Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has delivered cautious support for North Korean participation at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo following a phone conversation with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has agreed to attend the Opening Ceremony of next month's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang after previously threatening to boycott the event due to a diplomatic row with South Korea.
Japanese Prime Minister threatening to boycott Pyeongchang 2018 in row with South Korea over comfort women
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe could decline the opportunity to attend next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang due to South Korea’s new reservations about an agreement over "comfort women".
United States President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe have played a round of golf on the course due to host the sport during the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The election victory by Japan's ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito has provided the country with political stability which is likely to assist preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Labour standards authorities in Japan have reportedly ruled that a 23-year-old who committed suicide after working on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium construction site was affected by long-working hours.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven praised the Japanese Government for their "Universal Design 2020" action plan after a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have renewed their pledge to work together to make the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan’s capital a success - but have avoided talks for now on how the financial burden should be shared.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike are expected to hold talks on how costs for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be shared this Tuesday (January 10).
Japanese Prime Minister attends ceremony to officially launch Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium construction
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has expressed his confidence that the new Tokyo Olympic Stadium will become a "stronghold" for Japanese sport when attending a "groundbreaking" ceremony to launch the construction process today.
WADA President calls on Japanese Prime Minister to step-up contribution towards global anti-doping effort
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has called on Governments to increase their funding to the fight against drugs in sport during a robust defence of his organisation.
Japan's Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa has said she will hold talks with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government after a report by the latter predicted the costs of the 2020 Games could balloon to ¥3 trillion (£22 billion/$30 billion/€26 billion).
Japan's Prime Minister vows to cooperate with Tokyo 2020 bribe investigation as Papa Diack denies wrongdoing
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has vowed to cooperate with the ongoing French investigation into an alleged bribe paid by Tokyo 2020 during their successful bid to land the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics Minister Toshiaki Endo has become embroiled in a cash-for-support scandal after reportedly admitting accepting money and gift vouchers from the founder of a company which provides English assistant language teachers to schools in Japan’s capital city.
Copyright row erupts over Tokyo 2020 stadium as architects of scrapped plan claim new design has "significant similarities"
Architects of Tokyo 2020's scrapped Olympic Stadium design claim they have rejected a request to give up copyright of their plans - while claiming that the new project has "significant similarities" with their work.