Olympic sponsor Visa has pledged to extend its financial support of athletes to 2021 after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were rescheduled.
New Tokyo 2020 dates announced yesterday have been endorsed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission.
Construction of SoFi Stadium, which will be one of the venues used for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics, is continuing despite at least one worker testing positive for coronavirus.
A former executive at Japanese marketing agency Dentsu, who was given millions of dollars to help Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has claimed he played a crucial role in securing the support of officials including Lamine Diack.
World Health Organization (WHO) director general Tedros Ghebreyesus has pledged his support to the successful staging of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.
Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony executive producer Marco Balich has said that the COVID-19 crisis must be referenced at the event as it is the reason the Olympics were postponed.
The confirmation of new Tokyo 2020 dates has been welcomed as "fantastic news" by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons.
National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have come out in support of the new dates announced for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Belarusian athletes have started to arrive back in the country after visits to overseas Olympic training camps were temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
International Federations (IFs) have been reacting to the news that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will now open on July 23 next year, with the Closing Ceremony due to take place on August 8.
Tokyo 2020 have said they will work in principle to ensure tickets bought for the Olympics and Paralympics remain valid for the rescheduled Games next year.
World Athletics has confirmed that next year's World Championships will instead take place in 2022 after the dates for the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics were confirmed.
The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will open on July 23 next year, with the Closing Ceremony taking place on August 8.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) have dismissed claims the organisation worked in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) or their counterparts from Canada to help force the postponement of Tokyo 2020 until next year.
Maebashi Mayor Ryū Yamamoto has announced the Japanese city will continue to host athletes from South Sudan until July as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 crisis postponing Tokyo 2020.