2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

December 21, 2017 - 11:13 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The latest price tag for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been trimmed slightly, but is still nearly twice the initial estimate even after a major cost-cutting effort. The organizers said Friday that the event will cost a total 1.35 trillion yen ($11.9 billion). In their release, Tokyo 2020...
Read More
Carlos Nuzman, President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, center, is escorted by federal police officers after being taken into custody at his home, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee was arrested amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro last year. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
October 06, 2017 - 10:30 am
ZURICH (AP) — After being arrested in Rio de Janeiro and accused of storing gold bars in Switzerland, Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Nuzman was suspended by the IOC on Friday. The decision came hours after Brazilian authorities investigating a 2016 Olympic vote-buying case asked for...
Read More
Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:30 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Lochte had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
Read More
Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Locate had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
Read More
FILE - This Feb. 13, 2008, file photo shows the facade of The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was announced Monday, July 31, 2017, that Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 9:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris, officials announced Monday. The deal would make LA a three-time Olympic city, after hosting the...
Read More
FILE - This Feb. 13, 2008, file photo shows the facade of The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was announced Monday, July 31, 2017, that Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 7:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles reached an agreement Monday with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris, officials announced Monday. The deal would make LA a three-time Olympic city, after hosting...
Read More
July 31, 2017 - 2:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games. City Council President Herb Wesson's office confirmed the deal Monday. Spokeswoman Caolinn Mejza says the pact is expected to be reviewed by...
Read More
July 31, 2017 - 2:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games. City Council President Herb Wesson's office confirmed the deal Monday. Spokeswoman Caolinn Mejza says the pact is expected to be reviewed by...
Read More
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gestures as he looks at a humanoid robot at Research Institute for Science and Engineering at Waseda University's campus in Tokyo Thursday, July 20, 2017. Johnson visited the robotics center at the university, which collaborates with the University of Birmingham, according to Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 8:02 am
TOKYO (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson mingled with robots on Thursday before meeting with Japanese officials. Johnson visited the Research Institute for Science and Engineering at Tokyo's prestigious Waseda University, where he was introduced to cutting-edge Japanese robots. He...
Read More
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gestures as he looks at a humanoid robot at Research Institute for Science and Engineering at Waseda University's campus in Tokyo Thursday, July 20, 2017. Johnson visited the robotics center at the university, which collaborates with the University of Birmingham, according to Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 6:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Japan on Thursday for talks on security and trade, and to share his experience of hosting the Olympics as London mayor five years ago. Johnson will meet with his Japanese counterpart, Fumio Kishida, on Friday to discuss an increased...
Read More

Pages