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.
Two Mayoral candidates have taken very different approaches to the Olympic Games this week, with one calling for a cancellation and another viewing a potential bid as a vote-winning ploy.
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.
Australian basketball player Liz Cambage has threatened boycotting of the women's national team ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in protest of a lack of racial diversity in a recent photoshoot of the Olympic team.
UK Sport and the British Olympic Association (BOA) have offered tentative support towards exploring a potential bid for a future Olympic and Paralympic Games but say no talks have been held to date, after Sadiq Khan vowed to establish an exploratory committee after winning a second term as London Mayor.
A proposed law in France seeks to require governing bodies to have gender parity following the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates says Brisbane 2032 is on the final lap, with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) conducting due diligence ahead of confirming the city as host of 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.
The Paris Administrative Court of Appeal has permitted the resumption of work on the site for the Paris 2024 shooting events, but construction of the Media Village remains suspended.
The vaccine deal announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) this week provides yet another example of how desperate the organisation is for Tokyo 2020 to go ahead.
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.
A petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic has received more than 200,000 signatures in two days.
Atsuo Hamada, a professor of travel medicine at Tokyo Medical University, has claimed securing medical resources will be key for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held this year.