The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has carried out an experiment to see if spraying water on pavements could effectively reduce temperatures during the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.
The National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan has signed a deal with Japan's Fukuoka Prefecture which will see training camps hosted before Tokyo 2020.
Marianne Vos, the multiple world and Olympic champion in both track and road cycling, has suggested the decision to have different road courses for men and women at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics discriminates against female riders.
Mount Fuji is among major Japanese landmarks included in routes for the cycling road races at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, which have been announced.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has expressed disappointment after confirmation that the United Nations have rejected an exemption to sanctions for sporting equipment being sent to North Korea.
Tokyo 2020 will be the first Olympics and Paralympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security at Games venues, it has been confirmed.
The first Olympic qualification standings for karate have been published with the sport counting down to its debut at Tokyo 2020.
Tokyo 2020 courses for the individual triathlon, mixed relay and Para-triathlon have been announced by the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the Organising Committee.
Britain's elite weightlifters have had to turn to crowdfunding in their attempt to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as the sport has hit rock bottom financially.
Paris, which will host the Olympics and Paralympics in 2024, is staging another major multi-sport event from tomorrow - the 10th edition of the Gay Games, which continues until August 12.
Tents, cooling fans and folding umbrellas are among proposals being considered by Tokyo 2020 to reduce heatstroke concerns at the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
With exactly two years to go until the athletics action gets underway at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has published the qualification system for the Games in Japan's capital.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has signed a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) engagement charter on behalf of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the French capital.
South Africa's athletes will prepare for the 2020 Paralympic Game in Tokyo in Iizuka City and Fukuoka Prefecture after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with both local authorities.
Mansai Nomura, the famous Japanese kyogen actor, has been named chief executive creative director of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for both the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.