One Year To Go To Tokyo 2020


Emily Goddard Subeditor and reporter

Emily Goddard is a subeditor and reporter for insidethegames.biz. She has broken a number of exclusives including that News International had lost their exclusive deal with London 2012 following the phone-hacking scandal that rocked Britain in 2011, Richard Caborn's future as chairman of the Amateur Boxing Association of England was in danger, and she was also the journalist to report the first comments from the IOC following the Russian anti-gay legislation.

Emily Goddard

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London Olympic hotels sold for £58 million

By Emily Goddard

holiday inn stratford 070113January 7 - Holiday Inn's two flagship hotels opposite the London 2012 Olympic Park in Stratford have fetched £58 million ($94 million/€71 million) after being sold to an undisclosed Asian buyer only eight months after opening.






Governor Inose named as Tokyo 2020 chairman

By Emily Goddard

Tokyo 2020 President Takeda welcomes new Tokyo Metropolitan Governor Naoki Inose to the Bid teamDecember 21 - Tokyo's newly elected Metropolitan Governor Naoki Inose has today been named as chairman of Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, after the 66-year-old prizewinning writer made a pledge to bring the Games back to the Japanese capital for the first time since 1964 at his election.