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Tokyo 2020 procurement drive under starter’s orders

Tokyo’s Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (TOCOG) in 2020 will begin its procurement drive in the next few months, delegates at the Global Sports Projects Conference 2017 were told.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics budget set at $16.8 billion

The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have set a budget of 1.8 trillion yen ($16.8 billion) for the Games, according to the first official budget.

Thumbs up for new Tokyo 2020 voleyball arena

The Tokyo metropolitan government has agreed to go ahead with a plan to build a new reduced-cost volleyball facility for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016 hailed as “superb”

Nearly 2,000 visitors flocked to the Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016 conference and exhibition held last week in Yokohama, Japan.

Team GB preparations for Tokyo 2020 well advanced

Team GB’s preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are well on track with key preparation camp venues already booked, Bill Sweeney, CEO of the British Olympic Association, said in a keynote address at the Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016 conference in Yokohama, Japan.

Japan confirmed as Asian Games 2026 host

Japan has continued its phenomenal run of success in attracting major sporting events to the country with the award of the Asian Games in 2026.

Kick off for Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016

Japan’s top sports officials kicked off proceedings at the eagerly awaited Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016 conference and exhibition which opened today in Yokohama.

GlobalSportsJobs jump on board as Media Partner

GlobalSportsJobs – the leading specialist digital media and talent platform for the international sports industry – has confirmed as an Official Media Partner for Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016.

World-class turf to be laid at the New Perth Stadium

Experienced contractor, HG Sports Turf (HGST), has been appointed to prepare the pitch and grow and install more than 17,000m² of turf for the new Perth Stadium playing surface.

Neil Levett discusses ‘Sports Venues with Longer Lifespans’ in the August issue of BCCJ’s ACUMEN magazine

The following is an interview with Neil Levett, Managing Director of Alad – owners of PanStadia & Arena Management magazine and Stadia & Arena Events – that was first published in the latest edition of BCCJ’s ACUMEN magazine. Levett discusses the importance of sustainable models for sports venues for major events such as the Rugby World Cup 2019 and Tokyo 2020…