Marathon champion Mizuki Noguchi will be the first Japanese person to carry the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch, it has been confirmed.
Australia's reigning Olympic champion Chloe Esposito has opted against entering the Modern Pentathlon Asian Championships, which begin tomorrow in Wuhan and offer a route to Tokyo 2020.
Olympic marathon champion Mizuki Noguchi and Japanese footballers who lifted the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2011 are being tipped to play key roles in the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay.
Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has withdrawn from performing at a cultural event being organised in conjunction with next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Applications for the second Tokyo 2020 Olympic ticket lottery are due begin on November 13 for residents in Japan, it was announced today.
Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallists Nigeria will target qualification for Tokyo 2020 as they begin their campaign in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo.
The men's marathon at next year's Olympics is set to be rescheduled so it will no longer be the last athletics event of the Games after it was controversially relocated from Tokyo to Sapporo, it was revealed today.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has congratulated Shelley Watts following her appointment by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) boxing taskforce as one of 10 athlete ambassadors to engage with fighters prior to Tokyo 2020.
The video game Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has been released today in the Americas on the Nintendo Switch console.
Gene testing could be introduced at Tokyo 2020 as latest weapon to catch cheats, IOC President reveals
Gene testing could be introduced in time for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach announced here today.
Japanese retailers, including supermarkets and convenience stores, will begin charging for plastic bags next summer prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Kenya have appointed Barnaba Korir as their general manager for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games should "plan for every eventuality" to combat the possibility of extreme weather conditions in Japan during the event, according to the tournament director of the Rugby World Cup.
Ryo Noguchi and Makoto Hondama won the men and women's All Japan Tennis Championships, a test event for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Canada's Evan Dunfee has claimed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) "does not care about athlete welfare" and made the decision to move the marathons and race walks at Tokyo 2020 to Sapporo "to protect their brand".