A flame from the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Torch which was supposed to be kept alight eternally went out in 2013, it emerged today.
A Japan Sport Council (JSC) official has vowed to work with the constructors of the Olympic Stadium for Tokyo 2020 to prevent any further deaths by overwork.
Labour standards authorities in Japan have reportedly ruled that a 23-year-old who committed suicide after working on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium construction site was affected by long-working hours.
Water pollution concerns in the Odaiba area have grown after a Tokyo 2020 survey revealed the quality was not good enough to meet International Swimming Federation (FINA) and International Triathlon Union (ITU) standards.
Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) have been appointed to help deliver the drugs testing programme during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, it was announced today.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has launched new graphics that are to feature on posters and banners across the city and during the planned 1,000 days to go celebrations.
The Japan Football Association (JFA) will appoint former Sanfrecce Hiroshima manager Hajime Moriyasu to coach the Japanese men's team at their home Tokyo 2020 Olympics, it has been reported.
Tokyo 2020 have secured a record $2.8 billion (£2.1 billion/€2.3 billion) in local sponsorship revenue with three years still remaining until the start of the Olympics and Paralympic Games, it was revealed here today.
Tokyo 2020 have rejected concerns raised by a group of organisations and environmentalists, after they wrote an open letter to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach expressing concern forests were being exploited.
Actor Ebizo Ichikawa XI is among leading figures from across Japanese culture to have expressed support for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo as part of a "One Team Project" launched today.
Japanese lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) organisation the Good Aging Yells have expressed their intention to establish a Pride House for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Members of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee have joined a traditional summer o-bon dance festival in Iwaki City in Fukushima.
The competition to design the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic mascots has received 2,042 entries, organisers have announced.
Tokyo 2020 has announced two new appointments in its Communications and Engagement Bureau.
Tokyo 2020 officials have met with former London 2012 chief executive Paul Deighton in order to solicit advice about hosting an Olympic and Paralympic Games.