Tokyo 2020

Olympic Flame Displayed at Japan Olympic Museum

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The Olympic flame will be on public display at the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, as of 1 September. The lantern was delivered during a special ceremony prepared by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee. It will remain there until 1 November.

Dow's Expertise Enables Recyclable Polyolefin-Based Fabric Decorations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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MIDLAND, Mich., August 26, 2020 /3BL Media/– Creating a unique look and feel for any major sporting event – especially the Olympic Games – typically calls for signage and banners, to customize the experience and build the event atmosphere for athletes and fans alike. The Olympic Movement’s Official Chemistry Company Dow (NYSE: DOW) is working with Japanese company Toppan Printing to give such fabric – typically made with a few layers of different plastics and other materials that can be difficult to recycle – a second life, long after the closing ceremony.

Showcasing a Sustainable Society: Tokyo 2020 Releases Its Sustainability Pre-Games Report

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THE TOKYO ORGANISING COMMITTEE OF THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES (TOKYO 2020) PUBLISHED ITS SUSTAINABILITY PRE-GAMES REPORT, SHOWING DETAILS OF HOW IT PLANS TO DELIVER SUSTAINABLE TOKYO 2020 GAMES AND HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS ON SOME OF THE INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN THROUGHOUT 2019. THESE INCLUDE PROMOTING THE USE OF 100 PER CENT RENEWABLE ENERGY AT OLYMPIC VENUES, WITH HYDROGEN FOR THE VEHICLE FLEET AND THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC CAULDRONS; REDUCING CO2 EMISSIONS; AND PROMOTING THE 3RS CONCEPT TO “REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE” AT TOKYO 2020 VENUES.

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THE TOKYO ORGANISING COMMITTEE OF THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES (TOKYO 2020) PUBLISHED ITS SUSTAINABILITY PRE-GAMES REPORT, SHOWING DETAILS OF HOW IT PLANS TO DELIVER SUSTAINABLE TOKYO 2020 GAMES AND HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS ON SOME OF THE INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN THROUGHOUT 2019. THESE INCLUDE PROMOTING THE USE OF 100 PER CENT RENEWABLE ENERGY AT OLYMPIC VENUES, WITH HYDROGEN FOR THE VEHICLE FLEET AND THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC CAULDRONS; REDUCING CO2 EMISSIONS; AND PROMOTING THE 3RS CONCEPT TO “REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE” AT TOKYO 2020 VENUES.

Olympic Games to Become “Climate Positive” From 2030

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed great green wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed great green wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.

Sports Organisations Join Forces Against Climate Change

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Signatories of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework gathered at the Olympic Museum to define the next steps for the sports community to address climate change. Their meeting – which was the first official gathering of the framework’s participants – was hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ahead of the un climate summit, which starts next week in new york. 

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Signatories of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework gathered at the Olympic Museum to define the next steps for the sports community to address climate change. Their meeting – which was the first official gathering of the framework’s participants – was hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ahead of the un climate summit, which starts next week in new york. 

Women Political Leaders Summit Discusses How Sport Contributes to the Un Sustainable Development Goals

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Ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, IOC member Marisol Casado was invited to represent the IOC at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit in Tokyo, alongside other reputable political leaders such as Antonio Guterres (Un Secretary-General), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director, International Monetary Fund) and Tedros Adhanom (Director General of the World Health Organisation).

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Ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, IOC member Marisol Casado was invited to represent the IOC at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit in Tokyo, alongside other reputable political leaders such as Antonio Guterres (Un Secretary-General), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director, International Monetary Fund) and Tedros Adhanom (Director General of the World Health Organisation).

Tokyo 2020: Sustainable Games for a Sustainable Society

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One Year from Today, the Olympic Summer Games Tokyo 2020 Will Witness the First Performances of the World’s Top Athletes. Beyond the Celebration of Humanity and the Olympic Values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect, This Will Be an Opportunity to Witness How the Olympic Games Play Their Part in Creating a Sustainable Society.

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One Year from Today, the Olympic Summer Games Tokyo 2020 Will Witness the First Performances of the World’s Top Athletes. Beyond the Celebration of Humanity and the Olympic Values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect, This Will Be an Opportunity to Witness How the Olympic Games Play Their Part in Creating a Sustainable Society.

“Field Cast” and “City Cast” Uniforms for Tokyo 2020 Staff and Volunteers Unveiled

Stylish, sustainable and suitable to wear come rain or shine – it’s time for a first look at the tokyo 2020 uniforms.
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The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games today unveiled the official outfits that will be worn by the Field Cast and City Cast staff and volunteers. This is the “cast” of people – more than 110,000 of them – who will welcome and provide support to spectators, athletes and other visitors during the Games. 

The two styles of blue-and-white shirts will be a ubiquitous sight in Tokyo next summer, and they’ve been made with the environment – and the comfort of the wearer – in mind.

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IOC Announces List of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders Aiming to Be Part of IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Released the List of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders Who Are Aiming to Be Part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020. They Are Competing in Eight Sports. This Announcement Came on World Refugee Day

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Released the List of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders Who Are Aiming to Be Part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020. They Are Competing in Eight Sports. This Announcement Came on World Refugee Day

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