Tokyo 2020; Official App

 

Download links

Play Store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.olympic.app.mobile 

Apple Store:
Chinese: https://apps.apple.com/cn/app/olympics/id808794344
English: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/olympics/id808794344
French: https://apps.apple.com/fr/app/olympics/id808794344
Hindi: https://apps.apple.com/in/app/olympics/id808794344
Japanese: https://apps.apple.com/jp/app/olympics/id808794344
Korean: https://apps.apple.com/kr/app/olympics/id808794344
Spanish: https://apps.apple.com/es/app/olympics/id808794344

 

Read more: Press release by Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020; Iconic Posters Unveiled

Asao Tokolo, Artist, HARMONIZED CHEQUERED EMBLEM STUDY
FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES
[EVEN EDGED MATTERS COULD FORM
HARMONIZED CIRCLE WITH “RULE”] (©Tokyo 2020)
GOO CHOKI PAR, Graphic Designer, PARALYMPIAN (©Tokyo 2020)

 

Press release by Tokyo 2020:

Tokyo 2020 Games Iconic Posters Unveiled

Tokyo, 22 June 2021 – The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today unveiled two ‘Iconic Posters’ that will be used to symbolise and promote the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. The posters were selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) from 20 Tokyo 2020 official art posters created by internationally- renowned Japanese and overseas artists. Twelve of the posters are based on the theme of the Olympic Games and eight on the Paralympic Games. It is the first time that a separate Iconic Poster has been selected to symbolise the Paralympic Games.

The release of official art posters is one of the prerequisites from the Host City, to create a cultural legacy forever associated with a specific edition of the Games. Selected by the IOC from the series of the Tokyo 2020 Art Posters, the ‘Iconic Posters’ will represent the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland and other museum collections and special exhibitions around the world for generations to come. The IPC did not select a poster for past Paralympic Games; however, it decided to select one for the Tokyo 2020 Games. The copyright and ownership of the two original Iconic Posters will be transferred to the IOC and the IPC respectively.

 

Beijing 2022; Pictograms

 

Press release

BEIJING 2022: TRADITION AND INNOVATION COMBINE FOR PICTOGRAM PERFECTION

Beijing capped an exciting year of preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 on Thursday with the release of the Games’ official sports pictograms, which were inspired by traditional Chinese seal engraving.

With some of the country’s top sports and entertainment celebrities in attendance, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) unveiled the pictograms at a televised countdown party on New Year’s Eve, a major milestone in preparations with co-host city Zhangjiakou, Hebei province for the winter sports gala.

The set of 24 pictograms for the Olympic Winter Games identifies each of the disciplines across seven sports. However, freestyle skiing and snowboard have six and five icons respectively in order to represent the different equipment and courses used in these disciplines. Six symbols identify each of the sports at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games.

Designed based on traditional Chinese seal engraving, each of the pictograms depicts its respective event with unique strokes – like those carved with a knife on Chinese seals dating back to the Qin and Han dynasties. The pictograms embody both the motion of winter sports and China’s rich culture in modern graphics.

The sharp contrast between the red background and white strokes highlights the grace and dynamism of winter sports, and adds a festive vibe to the Games, which will echo the Chinese Lunar New Year in 2022.

“The release of the sports pictograms marks the progress in our preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 over the past year in a visually strong fashion,” said Gao Tian, deputy director of the Culture and Ceremonies Department of Beijing 2022.

“It’s another example of presenting time-honored Chinese art in a modern way and integrating the quintessence of Chinese culture into sports presentation on the Olympic and Paralympic stage.”

As one of the main graphic elements of the Games, pictograms are widely used in areas such as event signposting, advertising, communications, TV broadcasting and souvenir design. In addition to their traditional context, the sports pictograms must primarily function flawlessly as a simple, internationally understandable representation of the respective sport.

The newly released pictograms were developed in line with the style of the Games’ emblems, with both graphic elements designed by the same group led by Lin Cunzhen, an associate professor at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts. Drawing on inspiration from the Beijing 2008 pictograms, the 2022 version also incorporates the art of calligraphy.

“We designed these pictograms based on two principles – to stay consistent with the Games’ entire visual appearance and to echo the design used at the 2008 Summer Games to highlight Beijing’s unique status as the world’s only city so far to host both Summer and Winter Games,” said Lin, who is also an art director of the Culture and Ceremonies Department of the Beijing 2022.

The craft of engraving is better suited to portray the power and speed of winter sports than the smooth style of calligraphy used in 2008. It took the design team half a year to handle the challenge of depicting every sport distinctively, with hundreds of sketches drawn and countless modifications made, according to Lin.

Brainstorming with sports managers and international consultants from Beijing 2022’s Sports Department also contributed to the design with invaluable insights.

For example, the visual angle of the logo for speed skating was adjusted from the conventional sideline to the head-on angle, as per suggestions from the sports department to differentiate it from short-track speed skating and better capture the movement of athletes, explained Lin.

The design of the sports pictograms has earned a resounding thumbs-up from all the relevant International Federations (IFs), said Tong Lixin, head of Beijing 2022’s Sports Department.

“We followed their suggestions to make some adjustments to certain details, which put the icing on the cake,” Tong said of the feedback from the IFs.

“Eventually, all IFs approved the design with high praise for its innovation and unique Chinese style.”

The Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 are scheduled to take place from Feb 4 to 20 in three venue zones – downtown Beijing, its northwest Yanqing district and Zhangjiakou, followed by the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games from March 4 to 13.

 

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Paris 2024; Venue Masterplan (December 2020)

Maps

In Paris

 

Outside Paris

 


List of venues

ZoneVenueOlympic GamesParalympic Games
Grand Paris ZoneStade de FranceClosing Ceremony, Athletics, RugbyCeremonies, Para Athletics (Athletics, Marathon), Para Cycling (Road)
Grand Paris ZoneAquatics CentreAquatics (Artistic Swimming, Diving, Water Polo preliminaries)-
Grand Paris ZoneLa Courneuve Shooting RangeShootingShooting Para Sport
Grand Paris ZoneLe Bourget Sport Climbing VenueSport Climbing-
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic / Paralympic Village--
Grand Paris ZoneMedia Village--
Grand Paris ZoneMPC / IBC--
Paris Centre ZoneEiffel Tower StadiumBeach VolleyballFootball 5-a-side
Paris Centre ZonePont d'IénaAthletics (Race walk), Cycling (Road)Para Triathlon
Paris Centre ZoneGrand PalaisFencing, TaekwondoWheelchair Fencing, Para Taekwondo
Paris Centre ZoneLa ConcordeBasketball (3x3), Breaking, Cycling (BMX Freestyle), Skateboarding (Park, Street)-
Paris Centre ZoneEsplanade des InvalidesArchery, Athletics (Marathon - Finish), Cycling (Road - Individual Time Trial - Start)Para Archery
Paris Centre ZoneChamp de Mars ArenaJudo, WrestlingPara Judo, Wheelchair Rugby
Paris Centre ZoneRoland-Garros StadiumTennis, BoxingWheelchair Tennis, Sitting Volleyball
Paris Centre ZoneLa Chapelle ArenaBadminton, Gymnastics (Rythmic)Para Badminton, Para Powerlifting
Paris Centre ZoneBercy ArenaBasketball finals, Gymnastics (Artistic, Trampoline)Wheelchair Basketball
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 1VolleyballBoccia
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 4Table TennisPara Table Tennis
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 6Basketball preliminaries, WeightliftingGoalball
Paris Centre ZoneParc des PrincesFootball-
Paris Centre ZoneHôtel de VilleAthletics (Marathon - Start)-
Paris Centre ZonePont Alexandre IIIAquatics (Marathon Swimming), Triathlon, Cycling (Road - Individual Time Trial - Finish)-
Paris Centre ZoneSeineOpening Ceremony Olympic Games-
Paris Centre ZoneIOC Hotels--
Stand aloneLa Défense ArenaAquatics (Swimming, Water Polo finals)Para Swimming
Stand aloneStade Yves-du-ManoirHockey-
Stand aloneVaires-sur-Marne Nautical StadiumCanoe (Slalom, Sprint), RowingPara Canoe (Sprint), Para Rowing
Stand aloneChateau de VersaillesEquestrian (Jumping, Dressage, Eventing), Modern PenthatlonPara Equestrian (Dressage)
Stand aloneVelodrome National and BMX StadiumCycling (track), Modern Penthatlon (fencing), Cycling (BMX Racing)Para Cycling (Track)
Stand aloneElancourt HillCycling (Mountain Bike)-
Stand aloneGolf NationalGolf-
FranceStade Pierre-Mauroy (Lille)Handball-
FranceMarseilleSailing, Football-
FranceBordeauxFootball-
FranceNantesFootball-
FranceLyonFootball-
FranceSaint-ÉtienneFootball-
FranceNiceFootball-
OverseasTeahupo'o (Tahiti)Surfing-