Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed its updated Tokyo 2020 qualification process has been approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has expressed hope that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be an opportunity for dialogue with North Korea.
The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) has given its star-studded marathon team KES1 million (£6,500/$9,100/€7,600) to support their training for this year's Olympics.
Major League Baseball (MLB) veteran and Asian Games champion Choo Shin-soo has said he will "absolutely play in the Olympics" if given the opportunity, after signing for a club in his native South Korea.
A COVID-19 infection-prevention manual has been released by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for City Cast volunteers at this year's Olympic Games.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee is expected to add at least 11 women to its Board.
Four-time Olympic medallist Yohan Blake has said he would rather miss Tokyo 2020 than receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
Kara Kohler won the women's singles sculls final at the United States Olympic rowing team trials at Nathan Benderson Park to book a place at Tokyo 2020.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto believes fans should be allowed to attend this year's postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games in limited numbers.
Athletes could be permitted to enter Japan when the current state of emergency is lifted next month, it has been reported.
Abdullah Sediqi, holder of an International Olympic Committee Refugee Athlete Scholarship, has spoken of his ambition to reach the Tokyo 2020 taekwondo competition this year.
GB Sevens have announced their initial men’s and women’s training squads for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 and World Sevens Series campaign, confirming that they will be on an equal pay structure.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has attempted to rally the Japanese public behind the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games amid waning support for the event in the host country.
Edwin Tong, Singapore’s Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, has said the country will vaccinate athletes ahead of international travel for Olympic qualification events.
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have published a media guidebook as part of its efforts to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake.