Temperatures near the New National Stadium in Tokyo were recorded at 30 celsius at 6am local time with exactly one year to go until the start of the Olympic marathon, according to Japan-based Weathernews, as a heatwave sweeps across the region.
Olympians and Paralympians took to the catwalk as Giorgio Armani unveiled the Italian uniforms for Tokyo 2020 at the end of his Spring/Summer 2020 Emporio Armani collection launch in Milan.
The designs of two JPY¥500 (£3.86/$4.68/€4.22) commemorative coins celebrating next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been selected.
Six United States athletes aiming to qualify for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo next year have been named as members of a sponsorship programme backed by finance company Deloitte.
A series of measures designed to help protect athletes from the heat and humidity are set to be implemented at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Olympic Qualification event in Tokyo this month.
Kei Nishikori has already seen the Japanese flag raised in his honour at an Olympics - and the 29-year-old Grand Slam finalist is relishing the chance to stand on the podium again when the Games are hosted on home soil at the re-vamped Ariake Park venue next year.
The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) has welcomed a delegation from Hashima City to its Olympic House headquarters to formulate plans for the country’s team’s training camp in Japan prior to Tokyo 2020.
Kenya's new Tokyo 2020 Chef de Mission promises every coin will be accounted for following Rio 2016 scandal
Kenya’s newly appointed Chef de Mission for next year's Olympics in Tokyo, Waithaka Kioni, has vowed that every coin used for the Games would be accounted for to avoid any risk of a repeat of the corruption scandal that marred Rio 2016.
Renowned Japanese and overseas artists have been selected to produce works of art encapsulating themes from the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo 2020 has announced.
A total of 11 people died and 5,664 people were taken to hospitals in Japan due to heat-related medical issues last week when temperatures rose sharply following the end of the rainy season in most areas, the Japanese Government revealed.
Tokyo 2020 has finally unveiled the schedule for the boxing tournament due to take place at next year’s Olympic Games.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has expressed its backing for the revolutionary concepts launched by Tokyo 2020 for its newly-named "TOKYO WATERFRONT CITY", which denotes an area around Tokyo Bay that will host Olympic and Paralympic events, including 3x3 basketball, and activities next year.
Tokyo 2020 organisers have confirmed that a third Olympic ticket lottery for residents of Japan will be held later this year.
Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, has celebrated one year to go until Tokyo 2020 by inviting the world to "follow its journey" to the next Olympics and experience what it means to help people "chase their dreams".
Facebook Asia-Pacific has a launched a new campaign aimed at drawing advertisers to the platform for next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.