summit

(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach speaks to world leaders Friday in Osaka.

Sakurada Silent on Tokyo 2020 Budget Questions

(ATR) Japan's Olympics Minister dodges questions about Tokyo 2020 budget, despite pledging transparency.

Shinzo Abe Opens ANOC Assembly in Tokyo

(ATR) The Japanese Prime Minister welcomed the world's NOCs and discussed reconstruction through Tokyo 2020.

IOC President Visits Fukushima -- Photodesk

(ATR) Thomas Bach makes his first trip to the region of Japan struck by earthquake and tsunami in 2011.

Sheikh Ahmad Situation Casts Cloud on ANOC Assembly

(ATR) For the second time this decade ANOC faces a crisis at the top of its leadership.

Japanese Cabinet Reshuffle Affects Tokyo 2020

(ATR) New minister Yoshitaka Sakurada could meet with Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori as soon as tomorrow.

Japan Explores Tokyo 2020 Daylight Saving

(ATR) A proposal from Tokyo 2020 has landed on the desk of Shinzo Abe: moving the clocks forward two hours in 2020.

Tokyo 2020 Goes to Revitalized Fukushima

(ATR) Also: Daylight saving time proposed to beat Tokyo heat; Ceremonies directors chosen.

Trump Credits Kim for PyeongChang Success

(ATR) U.S. president praises Kim Jong Un at their summit; Trump pledges no USA travel restrictions for 2026 World Cup.

Coates Recognizes Thorny Issues of Japanese Abductions

(ATR) The IOC will remain "politically neutral" in Japan-North Korea disputes ahead of Tokyo 2020.

Japan and IOC Reportedly Discuss North Korean Olympic Signals

(ATR) North Korea wants to go to Tokyo 2020, but history complicates such a plan.

Joint Korean Skiing Session Venue Given Green Light

(ATR) The possibility of a joint training ski session in North Korea is one step closer to reality.

Shinzo Abe to Attend PyeongChang Olympics

(ATR) Amid frosty diplomatic relations, Shinzo Abe says he will travel to South Korea for the Olympics.

North Korean Olympics Delegation Could Reach Double Digits

(ATR) North Korea may send 20 athletes and staff to the Winter Olympics.

Shinzo Abe Wins Big In Japan

(ATR) The Prime Minister hands Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike a major defeat, no impact on 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

Tokyo Governor's Political Ambition Could Affect Olympics

(ATR) Yuriko Koike has one week to decide if she will run for Japanese parliament and challenge Shinzo Abe.

New Tokyo Olympics Minister Opposes Smoking Ban

(ATR) Shunichi Suzuki does not agree with attempts to impose an indoor smoking ban by Governor Koike.

Deadline for Trimming Tokyo Olympic Costs

(ATR) Games organizers tell ATR they are committed to driving down costs further by the end of March.

Golden 25 - #5 - A Quartet in Tokyo

(ATR) A coterie of government and Olympic leaders shape the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Japan Leaders Commemorate Olympic Stadium Groundbreaking

(ATR) Construction of the centerpiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is now underway.

A Possible Bonus From Hosting 2020 Olympics

(ATR) The Tokyo Games can be a “catalyst” for Japan’s economy, according to the city’s governor Yuriko Koike.

U.S. President Says Diversity Key to Olympic Success -- Asia Watch

(ATR) Also: Claims made by Japanese Prime Minister are under scrutiny; Asian Beach Games begin later this month

Tokyo Governor Aims to Trim Olympic Costs

(ATR) Yuriko Koike has restated her goal for the 2020 Olympics to be a cost-efficient Games.

It's A Wrap for Rio 2016

(ATR) The 2016 Olympics showcased both the spectacular and the realities of Rio de Janeiro.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Design Selected

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori confident design for Olympic centerpiece will be “perfect setting” for Games

Japan PM Apologizes for Tokyo 2020 Stadium Fiasco

(ATR) Shinzo Abe apologized for wasting millions of Japanese taxpayers' dollars on the abandoned project.

Tokyo 2020 Architect Says Construction Costs Bloated Stadium Budget

(ATR) Zaha Hadid says the design for the Japanese national stadium is not responsible for the $2 billion budget.