The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Japanese: 第三十二回オリンピック競技大会Hepburn: Dai Sanjūni-kai Orinpikku Kyōgi Taikai) and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, will be a major international multi-sport eventdue to be celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). They will be the second Summer Games held in Tokyo, and the fourth overall Olympic Games held in Japan.
The games are planned to be held from 24 July to 9 August 2020 in Tokyo. The city was announced as the host at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires on 7 September 2013.
Having previously hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics, Tokyo will become the first city in Asia to host the Olympics twice. It will mark the fourth time Japan has hosted the Games, after Tokyo 1964 (Summer), Sapporo 1972 (Winter), and Nagano 1998 (Winter).
It will be the second of three consecutive Olympic Games to be held in East Asia, following the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and to be followed by the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. The 2020 Summer Olympics will be the seventh overall Olympic Games held in East Asia.