Japan's new Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto has dismissed calls from South Korea to ban the "Rising Sun" Flag at Tokyo 2020, as she became the latest official to comment on the row threatening to overshadow next year's Olympic Games.
Artificial snow was sprayed on volunteers attending the Tokyo 2020 canoe sprint test event, as part of measures designed to combat the high temperatures expected during next year's Olympic Games.
World champion Alena Nazdrova was among the semi-final victors on the opening day of the Ready Steady Tokyo canoe sprint test event at Sea Forest Waterway.
The Japan Olympic Museum is set to open to the public on Saturday (September 14) with a ceremony marking the occasion having been held today in Tokyo.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has confirmed the list of officials for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic tournaments.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel have confirmed an esports competition will be held in the week leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The tracking of athletes using 3D technology is the latest addition to technology giant Intel Corp's Tokyo 2020 portfolio.
South Korea has taken its complaint over Japan's refusal to ban the Rising Sun Flag at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Former athlete Seiko Hashimoto has been confirmed as Japan's new Olympics Minister less than a year before the country hosts Tokyo 2020.
Tokyo 2020 official Yasuo Mori has claimed organisers of next year's Olympic Games are fully prepared for the impacts of any typhoon as he attended the karate test event in the Japanese capital.
Proposals to ensure the safety of athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games after high levels of E.coli bacteria were found at a venue for Tokyo 2020 have reportedly been put forward by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Former speed skater Seiko Hashimoto is poised to be appointed as the new Olympics Minister in Japan, reports in the country have said.
The Nippon Budokan sports hall will host the Tokyo 2020 karate test event tomorrow, following the conclusion of the fifth leg of the Karate 1-Premier League in the Japanese capital.
A campaign entitled "Make the Beat!" has been launched by Tokyo 2020 at Meiji University in the Japanese capital.
An entourage of self-driving cars will roam the streets of Tokyo in the week leading up to the 2020 Olympic Games.