A Tokyo 2020 Torchbearer is set to become the oldest ever to carry the Olympic Flame.
Tokyo 2020 has unveiled a detailed city-by-city schedule for the Olympic Torch Relay, which is set to resume on March 25 at Fukushima’s J-Village football training centre.
Tatsuya Maruyama, Governor of Shimane, has suggested the prefecture may halt its Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay events if the coronavirus situation does not improve in Japan's capital city.
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay may be forced to divert the event away from public roads when it begins its journey around Japan two months from today.
Social distancing and online streaming among plans for postponed Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay with 100 days to go
The Tokyo Skytree was lit up today in the Torch colours of sakura and gold to celebrate 100 days until the Olympic Flame begins its journey around Japan.
The world’s oldest citizen is set to carry the Olympic Torch next May, providing the Relay goes ahead as planned.
Tokyo 2020 is expected to maintain the original Torch Relay schedule for the postponed Olympic Games.
The Olympic Torch Relay throughout Japan has been cancelled after the Games were pushed back until 2021.
Strong gusty winds greeted the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame as it arrived on Japanese soil in a very low-key ceremony at Matsushima Air Base in the prefecture of Miyagi.
The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) has announced that the handover of the Olympic Flame to Tokyo 2020, scheduled for Thursday (March 19) morning, will be held behind closed doors.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has once again insisted that the Olympic Torch Relay in Japan will go ahead, despite the Greek leg being cancelled yesterday.
The Greek portion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay has been cancelled after what organisers have described as "unexpectedly large crowds" gathered when the flame visited Sparta this morning - but organisers insist the procession will go ahead "safely" in Japan.
Two students from Colorado Springs in the United States are set to carry the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch shortly after the lighting Ceremony.
Tokyo 2020’s Chief Executive Toshiro Muto has admitted they may have to look again at video guidelines for Torch bearers after a video suggesting “Torch poses” when exchanging the Flame showed the participants with an arm around one another.
The man responsible for the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay in Greece has given assurances that the Torch will proceed to Athens without problems for the handover Ceremony to Tokyo's organisers on March 19.