Tokyo 2016 Launches New Website

Tokyo 2016 launched a new website Thursday, Explore Tokyo 2016, which, according to a press release, “invites the world to gain a unique insight into Tokyko’s environmentally conscious metropolis and explore some of the city’s must-see hot sports at the click of a button”.

The website features Tokyo’s 2016 bid plans, and 70 of Japan’s most famous faces will share their favourite insights and “reveal some of Tokyo’s best-kept secrets”, said the press release.

Dr. Ichiro Kono, Chairman and CEO of Tokyo 2016 said, “At Tokyo 2016 we are passionate about our city and we hope that the new website will courage visitors to not only explore Tokyo online, but to come and experience first-hand what the city has to offer as our bid to host a unique, compact 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games…”

The website is available in English, French and Japanese and can be reached at