Tokyo Neighborhood Decked Out for Olympics
Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district is decked out with huge Olympic art to commemorate one year until the 2020 games begin.
Final 3 Mascot Pairs for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
These six mascots take their inspiration from sakura cherry blossoms, shrines, and Japanese fairy tales. But only one pair can represent Tokyo at the 2020 Olympic Games. Which team deserves the gold?
Tokyo’s New Olympic Stadium Design Revealed
Architect Kengo Kuma's design is a marriage of wood and forestry, incorporating the surrounding trees of Jingu Shrine to create a stadium of wood and greenery.
Olympic Torch Relay Route Decided
Set to begin March of 2020, the route across Japan for the Olympic torch relay has been decided! It is expected to stop at myriad World Heritage sites and historical hotspots.
Choreographing the Cosmos
This Japanese startup is working to create meteor showers on demand!
Two Airlines to Carry Olympic Flame to Japan
Two Japanese airlines, JAL and ANA, announced that they will both transport the Olympic Flame from Greece to Japan ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Newly Completed Olympic Venue Is Making Waves
Take a glimpse at the rowing and canoe venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Eco Olympics: Recycled Plastics & Metals
Recycled plastic podiums and metals made from recycled electronics are just a few of the eco-friendly initiatives being enacted for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympic Medals & Countdown Clock Reveal
2020 Tokyo Olympic medals and a countdown clock were unveiled exactly one year before the Games officially open.
10 Hotels Around the Olympic Stadium
In order to get a fully enjoyable experience, we’d like to introduce you to the top 10 hotels around the Olympic Stadium or hotels that are within walking distance to the stadium!
Breaking Olympic Records with Prosthetic Limbs
Ken Endo returned to Japan in 2012 after researching robotic prosthetics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He now aims to help a Paralympic sprinter shatter the Olympic speed record.
See Your Country as a Samurai with This Series
In honor of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a group of artists is celebrating the participating nations by turning their flags into samurai.
Mizuno Volleyball Gear Is Getting High Scores
If you know anything about volleyball, you likely know the name Mizuno. Find out how they ended up being long-time supporters of the U.S. volleyball team.
The Main Stadium for 2020 is Nearly Complete!
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium is 90% complete, one year before the games begin.
Meet the Anime Ambassadors for the Olympics
Some of the most famous faces of anime are ready to welcome you to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games!
2020 Olympic Torches on Display in Tokyo
The 2020 Olympic & Paralympic torches can be picked up and held while they are on display in Tokyo!
Boats Could Ease Tokyo Olympic Congestion
Tokyo may offer boat rides to help alleviate congestion on public transportation during the 2020 Olympic Games.
Harajuku Station's Getting Revamped
The old-fashioned facade of Harajuku Station is slated for a modern makeover. So, if you want to see the Tokyo landmark in its current form, you'd better go now.
Logo Designs Revealed for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Now's your chance to voice your opinion on the designs that have been shortlisted to represent Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games!
Sakura-Inspired Torch for the 2020 Olympics
The design for the torch, which will kick off the 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games in Tokyo, has been revealed. Unsurprisingly, it takes inspiration from Japan's favorite flower!