Media accreditation submission deadline for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 set for Oct. 15

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee will accept requests from U.S. media organizations for accreditation to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 through Oct. 15, 2018. The application can be found here.

The accreditation process is open to:

  • Daily or weekly newspapers (limited availability for weeklies)
  • National news or sports magazines
  • Web-based organizations with staff members providing original content
  • Photographic media organizations with wide-ranging magazine, newspaper and web-based clientele

All requesting organizations must be based in the United States and meet the guideline standards included on the registration site. Late requests will not be considered for the first allocation and will be placed on a waiting list for later consideration.

The USOC receives a limited number of accreditations from the International Olympic Committee for allocation to U.S. media outlets.

Requesting organizations will be notified of the results by the end of the year.

All non-rights holding broadcasters will be accredited by the IOC. Requests will be accepted from Jan. 24 to March 15, 2019, at Olympic.org.