The newly-built, 15,000 capacity Aquatics Centre will not see any spectators but it seems certain to witness a succession of United States victories for Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel.
Simone Biles of the United States promises to be one of the stars of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where she will be seeking to add to the four artistic gymnastics gold medals she won at Rio 2016 when competition starts at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre here on Sunday (July 25).
Newly crowned Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar will start among the contenders for the men’s Olympic road race title in one of the first medal events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The wait for the Olympic debut of 3x3 basketball is almost over, with the first matches in the historic competition scheduled to be held here at Tokyo 2020 tomorrow.
China will be looking to continue its storied success in table tennis at Tokyo 2020, having won 28 of the 32 available gold medals since the sport's introduction to the Olympics at the 1988 Seoul Games.
Britain’s Jade Jones and China’s Wu Jingyu will hope to complete a hat-trick of Olympic triumphs as taekwondo competition begins at Tokyo 2020.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has confirmed the Czech pair of Markéta Nausch-Sluková and Barbora Hermannová have been marked as "did not start" at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after the former tested positive for COVID-19.
Men’s world number one Kento Momota is aiming to win Japan's first Olympic Games badminton singles title at Tokyo 2020 despite a troubled preparation for his debut on the sport’s biggest stage.
Elavenil Valarivan will aim to become the first Indian woman to win a medal in shooting at the Olympic Games when she competes in the women's 10 metres air rifle event here at Tokyo 2020 tomorrow.
Britain’s rowing ambitions rise again as Australia, United States and New Zealand muster medal hopes
Britain will seek to top the Olympic rowing medals table for the first time since 1912 with a 45-strong team that includes returning double gold medallist Helen Glover.
The Netherlands women's hockey team will be looking for Olympic redemption when they compete here at Tokyo 2020 as they aim to maintain their record of winning every major tournament since their shock loss in the final at Rio 2016.
Seventeen-year-old Je Deok Kim of South Korea, the youngest archer at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is gunning for gold after topping the men’s individual recurve qualifying with a score of 688 points.
After claiming six golds - and 10 medals in total - across five different Olympic Games, going back to Barcelona 1992, dressage competitor Isabell Werth of Germany is coming back for more.
Denmark will seek to become the second nation to win back-to-back men’s Olympic handball titles when they launch their Tokyo 2020 campaign tomorrow against host nation Japan.
Serbia and United States will hope to repeat their Rio 2016 triumphs as men’s and women’s water polo competition begins at the Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center on the first official day of Tokyo 2020 competition.