Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has suggested for the first time that this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo may have to be postponed, saying the event cannot be held under current circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
FIFA has released a video featuring high-profile managers to support the World Health Organization's (WHO) awareness campaign on the spread of the coronavirus.
Leading Government spokesperson says no change to Tokyo 2020 plans despite WHO coronavirus pandemic declaration
Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has said Japan will continue as planned to make preparations for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, despite the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chairman John Coates has claimed the World Health Organization (WHO) has told the body there is "no case" for cancelling or postponing Tokyo 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Next month's 9th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships scheduled to be held at Hangzhou in China is the latest event to be affected by the coronavirus outbreak after it was announced it would no longer be taking place there.
An emergency committee meeting will be held by the World Health Organisation (WHO) tomorrow to discuss the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, which has killed six people and infected almost 300.
FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a four-year Memorandum of Understanding to promote healthy lifestyles through football.