The accession of Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo will continue a strong Olympic tradition in the Japanese royal family.
Tonga's Pita Taufatofua will attempt to compete in his third Olympic sport at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Team Ireland and Circle K have signed a two-year agreement which will see Ireland's largest forecourt retailer become the official fuel and convenience partner to the nation's Olympic team.
Tickets for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo are due to go on sale next month, it has been reported.
The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) is planning to hold a Team Kenya camp in Kurume in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Japanese video game developer SEGA has announced a range of video games for Tokyo 2020, including Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games.
Female Japanese footballer Shiho Shimoyamada has come out as gay and has encouraged other athletes to do the same before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Japan's swimming star and home Tokyo 2020 medal hope Rikako Ikee has said battling leukemia is "several thousand times harder than I imagined" in a post on Twitter.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) have announced the locations and groups for November's Premier12 event, which will act as a qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have reduced the maximum crowd size for sailing events to make an evacuation easier in case of a tsunami.
Eleven of the 12 hosts of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Intercontinental Olympic qualification tournaments for Tokyo 2020 have been announced.
The World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC) and Japan Softball Association (JSA) have announced details of the softball test event in preparation for the return to the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020.
Australian Beef has been announced as an official partner of the 2020 Australian Olympic team as part of a new sponsorship deal with Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
Ghana Olympic Committee President meets Japanese ambassador as country continues Tokyo 2020 preparations
Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) President Ben Nunoo Mensah has met with the Japanese ambassador to Ghana Tsutomu Himeno as the country continues its preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Hellenic Olympic Committee have jointly announced the dates and places for the Olympic Torch Relay.