Athletes would be required to acknowledge the risk of death due to the potential exposure to COVID-19 or extreme heat, under waivers required for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
El Salvador is poised to host the final Olympic surfing qualifier ahead of Tokyo 2020 with the World Surfing Games set to begin.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has confirmed the women's football team for Tokyo 2020, with England captain Steph Houghton and Wales counterpart Sophie Ingle among the players selected.
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has confirmed state of emergency measures will be extended to June 20 in nine prefectures, with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games due to begin a little over a month later.
United States men’s and women’s teams win opening two games as 3x3 basketball Olympic qualifier continues
The United States men’s and women’s teams won both of their first two games on the second day of action at the 3x3 basketball Olympic qualification event in Graz, Austria.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials were questioned about COVID-19 protocols at Tokyo 2020 during a two-day virtual International Athletes’ Forum, which concluded today.
The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has reportedly confirmed it will begin vaccinating athletes and support staff against COVID-19 prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Japan's Asahi Shimbun newspaper has called for the cancellation of Tokyo 2020 in an editorial, citing the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced the first 40 qualifiers for Tokyo 2020, with host nation competitors and the top ranked athletes earning berths at the Games.
Beijing 2008 gold medallist Eric Lamaze has announced he does not want to be considered for selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on health grounds.
Five National Basketball Association (NBA) players have been named in the French men’s squad for this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Belgium, Italy and Switzerland claimed the top three spots at the first ever World Triathlon Mixed Relay Olympic Qualification Event in Portuguese capital Lisbon to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chair John Coates has said the Olympic and Paralympic Games would be able to take place should state of emergency measures be in force at the time of the event.
The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has approved two flagbearers for the Opening Ceremony at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the first time the nation has designated two athletes in the position.
Serghei Tarnovschi - who was stripped of his Rio 2016 bronze medal due to a positive doping test - is set to appear at Tokyo 2020 after sealing his spot at the canoe sprint global Olympic qualifier in Russian city Barnaul.