A questionnaire conducted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has revealed that nearly 80 per cent of volunteers for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games have expressed concerns about COVID-19.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach believes that hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics next year will be even more significant to karate after the World Karate Federation (WKF) celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this month.
GB Boxing has confirmed that its long-time senior podium coach, Paul Walmsley, has departed the team with less than a year until the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic karate venue, the Nippon Budokan Hall, has hosted the sport's first major event in Japan since the coronavirus outbreak in March.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has announced the reopening dates for two more Tokyo 2020 venues, with sports federations and the public able to access tennis and table tennis facilities in the coming months.
French basketball player Vincent Poirier says he would choose an Olympic gold medal at Tokyo 2020 over winning the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals, following suggestions that NBA stars will not be able to compete in Japan next year.
Japanese skateboarder Yuto Horigome believes a home crowd will enhance his performance at Tokyo 2020, where the sport is set to make its Olympic debut.
Pride House Tokyo Legacy has opened its first community hub for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people as part of its project to create an inclusive space and raise awareness of discrimination before the Olympics and Paralympics.
The Olympic World Skateboarding rankings have had a further change to allow more regional competitions to count in the wake of international competition being limited.
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has granted permission for its nations boxers to travel to Italy as part of a two-month training camp, preparing their best fighters for next year's re-arranged Olympic Games in Tokyo.
NBC Sports will continue to provide Olympics content on Twitter after renewing its partnership for the postponed 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Thousands of people from 39 countries have signed a letter from the American Jewish Committee (AJC), urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban Iran from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following the state execution of wrestler Navid Afkari.
An advisor to the Japanese Government has warned the public should expect a rise in COVID-19 cases during Tokyo 2020.
Former table tennis player Alexander Zamora Gómez is set to be named the President of the Costa Rican National Olympic Committee (CONCRC), succeeding outgoing chief, Henry Núñez Nájera.
A new survey has shown that 58.5 per cent of adults in Japan want the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics to be held with limited spectators in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.