2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

FILE - This Oct. 21, 2011 file photo shows the golden arches of McDonalds, in Omaha, Neb., McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 16, 2017 - 12:25 pm
The Olympics and McDonald's used to go together like a hamburger and fries. They are no longer a combo. In a surprise move, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday it was ending its Olympic sponsorship deal with the fast-food giant three years before it was supposed to expire —...
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June 16, 2017 - 8:21 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to. IOC marketing director Timo Lumme says "we understand that McDonald's...
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A postman rides a bike past the construction site of the athlete's village for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in Harumi in Tokyo, Friday, June 2, 2017. The cost of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is nearly twice the initial estimate despite a major cost-cutting effort. A major reason is that cities exclude large amounts of associated costs when they bid to host the Olympics. Tokyo Olympic organizers announced this week that the estimated cost is now 1.4 trillion yen ($12.6 billion). The bid estimate was 730 billion yen ($6.6 billion). (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 02, 2017 - 3:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Taxpayers beware: The cost of hosting an Olympics is likely to be far more than advertised. The price tag on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has ballooned to nearly twice the initial estimate, even after a major cost-cutting effort. A major reason is that cities exclude large amounts of...
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A reporter photographs a Los Angeles 2024 logo painted on the field at the Rose Bowl Stadium, a proposed Olympic venue, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. Los Angeles Olympic organizers are putting their plans on display at a time of uncertainty in the race for the 2024 Games. Members of the International Olympic Committee are in Southern California this week to inspect stadiums and arenas that could become future Olympic Games venues. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
May 10, 2017 - 6:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles could lose and win its Olympics gamble, ending up with the 2028 Games it never sought and the costly prospect of retooling its multibillion-dollar plans for more than a decade into the future. In an atmosphere of uncertainty, International Olympic Committee leaders...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Los Angeles leaders this week are trying to sell their plan to host the Olympic Games to visiting members of the International Olympic Committee. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
May 09, 2017 - 2:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaders in Los Angeles will guide their International Olympic Committee guests from the Hollywood Hills to Santa Monica Beach to a construction site that will someday be a $2.6 billion NFL stadium that can also host soccer games. If this week's tour is a success, Los Angeles will...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, IOC Vice President John Coates delivers a speech during the closing plenary session of the IOC Debriefing of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, in Tokyo. The IOC could lose one of its most influential officials when Coates faces the first opposition to his leadership in Australia. Coates, who has been president of Australian Olympic Committee for 27 years and who heads the IOC’s coordination commission for the 2020 Tokyo Games, faces Danni Roche in a secret vote at the AOC's annual general meeting on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Sydney. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
May 03, 2017 - 12:37 am
The International Olympic Committee could lose one of its most influential officials when vice president John Coates faces the first challenge in almost three decades to his leadership in Australia. Coates, who has been president of the Australian Olympic Committee for 27 years and who heads the...
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