Two-time World Taekwondo Championships medallist Armin Hadipour has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) - but still plans to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
"Our athletes will go to Tokyo and Beijing and act as an ROC team" says Russian Olympic Committee President Pozdnyakov
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Stanislav Pozdnyakov has welcomed the news the organisation’s athletes will be able to compete under the name “ROC” at the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
French Minister for Sport Roxana Maracineanu has signed an agreement pledging financial support to the Olympic Refuge Foundation ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The qualification period for the badminton tournaments at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been extended from April 25 to June 15.
The Group of Seven (G7) leaders have released a statement saying they support Japan’s commitment to hold the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a "safe and secure manner."
Russian athletes are set to participate at the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games under the name "ROC".
The SoFi Stadium, which will host the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Los Angeles 2028 Games as well as Olympic football and archery, is set to be used as a COVID-19 vaccination centre.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto will exclude her predecessor Yoshirō Mori from an official position linked to the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to reports.
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge is going back to the beginning in his preparations to defend his Olympic title in Tokyo this summer by competing in the Hamburg Marathon on April 11.
France’s multiple world champion karateka Alexandra Recchia is preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Games, where the sport will make its Olympic debut, by working up to 50 hours a week - as an employment lawyer.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has chosen Tamayo Marukawa to succeed new Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto as the country's Olympics Minister.
Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has confirmed Olympic athletes will be among the priority groups to receive vaccinations against COVID-19 ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Seiko Hashimoto has been appointed Tokyo 2020 President after accepting the vacant role following the resignation of Yoshirō Mori last week.
Montenegro and Russia are the last two unbeaten teams at the men's Olympic water polo qualifier in Rotterdam, after the latter produced a brilliant comeback to defeat Croatia.
Tatsuya Maruyama, Governor of Shimane, has suggested the prefecture may halt its Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay events if the coronavirus situation does not improve in Japan's capital city.