Yoshihide Suga, who is set to succeed outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, has announced that he will be retaining many members of the Cabinet including Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto.
The manager of the men's Japanese baseball team has said his side are still aiming for gold and hope to "share the joy of a win" with fans at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Foreign athletes will now be allowed to enter Japan prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, in a move the Japanese Government hopes will help the preparations of home stars.
Pakistan's boxing coach Arshad Hussain has said the country should hold a training camp within the next few weeks to prepare for the final qualifier for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has reaffirmed her commitment to hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by insisting the Games must be held in 2021 "by all means", despite the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have reportedly not extended sponsors' contracts which are set to expire at the end of the year.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has announced that two of its venues for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will open for public use after the Games were moved to 2021.
The Pride House Tokyo Legacy, an information centre for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and other identifying people, will open its doors next month before the city's planned staging of the Olympics in 2021.
Japan's Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto said Tokyo 2020 should be held next year "at any cost".
Maltese weightlifter Yazmin Zammit Stevens has set her sights on becoming her country's first Olympic female athlete in the sport at Tokyo 2020.
Sixteen of Cuba's top prospects for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have resumed training sessions in the city of Camagüey in a bid to boost fitness before the restart of competition.
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has cut its men's rugby sevens programme less than a year before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Australian Olympic Committee has added five track and field athletes to its team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, including reigning javelin world champion Kelsey-Lee Barber.
Three of India's leading swimmers, who aim to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will fly out to Dubai in September for two months of training.
More than 60 per cent of volunteers registered for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have stated their concerns about how anti-coronavirus measures will be implemented, according to a recent survey by organisers.