Japan's Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura has said the coronavirus state of emergency will be lifted in Tokyo tomorrow, with 14 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Japanese capital today.
Two Japanese karatekas are set to be forced to rebook their places at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics after the World Karate Federation (WKF) revised its qualification process for the Games.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe will decide on Monday whether to completely take the country out of a state of emergency as the number of coronavirus cases decline.
Japan’s famed National High School Baseball Championships will not be held for the first time since the Second World War due to the coronavirus crisis.
The All Japan Judo Federation (AJJF) has decided to remain with its current team for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Japan appears set to approve the use of testing kits which claim to be able to detect COVID-19 antigens within 30 minutes as the host nation for the next Olympic and Paralympic Games seeks to improve a testing regime it has been criticised over.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari says he is "confident" an agreement will be reached with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the top league in Japan to be suspended during the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Japanese federations negotiating contract extensions for foreign coaches after Tokyo 2020 postponement
Japanese national federations are aiming to negotiate contract extensions with foreign coaches following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has extended the country's state of emergency over the coronavirus until May 31.
Mongolian athletes continue to train in Japan after being able to return home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Tokyo 2020 marketing agency Dentsu is to assess the impact of the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games on its "consolidated financial position and consolidated operating results" for the 2020 fiscal year.
A reworked supplementary budget of ¥25.69 trillion (£193 billion/$240 billion/€221 billion), designed to alleviate the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Japanese economy, has been submitted to Parliament by Shinzō Abe's Government.
Keizo Yamada of Japan, winner of the Boston Marathon in 1953, has died at the age of 92.
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.