Coronavirus countermeasures which will be implemented at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are being put to the test at international diving and volleyball events in the Japanese capital.
United States President Joe Biden has been invited to attend the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Baseball Americas Qualifier in Florida.
World Sailing has approved three alternative event proposals to mixed offshore for its 10th medal at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov, a key figure in the launching of the first European Games in Baku in 2015, has died at the age of 56, it was announced tonight.
Japanese capital Tokyo is set to stage the rescheduled International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving World Cup with athletes aiming to secure their place at the Olympics.
South Korea has begun vaccinating athletes against COVID-19 in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto has acknowledged the Olympic and Paralympic Games may be held behind closed doors as organisers seek to ease concerns over hosting the multi-sport event.
The strict anti-COVID measures which organisers are planning for Tokyo 2020 are forcing France to give up on the idea of running a high-performance centre, or Maison de la Performance, at the Games.
Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has admitted the country are disappointed by the absence of the national anthem from Tokyo 2020, but claim success for their athletes will "compensate."
Tokyo 2020 has faced criticism from healthcare workers in the country over a request to secure 500 nurses for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Canada's Olympic swimming trials in Toronto have been postponed for a second time because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto has admitted it is unlikely athletes will be competing in front of full stadia at the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Max Brown and Kurtis Imrie are set to make their Olympic debuts after becoming the first New Zealand canoe sprinters to earn selection for Tokyo 2020.
Tokyo is planning to host a half marathon next year to celebrate the legacy of the Japanese capital staging the Olympic and Paralympics following a proposal from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
Organisers of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have confirmed all athletes will be tested for COVID-19 daily as part of coronavirus countermeasures set to be in operation at the Games.