Tokyo 2020 has today confirmed all Nippon Festival events planned to take place this year will not go ahead.
A total of 17 officials in the All Japan Judo Federation (AJJF) have now tested positive for coronavirus since the outbreak began.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has extended the country's state of emergency nationwide to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Japanese swimming qualifiers for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are now due to take place in April 2021.
Japan is expected to enter into a deep recession due to the coronavirus pandemic, as the country prepares to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.
Tokyo 2020 organisers are on the lookout for new office space after the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is set to declare a month-long state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, two weeks after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were postponed until 2021 because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The opening day of Japan’s elite baseball league will not take place on April 24, as previously hoped, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Japanese Government is reportedly set to expand its domestic esports industry in collaboration with the country's private sector.
Tokyo recorded 63 new coronavirus cases today - its biggest daily increase yet - as the situation worsened in the Japanese capital.
Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee has returned to the pool for the first time since she was diagnosed with leukaemia in February of last year.
Japan held the second of three national archery Olympic selection events in Kakegawa City as five men and five women progressed to the next stage amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan could slip into its worst economic period since the 2008 global financial crisis due to the impact of COVID-19, according to a chief economist.
Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Tarō Asō has claimed this year’s Olympics in Tokyo are "cursed" amid speculation and suggestions the Games will be postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has claimed members of the G7 agreed to back a "complete" Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo on a video conference to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, but appeared to scale back his insistence that the event would go ahead as planned.