Tokyo 2020 has confirmed that the world’s oldest citizen, 118-year-old Kane Tanaka, has been withdrawn from the Olympic Torch Relay.
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The Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay has suffered its most serious disruption so far on the first day of its scheduled visit to the islands of Okinawa as organisers revealed six further positive COVID-19 tests connected to the event.
The Olympic Torch is now on a two day "transit" journey way to Okinawa.
Organisers of the Oran 2022 Mediterranean Games have been urged to "significantly intensify preparations" by the Executive Committee of the International Committee for the Mediterranean Games (ICMG).
Japanese state television network NHK have reportedly been asked to investigate why protesters against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were muted in their live streaming of the Torch Relay.
The decision by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to send a team to Birmingham 2022 is a major boost to Commonwealth Games organisers.
India’s cricket power brokers have insisted they will "in principle" send men’s and women’s teams to the Olympics if the sport is restored to the programme for the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles.
The Olympic Flame has been carried through a virtually empty Commemorative Park in Osaka Prefecture in the first major change forced on the Torch Relay by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flags have been lowered to half mast in tribute to Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, the former International Equestrian Federation (FEI) President who has died aged 99.
The first fortnight of a 121-day journey is now almost complete, but the Olympic Torch Relay has already been forced to sidestep another sexism controversy when it reached Handa in the prefecture of Aichi.
After five days, the Torch Relay is in Maebashi City in Gunma Prefecture, the third of the 47 prefectures it is scheduled to visit on its route to Tokyo.
The London 2012 Opening Ceremony has been declared the "most viewed" on social media platforms in a new survey which lists the top 15 since the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul.
A year after it was originally scheduled to do so, the Olympic Flame has finally started its 121-day journey around Japan.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto has led the tributes to her former team mate and Olympic judo gold medallist Toshihiko Koga who has died from cancer at the age of 53.
Less than 24 hours before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay is due to begin at the J-Village national football training centre in Fukushima, Japan’s 2011 FIFA World Cup-winning captain Homare Sawa has been forced to withdraw through illness.