A century ago, the Olympic flag was raised as King Albert of Belgium opened the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp.
Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshirō Mutō said recently that the Olympics now rescheduled to next summer because of the coronavirus pandemic will be a "simplified Games", and added that "200 ideas" are being considered on how to achieve this and to reduce costs.
Kazakhstan’s Vitaliy Khudyakov has completed a 56-kilometre swim to coincide with the year countdown to his competition at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Asian Games weightlifting gold medallist Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines has received a funding boost in her bid for glory at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has scrapped its men's and women's sevens programme after telling players their contracts will not be renewed.
Tokyo 2020 has announced a male employee has tested positive for coronavirus, marking the third case recorded to date.
New Zealand pole vaulter Eliza McCartney hopes the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to 2021 will aid her qualification bid as she battles against an Achilles injury.
Japan's men's goalball team are continuing their preparations for the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, despite being unable to train as a team.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has confirmed a female member of staff has tested positive for COVID-19.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) counterpart Yamashita Yasuhiro have held a conversation over steps being taken to stop abuse and harassment within Japanese sport.
Sports equipment manufacturer Asics has released two new lines of apparel officially licensed by Tokyo 2020 ahead of the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Kazakh boxer Kamshybek Kunkabayev has signed with management company MTK Global as part of his preparations for the postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Olympic Rings monument in Tokyo has been temporarily removed to undergo a safety inspection and maintenance following the postponement of the Games to 2021.
World number one Christa Deguchi has spoke of her ambition to win Canada's first Olympic gold medal in judo at the Tokyo 2020 Games, three years after switching allegiance to the nation from Japan.
A politician who served during the Fukushima disaster has criticised claims that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games can show humanity's triumph over coronavirus.