Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) head Tony Clark has admitted there are "challenges" which need to be overcome if competitors from the league are to represent their countries when the sport makes its Olympic return at Tokyo 2020.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has set up a recycling bin for old electronic devices, so the metal can be used in medals for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan's capital.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has renewed concerns that the budget for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could balloon to ¥3 trillion (£21.3 billion/$26.5 billion/€25.2 billion) and urged organisers to ensure it does not spiral out of control.
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.