Japan 2020 Olympics
March 23, 2020
Tokyo Olympics Seem Sure to Happen — But Likely in 2021, Not 2020
By Associated Press
The International Olympic Committee will make a decision on postponing the Tokyo Games to 2021 within four weeks.
March 19, 2020
Tokyo 2020: Avoiding Panic or Saving Face?
By Layne Vandenberg
Are the IOC and the Japanese government hesitant to cancel the Summer Olympic Games because they want to quell public fear -- or avoid embarrassment?
October 25, 2019
Tokyo 2020: Asian Democracy in the Spotlight
By John Lee
Democracies must accept they are in a contest of political ideas, especially in Asia.
August 14, 2019
Japan Braces for Unprecedented Olympic Gridlock
By Thisanka Siripala
Ahead of the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo’s overcrowded transportation networks pose a looming logistical nightmare.
December 03, 2013
“281_Antinuke” Risks Death Threats and Arrest in His Fight Against TEPCO, Japanese Government
By J.T. Quigley
Described by many as the “Japanese Banksy,” 281 spreads his political messages through graffiti.
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 07, 2012
Tokyo Pushes Ahead for 2020 Olympics
Despite the resignation of the city’s mayor, signs look good for Tokyo to host the 2020 games.
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