Canadian men's tennis player Denis Shapovalov has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after citing "safety reasons" due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given her support to transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard after she was selected to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee is to allow the sale of alcohol at competition venues, but with restrictions in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Britain’s Mills overnight heptathlon leader in World Athletics Challenge Combined Events meeting at Arona
Britain’s Holly Mills, seeking a Tokyo 2020 Olympics place, is overnight leader of the heptathlon at the latest World Athletics Challenge Combined Events series with 3823 points.
Nine more karateka earned places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where the sport is set to make its debut, after making the grade at the World Karate Federation’s final qualifier in Paris.
Amidst emotional scenes at the World Karate Federation’s final qualifier in Paris, nine karateka earned places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where the sport will make its debut.
Ackermann wins women’s African Triathlon title as Tokyo challengers prepare for key World Cup in Mexico
South Africa’s 31-year-old Simone Ackermann lived up to her billing as favourite to win the Africa Triathlon title at Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt.
Decathletes and heptathletes seeking to secure remaining places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have converged on Arona, in Tenerife, for the latest two-day World Athletics Challenge Combined Events series that starts tomorrow.
The strict nature of the 14-day period of movement restrictions which will be imposed on those who travel to Japan for this year's delayed Olympic Games has been underscored following the second day of the latest International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting.
World Skate has announced the 80 skateboarders that have qualified for the rearranged Olympics n Tokyo, when the sport will make debut in the Games, following the final qualifying events.
The final qualifiers from Europe booked their spots at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the fourth day of the European Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament at the Le Grand Dome in Villebon-sur-Yvette in France.
50 per cent of volunteers for cycling road races at Tokyo 2020 withdraw, with some citing COVID-19 fears
The Yamanashi Prefecture in which the cycling road races are due to take place during the re-arranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics has reported that more than half of the 163 volunteers originally recruited for the event have declined to take up their duties.
Britain's Alistair Brownlee’s hopes of defending his Olympic triathlon title for a second time at Tokyo 2020o look slim after he was disqualified from the World Triathlon Championship Series leg on his home city of Leeds today.
The Kenyan National Olympic Committee (NOC-K) is urgently seeking to set up a pre-Tokyo 2020 training camp for the bulk of its team in Mombasa after the withdrawal of its planned Japanese hosts in Kurume due to rising COVID-19 infections.
Chinese Taipei, the highest ranked baseball team yet to book a place at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has withdrawn from the final qualifying tournament in Mexico due to COVID-19 concerns.