Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshiro Muto has suggested private sector capital as a means to reduce the cost of venues to be used at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 have been warned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to keep costs "significantly less" than the maximum figure of $20 billion (£16 billion/€18.8 billion/¥2.3 trillion) cited here today.
Rowing and canoe sprint to remain at Sea Forest during Tokyo 2020 but volleyball venue decision postponed
Rowing and canoe sprint will remain at the Sea Forest course on Tokyo Bay during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games but a final decision over the volleyball venue has been postponed until Christmas, it was decided here at a meeting of a Four Party Working Group.
A crunch week for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics has begun here today with a six-hour meeting of a specially convened Working Group assessing potential changes to venues.
Tokyo 2020 appear poised to downscale existing plans rather than move Olympic venues for rowing, canoe sprint and other sports away from the capital city.
International Swimming Federation (FINA) President Julio Maglione has reportedly claimed the pool for Tokyo 2020 will not experience the same problems experienced at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Abandoning plans to host rowing and canoe sprint at the Sea Forest Waterway during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would cost ¥10 billion (£73 million/$90 million), it has been reported.
Cost of Tokyo 2020 gymnastics venue reportedly doubles to nearly $200 million as constructor appointed
The cost of constructing the gymnastics venue for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo has reportedly more than doubled as their concerns remain over the rising budget of the event in the Japanese capital.
World Baseball Softball Federation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari has dismissed speculation that Tokyo 2020 matches could be played in Fukashima as premature.
Tokyo 2020 organisers have agreed to host baseball and softball matches in stricken areas in Fukushima.
Tokyo 2020 have launched a nationwide participation programme aimed building public support before the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A Japanese Sports Agency panel has warned that the country is in urgent need of more trained laboratory analysts before the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Tokyo 2020's rising budget has been blamed on "poor supervision" and a "lack of clear authority" by the head of the Metropolitan Government panel commissioned to investigate ways to cut costs.
Printing companies Dai Nippon and Toppan have been unveiled as the 41st and 42nd members of the Tokyo 2020 domestic sponsorship programme.
Plans to develop a new rowing and canoe sprint course at Sea Forest must either be downgraded or scrapped entirely in order to save costs, a Tokyo Metropolitan Government panel have proposed in a final report today.