Siblings Uta and Hifumi Abe among four Japanese gold medallists on historic second day of competition at Tokyo 2020
One of the most dramatic sessions of weightlifting in living memory ended with Colombia being denied a gold medal by China, Italy claiming a first Olympic medal in the sport for 37 years, and a remarkable new talent from Pakistan having to wait an agonising 25 minutes before being off the podium.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed its extreme heat protocols have been activated at Tokyo 2020, with the possibility of suspending matches should the temperature increase further.
The President and chief executive of Teqball USA Ajay Nwosu has one eye on teqball's inclusion in the Olympics, hoping that the sport's potential introduction to Los Angeles 2028 can lead to a boost in revenue.
World champion Panipak Wongpattanakit earned a dramatic late victory over Spanish teenager Adriana Cerezo to claim the women’s under-49 kilogram Olympic taekwondo title here today.
Piet van de Kruk, ninth in the heavyweights at Mexico City in 1968, is the answer to a question that has been posed plenty of times in the weightlifting world over the past two weeks.
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.
Swiss hurdler Kariem Hussein has been ruled out of Tokyo 2020 after receiving a nine-month ban for a positive drugs test.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has entered into a flexible borrowing arrangement known as a "revolving credit facility" with a number of Swiss banks.
Tokyo 2020 has released a short film which depicts how sport has helped the recovery of the Tōhoku region in the years since the earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
Samsung has said it will air Olympic-themed commercials on Japanese television as planned during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games which open tomorrow.
Eight qualifying performances for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been rejected following investigation by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), with the athletes concerned being denied places.
Tokyo Governor Yoriko Koike is set to welcome the Olympic Flame tomorrow as it reaches the end of its 121-day journey around Japan.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has claimed he was "completely misinterpreted by people who weren’t in the room" after receiving criticism for ordering Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to attend the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony here.