The Japanese Government is set to carry out a review over whether to allow North Korean athletes entry to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as an exception to the country's sanctions against the secretive state.
World Karate Federation President claims "simply not logical" to exclude sport from Paris 2024 before Tokyo 2020 appearance
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has claimed it is "simply not logical" to exclude the sport from the Paris 2024 programme before its Olympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020 and has vowed that the international governing body will "continue fighting until the end" for the "restoration of its honour and its athletes' rights".
FIFA's Club Protection Programme (CPP), an insurance scheme that compensates football clubs when players they employ are injured on international duty, will apply at the Tokyo 2020 men's and women's Olympic football tournaments.
The Great Britain Olympic team at the Tokyo 2020 Games may enter history as the first to contain more women than men.
Tokyo 2020 unveil locations for special display of Olympic flame in disaster-hit areas in East Japan
Tokyo 2020 has today announced the locations where the Olympic flame will be on public display prior to the Torch Relay in Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures, which bore the brunt of the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami.
Tokyo 2020 have unveiled the official sport pictograms for next year's Olympic Games to mark the 500 days to go countdown.
Japan's swimming star and home Tokyo 2020 medal hope Rikako Ikee has said battling leukemia is "several thousand times harder than I imagined" in a post on Twitter.
Two Japanese boccia players have said they are impressed with progress at the sport's Tokyo 2020 Paralympic venue.
Tokyo 2020 have announced details of the volleyball test event which will be held in the run-up to the Olympic Games in the Japanese capital.
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) are targeting inclusion at continental and youth Games after failing with a bid for Paris 2024 Olympic inclusion.
Discussions on the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics took place at the inaugural United Kingdom-France Mayors' Summit in London.
Japan's national public broadcaster NHK is aiming to start simultaneous online streaming of its television programmes prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games after a bill to revise the broadcast law to allow it to do so was approved.
Karate's proposal to be fifth additional sport at Paris 2024 turned down following meeting with Organising Committee
Paris 2024 has stated it will not be reconsidering its proposal for new sports on the programme of the Olympic Games in five years' time after holding a meeting with leading figures from karate, which was controversially excluded.
Tokyo Governor Yuiko Koike has been criticised on social media for putting her hands in her pockets after a presentation to the winner of Sunday's (March 3) men's Tokyo Marathon, Ethiopian runner Birhanu Legese.
Karate will tomorrow step up its campaign to reverse a decision not to include it on the programme of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris by meeting French officials.