2,020 runners take to the track for a relay to celebrate the inauguration of the Tokyo National Stadium ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP2,020 runners take to the track for a relay to celebrate the inauguration of the Tokyo National Stadium ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
2,020 runners take to the track for a relay to celebrate the inauguration of the Tokyo National Stadium ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP

Tokyo 2020: Environmental groups call on Olympic organisers to admit violating its own standards for sustainability

  • Twelve NGOs release a statement to coincide with the inauguration of Japan’s new National Stadium to be used for the 2020 Olympic Games
  • The group says the use of plywood has caused permanent damage to Southeast Asian rainforest and affected indigenous people
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
2,020 runners take to the track for a relay to celebrate the inauguration of the Tokyo National Stadium ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP2,020 runners take to the track for a relay to celebrate the inauguration of the Tokyo National Stadium ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
2,020 runners take to the track for a relay to celebrate the inauguration of the Tokyo National Stadium ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
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