September 10, 2013
2020 Olympics: A Fourth Arrow for Abenomics?
Tokyo’s successful bid should boost Japan’s economy, and may help Abe get other reforms done.
September 08, 2013
Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympics
Beating out Istanbul, the news provides another addition to the Japanese government’s comeback narrative.
September 06, 2013
Fukushima Reporting Complicates Tokyo’s Olympic Bid
Although still the front-runner, radiation fears—overhyped though they may be—could derail Tokyo’s Olympic bid.
July 02, 2013
Tokyo’s Kasumigaoka National Stadium: A Facelift by Zaha Hadid
Here’s a glimpse of the makeover of Tokyo’s National Stadium, meant to boost the city’s 2020 Olympic bid.
May 01, 2013
Tokyo Governor Apologizes for Comments on Istanbul’s Olympics Bid
Naoki Inose has apologized for recent remarks about Islamic nations.
March 08, 2013
IOC “Hugely Impressed” by Tokyo’s Olympic Bid
With support from government, business and the public, Tokyo’s Olympic bid is gaining momentum.
January 12, 2013
2020 Olympics: Tokyo's to Lose?
While Japan’s capital city seems to be the favorite to host the games, Istanbul and Madrid are in hot pursuit.
November 19, 2012
The Race is on for the 2024 Olympics
As the sporting world speculates over the 2020 Olympics, Qatar positions itself for 2024.
August 20, 2012
Tokyo's 2020 Olympic Dream
Japan’s capital is bidding to host the summer games with Istanbul and Madrid also vying for the prize.