Tokyo 2020 – Japan Hosts Summer Olympics
The torch relay begins in GreeceA few months before the games, the Olympic torch relay begins in Olympia, Greece, home to the former Olympic Games.
Countdown to Tokyo in 2020When the opening ceremony?The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020, at the Tokyo Olympic National Stadium rebuilt.
Olympic Games during leap yearsGames, athletes participate in sports like swimming, athletics, gymnastics, various martial arts, ball sports, weightlifting and wrestling.
When the closing act?The Olympic Games will end in a closing ceremony on Sunday, August 9, 2020.
Motto: “Discovering the Morning”The official name of the games are the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the motto is “Discover Tomorrow”.
There are no holidays in Japan during games.
Every 4 years beforeThe Olympic Games are a sporting event all over the world subdivided into the games of summer and winter. Previously, summer and winter games were in the same year, with an interval of four years between games.
Every 2 yearsIn 1992, the program has changed, and these days, winter and summer games will alternate every 2 years. The last Olympic Games were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. The last Winter Games will be held in Sochi in Russia in 2014.
Winter Games 2018The upcoming Winter Games will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018.
Modern Olympic history23 of June of 1894, Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of the University of the Sorbonne in Paris, France. In 1896, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens.