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Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half

TOKYO - Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/volkswagen-sold-more-vehic
Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...Olympics will be held three times in a row in east Asia: the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, and 2022 in Beijing.Beijing plans to use several venues from the 2008 Olympics, including the Bird's Nest and Water Cube...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-31/olympics-are-returning-b
IOC chief confident stadium in Tokyo will be ready for 2020 Summer Olympics

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The head of the International Olympic Committee remains confident that Tokyo will complete its new national stadium in time for the 2020 Summer Games, even though the original design has been scrapped because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-18/ioc-chief-confident-stad
Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

TOKYO - Baseball and softball remain on course...that had applied for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The other sports making the cut were...eight sports will next make presentations in Tokyo on Aug. 7-8, and organizers will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-22/baseball-softball-consid
Team golf event could work in Olympics

...first time since 1904. Whether a team competition is added for Tokyo in 2020 depends partly on the success of golf in Rio, and more...competition would last two days and effectively kick off the Tokyo Games by behind held on the first weekend. It would be mixed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-21/team-golf-event-could-work-o
Overtime

...higher qualifies as extreme DUI. OlympicsCriticism mounts over Tokyo costsJapan's government is on the defensive as criticism mounts over the spiraling cost of the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Officials, however, say it's too late to change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-14/overtime
Overtime

...led the Dream with 21 points. OlympicsDate set for start of 2020 stadiumConstruction of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin in January or February.The government will choose a new design and builder through an international competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-21/overtime
Women's baseball makes history with debut at Pan Am Games

...and women's softball were cut from the Olympics after the 2008 Games in Beijing. Both might return for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, although women's baseball would be a long shot."I don't think anybody on this team has aspirations to make it to Major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-20/womens-baseball-makes-history-deb
More vehicles recalled for problem Takata air bag inflators

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. are expanding their recalls over...Toyota's Takata-related recalls have ballooned to 8.1 million vehicles.Tokyo-based Honda, which has recalled the most vehicles because of Takata air...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/more-vehicles-recalled-pro
Toyota zooms to record $18B profit on sales growth

TOKYO - Toyota zoomed to a record 2.17 trillion yen ($18.1 billion) profit for the fiscal year through March, up 19 percent from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-08/toyota-zooms-record-18b-pr