United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) chief executive Sarah Hirshland has warned of further financial cuts to the organisation if next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo are cancelled.
Campaigning is officially underway ahead of next month’s election for Tokyo Governor, with the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games among the key topics, as well as the capital’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Dew Tour skateboarding competition in Long Beach has been re-arranged to May 2021, organisers have confirmed.
John Coates revealed he is confident Equestrian Australia will send a team to next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo despite the national governing body going into voluntary administration.
The Chinese Taekwondo and Karate Association President has estimated there is a 70 per cent chance of the country winning a karate gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
European Olympic Committees (EOC) has announced it will distribute $2.8 million (£2.2 million/€2.5 million) to the continent's National Olympic Committees (NOC) to support their needs and preparations for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Filipino boxer Eumir Felix Marcial has received support from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to turn professional but still compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 has dismantled some temporary stands at the Aomi Urban Sports Park for safety reasons, following the postponement of the Olympic Games to 2021.
Tokyo 2020 Board member Haruyuki Takahashi has said there should be the option to further delay the Olympics and Paralympics, instead of cancelling the Games entirely if the COVID-19 pandemic does not subside.
Australian sporting organisations have welcomed the announcement of AUD50.6 million (£27.6 million/$34.7 million/€30.8 million) in funding over the next two years to support the sector amid the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and help high-performance athletes to prepare for major events.
Nadezhda Ryabets believes she is "ready to do the impossible" at the re-arranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Kazakhstan's sole female qualifier so far.
The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has partnered with energy companies Axpo Italia and Pulsee as official sponsors of the nation's team next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Japanese politician and former actor Tarō Yamamoto has promised that he will prioritise cancelling the Olympic and Paralympic Games if he is elected Governor of the Japanese capital next month.
New Zealand Football has announced it has extended the contract of women's head coach Tom Sermanni to include next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has expressed confidence the country can secure a double-digit tally of medals at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.