By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
A participant at the delayed Olympic Games here has been stripped of their accreditation after breaking COVID-19 rules by going sightseeing, Tokyo 2020 has confirmed.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) medical and scientific director Richard Budgett has acknowledged current guidelines around transgender athletes are no longer fit for purpose, with the organisation set to publish an updated framework to guide International Federations in devising their own rules.
Athleten Deutschland has slammed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for allowing athletes to spend their quarantine period in "prison-like conditions" at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been provisionally suspended and will miss the remainder of Tokyo 2020 after testing positive for human growth hormone.
An anti-doping agreement has been concluded prior to next month’s Paralympic Games here, it has been announced.
Team ROC earned gold in the women’s team sabre competition as their fencers saw off the challenge of France in the final at Tokyo 2020 today.
Meso Hassona became Qatar’s first ever Olympic gold medallist when he finished well clear of his rivals in the men’s 96 kilograms category at the Tokyo International Forum.
New Zealand banished the demons of their Rio 2016 final defeat to Australia to win women's rugby sevens gold at Tokyo 2020.
Ivan Litvinovich delivered Belarus' first medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after jumping to gold in the men's trampoline gymnastics at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre here.
Mete Gazoz became the first Turkish archer to win an Olympic gold medal as he edged out Italian veteran Mauro Nespoli in a tense final of the men's individual competition at Tokyo 2020 here today.
Lu Xiaojun cemented his place among the all-time greats of weightlifting in another sensational session at the Tokyo International Forum.
Spain won its first gold medal of Tokyo 2020 just over a week into the Games as shooters Fatima Galvez and Alberto Fernandez denied San Marino a historic title in the mixed team trap.
Britain claimed history by winning the first Olympic gold medal in mixed relay triathlon.
Katie Ledecky earned her third consecutive women’s 800 metres freestyle Olympic gold as compatriot Caeleb Dressel lowered his own men’s 100 metres butterfly world record on the penultimate day of Tokyo 2020 swimming finals here today.