World Athletics has revealed it is encouraged by the potential racing conditions in Sapporo next year for the marathon and race walk events at the Olympics following an assessment of environmental and air quality data.
The Japanese city of Sapporo, which is set to host the marathon and race walking events at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has returned to a state of emergency as issued by the Hokkaido Government due to the ongoing COVID-19 spread.
Hokkaido has lifted its state of emergency over the coronavirus after three weeks, as Sapporo continues preparations to host Olympic marathon and race walks.
Coronavirus has caused a state of emergency to be declared in Sapporo, the Japanese city hosting the marathon and race walks during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 has announced the refund process for fans who bought tickets for the relocated Olympic marathons.
Stefan Kraft has extended his lead in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup by winning the second of two events in Sapporo.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup moves to Sapporo, Japan, this weekend, with Stefan Kraft looking to repeat his outstanding performance from last season.
Sapporo has today received approval from the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) to enter the continuous dialogue phase of the bidding process for the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach took another opportunity to talk up a bid from Sapporo and claimed it would not "take forever" for the Future Host Commission to make a proposal on the venue for the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Austrian teenager Marita Kramer pulled off a stunning surprise victory at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup in Sapporo.
Sapporo, Salt Lake City and Barcelona have expressed an interest in hosting a future Winter Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed here today.
Sapporo is set to enter the race to host the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games after formally expressing its interest in doing so.
Tokyo 2020 have unveiled the course which will be used for next year's Olympic marathons in Sapporo.
Race walks and the women's marathon at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo have been rescheduled, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) moved the events from the Japanese capital to Sapporo.
Home favourite Yuzuru Hanyu brought the house down at the NHK Trophy in Sapporo, as the first figure skating gold medals were awarded.