Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020

The Games of the XXXII Olympiad, Tokyo 2020, is scheduled to be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021.

Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympic Games at the International Olympic Committee's 125th Session in Buenos Aires in 2013, the Japanese city's bid beating the other two candidates of Istanbul and Madrid.

It is the second time that Tokyo gets to host the Olympic Games, after 1964 when volleyball was introduced to the Olympic Program for the first time.

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The volleyball competition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be held at the newly-built on land reclaimed from the sea, 15,000-capacity Ariake Arena.

It is situated in the northern part of Tokyo's Ariake district, in the Tokyo Bay Zone of Olympic venues, close to the Olympic Villagae. The Ariake area that will also host cycling, gymnastics and tennis at Tokyo 2020.

The Ariake Arena will also host the 2020 Paralympic wheelchair basketball competition, before being converted to a general sporting and cultural venue.


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Volleyball Women 360°

Follow all of the action away from the competion with our daily blog focusing on the European teams competing in the Women's Olympic Volleyball competition. 

Zuzanna Dulnik and Matt Rogers cover everything from how the teams are preparing, to what they do straight after match, as well as what they get up to on their days off. 

Make sure you come back to see how things evolve as we approach those all important medal matches.