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Tokyo Olympics 2020

24 Jul 2020 - 9 Aug 2020

About


The 2020 Summer Olympics which is officially known as the Games of XXXII Olympiad or commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is an international multi-sport event that will be taking place from 24th July to 9th August 2020. The tournament is held in Tokyo, Japan. The preliminary events for certain sports will start from 22nd July 2020 itself.

This will be the second time that Tokyo has been selected as the host nation for Summer Olympics, the first one being in 1964. Tokyo is the only nation that has been the host nation twice for Summer Olympics. The 2020 Games will be the second event of the three consecutive Olympic events to be held in East Asia. First one was held in 2018, the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea, and the next being the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.

The 2020 Olympics will see the introduction of a plenty of new and additional competitions which will include sports like, 3X3 Basketball, Freestyle BMX and Madison Cycling and further more. There will debut sport competitions which will be introduced by the host organizing committee. These debut sports will include skateboarding, surfing, Karate and sports climbing. Basketball and softball will make a return back into Olympics after 2008.


Venue and Details


VenueEvents
New National StadiumOpening and closing ceremonies, Athletics (track and field),Football (finals)
Yoyogi National GymnasiumHandball
Ryōgoku KokugikanBoxing
Tokyo Metropolitan GymnasiumTable tennis
Nippon BudokanJudo, Karate
Tokyo International ForumWeightlifting
Musashinonomori ParkRoad cycling (start road races)


Football Event Venues

VenueLocationEvents
International Stadium Yokohama[38]YokohamaMen's and Women's preliminaries, quarter-final, Women's semi-final and Women's final
Tokyo StadiumTokyoMen's and Women's opening round
Saitama StadiumSaitamaMen's and Women's preliminaries and quarter-final, Men's semi-final and 3rd place play-off
Miyagi StadiumSendaiMen's and Women's preliminaries and quarter-final
Kashima Soccer StadiumKashimaMen's and Women's preliminaries, quarter-final and semi-final, Women's 3rd place play-off
Sapporo DomeSapporoMen's and Women's preliminaries
New National StadiumTokyoMen's final


Outlying Venues

VenueEvents
Camp AsakaShooting
Musashino Forest Sports PlazaModern pentathlon (fencing)

Badminton
Tokyo StadiumFootball

Modern pentathlon (excluding fencing)

Rugby sevens
Saitama Super ArenaBasketball
EnoshimaSailing
Makuhari MesseFencing

Taekwondo

Wrestling
Baji KoenEquestrian (dressage, jumping)
Kasumigaseki Country ClubGolf
Izu VelodromeTrack cycling
Izu Mountain Bike CourseMountain biking
Yokohama StadiumBaseball

Softball
Fukushima Azuma Baseball StadiumBaseball (opening match)

Softball (opening match)

Road cycling
Makomanai Open StadiumAthletics (Marathon and Race Walking)

For more detailed schedule click here:- Tokyo Schedule 2020

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2020 Men's Olympic Volleyball Qualifiers: India knocked out following three-set loss against Korea

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'I am sure the Indian archery contingent will win a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,' says Youth Olympics silver medallist Akash Malik

'I am sure the Indian archery contingent will win a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,' says Youth Olympics silver medallist Akash Malik

PV Sindhu speaks about her 2020 targets and her upcoming battle with Tai Tzu Ying in PBL

PV Sindhu speaks about her 2020 targets and her upcoming battle with Tai Tzu Ying in PBL

Olympics 2020 Predictions: Tough, but not impossible for Indian women to create history at Tokyo

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3 things that should happen in Kabaddi in the next decade

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5 Indian players to watch out for in 2020 Olympics- Part 2

5 Indian players to watch out for in 2020 Olympics- Part 2

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