Tag: Japan

Pandemic-delayed Tokyo 2020 cost whopping

Auditor confirms costs for Tokyo Olympics

The cost of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics is 20 percent higher than what organizers said when they announced official figures more than a year ago, according to a report by the Board of Audit of Japan. ‘abcNEWS’ stated that the report, which was released recently, said there was a lack of... » Read more


Launch of Toyota Tokyo Arena

The Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Toyota Fudosan Company Limited (Toyota Fudosan) and Toyota Alvark Tokyo Corporation (Toyota Alvark Tokyo) are promoting the TOKYO A-ARENA PROJECT to construct a next-generation arena at the site of the former Toyota showroom facility Mega Web in Koto-ku,... » Read more

Japan iconic rugby stadium to be replaced

New Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium for Tokyo

The Japan Sport Council announced on August 22nd that it has awarded a contract to a corporate group led by the Kajima Corp to build a new stadium to replace the iconic Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium in central Tokyo. Groundbreaking for the new stadium is scheduled in 2024. It will come on stream at... » Read more

Symbolic Games legacy of Tokyo 2020 parks

Tokyo Nation Stadium to keep running track

The symbolic areas of the Tokyo 2020 Games (Japan) will be renamed ‘Olympic and Paralympic Parks’, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced on July 21st. ‘paralympic.org’ stated that exhibits will also be installed. These include – ‘Site of the Games’ plaques, Games symbols,... » Read more

Tokyo lands 2025 World Athletics showcase

Tokyo to host 2025 World Athletics Championships

Tokyo (Japan) has been selected as the Host City for the World Athletics Championships in 2025. ‘sky sports’ stated that Japan’s capital held a delayed Olympics last year behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 2025 World Athletics Championships will be the 20th edition of the... » Read more

Japan Olympic great’s Tokyo Unite initiative

Tokyo sports alliance formed to promote clubs and venues

Japan’s two-time double Olympic breaststroke champion – Kitajima Kosuke – steps up for his hometown with big ideas – a 14-team alliance of Tokyo-based sports teams – nearly one year on from the Games. ‘Olympics’ stated that one of Japan’s all-time Olympic greats is... » Read more

Sublime stadium coming up in Nagasaki

Nagasaki Stadium City update June 2022

The groundbreaking ceremony for the private-sector-led regional revitalization project ‘Nagasaki Stadium City Project’ by Japanet Holdings (HD, Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture), a major mail-order company, was held at Saiwaimachi, Nagasaki City (Japan) recently. ‘nordot.app’ stated that... » Read more