Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has been awarded the gold Olympic Order – the Olympic Movement's highest honour.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has suggested the organisation will shoulder some of the costs of vaccinating participants for COVID-19 at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year.
The number of new coronavirus cases reported by the Japanese Government fell today, following a recent steep rise in the country due to stage the Olympics and Paralympics next year.
Easing of travel restrictions and swift vaccine distribution among planned measures to ensure Tokyo 2020 goes ahead
Discussions are underway to create "more flexible" travel arrangements for those accredited to cover next summer's proposed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
UK Sport has announced a new leadership programme to double the representation of female coaches in the Olympic and Paralympic high-performance community by Paris 2024.
Club Paris 2024 has launched a new initiative for runners, offering race entries for the mass-participation public marathon to run alongside the elite marathon at the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Canadian surfers took part in an invite-only competition off Vancouver Island to prepare for Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is set to embark on a trip to Tokyo which will see him meet officials including Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
A Los Angeles 2028 venue could be set to be used as a temporary homeless shelter if a motion by a group of politicians is adopted.
Seven French cities have made final teleconference presentations to the Paris 2024 Organising Committee seeking the six remaining chances of hosting matches in the Olympic football tournament.
Japan women’s basketball team are looking to fill the voids left by Yuka Osaki and Asami Yoshida as they step up preparations ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshirō Mutō has fuelled hope of foreign fans being allowed to attend the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games by revealing a plan for spectators would be drawn up "by next spring".
South Korean spy chief Park jie-Won has proposed that a summit should be held between the leaders of Japan, the United States, North Korea and South Korea during the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Elinor Barker, who was part of the British team that won gold in the team pursuit at Rio 2016, says she is hopeful that the possibility of a coronavirus vaccine being widely available next year will "save" the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has described the decision to start the National Basketball Association (NBA) season in December to accommodate Tokyo 2020 as "excellent news".