Sweltering conditions may pose a threat to athletes and spectators at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Japanese Government officials.
UK Sport has rejected appeals from seven sports which challenged their funding decisions for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates has warned the Kasumigaseki Country Club, the venue for golf at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, that it must allow women to have full membership or organisers will be forced to find another venue.
Tokyo 2020 organisers have estimated that a total of ¥43.74 billion (£312.37 million/$387.71 million/€365.27 million) will be required to build or upgrade 11 venues outside the Olympic and Paralympic Games host city.
Issues concerning female membership at surrounding the venue chosen to host golf competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games date back to documents prepared for the initial bid, according to reports in Japan.
A decision on female membership rules at the golf course due to host competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has still not been made.
Tokyo 2020 has hosted its first National Olympic Committee (NOC) open day event, with delegations from 13 countries attending in the Japanese capital.
Tokyo 2020 have requested the Kasumigaseki Country Club amend their rules to allow women to be full members as the board members of Olympic venue are set to conduct a vote.
Tokyo 2020 organisers have today called on the Japanese public to donate old electronic devices so the metal can be used in medals for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Around ¥48.3 billion (£76.2 million/$95.9 million/€90 million) of Metropolitan Government funding has been earmarked for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A letter has been sent to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach proposing an alternative golf course is used during Tokyo 2020 because of controversial female membership rules at the current venue.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) hosted the Japanese Olympics Minister to discuss preparations for Tokyo 2020.
A commission to pick a mascot for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo has met for the first time today, with the panel focused on engaging the public in the process.
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has asked the Kasumigaseki Country Club, venue for golf competition at the 2020 Olympic Games, to admit women as full members.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have renewed their pledge to work together to make the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan’s capital a success - but have avoided talks for now on how the financial burden should be shared.