The Urbanist

Olympics special, part one: Tokyo 2020

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22 April 2021

Episode 497

30 minutes


Photo: Benjamin McMahon

For many cities, the Olympic Games are an opportunity to show to the world why they are great metropolises and a tool for reinventing themselves. In episode one of our two-part series, we look at the upcoming Games, Tokyo 2020. Monocle’s editor in chief Andrew Tuck speaks with Gavin McAlpine, the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Games delivery associate director. Even in normal circumstances this would be a mammoth task to pull off, so how are they doing it?

22 April 2021

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