A record high of 224 daily coronavirus cases in the Olympic and Paralympic host city of Tokyo has been attributed to increased testing.
Jean-Michel Blanquer has become France's most senior politician for sport following a cabinet reshuffle.
Tokyo 2020 has confirmed it will issue ticket refunds to people unable to attend the Olympics and Paralympics after the postponement to 2021, it has been reported.
Tokyo 2020 is reportedly set to secure all the venues needed for next year's Olympic Games.
Polish volleyball veteran Michal Kubiak is considering extending his career through to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron and International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach discussed the coronavirus crisis and its impact on future Olympic Games during a meeting at the Élysée Palace today.
Olympic 400 metres champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo has said she may not defend her title at Tokyo 2020 as the schedule makes it difficult to also run in the 200m.
Japan's Government is reportedly considering easing travel restrictions for foreign athletes who are due to compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, as they bid to hold the Games even if the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has not subsided.
Ukraine's judoka Daria Bilodid has said winning gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics would be the realisation of her childhood dream, having recovered from the disappointment of the postponement of the Games.
The United Nations General Assembly has approved a change to the Olympic Truce observation period to reflect the postponement of Tokyo 2020.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have agreed to cooperate on handling the COVID-19 pandemic safely ahead of the nation's hosting of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics next year.
Association of Boxing Alliances in The Philippines (ABAP) President Ricky Vargas believes the country "lost steam" after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were postponed to next year.
French national hockey team co-captain Hugo Genestet has retired from the international game after testing positive for cocaine, abandoning his chance of playing at his home Olympics at Paris 2024.
A new survey polling Japanese residents has found that 77 per cent of those questioned believe that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics "cannot be held" next year.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) is aiming to secure significant changes to the Olympic aquatics programme at Paris 2024, as it seeks to build on its status as the international sports federation (IF) with the most medal events at Tokyo 2020.