Demolition work has got underway at the National Stadium in Tokyo with construction of a new state-of-the-art arena for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics due to begin in October.
Three venue changes have been approved for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.
TOKYO: The race is on to see what new sports will be competing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with the IOC unveiling a timetable for the Japanese hosts.
Australian sport has embraced the new World Anti-Doping Code with John Coates declaring the uptake is a “clear indication that Australian sport is united in the fight against doping”.
TOKYO: Softball and baseball are the big winners from the 40 reforms announced by the International Olympic Committee in Monaco.
TOKYO 2020: Tokyo is looking to slash the price tag for the 2020 Summer Olympics by $US1.7 billion ($A1.84 billion) through scrapping or scaling back plans to build new facilities amid fears over spiralling costs.
IOC: Australian Olympic kayaker Jessica Fox has played a part in the launch of Agenda 2020- the International Olympic Committee’s road map for the future of the Games.
IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which will be discussed and voted on by the full IOC membership at the 127th IOC Session this 8 and 9 December in Monaco.
IOC: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach urged delegates to seize the chance for change and approve a wide-ranging revamp of the Games likely to include a shake-up of the sports contested and a new TV channel.
SWIMMING: Swimming Australia is among the many sporting organisations keen to tap the merits of a positive coaching pilot.