Across the first nine days of action, over 100 million people have watched Discovery's Tokyo 2020 Olympics coverage in Europe, excluding Russia, while a further 175 million have watched via Discovery's sublicense agreements with partner free-to-air broadcasters.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has joined Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto to sign commemorative plaques placed on the Tokyo Recovery Monuments to remember the devastation caused by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake in Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima.
Brisbane will host the first combined Oceania Cycling Championships in 2022, which combines the eight disciplines of BMX racing, BMX freestyle, mountain bike cross country, road and track Para cycling, road cycling and track cycling.
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) has pledged to continue its candidature for the 2027 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup, after the selection of the host nation was delayed.
South Korea's Park Inbee is aiming to defend her Olympic crown and will play with the two other Rio 2016 medallists when the women's golf competition gets underway here at the Tokyo 2020.
Despite an illustrious career which has brought her five world titles, Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha has yet to win an Olympic medal in marathon swimming.
Cuban thrower Alegna Osorio, who competed at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics, has died at the age of 19 following a training accident in April involving a hammer.
Japan's Yamato Fujita has been named the softball Most Valuable Player at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as former United States star Jessica Mendez described the day of the medal matches as a "fantastic day".
Surfing Australia has teamed up with Olympic sponsor Airbnb to deliver a list of surf-inspired stays in the country, looking to capitalise on the sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.
Swimmers Chad Le Clos and Jérémy Desplanches visited the official showcasing of timekeeper Omega here at Tokyo 2020.
Woodkid, one of France's most popular artists, has added a special date to his international tour in August to commemorate the handover ceremony from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to Paris 2024.
With a decision on the future of the Rugby League World Cup expected in the next couple of days, the General President of the Rugby League Players Association Dale Cherry-Evans says he believes some Australian players are still keen to go to the tournament.
After staging two successful European Cup events in recent years, Simonhöhe in Austria has been announced as a host for the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Alpine World Cup for the first time in the 2021/2022 season.
The European Taekwondo Union (ETU) is to host its General Assembly and elections in Istanbul next month, coinciding with the 2021 President's Cup.
The ski cross and snowboard cross race directors of the International Ski Federation (FIS), Klaus Waldner and Uwe Beier, have visited Reiteralm, one of the newest resorts on the World Cup circuit.