Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced the state of emergency in Tokyo and eight prefectures will end as planned on June 20, nearly a month before the start of the Olympic Games.
Romania has been banned from weightlifting for a year because of multiple doping violations, and cannot compete at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Global testing figures are continuing to rise as Anti-Doping Organisations (ADOs) worldwide are returning to normal despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced.
The 2021 World Taekwondo Championships in Wuxi have been postponed, it has been announced.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) will hold its Annual General Meeting during the World Table Tennis Championships in Houston, after legal concerns were raised to the governing body.
Tokyo 2020 organisers are reportedly considering a lottery of existing ticket holders should spectators be permitted to attend the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
South Africa's world and Olympic 800 metres gold medallist Caster Semenya has been advised by her former coach to "forget about" trying to make Tokyo 2020 in the 5,000m.
World number three Rafael Nadal has announced his decision not to compete at Wimbledon and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with the Spanish star focusing on prolonging his career.
Olympic gold medallist Juan Carlos Holgado has been chosen to lead the Make a Mark refugee archery programme for Paris 2024 - a scheme its founder, three-time Olympic champion Niccolo Campriani, says has given "added value" to his medals.
Bolivian striker Marcelo Martins is facing disciplinary action from the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) after criticising the organisation for staging the Copa América during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nikola Jokić, the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Most Valuable Player (MVP), has ruled himself out of competing in the upcoming Olympic qualifier and could be a doubt should Serbia earn a place at Tokyo 2020.
The foundation stone for the second of five boxing centres being built in Russia's Sverdlovsk region has been laid in Talitsa with the help of Umar Kremlev, President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
A regional Coordination Committee has been established in South Tyrol to support organisers of the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo.
New Zealand are to base themselves at Edgbaston Golf Club during next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, it has been announced.
A total of 86 organisations and 39 countries will participate virtually in the seventh World Sport for All Games which get underway tomorrow in Portuguese capital Lisbon.