TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympics Ariake Arena
Time-lapse video of constructing the Ariake Arena and Ariake Gymnastics Center (2014-2019). Camera position: KDX Toyosu Grand Square, near Ariake Tennis Park.
Olympic Planners Study Tokyo's Sizzling Summer
2020 Olympic planners test ways to deal with the extreme heat at the Sea Forest Waterway rowing and canoeing venue.
TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium
Check out this time-lapse of the construction of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2015-2019)!
Tokyo Government Revving Up for Olympic Games
Officials are getting ready for the 2020 Games with exactly 200 days to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony.
Commuting by Boat in Tokyo
A boat-commuting experiment is carried out in Tokyo in hopes to ease train congestion.
Current Harajuku Station to Be Demolished
Back in June 2016, East Japan Railway announced it would be rebuilding Harajuku Station ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and after three years of consultations, the fate of Tokyo’s oldest wooden station building has finally been revealed.
Tokyo Olympics Preparations Almost Completed
With less than seven months to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begin, preparations in Japan are almost completed.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics Official Posters Unveiled
Visitors to an art museum in Tokyo got a look at the official art posters for the 2020 Olympic Games coming to Tokyo.
Tokyo Olympic Swimming Venue Unveiled
Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers unveil the 15,000-seat Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
Cashless Payment at Japan’s Post Offices
Starting with 65 branches, cashless payment is coming to the Japanese postal service. Japan Post plans to expand the service to 85,000 post offices in May, and to all branches in the future.
Fanbrella: the Coolest Way to Beat the Heat!
Fanbrella, a parasol equipped with a fan and a mist emitter, is arguably the coolest way to beat the heat
Tokyo Olympic Stadium Time-Lapse
Check out the time-lapse of the new Olympic Stadium from another angle!
Official 2020 Summer Olympics Posters Unveiled
As 2020 kicks off, the real countdown to Tokyo’s Summer Olympics begin and the organizing committee isn’t wasting any time. The series of official Olympics and Paralympics posters have been released, designed by renowned artists from Japan and abroad.
Tokyo 2020 Venue Unveiled
We've got your sneak peek at the volleyball and wheelchair basketball venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Opening Ceremony Held for Olympics Museum
Japan’s first Olympic Museum recently held an opening ceremony. Located near the new National Stadium, it features an exhibit on the history of the Olympics.
Olympic Torch Relay Rehearsal
A rehearsal for the Tokyo Olympic torch relay took place about seven weeks before its planned start in late March.
Cardboard Beds for Olympians Revealed
In order to be more eco-conscious, Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic athletes will sleep in beds made of cardboard.
First Look at the Tokyo Olympic Village Plaza
The plaza of the Tokyo Games athletes’ village has been unveiled ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
Improving Accessibility for Paralympics
With less than eight months to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, groups and individuals are trying to improve accessibility in the capital.
Japan’s Olympic Uniforms Unveiled
Official uniforms for Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic teams were unveiled ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.