Female Japanese footballer Shiho Shimoyamada has come out as gay and has encouraged other athletes to do the same before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has named its team leaders for each sport for Tokyo 2020.
Olympic superfan Naotoshi Yamada – who attended every Summer Olympic Games since 1964 – has died of heart failure aged 92.
Britain's marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe took part in an event to encourage girls aged between 13 and 18 to participate in sport during the build-up to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
Japan’s Ambassador to Ghana, Tsutomu Himeno, has met officials from the country – including National Olympic Committee President Ben Nunoo Mensah and the country’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah – to discuss preparations for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
The delivery body of Paris 2024 has launched the call for tenders for the construction of the Olympic and Paralympic Village.
Tokyo 2020 has today unveiled the design of the Torch that will be used during the Olympic Torch Relay and the emblem for the event.
Tokyo 2020 has signed-up Nippon Life and the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) as sponsors of the Olympic Torch Relay.
Organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo are reported to be struggling to find enough large buses and drivers to transport athletes and related individuals.
Sea trials for the selection of equipment for the 2024 Olympic Games men’s and women’s one person dinghy sailing events have been held in Valencia.
Tsunekazu Takeda is set to resign as President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) following bribery allegations linked to the successful bid from Tokyo 2020, it has been reported.
American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad has criticised attitudes in France towards the hijab, a debate becoming increasingly bitter in the build-up to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
Germany and Britain have been announced by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) as the hosts of 2023 World Championships, events which will double as qualifiers for the following year's Olympic Games in Paris.
Tokyo 2020 has today announced the launch of its new Robot Project, one of many programmes aimed at ensuring the Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the "most innovative" ever and provide visiting fans with an experience they are unlikely to forget.
Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) have been awarded Tokyo 2020 broadcast rights for India and the subcontinent, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said.