Tokyo 2020 vision on the agenda at first meeting of Media Commission

A first meeting of the Tokyo 2020 Media Commission has taken place today in the Japanese capital, following the announcement of its formation last week. The group, chaired by Hisashi Hieda, chairman and chief executive of Fuji Media Holdings Group and …

Tokyo 2020: New media and athletes' commissions boost the Games organization

(SFC) The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced today that two new key commissions have been setup to further the progress on Games’ preparations. The fourth Executive Board adjourning today confirmed the new Media and …

The Olympic in drydock at Belfast after losing a propeller blade during a voyage in late February, 1912. The men standing there give a great sense of size and scale of the equipment that drove the Olympic, Titanic and Britannic. Note: if you see any pictures of the Titanic’s propellers, it’s not the Titanic, it’s the Olympic(or possibly the Britannic). There are no known photos of the Titanic's propellers, which is sad because there is debate on whether or not the Titanics central screw had 3 or 4 blades as there’s evidence to suggest 3, not the originally thought 4.

Athletes’ Commission created for Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced the establishment of the Tokyo 2020 Athletes’ Commission, a body set up to provide useful insights to organisers in the run-up to the Games. As well as assisting with …

Tokyo 2020 Media Commission Could Prevent Journalistic Independence

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 announced the establishment of its media commission on Friday. Hisashi Hieda, chairman and CEO of Fuji Media group, one of Japan’s largest media conglomerates, will serve as chairman. The vice chairman is Satoshi Ishikawa, the adviser …