Tokyo 2020

We’re recruiting – Chef de Mission Tokyo 2020 & European Games 2019


Chef de Mission Tokyo 2020 and European Games 2019 January 2019 – August 2020 The Olympic Federation of Ireland wishes to recruit a suitable candidate as Chef de Mission for Team Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the European Games in Minsk 2019. The Chef de Mission (CDM) role is critical to Team […]

Swim Ireland Appoint Jon Rudd as New NPD

Swim Ireland have appointment Jon Rudd as National Performance Director (NPD). Jon comes to Ireland with experience in international swimming and will lead Swim Ireland’s High Performance Programme in the next Olympic cycle through to Tokyo 2020. Rudd, currently based in Plymouth, England, is the coach of 2012 Olympic Gold medallist and World Record holder […]

Visit of the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland on 17 May – Olympic Council of Ireland

On the 17th May the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland Mari Miyoshi accompanied by Yuichi Yamada, 2nd Secretary Press & Cultural Affairs visited the President of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey in Olympic House, Howth. It was the first of many visits to come as we approach the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Next year […]

Tokyo 2020 Unveils the Emblems of the 2020 Games

Tokyo 2020 Unveils the Emblems of the 2020 Games Inspired by Traditional Japanese Motif Tokyo, 25 April 2016 – Tokyo 2020 today unveiled the official emblems of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, “Harmonized Chequered Emblems.” The design was highly acclaimed by the public and the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee for exemplifying Japan and the city of […]

XXXII Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in 2020 to Tokyo, and chosen over fellow Candidate Cities Istanbul and Madrid after two rounds of voting during the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires. Tokyo received 60 votes to Istanbul’s 36 in the final round, with Madrid having been eliminated in the […]
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