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.
Utah philanthropist Spencer Eccles has revealed he hopes the American State’s next opportunity to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will come in 2030 following the announcement of plans for an $11 million (£9 million/€10 million) expansion of its Olympic Park.
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.
Belarus freestyle skier Alexei Grishin has sold the Olympic gold medal he won in the aerials at Vancouver 2010 for $68,750 (£56,480/€61,631) to help pay for medical care for a friend.
Former International Swimming Federation (FINA) Executive member Tamás Gyárfás has been charged by Hungarian prosecutors with ordering the murder of a Budapest business rival.
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.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has launched the Tokyo 2020 Earn the Fern campaign as part of the final year of preparations for the Games.
Five years ahead of the Paris 2024 Games, organisers have embarked on a joint-development project involving National Olympic and Paralympic Committees, which has never been attempted on this scale or within this time frame, so far ahead of the event.
Beijing 2022 has named Cultural Investment Holdings as the latest official sponsor of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.