Tagged: olympics

Tokyo 2020 mascots revealed

As a big fan of the summer Olympics especially athletics it goes without saying that I am excited for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. We are two years away but I have been following and will continue to follow as the excitement builds. Japan is character country...

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Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic games after beating out Madrid and Istanbul in the final round of voting. Tokyo became the first Asian country to host an Olympic Games in 1964 and although their bid to host the 2016 games was strong they narrowly...

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Jamaica’s Medals at the 2012 London Olympics

The sprinting capital of the world has had another successful Olympics. 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 4 bronze medals for a total of 12 medals, our best haul in terms of number of medals but our second best in terms of quality of medals....

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A Look back at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

G’day good people of Jamaipa. I’m reesan from loneleeplanet and I am honoured to be here writing a guest post on jamaipanese.com. Inspired by Jamaipanese’s coverage of the Tokyo 2016 Olympic bid, in this guest post I explore Tokyo’s contribution to the Olympic Movement when...

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Hiroshima + Nagasaki Plan Olympics Bid

It appears that The Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are considering teaming up for  a bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic games. Just weeks ago Tokyo loss out on hosting the 2016 games to Rio De Janeiro in a stiff contest that also...

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