The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has told International Federations to reallocate North Korea's places at Tokyo 2020 following the country's decision to withdraw from the Games.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed Olympic sports need to do more to convince a sceptical Japanese public that Tokyo 2020 can be held safely despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
A total of 29 athletes from 12 sports will form the Olympic Refugee Team at Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today.
Refugee Olympic Team announcement for Tokyo 2020 to be highlight of IOC Executive Board meeting first day
The announcement of an expanded Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020 will be the highlight of the opening day of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting tomorrow.
50 per cent of volunteers for cycling road races at Tokyo 2020 withdraw, with some citing COVID-19 fears
The Yamanashi Prefecture in which the cycling road races are due to take place during the re-arranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics has reported that more than half of the 163 volunteers originally recruited for the event have declined to take up their duties.
Half of the Japanese public think the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will take place as planned in July and August, as shown in a survey by daily newspaper Yomiuri.
The British Olympic Association has unveiled its team's formal wear for the re-arranged Olympic Games in Tokyo, partnering with uniform company Simon Jersey.
Australia’s softball team officially began practicing for next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo at a behind closed doors session to help lessen the chances of any of the squad contracting COVID-19.
The Kenyan National Olympic Committee (NOC-K) is urgently seeking to set up a pre-Tokyo 2020 training camp for the bulk of its team in Mombasa after the withdrawal of its planned Japanese hosts in Kurume due to rising COVID-19 infections.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will not hold a reception for foreign dignitaries on the day of the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony as part of efforts to reduce the risks around COVID-19.
Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Executive Board member Kaori Yamaguchi has slammed Tokyo 2020 organisers for ignoring public opposition and claims her country has been "cornered" into staging this year’s Olympic and Paralympics Games.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) has launched a communications campaign called #KarateSpirit as it looks to capitalise on the sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.
Two vaccination hubs have been set up in Qatar and Rwanda as part of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) drive to get as many athletes inoculated against coronavirus as possible ahead of this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 has unveiled the medal ceremony podium for the delayed Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto insists this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place as planned - unless the majority of teams are unable to travel to Japan because of the COVID-19 pandemic.