Website Accessibility

As of 1 June 2019

Website Accessibility Policy

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games advocates "Unity in Diversity" as one of its core concepts for the Tokyo 2020 Games vision. Accordingly, this website aims to provide information to everyone regardless of race, skin colour, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, political belief or physical or intellectual impairment. We are making the utmost efforts to enhance the accessibility of this website in accordance with the "2016 Japan Industrial Standards (JIS) X 8341-3 Guidelines for older persons and persons with disabilities - Information and communications equipment, software and services - Part 3: Web content."

Scope of compliance

Our efforts to enhance accessibility will apply to the following two websites:
Tokyo 2020 Games Official Website (this website):
Tokyo 2020 Games Official Website (mobile page of this website):

Please note that the below webpages are not covered.
Media page:
Tokyo 2020 Games Mascots :
TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL special webpage :
Tokyo 2020 Torch relay special webpage :
1 Year to Go! special webpage :
TOKYO 2020 Make The Beat! webpage :

Targeted compliance level

We aim to conform to the AA level of the 2016 version of the JIS X 8341-3.

Towards achieving the AA level of the 2016 version of the JIS 8341-3
The JIS criteria consist of three separate levels: A, AA and AAA. The AA level indicates that all criteria of A and AA levels have been met. These specifications can be found in the following document:

Non-conforming items

Please note that the information provided on this website is displayed in PDF format to enhance visibility and convenience and to prevent tampering or defacing of the site.

Due to large volumes of information and technical issues, we are currently unable to ensure that all PDF files conform to our Accessibility policy. However, to enable persons with an impairment or persons who experience problems due to the computer-mediated environment to access information, we will strive to incorporate as much information as possible in the main body of the website.

Additional success criteria

We have achieved the level AAA criteria for the following two items:
2.1.3 Keyboard (No Exception): All functionality of the content is operable through a keyboard interface without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes.
2.3.2 Three Flashes: Web pages do not contain anything that flashes more than three times in any one second period.