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# tokyo-2020 - Monday 25 December, 2017

From The42 18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane Sprint Star

18 for 18: Gina Akpe-Moses is set to bring Irish sprinting into the fast lane

The U20 European champion has her sights on Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 22 December, 2017

From The42 'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time' Marathon Man

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Lightweight rowing world champions from Skibbereen make switch to heavyweight

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan won World and European gold this year, but the lightweight pair is not an Olympic event.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 27 November, 2017

12 of Ireland's most promising athletes awarded funding scholarships for Tokyo 2020

And Hockey Ireland has received a separate allocation of funding for its men’s national team.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From The42 Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity' Annalise

Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'

We spoke to Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy as she prepares to set sail on the Volvo Ocean Race.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The42 'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"' Swim Ireland

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'

Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The42 Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games Equality

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From The42 IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme Tokyo 2020

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme

The international governing body are reviewing its athletics programme in London next week.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?'

Annalise Murphy on life after Rio and what’s next for the Olympic silver medallist.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From The42 Balancing 30+ hours of training a week and a full-time college degree: Ireland's most promising triathlete Fitness

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 6 January, 2017

From The42 Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020 Jumping Ship

Irish Olympic sailor Saskia Tidey switches to Team GB ahead of Tokyo 2020

Having represented Ireland at Rio, she qualifies to race for Britain through her father.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From The42 Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist Making Waves

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist

The 21-year-old’s outstanding efforts were rewarded at her third Paralympics with a bronze medal.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From The42 'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio Interview

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio

It’s been a hectic 2016 for the modern pentathlete but the two-time Olympian is showing no signs of slowing down.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Japan's PM showed up to the Olympics closing ceremony dressed as Super Mario Rio 2016

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion

The 2020 Games, awarded to Tokyo in 2013, have been marred by a series of embarrassing setbacks over stadium construction and the official logo.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 8 April, 2016

From The42 Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony Tech Star-up

Tokyo is planning a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics opening ceremony

And, apparently, it will only cost $4 million.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid

The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 22 June, 2015

From The42 Bowling and baseball make Olympic shortlist but American football and tug of war miss out Shortlist

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 15 June, 2015

Could Ireland field an American football team at the 2020 Olympics?

The sport has applied to be part of Tokyo 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote

The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From The42 Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium The Future! This post contains images

Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium

The venue should be ready in time to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.