A new survey has suggested Tokyo 2020 organisers are still struggling to win public support with more than 70 per cent of Japanese citizens wanting the Games to be cancelled or delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Olympic Flame has been carried through a virtually empty Commemorative Park in Osaka Prefecture in the first major change forced on the Torch Relay by the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Paralympic Committee announces reduction in number of accredited guests for Tokyo 2020
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced a reduction in the number of accredited guests for the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Winter Universiade organisers say event "back on track" as they announce changes to budget and venues
Organisers of the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade say the event is "back on track" as they announced an alteration to its budget and some venue changes.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Executive Committee has confirmed the World Table Tennis Championships will take place in Houston from November 23 to 29.
Japanese golf star Hideki Matsuyama said it would be an "honour" to light the Olympic Cauldron if he is offered the opportunity at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Argentina and United States pull out of AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships because of coronavirus
Organisers of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Boxing Championships in Polish city Kielce have announced the late withdrawals of Argentina and the United States.
Massimo Cuttitta, the former Italy rugby union captain, has died from COVID-19 complications at the age of 54.
UEFA first vice-president Karl-Erik Nilsson is to serve another two years as head of the Swedish Football Association (SvFF) after being re-elected.
IWBF President relays “immensely disappointing” news of IPC’s rejection of transition arrangement for players caught up in re-classification
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has rejected an arrangement that would allow athletes currently deemed ineligible in the classification reassessment process being undertaken by the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) to play in major events, including Tokyo 2020.
Rugby Africa has strengthened its support for gender equality by launching the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee (WRAC).
China claim final Asian place in women’s Tokyo 2020 football tournament after extra-time triumph over South Korea
China claimed the final place on offer for Asian countries at the women’s football tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after a dramatic aggregate victory following extra time against South Korea.
Iran earned three Greco-Roman golds and a silver on day one of United World Wrestling’s Asian Championships in Almaty after contesting four of the five finals.
Spain’s Joan Cardona offered further evidence of his prodigious talent today as he moved top of the rankings at the 2021 Finn European Open and Under-23 Championships after winning both of today’s races at Vilamoura.
Australia’s surfers take on new identity of The Irukandjis - Deadly in the Water - ahead of Tokyo 2020
Australia’s national surfers have taken on the new identity of The Irukandjis - a reference to the venomous jellyfish that inhabit the nation’s marine waters - with the additional tagline of: Deadly in the Water.