Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei could be set to contest the 5,000 metres and the 10,000m on the track at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with the new world record holder in both events fancied to do the double.
Irish star Sam Bennett has admitted he faces a dilemma over whether to include the Tokyo 2020 Olympic road race as part of his plans for the upcoming season.
India is to select its shooting team for this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo during trials this month.
Malaysian mixed doubles badminton duo Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying have reunited with coach Chin Eei Hui prior to this year's postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Japan baseball manager Atsunori Inaba expects the players who won the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 tournament in 2019 to make up the core of the squad for this year's Olympics.
New Zealand rugby sevens coach Clark Laidlaw remains hopeful of young talent Caleb Clarke playing at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures have asked the Japanese Government to declare a state of emergency as coronavirus cases escalate in the Olympic and Paralympic host city.
Bach credits Olympic Movement with strengthening sport's place in society and insists Tokyo 2020 "light at the end of the tunnel"
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has once again underlined the organisation's "determination" to stage the Olympics as planned in Tokyo this year and has claimed that the Olympic Movement has "strengthened the role of sport in society" amid the coronavirus crisis.
Athletes' Village Mayor claims Tokyo 2020 with no spectators would be "like cooking a meal with no seasoning"
Tokyo 2020 Athletes' Village Mayor Saburō Kawabuchi claimed holding this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games with no spectators would be "like cooking a meal with no seasoning".
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has again promised the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this year will be "safe and secure" as he considers initiating a state of emergency in the country to combat rising COVID-19 infection rates.
The Japanese Government has reportedly suspended entry conditions for athletes and team officials travelling from countries to have reported cases of the new variant of coronavirus.
Exclusive: Colombian weightlifting chief vows "we will compete in Tokyo - we do not support cheating"
Three Colombian weightlifters can clear their names from doping charges and help their nation to overcome a potential ban from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Hong Kong Judo Association (HKJA) is hoping to hold an event that will count towards Olympic qualification after raising concerns over the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on its athletes' chances of securing a place at Tokyo 2020.
The Olympic Committee of Israel (OCI) has recommended that its athletes receive a COVID-19 vaccination for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to safeguard them during the pandemic.
The Japanese Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Seiko Hashimoto, has faced criticism for breaking COVID-19 guidelines after attending a group dinner with over five people.