2020 Summer Olympics

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The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020.wikipedia
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125th IOC Session

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Tokyo was selected as the host city during the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires on 7 September 2013.
The International Olympic Committee elected Tokyo as the host city of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games on 7 September.

2018 Winter Olympics

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They will be the second of three consecutive Olympic Games to be held in East Asia, following the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and preceding the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
It was also the first of three consecutive Olympics to be held in East Asia, the other two being the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

2022 Winter Olympics

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They will be the second of three consecutive Olympic Games to be held in East Asia, following the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and preceding the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
These Games will be the first Winter Olympics ever to be held in China, and the last of three consecutive Olympics to be held in East Asia, following the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Surfing at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Under new IOC policies that allow sports to be added to the Games' programme to augment the permanent "core" Olympic events, these Games will see karate, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding make their Olympic debuts, and the return of baseball and softball (which were removed from the summer programme after 2008).
Surfing at the Summer Olympics will make its debut in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Summer Olympic Games

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These Games will mark the return of the Summer Olympics to Tokyo for the first time since 1964, and the fourth Olympics overall to be held in Japan, following the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo and the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.
The IOC has selected Tokyo, Japan, to host the Summer Olympics for a second time in 2020.

Tokyo bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Tokyo, Istanbul, and Madrid were the three candidate cities.
Tokyo 2020 (東京 2020) was a successful bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics by the city of Tokyo and the Japanese Olympic Committee.

Istanbul bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Tokyo, Istanbul, and Madrid were the three candidate cities.
Istanbul 2020 (Turkish: İstanbul 2020) was a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics by the city of Istanbul and the Turkish Olympic Committee.

Madrid bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Tokyo, Istanbul, and Madrid were the three candidate cities.
Madrid 2020 was a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics by the city of Madrid and the Spanish Olympic Committee.

Baku bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics

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The applicant cities of Baku (Azerbaijan) and Doha (Qatar) were not promoted to candidate status.
Baku 2020 ('Bakı 2020') was a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics by the city of Baku and the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan.

Softball at the Summer Olympics

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Under new IOC policies that allow sports to be added to the Games' programme to augment the permanent "core" Olympic events, these Games will see karate, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding make their Olympic debuts, and the return of baseball and softball (which were removed from the summer programme after 2008).
Softball was removed from the programme for 2012 and 2016, but was added, along with baseball, for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Rome bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics

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A bid from Rome was withdrawn.
Rome 2020 (Italian: Roma 2020) was a proposed bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics by the city of Rome and the Italian National Olympic Committee.

Baseball at the Summer Olympics

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Under new IOC policies that allow sports to be added to the Games' programme to augment the permanent "core" Olympic events, these Games will see karate, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding make their Olympic debuts, and the return of baseball and softball (which were removed from the summer programme after 2008).
The event was last played in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing with South Korea taking the gold; the sport was dropped from the Summer Olympic programme, but will be revived as part of the programme for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Doha bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics

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The applicant cities of Baku (Azerbaijan) and Doha (Qatar) were not promoted to candidate status.
Doha 2020 (Arabic: الدوحة 2020) was a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics by the city of Doha and the Qatar Olympic Committee.

Freestyle BMX

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These Games will see the introduction of additional disciplines within several of the Summer Olympics sports, including 3x3 basketball, freestyle BMX and Madison cycling, as well as further mixed events.
In June 2017, the International Olympic Committee announced that it was to be added as an Olympic event to the 2020 Summer Olympics.

3x3 basketball

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These Games will see the introduction of additional disciplines within several of the Summer Olympics sports, including 3x3 basketball, freestyle BMX and Madison cycling, as well as further mixed events.
3x3 is scheduled to make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Yoshirō Mori

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The Organizing Committee is headed by former Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori.
In 2014, he was appointed to head the organizing committee for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Sport climbing at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Under new IOC policies that allow sports to be added to the Games' programme to augment the permanent "core" Olympic events, these Games will see karate, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding make their Olympic debuts, and the return of baseball and softball (which were removed from the summer programme after 2008).
Sport climbing at the 2020 Summer Olympics is an event to be held in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

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The Organizing Committee is headed by former Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori.
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOG) is the organisation responsible for overseeing the planning and development of the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Tokyo Station

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A new railway line is planned to link both airports through an expansion of Tokyo Station, cutting travel time from Tokyo Station to Haneda from 30 minutes to 18 minutes, and from Tokyo Station to Narita from 55 minutes to 36 minutes; the line would cost 400 billion yen and would be funded primarily by private investors.
Authorities are re-considering a similar plan as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 2020 Summer Olympics; the proposed line would cut travel time to Haneda from 30 minutes to 18 minutes, and to Narita from 55 minutes to 36 minutes, at a total cost of around 400 billion yen.

2019 Rugby World Cup

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It was confirmed in February 2012 that the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo would be demolished and reconstructed, and receive a £1 billion upgrade for the 2019 Rugby World Cup as well as the 2020 Olympics.
The National Olympic Stadium, being rebuilt for the 2020 Summer Olympics, was originally the centerpiece of Japan's Rugby World Cup bid, but revisions to the Olympic Stadium plans mandated the World Cup venue changes.

National Stadium (Tokyo)

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It was confirmed in February 2012 that the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo would be demolished and reconstructed, and receive a £1 billion upgrade for the 2019 Rugby World Cup as well as the 2020 Olympics.
The new stadium is set to be the main venue for the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

New National Stadium (Tokyo)

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However, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe announced in July 2015 that plans to build the New National Stadium would be scrapped and rebid on amid public discontent over the stadium's building costs.
The stadium will serve as the main stadium for the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as being the venue for track and field events at the 2020 Summer Olympics as well as 2020 Summer Paralympics.

Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium

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Built in 1954 for the World Wrestling Championship, it was also used as the venue for gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics, and will host the table tennis competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Karate at the Summer Olympics

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Under new IOC policies that allow sports to be added to the Games' programme to augment the permanent "core" Olympic events, these Games will see karate, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding make their Olympic debuts, and the return of baseball and softball (which were removed from the summer programme after 2008).
In September 2015, karate was included in a shortlist along with baseball, softball, skateboarding, surfing, and sport climbing to be considered for inclusion in the 2020 Summer Olympics; and in June 2016, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that they would support the proposal to include all of the shortlisted sports in the 2020 Games.

Buenos Aires

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Tokyo was selected as the host city during the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires on 7 September 2013.
In September 2013, the city hosted the 125th IOC Session, Tokyo was elected the host city of the 2020 Summer Olympics and Thomas Bach was new IOC President.