Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has expressed concerns over the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australia has begun vaccinating its athletes against COVID-19 ahead of Tokyo 2020, with two-time Olympic swimming gold medallist Cate Campbell being the first to receive a Pfizer jab.
Okayama has become the latest prefecture to announce that the Olympic Torch Relay will be taken off public roads there.
A team official tested positive for COVID-19 before the recently concluded Tokyo 2020 diving test event, it has been revealed, but the organisers have hailed the competition, which concluded last Thursday (May 6) as "highly successful".
A new poll has showed that nearly 60 per cent of people in Japan want the rearranged Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo to be cancelled as there appears little sign of the public getting behind the event with less than three months until it starts.
Qatar’s world high jump champion Mutaz Barshim had to settle for a share of victory in Tokyo’s National Stadium in the Ready Steady Go meeting serving as a test event for the Olympic competition scheduled to take place less than three months from now.
The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) has now sent the last of 20 containers of sports equipment and COVID-19 protection materials, totalling more than 20 tonnes in weight, to Japan ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games' scheduled opening on July 23.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has insisted athletes want to take part at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games despite continuing concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
World high jump champion Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar is among the international stars competing in the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, acting as the official athletics test event in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike and World Athletics President Sebastian Coe met to discuss COVID-19 countermeasures ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following a marathon test event for the Games in Sapporo.
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) technical working group has met to discuss the second version of the playbook released by Tokyo 2020 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chair John Coates has acknowledged the growing petition against hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games is "a concern" but stressed the event will take place.
China will not compete in the baseball event at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after the country withdrew from next month's final qualifier in Chinese Taipei.
Santander to offset Spanish Olympic team's Tokyo 2020 carbon footprint after signing sustainability deal with NOC
The bank Santander has become the global partner of the Spanish Olympic Committee's (COE) sustainability strategy, with the organisations vowing to work together to reduce the carbon footprint of Spain's Olympic team.
The Japanese Government has extended and expanded a COVID-19 state of emergency, meaning the measures will be in place in Tokyo and other prefectures until at least the end of May - 53 days before the Olympic Opening Ceremony.