Almaty To Save $500M In '22 Games Bid FA To Attract Scottish Players To Olympics Olympic Notes Bach Wants Australian Olympic Bid in 2024 Olympic Notes Toyota Signs Up For Olympic Sponsorship FA Wants British Team At Rio Olympics Financial Pressures Good For Brisbane Bid Names In The News Tokyo 2020 Venue Changes To Save $1B
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD Global/March 14, 2014/Olympics
Music Producer Akimoto, Former Olympians Eyed For Tokyo 2020 Executive Board
Published March 14, 2014
A source said that Japanese pop group AKB48 music producer Yasushi Akimoto and Olympic Gold Medalist hammer thrower Koji Murofushi "are among the people informally tapped for the board of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games" in '20, according to KYODO. In the wake of the IOC's push for increased representation of women, "a draft plan of the organizing committee members lists seven women" including volleyball Gold Medalist Yuko Arakida. The committee "will comprise 35 members including board members and its chief," President Yoshiro Mori, a former PM (KYODO, 3/13).