Domestic spectators could only be permitted to attend events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games if they provide either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, it has been claimed.
Eight teams will begin their pursuit of a place in the baseball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games when the Americas qualifier gets underway in Florida tomorrow.
South African athletes are using leftover supplies of the single-jab Johnson and Johnson vaccine as part of clinical trials in the country to ensure they have a full course of an inoculation against COVID-19 in time for this year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Organisers of next month's United States Olympic athletics trials in Eugene are to create "vaccinated" and "non-vaccinated" areas of the stands at Hayward Field after being given permission to have fans in attendance following a change in local health advice.
Athletes would be required to acknowledge the risk of death due to the potential exposure to COVID-19 or extreme heat, under waivers required for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
French PM Castex opens track at Font Romeu and gets High Performance Preparation Centre plan in motion
French Prime Minister Jean Castex has opened a new athletics track at Font Romeu in the Pyrenees and inaugurated a €45 million (£38 million/$55 million) project for a High Performance Preparation Centre (CPHP) due to be completed in time for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Gavin Noble has been appointed as Ireland's Chef de Mission for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, a report has said.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has confirmed the women's football team for Tokyo 2020, with England captain Steph Houghton and Wales counterpart Sophie Ingle among the players selected.
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has confirmed state of emergency measures will be extended to June 20 in nine prefectures, with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games due to begin a little over a month later.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced the make-up of its Independent Observer teams for this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has reportedly confirmed it will begin vaccinating athletes and support staff against COVID-19 prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch looks set be carried off road in Sapporo next month if, as expected, COVID-19 state of emergency measures remain in force there beyond May 31.
A senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official insists "barring an Armageddon" this year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics will go ahead, despite fresh fears from the head of a Japanese doctors' union that the Games could create a new strain of COVID-19.
The chief operating officer of the National Football League's (NFL) international division has said the league is in favour of flag football being added to the programme for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics.
Japan's Asahi Shimbun newspaper has called for the cancellation of Tokyo 2020 in an editorial, citing the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.