Japan’s football team head coach Hajime Moriyasu is set to continue to manage the Olympic side despite the postponement of the Games in Tokyo.
Confederation of African Athletics (AAC) President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum has promised the organisation’s main focus in 2021 will be helping athletes to qualify and prepare for the rescheduled Olympic Games in Tokyo, with the African Athletics Championships among the events expected to take place in the build-up.
Japan has allowed a restricted number of fans to return to stadiums to watch baseball and football matches, despite the growing number of coronavirus cases in Tokyo.
A record high of 224 daily coronavirus cases in the Olympic and Paralympic host city of Tokyo has been attributed to increased testing.
Tokyo 2020 has confirmed it will issue ticket refunds to people unable to attend the Olympics and Paralympics after the postponement to 2021, it has been reported.
Tokyo 2020 is reportedly set to secure all the venues needed for next year's Olympic Games.
Olympic 400 metres champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo has said she may not defend her title at Tokyo 2020 as the schedule makes it difficult to also run in the 200m.
Japan's Government is reportedly considering easing travel restrictions for foreign athletes who are due to compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, as they bid to hold the Games even if the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has not subsided.
Ukraine's judoka Daria Bilodid has said winning gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics would be the realisation of her childhood dream, having recovered from the disappointment of the postponement of the Games.
The United Nations General Assembly has approved a change to the Olympic Truce observation period to reflect the postponement of Tokyo 2020.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have agreed to cooperate on handling the COVID-19 pandemic safely ahead of the nation's hosting of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics next year.
Association of Boxing Alliances in The Philippines (ABAP) President Ricky Vargas believes the country "lost steam" after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were postponed to next year.
A new survey polling Japanese residents has found that 77 per cent of those questioned believe that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics "cannot be held" next year.
Karateka Hamideh Abbasali has expressed her relief over the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as she continues to rehabilitate from a serious injury.
Yuriko Koike has been re-elected for a second term as Governor of Tokyo after she claimed victory in today's gubernatorial election.