The Japanese Government has struck a deal with Pfizer to provide another 20,000 workers involved in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics with the company's COVID-19 vaccine.
Australia has begun vaccinating its athletes against COVID-19 ahead of Tokyo 2020, with two-time Olympic swimming gold medallist Cate Campbell being the first to receive a Pfizer jab.
South Korea has begun vaccinating athletes against COVID-19 in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Australian athletes and officials heading to the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo will be given priority access to COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the Games, the Federal Government announced today.
Japanese athletes could receive priority access to COVID-19 vaccinations ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it has been claimed.
A vaccination for COVID-19 has been made a mandatory entry requirement for athletes and participants at an upcoming major sports event in Nigeria.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) says it is in the final stages of negotiations with Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) over supplying COVID-19 vaccines to athletes from the continent prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japan is to receive 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by June - one month before the Olympic Games get underway in Tokyo.
Four-time Olympic medallist Yohan Blake has said he would rather miss Tokyo 2020 than receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) has revealed 72 per cent of the country’s Tokyo 2020 hopefuls are not in favour of receiving priority access for COVID-19 vaccines.
Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has claimed the country's athletes heading to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will "all be vaccinated" against COVID-19.
Billionaire business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates has claimed the successful staging of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo is dependent on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout.
The Italian National Olympic Committee will "never" ask for its athletes to be vaccinated before others in the country in order to compete at the re-scheduled Tokyo 2020 Games, its President, Giovanni Malagò, has insisted.
The Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee (BOIC) has asked for 400 to 500 COVID-19 vaccines for athletes planning to compete at this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Newly-appointed COVID-19 Vaccine Minister Tarō Kōno has vowed to ensure a smooth roll-out of vaccines in the coming months in Japan, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.