The company has been attributed the category “Internet-based information and navigation services (including: Web/App or internet search engine systems and services, Internet-based navigation and mapping services, Online local directory services and Provision of weather/meteorology and disaster alert information services)”. Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 63*, including 15 Gold Partners, 32 Official Partners and 16 Official Supporters (including one Official Supporter which sponsors only the Paralympic Games), all of whom will play vital roles in the successful delivery of the Games.
Kentaro Kawabe, the President and Representative Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation, commented,“It is a great honor for Yahoo Japan Corporation to participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 as an Official Supporter. Under the mission of “solving the problems facing people and society by leveraging the power of information technology,” we have provided over 100 Internet services to our user base, which is one of the largest in Japan. We take pride in making daily improvements to make our services more useful and convenient. We will do our utmost to be part of the exciting atmosphere of the Tokyo 2020 Games which will be held in the city of our headquarters, through the provision of our Internet-based information and navigation services.”