【2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo】Watch Japan Now
post date : 2015.07.17
Preparations for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo are underway throughout Japan.
As of July 2015, the venues have been decided for 26 of the 28 events planned for these games,
excluding cycling and soccer. The local governments of the areas where these venues are located
have planned various initiatives both to demonstrate the beauty of their areas, and to provide optimal
environments for athletes from around the world to compete in.
New initiatives are already underway throughout the country, from constructing venues and
transportation infrastructure to international exchanges involving sports. The FPCJ will introduce the
various changes made by Japan to prepare for 2020.
“Chiba Prefecture: Chiba to Host Three Sport Events in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics!” (July 15, 2015)
＜Tokyo 2020 Overview Outline of the Organization Plan ＞
- ・The Games of the XXXII Olympiad
- Friday, 24 July – Sunday 9 August 2020
- Number of Sports: 28
- ・Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
- Tuesday, 25 August – Sunday 6 September 2020
- Number of Sports: 22