Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has vowed to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control "as soon as possible", while reiterating his determination to host the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games this year.
Eight teams are set to battle it out for the last two places in the women's water polo competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the final qualifier in Italy this week.
Tokyo 2020 has said it will "reconsider" the number of athletes present at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies amid suggestions around 6,000 of the 11,000 participants will be permitted to attend.
Italy women’s softball team are set to hold their first training camp of the year after announcing a roster of 22 players to gear up for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
India's six-time world champion boxer Mary Kom has joined the national training camp as part of her preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Kevan Gosper has suggested the organisation could seek to involve the United Nations in determining whether the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games take place.
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin has supported a proposal put forward by the Russian Olympic Committee Athletes' Commission to replace the country's national anthem at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with the song Katyusha.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has admitted that his visit to Minsk last week had been open to misinterpretation.
French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) President Denis Masseglia has promised he remain of service if required for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games In Paris, as he prepares to leave his post later this year.
Phil Neville is poised to be named as the new manager of Inter Miami, which would leave the Football Association seeking a replacement manager for the British women's football team at Tokyo 2020.
Greek Olympic sailor Leonidas Pelekanakis has died aged 58 after a two-month battle with coronavirus.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Athletes’ Commission has proposed the folk song “Katyusha" to replace the country’s national anthem at the Olympic Games.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has spoken of his desire to hold talks with senior North Korean officials at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as he seeks a diplomatic settlement over the abduction of his country’s citizens.
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has confirmed its men's Olympic qualifying tournament will take place in Mexico in March.
The Canadian Olympic Committee has led tributes to three-time Olympic rowing gold medallist Kathleen Heddle, who has died at the age of 55 after a long battle with cancer.