Russia's two-time Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Svetlana Khorkina has made the controversial claim that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is God's punishment for the sports community and the world in general for the removal of the country from leading international competitions.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair John Coates has claimed the organisation is working with international federations to potentially find a window in July and August next year to reschedule the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 has today announced that it has decided to cancel the Kabuki x Opera "Luminous, The Lord" event, part of the Nippon Festival, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
British authorised ticket reseller for Tokyo 2020 offers refunds on travel packages after postponement
Britain's authorised ticket reseller (ATR) for Tokyo 2020 is offering those who have bought travel packages a transfer of their purchase or a full refund after the Olympic and Paralympic Games were postponed until no later than the summer of 2021.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) chief executive James Johnson says the national governing body would like to open up discussion with FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to consider adjusting the Olympic men’s football tournament so that it becomes an under-24 tournament, rather than an under-23 tournament, for the re-scheduled Tokyo 2020 Games.
Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshirō Mutō has warned the cost of rescheduling the Olympic and Paralympic Games will be "massive" as he laid out the "daunting" mission for a new taskforce established to plan the event during its first meeting today.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must do all it can to help weightlifters who have been “devastated” by the postponement of Tokyo 2020 and now fear their hard-earned places could be taken away from them.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has postponed its final Olympic baseball qualification event for a second time because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
National Olympic Committees have continued to welcome the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
NBC is among the many television broadcasting companies set to be impacted by the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games until 2021.
A leading Olympic collector has told insidethegames the unprecedented postponement of Tokyo 2020 will give an unexpected boost for the Organising Committee.
Support from people in the Japanese capital for measures designed to combat the spread of coronavirus is "crucial" if the city is to host a successful Olympic and Paralympic Games next year, according to Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
United States President Donald Trump has expressed his support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe over the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Bach suggests Tokyo 2020 could be rescheduled before summer as taskforce created to address challenges
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach opened the door to the possibility of Tokyo 2020 being rescheduled before the summer of 2021 and warned those involved in the moving of the Games would have to make "sacrifices and compromises".
Paris 2024 has saluted the "spirit of responsibility and adaptation" demonstrated by Tokyo 2020 following the postponement of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games, as reaction to the decision continues to pour in.