After claiming six golds - and 10 medals in total - across five different Olympic Games, going back to Barcelona 1992, dressage competitor Isabell Werth of Germany is coming back for more.
Having won the men's Olympic volleyball title on home soil in Rio five years ago, defending champions Brazil are determined that their fifth consecutive medal will be another golden one.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has confirmed the Czech pair of Markéta Nausch-Sluková and Barbora Hermannová have been marked as "did not start" at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after the former tested positive for COVID-19.
Newly crowned Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar will start among the contenders for the men’s Olympic road race title in one of the first medal events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Netherlands women's hockey team will be looking for Olympic redemption when they compete here at Tokyo 2020 as they aim to maintain their record of winning every major tournament since their shock loss in the final at Rio 2016.
Angry Japanese protesters gathered outside the Olympic Stadium here to vent their dismay over the staging of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as the Games was officially opened today despite public opposition.
Men’s world number one Kento Momota is aiming to win Japan's first Olympic Games badminton singles title at Tokyo 2020 despite a troubled preparation for his debut on the sport’s biggest stage.
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka ignited the Cauldron as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games began a year later than planned in front of a near-empty stadium.
China will be looking to continue its storied success in table tennis at Tokyo 2020, having won 28 of the 32 available gold medals since the sport's introduction to the Olympics at the 1988 Seoul Games.
Simone Biles of the United States promises to be one of the stars of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where she will be seeking to add to the four artistic gymnastics gold medals she won at Rio 2016 when competition starts at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre here on Sunday (July 25).
Britain’s rowing ambitions rise again as Australia, United States and New Zealand muster medal hopes
Britain will seek to top the Olympic rowing medals table for the first time since 1912 with a 45-strong team that includes returning double gold medallist Helen Glover.
The newly-built, 15,000 capacity Aquatics Centre will not see any spectators but it seems certain to witness a succession of United States victories for Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel.
Seventeen-year-old Je Deok Kim of South Korea, the youngest archer at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is gunning for gold after topping the men’s individual recurve qualifying with a score of 688 points.
The Empire State Building in the United States is set to illuminate in rotating colours in recognition of the countries competing at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Denmark will seek to become the second nation to win back-to-back men’s Olympic handball titles when they launch their Tokyo 2020 campaign tomorrow against host nation Japan.