There are at least 143 new coronavirus cases in Tokyo as the spread of the virus in the Japanese capital continues to grow exponentially.
The daily increase in coronavirus cases in Tokyo has topped 100 for the first time as the crisis continues to escalate in Japan.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has revised the qualification deadline for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after the Games were postponed until 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) President Engr Habu Gumel has said the new postponed date for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics should spur on the athletes to qualify for the Games.
Sapporo remains venue for marathon and race walks as IOC aim to follow existing schedule for postponed Tokyo 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) say the competition and session schedule for Tokyo 2020 will largely remain in place for the postponed Olympics in 2021, although adaptations may be required due to venue availability.
Adjustments to the organisation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be required to reduce the additional costs resulting from the postponement of the Games until 2021, according to a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official.
World javelin record-holder Barbora Špotáková has said a decision on whether to postpone her retirement in order to compete at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be taken later this year.
Age limits for athletes in certain sports are set to be relaxed following the rescheduling of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission.
Four Olympic Solidarity programmes, which support more than 1,600 athletes, have been extended through to the new dates of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
A ban on smoking in restaurants in Tokyo, which was introduced in stages ahead of the Olympics and Paralympics, has been fully implemented by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government from today.
Toyota have reportedly confirmed their continued support of their athletes after the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games until 2021.
Shigeru Ishiba, who is favoured by the Japanese public to replace long-serving Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, has raised doubts about the new dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame has been put on public display in Fukushima, where it will remain until the end of April before it is moved to the Japanese capital.
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.