Tokyo 2020 have insisted that the Olympic Flame will begin its journey around Japan on Thursday (March 26) but expect it to be transported in a safety lantern by car.
A special charter aircraft has left Tokyo's Haneda Airport to collect the Olympic Flame in Athens, but has done so without a delegation from Tokyo 2020 on board.
Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshiro Muto has confirmed the "heartbreaking" decision to scale back the Japanese leg of the Olympic Torch Relay due to the coronavirus outbreak.
For one runner, the opportunity to carry the Tokyo 2020 flame came unexpectedly today after a place became vacant following the coronavirus outbreak.
Hollywood actor Gerard Butler is expected to carry the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch when it visits Sparta on day two of its journey around Greece tomorrow.
Tokyo 2020 have confirmed details of planned displays for the Olympic flame, which will complement the Torch Relay in the build-up to the Games.
Hydrogen fuel is set to be used for the Torch Relay and cauldrons at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The members of Japan's FIFA Women’s World Cup-winning squad from 2011 will open the domestic leg of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, the Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee announced today.
Japan rugby captain Michael Leitch, sumo grand champion Hakuho and Yomiuri Giants manager Tatsunori Hara are set to run in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Torch Relay.
Tokyo 2020 have appointed dancer Exile Hiro as cultural director of the Olympic Torch Relay Takeover Ceremony in Athens.
Marathon champion Mizuki Noguchi will be the first Japanese person to carry the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch, it has been confirmed.
Olympic marathon champion Mizuki Noguchi and Japanese footballers who lifted the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2011 are being tipped to play key roles in the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay.
Tokyo 2020 organisers have announced that 535,717 applications have been made from members of the public hoping to carry the Olympic flame in the Torch Relay.
Japan Post Holdings has signed a deal to become a supporting partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.