The International Weightlifting Federation has told its 187 members that its next elections could be a “hybrid” event, with some votes being cast in person and others online.
Dutch Boxing Federation (NBB) head Boris van der Vorst has become the latest to declare his candidacy for President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
The resumption of sporting events has unsurprisingly led to a rise in the number of athletes testing positive for coronavirus in recent weeks.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has announced that another member of staff has test positive for coronavirus, taking the number of confirmed cases among employees to six.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is expected to attend the grand Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Aquatics Centre later this month.
Belarus is facing the prospect of sanctions, including a ban of its flag at the postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, following allegations from athletes that its National Olympic Committee (NOC) is discriminating against them for their political views.
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Athleten Deutschland has called for International Federations (IFs) to have harmonised regulations regarding the nomination of athletes to the Refugee Olympic Team, following the case of canoeist Saeid Fazloula.
Mehran Shahintab has been confirmed as the head coach of Iran’s men’s basketball team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the former United States acting director of national intelligence have joined calls to ban Iran from the Olympics after the execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari.
Three-time Olympian Hiroshi Hoketsu has claimed statements about holding the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with or without COVID-19 are “regrettable”.
Former Olympic and world fencing champion Mihai Covaliu has been re-elected President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR).
Disgraced former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack has made his latest appearance in front of a French judge as part of an investigation into alleged corruption linked to the respective awarding of the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games to Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.
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Olympic champion Cathy Freeman sent a video message as Olympic personalities gathered to relight the cauldron in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Games.