Cancelling the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could still be an option if the COVID-19 situation worsens, according to the second-ranked member of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).
The "neutral" Russian team at this year's postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is set to wear a controversial uniform featuring the colours of the country's flag, which is banned due to doping sanctions.
Adapted test events for all ice competitions at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics have been successfully concluded, organisers say.
Paris 2024 has signed up technology conglomerate Cisco as its third official partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the French capital.
Gongshu Canal Sports Park Gymnasium has been announced as the breaking venue for next year's Asian Games.
French Open organisers have confirmed a mixed doubles competition will be held this year after the event was cut at the 2020 tournament because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Clark in the Philippines and Jordanian capital Amman will host outstanding qualifiers for basketball's Asia Cup.
A long-term strategic plan, encompassing two Olympic cycles, has been launched by the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC).
The Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) has said it is going ahead with plans to introduce a ball-licencing process for international competition despite a petition protesting against the decision that has so far been signed by more than 2,000 boccia players or followers.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chairman John Coates has claimed public opinion in Japan over the staging of Tokyo 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic will improve in the 100 days before the scheduled opening of the rearranged Olympic Games.
Tokyo Medical Association chair Haruo Ozaki has warned staging this year’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be "really difficult" amid growing concerns over a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic in Japan.
Host-nation Japan looks set for by far its strongest-ever showing at a Summer Olympics if Tokyo 2020 is able to proceed as rescheduled in July and August.
Acting Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Robin Mitchell expects Tokyo 2020 will be a "Games like none before" as he pledged to ensure the NOC voice was heard in the lead-up to the Opening Ceremony.
An international team to masterplan the Olympic Village for Milan Cortina 2026 has been announced, with a consortium including London-based PLP Architecture and New York City’s Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Carlo Ratti Associati of Turin and Gross Max of Edinburgh.
The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has been given the all-clear by the country’s Government to allow fans to attend matches at this year’s European Championship.