By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched an investigation into the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOCRB) after sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya alleged officials from the country had taken her to the airport against her will.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) Honorary President Issa Hayatou has been banned from all football-related activity for a year by global governing body FIFA.
A Moldovan Olympic official who is acting as a COVID-19 liaison officer at Tokyo 2020 has been accused of "gross violations" of the coronavirus rules in place at the Games after he went sightseeing in the Japanese capital.
Georgia’s national shot put record holder Benik Abramyan, who was due to take part in this evening’s qualifying competition, has been provisionally suspended from competition following an adverse finding in an out-of-competition test on July 31.
Paris 2024 and Milan Cortina 2026 have signed a collaboration agreement they have described as "ambitious" - with the aim of delivering more "sustainable, innovative and spectacular" Olympics.
Brisbane will host the first combined Oceania Cycling Championships in 2022, which combines the eight disciplines of BMX racing, BMX freestyle, mountain bike cross country, road and track Para cycling, road cycling and track cycling.
Mondo Duplantis, 21, and 19-year-old Athing Mu became two of the youngest Olympic athletics champions with respective victories in the men’s pole vault and women’s 800 metres here.
For the returning Simone Biles, her result in the balance beam final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games here tonight was largely immaterial.
Cuban thrower Alegna Osorio, who competed at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics, has died at the age of 19 following a training accident in April involving a hammer.
Norway’s Karsten Warholm won one of the great Olympic finals here today to claim men’s 400 metres hurdles gold, taking almost a second off his own world record as he finished ahead of his United States rival Rai Benjamin in 45.94sec.
Germany produced a third consecutive world record ride to earn a dominant women’s team pursuit gold here today, ending Britain’s reign as the Olympic champions.
Daiki Hashimoto cemented his status as the star of Japanese gymnastics by adding the horizontal bar title to his all-around crown as China secured another two gymnastic gold medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games here tonight.
Europe still without weightlifting gold as Uzbekistan youngster Djuraev beats favourite at Tokyo 2020
Akbar Djuraev of Uzbekistan denied favourite and world record holder Simon Martirosyan to claim a sensational victory in the men’s 109 kilograms category at the Tokyo International Forum.
Three reigning world champions added Olympic gold to their collections on the second night of wrestling finals at Tokyo 2020.