IOC Appoints Kyodo News as National News Agency for Tokyo 2020

By Community | September 25, 2014

Tokyo based nes agwncy Kyodo News has been unveiled as the national news agency for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

A statement on Kyodo News’ website read: “The International Olympic Committee has appointed Kyodo News as the host national news agency for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the IOC informed Kyodo in a recent letter. 

“It is the second time that Kyodo has been appointed as the host national news agency, following the Nagano Winter Olympic Games in 1998. 

“The IOC has also invited Kyodo to establish a National Olympic Photo Pool, or NOPP, for the Tokyo Olympics, Lawrence F. Probst III, chairman of the IOC Press Commission, said in the letter.”