The Tokyo Olympic Games Starts On July 24th, 2020 And Runs Until August 09th, 2020.
* www.tokyo2020.jp + ( * www.tokyo2020.jp/en )
* https://tokyo2020.jp/en/games/venue/olympic = 14 Cycling (BMX) Olympic BMX Course.
The BMX events will take place at the temporary Olympic BMX Course in Ariake as originally specified.
* www.olympic.org + * www.olympic.org/Cycling-BMX
* www.olympicchannel.com + * www.olympicchannel.com/en/sports/cycling-bmx
* www.uci.ch + UCI BMX Racing + UCI BMX Freestyle.
* UCI BMX Racing: Tokyo 2020 Qualification System.PDF = .PDF File.
* UCI BMX Freestyle: Tokyo 2020 Qualification System.PDF = .PDF File.
* 09/11-23/2018 - Youth Olympic Games BMX - Buenos Aires, Argentina.
* 07/23-28/2019 - UCI BMX World Championships - Zolder, Belgium.
* 07/26 to 08/11/2019 - Pan American Games BMX - Lima, Peru.
* 05/26-31/2020 - UCI BMX World Championships - Houston, Texas USA.
* www.usacycling.org | * www.usacycling.org/BMX | * www.usacycling.org/Olympics
* www.nbc olympics.com | * www.nbc olympics.com/Cycling
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* 2016 BMX Olympics Information Page - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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09-14-2018 - * Bathurst, Australia:- Adam Carey Has A Spot On Australias Team For The Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Over three years ago, there was a moment when Adam Carey looked like he would never rider a bike again after
a horror crash. But now Carey is about to compete in the highest-level BMX event in Asia and has a spot on
Australias team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in mind.
09-12-2018 - * Calgary, Alberta Canada:- 38-Year-Old Mother Of 3 Has Olympic Ambitions In BMX Freestyle.
A 38-year-old Calgary mother of three has her eye on the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo competing in BMX
freestyle and shes been doing the sport for only a year. A longtime mountain biker and volleyball enthusiast,
Nychka says she got the freestyle BMX bug relatively recently.
09-07-2018 - * Cycling New Zealand:- Cycling New Zealand Rolls Out BMX Programming Discussion Paper.
The discussion paper is the product of consultation with coaches, athletes and officials in the New Zealand
BMX community, as well analysis work done internally to assess Tokyo 2020 medal chances based on the
Olympic qualification process. The paper can be accessed here.PDF
09-07-2018 - * BMX Australia:- Aussies Take On World In China.
A score of Aussie riders have set their sights on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and their path to
qualifying begins next weekend at 2018 Qiansen Trophy in Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China.
Qualification points at the first major event since 2020 qualification period began on September 1.
09-05-2018 - * Inside The Games:- Tokyo 2020 Hosts Venue Tour As Part Of World Press Briefing.
Tokyo 2020 has today hosted a venue tour as part of the ongoing World Press Briefing (WPB) here in Japans capital.
Completing the list of 15 was the Olympic BMX Course and the Tatsumi International Swimming Centre for water polo.
09-04-2018 - * Jakarta, Indonesia:- Filipina BMX Rider Sienna Fines Eyes Olympic Dream.
The 19-year-old BMX rookie calls out for support as she bids to qualify to the 2020 Olympics.
With the Olympic dream right in front of her, Sienna Fines will risk everything for it – even
if its something as important to her as education. I have on my time to making the 2020 Games
09-01-2018 - * Louisville, KY USA:- USA BMX Derby City Cup Returns to E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
This weekends event is for amateurs, professionals and former Olympians who are taking their shot at
qualifying for Tokyo 2020. Saturday also marked the beginning of trials around the world for countries
wanting to make the Olympic team.-- Also See:- Joris wins both days at USA BMX Derby City Nationals.
08-30-2018 - * Cycling South Africa:- Manqobas Sights Set On Tokyo.
Manqoba says that the biggest influence in getting him to where he is today is the people around him.
Theyve been supporting me by all means and making sure that I’m in the right position to become a
professional athlete. If it wasn’t for the bicycle I wouldn’t be where I am today and Im doing everything
can right now to make it to Tokyo.
08-29-2018 - * Sydney, Australia:- Caroline Buchanan Opens Up As Olympic Journey Begins.
But the eight-time world champion is back on her bike and back to her winning ways, convincing
her shes ready to set her sights on the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 and the world championships.
07-24-2018 - * USOC + Team USA:- A Complete Look At New Sports And Events For Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Quote:- Cycling: BMX racing was introduced at the Beijing Games in 2008, but BMX park, which is contested
at X Games and on the UCI world cup circuit, makes its debut in 2020. A park course is used for both skate
boarding and BMX, and resembles an empty, irregularly-shaped swimming pool. Riders have three timed runs
to put together their best routine for the judges.
07-24-2018 - * IOC News:- Tokyo Illuminated By Two-Years-To-Go Celebration.
As a part of the lively celebrations to mark two years to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, thousands of
people gathered in the Japanese capital city to try Olympic sports and light up the night sky in the colours
of the Olympic rings. Throughout the day, attendees had the opportunity to participate in several different events.
07-06-2018 - * South Bend, Indiana USA:- South Bend Teen Rises To Top In BMX, Olympics In Sight.
The next potential star for USA Cycling in the Summer Games is getting ready for her senior year of high
school. The 16-year-old Roberts, already one of the best BMX freestyle riders in the world, is helping
blaze a trail for women in the Olympics.
07-05-2018 - * Perth, Australia:- Reynolds Returns Home With An Eye On Tokyo.
Despite being on the international stage for almost a decade, Bunbury BMX star Lauren Reynolds believes
her best is yet to come. Reynolds admits she has one eye on her third Olympic Games, with the Tokyo games
just over two years away.
06-25-2018 - * Tucson, Arizona USA:- Local Olympian Takes Part In Sports Park BMX Event.
Corben Sharrah, who competed in the 2016 Olympic games, is training for the 2020 games in Tokyo.
He was at Sports Park BMX for their Olympic games event where kids could get autographs from Sharrah.
06-21-2018 - * Union Cycliste Internationale UCI News:- The Management Committee Approves Agenda 2022.
Quote:- Changes with UCI World Championships and Authorise disc brakes for road and BMX Racing, as of 1st
July this year. Finally, the competition formats for BMX Racing and BMX Freestyle Park at the Tokyo 2020
Olympic Games were approved.
06-19-2018 - * Tokyo 2020:- Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo Overlay Work (No.17) Olympic BMX Course.
Overlay construction works at Olympic BMX Course (Tokyo) Tender Briefing Also See ( .PDF File. )
04-23-2018 - * British Cycling:- British Cycling Introduces Its BMX Freestyle Park Programme.
British Cycling is delighted to introduce its inaugural BMX Freestyle Park world class programme, as attention
turns to targeting podium success when the discipline makes its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Six
British BMX Freestyle Park riders have been accepted onto the Great Britain Cycling Teams world class programme.
04-20-2018 - * PR Newswire:- Solos Teams Up With USA Cycling And Sets Sights On Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
SOLOS® now official sponsor, product supplier of performance smart glasses to USA Cycling; new exclusive
benefit offered to USA Cycling members. SOLOS®, a unit of Kopin Corporation, is proud to announce it has
renewed its partnership with USA Cycling through the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as the official smart
glasses partner. SOLOS smart glasses, the first augmented reality sports performance glasses developed
with the USA Cycling team.
04-08-2018 - * USOC + Team USA:- Teen Sensation Hannah Roberts Wins Hiroshima World Cup.
Hannah Roberts has her sights set on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and while that may still be
more than two years away, the 16-year-old BMX freestyle park sensation continues to position herself
as a serious contender to make history there. On Sunday, Roberts claimed the top spot at the UCI BMX
Freestyle World Cup in Hiroshima, Japan, scoring 84.70 points.
04-08-2018 - * Inside The Games:- Roberts Stays On Gold Standard In UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup.
Prodigious young United States rider Hannah Roberts won the womens International Cycling Union (UCI)
BMX Freestyle Park World Cup today as the first Festival of Extreme Sports (FISE) World Series event
to be held in Japan came to a close in Hiroshima.
03-29-2018 - * UCI BMX Racing:- Tokyo 2020 Qualification System .PDF = .PDF File.
03-29-2018 - * UCI BMX Freestyle:- Tokyo 2020 Qualification System .PDF = .PDF File.
02-28-2018 - * Inside The Games:- Tokyo 2020 Unveil Mascots For Olympics and Paralympics.
Tokyo 2020 have unveiled their official mascots for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Both mascots are also said to be very hospitable and always try their best to encourage everyone.
Also Via IOC News:- * Tokyo 2020 Unveils Mascots.
02-01-2018 - * British Cycling:- Thrilled With UK Sports Funding Decision For The 2020 Olympic Cycle.
British Cycling is thrilled to announce it will be able to send riders to compete for medals in BMX Freestyle Park
on the events debut at the Tokyo Olympics after receiving backing from UK Sport. The Great Britain Cycling Teams
primary objective is clear to win Olympic and Paralympic medals and our aim for BMX Freestyle Park is no different.
01-12-2018 - * Cycling New Zealand:- Olympic BMX Silver Medallist Sarah Walker Begins 2020 Tokyo Bid.
The best BMX riders in the country have grouped in Christchurch to decide the elite titles in the First Windows
and Doors New Zealand Championships at the weekend. Leading the way in the women is London Olympic
medallist Sarah Walker as she looks to return to the international scene in her aim for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Added News: 01-13-2018: * Kiwi BMX Rider Sarah Walker To Miss National Championships In Christchurch:
Quote:- Walker pulled out of the event due to a family wedding.
01-10-2018 - * British Cycling:- BMX Freestyle Park Is Going To Tokyo 2020... Are You?.
Since the announcement was made by the International Olympic Committee that BMX Freestyle Park
was going to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, British Cycling has been working tirelessly
to secure funding to create a programme for talented BMX Freestyle riders who share our aspirations
of growing the scene in the UK by achieving Olympic success. We are now welcoming applications from
BMXers who wish to be considered for the Great Britain Cycling Team squad. Deadline for applications
is midnight on Sunday 28th January 2018.
12-10-2017 - * Inside The Games:- IOC Coordination Commission Set To Make Return Visit To Tokyo.
Tokyo 2020 are braced to welcome the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for
the second time this year, with their progress set to be assessed. The visit will begin tomorrow, with opening
session poised to be chaired by Coates. It was confirmed by the IOC Executive Board last week that BMX racing
and freestyle events and skateboarding will all be held on the Olympic BMX Course also located in the Tokyo
Bay Zone in the northern part of Tokyos Ariake district.
12-06-2017 - * Tokyo 2020:- IOC Executive Board Approves Tokyo 2020 Urban Sport Venues.
Quote:- The Olympic BMX Course will now host BMX freestyle and skateboarding in addition to BMX racing.
Also located in the Tokyo Bay Zone, the venue will be constructed in the northern part of Tokyos Ariake district,
an iconic waterfront area of the Japanese capital. - Also See Other Reports Via: * Inside The Games, And: * IOC.
11-12-2017 - * UCI News:- UCI Urban Cycling: Logan Martin And Hannah Roberts Win In Chengdu.
Australias Logan Martin maintained his impeccably high standards in the mens final. Sixteen-year-old Hannah Roberts
lived up to her status as pre-event favourite in the womens competition. The 2017 UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup
winners secured the first rainbow jerseys in the latest discipline to be recognised by cyclings governing body, Having made
its world championship debut, BMX Freestyle Park looks forward to more excitement at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Also See Other Reports Via: * Inside The Games | * USA Cycling | * BMX Australia | * Australian Olympic Committee.
10-28-2017 - * IOC News:- With A Thousand Days To Go, Tokyos 2020 Vision Is Taking Shape.
The countdown to Tokyo 2020 reached a significant milestone on 28 October, which marks the 1,000-days-to-go
point before the start of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) is celebrating the milestone with a series of events. Also See: Inside The Games.
10-13-2017 - * IOC News:- Teenage BMX Freestyler Roberts Ready To Take Olympic Stage By Storm.
These are hugely exciting times for BMX. Though the sport has been on the Olympic programme since 2008,
a brand new event, freestyle park, is set to make its Olympic debut in Tokyo in 2020. Before that, however,
BMX fans will get a sneak preview of what to expect when freestyle park takes a bow at the 2018 Youth
Olympic Games (YOG), which will take place in the Argentinian capital, Buenos Aires next October. Buenos
Aires 2018 and Tokyo 2020 will provide freestyle park with its biggest ever platform, and offer the worlds
top BMX freestylers a chance to put themselves centre stage in the Olympic spotlight.
10-10-2017 - * Auckland, New Zealand:- Sarah Walker Back On BMX After Funding Boost For Tokyo 2020.
Sarah Walker has ended her track cycling experiment and is getting back on the BMX, with Cycling New Zealand
set for a change of heart over its funding allocation. Walker now hopes to be at the 2020 Olympic Games but
admits even with a funding boost, there are a number of factors which could prevent her from competing in Tokyo.
10-06-2017 - * UCI News:- Tokyo 2020 Olympics: BMX Hopefuls Training At UCI World Cycling Centre.
The BMX Supercross track at the UCI World Cycling Centre has been swarming with talent this week as potential
Olympians from the world over vie for a place on the centres high-level training programme. The aim: the Tokyo
2020 Olympic Games. At ease on a BMX bike, and happiest when flying through the air, the 27 young athletes from
17 countries are part of current talent identification camp thanks to aptitude in the Olympic discipline of BMX.
10-05-2017 - * Tokyo 2020:- Bid Opening Results Of Land Measurement Of The Olympic BMX Course.
Date of Opening of Bids: Tuesday, 19th September, 2017, 15:00 - Contractor: CSS Engineering Co., Ltd.
Amount of Contract: JPY5,254,200 - Term: 75 days from the starting day of the contract.
09-13-2017 - * IOC:- Simultaneously Awarding Olympic Games 2024 To Paris And 2028 To Los Angeles.
of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 and Los Angeles as the host city of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad
2028. Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a win-win-win situation
for the city of Paris, the city of Los Angeles and the IOC, said the IOC President, Thomas Bach. - ( MORE )
* USOC + Team USA:- Los Angeles Awarded 2028 Olympic And Paralympic Games.
* Inside The Games:- Bach Hails Extraordinary Decision To Officially Award Paris 2024 And Los Angeles 2028.
08-29-2017 - * Melbourne, Australia:- Aussie BMX Champs Hope Tokyo Olympics Will Bring Them Full Circle.
Kai and Saya Sakakibara are committed to winning gold for Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Sacrifices
and dedication - both Saya and Kai have proved theyre more than happy to make them in pursuit of their goals.
And should they reach the starting gates at the BMX track in Tokyo at the 2020 Olympics.
08-02-2017 - * U.S. Olympic Committee:- Tokyo American Club As Location Of USA House At Tokyo 2020.
The United States Olympic Committee and Tokyo American Club today announced that the private facility,
located in central Tokyo neighborhood of Azabudai, will serve as USA House for Team USA during the
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Also Via: * Inside The Games.
07/31/2017:- News From Los Angeles, California USA - The International Olympic Committee ( IOC )
* Los Angeles Declares Candidature For Olympic Games 2028 - IOC To Contribute USD 1.8 Billion.
the declaration of candidature by the Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Candidature Committee for the
Olympic Games 2028. In it, the IOC stipulates that it will make contributions to the Organising Committee
representing an overall estimated value of USD 1.8 billion. In comparison to the Host City Contract 2024,
the IOC is making two major changes: the IOC will advance funds to a Los Angeles Organising Committee
in view of the longer planning period and to increase participation and access to youth sports programmes
in the City of Los Angeles in the years leading up to the Games. The IOC welcomes this decision of the
Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Candidature Committee. -- And we are pleased to release the Host
City contract 2028 in a transparent and timely manner, said IOC President Thomas Bach. ( More )
07-31-2017:- USOC + Team USA:-
* Los Angeles Bid Committee Declares Candidature To Host Olympic And Paralympic Games 2028.
07-31-2017:- Inside The Games:-
* Los Angeles Agree To Host 2028 Olympics As Paris Gets 2024.
07-31-2017:- Inside The Games:-
* Los Angeles Hosting 2028 Olympics Preferable To 2024, Claims Mayor.
* Commission Confirms Los Angeles Meets All Requirements To Host Olympic Games 2028.
07-31-2017 - * New Zealand Herald:- BMXer Sarah Walker Thinking About Tokyo After World Champs Final.
Sarah Walkers eighth-placed finish at the world BMX championships has got her thinking seriously about a
bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This weekend was very promising and I think if I can nail the first few metres
out of the start, then I really think I can be right there in terms of the Olympics. Also See: * Inside The Games.
07-27-2017 - * IOC News:- BMX Freestyle Will Bring A Fresh Look To The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The addition of BMX freestyle park to the programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 completes the
events rise from the streets to the top table of international sport. BMX superstar Daniel Dhers says Olympic
audiences can expect something totally different. BMX freestyle park has come a long way in a short time.
The first fully-fledged UCI World Cup, run by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) in collaboration with
the International Extreme Sports Festival (FISE), only took place in 2016.
07-24-2017 - * Inside The Games:- Japan Marks Three Years To Go Until Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Numerous promotional events have been held across Japan today to mark three years to go until the Opening
Ceremony of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. We hope people around the world can have a glimpse of Japanese culture.
07-19-2017 - * IOC News:- Trailblazing At The Youth Olympics – Five Facts About BMX Freestyle Park.
With BMX freestyle park set to make its Olympic debut at the Youth Olympic Games ( YOG ) Buenos Aires 2018,
A quick-fire look at an event that was also recently added to the programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
07-17-2017 - * IOC News:- Olympic Channel The Home Of Team USA Debuts In Millions Of US TV Homes.
Inspired by sport with athletes at the heart of its programming, the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA launched
on Saturday 15 July in more than 35 million homes in the United States. The new TV network allows Olympic fans and
new generations to further engage with their favourite sports, athletes and stories all year round.
07-11-2017 - * IOC News:- A Historic Decision In Agreeing To Award 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games At Same Time.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today unanimously agreed in principle to award both the Olympic Games 2024
and 2028 at the same time, paving the way for a win-win-win situation for the Olympic Movement, Los Angeles and Paris.
06-21-2017 - * IOC News:- IOC And Intel Announce Worldwide TOP Partnership Through To 2024.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel today announced a long-term technology partnership at an
official signing ceremony in New York with IOC President Thomas Bach and Brian Krzanich, Intels Chief Executive
Officer. Intel will join The Olympic Partner (TOP) worldwide sponsorship programme, becoming a Worldwide TOP
Partner through 2024. This partnership will transform the Olympic Games and the Olympic experience. Thisa IOC
and Intel News PR Is Also Via:- * Intel, and * Inside The Games, and * USOC + Team USA.
06-16-2017 - * IOC News:- IOC And McDonalds Mutually Agree To End Worldwide Top Partnership.
The IOC and McDonalds have announced that they have mutually agreed to bring their Worldwide TOP Partnership
to an end. I would like to thank our friends at McDonalds on behalf of the IOC for the commitment the company
has shown to the Olympic Movement over many decades. * Inside The Games: IOC and McDonalds Ends Partnership.
06-16-2017 - * IOC News:- Olympic Channel: Home Of Team USA To Launch July 15 In More Than 35 Million Homes.
The International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal announced today that
the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will launch in one month on Saturday, July 15 in more than 35 million homes,
allowing Olympic fans to connect to Olympic Sports, athletes, and stories all year round. * NBC Sports Pressbox News PR.
06-12-2017 - * Inside The Games:- Nick Butler: IOC Deserve Credit For Process To Add New Events At Tokyo 2020.
Quote:- The highlight of last weeks International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board press conference in
Lausanne. A BMX freestyle event in which riders perform judged tricks in what appears to the untrained eye to
be a skatepark. BMX freestyle has been added by cutting quotas in road, mountain bike and existing BMX events.
06-10-2017 - * Tokyo 2020 News:- Event Programme For The Tokyo 2020 Games Finalised!.
We are delighted to hear that, following approval today by the IOC Executive Board, the full programme of events
for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has now been finalised. This represents a major step forward in the journey
towards Tokyo 2020 and will allow the Organising Committee to accelerate concrete preparations for the Games.
CYCLING:- BMX Freestyle, Park (Men/Women) -- BMX Racing, Race (Men/Women).
06-09-2017 - * UCI News:- Madison And BMX Freestyle Park Added To Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Programme.
has agreed to add the Madison and BMX Freestyle Park to the Programme of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The decision was made at todays meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne, Switzerland. (~~ MORE ~~)
* IOC News:- Tokyo 2020 Event Programme To See Major Boost For Female Participation, Youth Appeal.
* YouTube Video:- IOC Media:- IOC Executive Board IOC Press Briefing With Kit McConnell.
* YouTube Video:- IOC Media:- New Events For Tokyo 2020.
* YouTube Video:- IOC Media:- IOC Executive Board Press Conference With IOC President Thomas Bach.
* Inside The Games:- Mixed Athletics And Swimming Relays Among New Events Added To Tokyo 2020.
* USOC + Team USA:- 3-On-3 Basketball, BMX Freestyle Headline New Events Added To Tokyo 2020.
* Bicycle Retailer and Industry News:- Madison And BMX Freestyle Park Added To 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
* The Associated Press (AP):- Madison And BMX Freestyle Park Added To 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
* BMX Australia:- BMX Freestyle Park Added To Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Program.
* British Cycling:- Addition Of Four New Medal Apportunities At 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
06-08-2017 - * Inside The Games:- Exclusive: BMX Freestyle Among New Disciplines Set To Be Added
To Olympic Programme For Tokyo 2020. - BMX freestyle park is set to join 3x3 basketball in being approved
here tomorrow as a new discipline on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020, insidethegames understands. Both
events are expected to take place in a new urban cluster in the Japanese capital along with street and park skate
boarding and sport climbing. 3x3 basketball, a fast paced version of the sport in which two teams each target one basket,
has long been considered a favourite for addition. BMX freestyle park is a judged event in which riders perform tricks
in a skate park also used for skateboarding. It was considered a less certain contender, especially as the International
Cycling Union (UCI) was also prioritising adding two new track disciplines.
05-31-2017 - * Colorado Springs, Colorado USA:- Twin Sisters In Colorado Springs Eyeing 2020 BMX Olympics.
In 2008, BMX officially became recognized as an Olympic sport. Since then, two local sisters have made it their
goal to reach the international stage in 2020. Both Ashley and Emily train like Olympians. Every morning theyre
on the track and at night, theyre putting in work at the gym all for the dream of making it to the 2020 Olympics.
04-10-2017 - * UCI News:- BMX And Track Cycling: Yoshitaku Nagasakos Double Vision.
Put a BMX racing bike next to a track cycling bike and you are hard put to find any similarities. Small and compact,
with 20 wheels, the BMX bike is far removed from its larger, sleek and streamlined cousin designed for the track.
I will try to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games on the track and in BMX, and I would like to medal in both.
04-08-2017 - * Inside The Games:- Exclusive: International Federations Reveal New Events Proposed For Tokyo 2020.
High diving, mixed synchronised swimming, basketball 3x3 and BMX freestyle are among at least 25 extra events and
disciplines in 15 sports proposed for inclusion at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. This total does not count those which
have been added as a direct replacement for others in the same sport. Cycling have not officially confirmed their plans,
but inside the games understands that in addition to male and female BMX freestyle park events, mens and womens
madison competitions have been proposed to be added to the track programme.
04-04-2017 - * UCI News:- UCI And Pro Gate United On Their Way To Tokyo 2020.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Pro Gate are pleased to announce the renewal of their
long-standing partnership in BMX racing through the 2017-2020 period. The UCI provides the venue
and Pro Gate provides the world class racing equipment for riders.
03-17-2017 - * Shropshire, UK:- Filtermist Supports Telford Teenager With Tokyo 2020 Dreams.
Telford based oil mist filters manufacturer Filtermist is supporting local BMX champion Callum Edwards
in his efforts to reach the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Currently the national number one in his category,
16-year-old Callum trained with representatives from the Olympic Development Programme in 2015 and he
said his dream would be to represent Team GB one day.
03-14-2017 - * Cape Town, South Africa:- World Class Rider Pedals To Olympics.
For former Upper Highway rider, Tyler Klumper, BMX racing is more than just a hobby, it is his life.
He said he is inspired and motivated every day by his dream, which is to race in the 2020 Olympics.
03-06-2017 - * Inside The Games:- Tokyo 2020 To Take Mascot Names From Professionals And Not The Public.
Tokyo 2020 has revealed that the names of the official mascots for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
will come from creative professionals, rather than from the general public. Tokyo 2020 announced last
month that the mascots will be unveiled in summer 2018.
12-27-2016 - * Auckland, New Zealand:- BMX Champ Returns From Injury And Sets Sights On Tokyo.
19-year-old BMX rider Brandon Lee Te Hiko has had his fair share of injuries this season, but the
former Australian Junior Champion is determined to get back on the bike and back to his best in the
New Year. He sees himself an Olympic hopeful for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
12-23-2016 - * British Cycling:- Update On British Cycling’s Olympic Programmes.
As part of UK Sport’s funding strategy for Tokyo 2020, British Cycling has been informed that the decision
has been made to make a targeted and reduced investment in our cross-country mountain bike and BMX
programmes. Consequently from April 2017, UK Sport will no longer fund the womens BMX and mens cross
country mountain bike elements of the world class programme.
12-21-2016 - * Inside The Games:- Tokyo 2020 Unveil Revised Budget For Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Organisers of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled a revised budget of between ¥1.6 trillion
(£11 billion/$13.6 billion/€13.1 billion) and ¥1.8 trillion (£12.4 billion/$15.3 billion/€14.7 billion). The official
cost estimate, revealed during a Four-Party Political Working Group meeting, is down from the maximum
budget cap of ¥2 trillion (£13.8 billion/$17 billion/€16.4 billion) cited by Tokyo 2020 Yoshiro Mori last month.
12-19-2016 - * Inside The Games:- Tokyo 2020 To Form Transparent Selection Panel To Decide Olympic Mascot.
Tokyo 2020 will form a transparent external selection panel to decide on the process for choosing mascots for
the Olympic and Paralympic Games in a bid to avoid the controversy surrounding their logo, it has been announced.
12-15-2016 - * USOC + Team USA:- IOC, USOC and NBC Universal Announce Olympic Channel Partnership.
In a ground-breaking collaboration to connect fans to the Olympic Movement all year round, the International
Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee and NBCUniversal have created a comprehensive
Olympic Channel content and distribution partnership in the United States, all parties announced today. During
the second half of 2017, the partnership will launch a new U.S. television network under the " Olympic Channel:
Home of Team USA" brand that will offer fans year-round Olympic-sport programming from around the world,
with an emphasis on American athletes and teams. -- This News Also Via: * IOC News. -&- Inside The Games.
12-15-2016 - * Cycling New Zealand Confident About Tokyo Olympic Ambitions.
Cycling New Zealand is confident they can achieve their Tokyo Olympic medal ambitions in spite
of the cut in their high performance funding from High Performance Sport New Zealand. They have
retained their status as a Targeted Tier One sport for the coming Olympiad but will operate on
a budget of $500,000 less per year until 2018.
12-07-2016 - * IOC News:- Venues Approved For Tokyo 2020 Additional Events As Host Cities Report To IOC.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)s Executive Board (EB) today approved the venues for the five sports
baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing – that had events approved during the IOC
Session in Rio de Janeiro this year for the Tokyo 2020 programme only. These additional events were proposed
by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee using the new flexibility given by Olympic Agenda 2020 for host cities
to propose events only for their edition of the Games.
11-14-2016 - * Sydney Morning Herald:- Caroline Buchanan Says She Can Peak At 2020 Olympic Games.
For an extreme athlete who makes her living going fast and taking on the world, visiting a primary school
may not seem like such a big deal. But it was a humbling experience for Caroline Buchanan. She looked
ahead to the 2020 Olympic Games.
08-22-2016 - * IOC News:- Tokyo 2020 Delivers A Surprise At Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony.
okyo 2020 offered a visually stunning high-tech preview of the next Olympic Games during Rio 2016
s Closing Ceremony, capped by a surprise cameo appearance from Japan’s prime minister. As is traditional,
after the Olympic flag was passed from Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo, the host of the next edition of the Games
was given an opportunity to provide a glimpse of what athletes and spectators can expect when the Games
of the XXXII Olympiad get underway in the Japanese capital.
08-19-2016 - * Burnham-on-Sea, UK:- Burnham BMX Star Liam Phillips Aims To Compete At 2020 Olympics.
Burnham-On-Sea BMX star Liam Phillips says he would be a fool to turn his back on the sport after
his disappointment at the Rio Olympics and he is now turning his attention to the 2020 Tokyo games.
12-09-2015 - * UCI News:- Tokyo 2020 Cycling Venue Masterplan Unveiled.
The Venue Masterplan for the cycling events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has today been agreed by
the IOC Executive Board following close consultation and planning between the Union Cycliste Internationale
(UCI), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). - The BMX
events will take place at a purpose built temporary facility at Ariake in the centre of Tokyo with 5,000 seats.
12-09-2015 - * Inside The Games:- Cycling Events At Tokyo 2020 To Take Place Outside Of City, IOC Confirm.
It has also been confirmed by the IOC that a 5,000-seater temporary venue will be built to house BMX events
in Ariake, Tokyo, The news comes as a result of extensive discussions between the IOC, Tokyo 2020 and UCI.
12-09-2015 - * Tokyo 2020 News:- The IOC Executive Board Approves Tokyo 2020 Cycling Venues.
The BMX events will take place at the temporary Olympic BMX Course in Ariake as originally specified.
09-07-2013 - * Tokyo Japan Awarded Olympic Games -&- Dramatic Photo For The BMX Track And Venue.
* 2016 BMX Olympics Information Page - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
* 2012 BMX Olympics Information Page - London, England.
* 2010 Youth Olympic Games BMX Page - Singapore.
* 2008 BMX Olympics Information Page - Beijing, China.