New Zealand swimmer Eyad Masoud has been awarded an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Refugee Athlete Scholarship, moving him one step closer to his dream of competing at Tokyo 2020.
Jamaica's women's football team are refusing to play until they have been paid, following their participation at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Tokyo 2020 has confirmed that a snow-making machine will be tried out at next week's canoe sprint test event, in the latest effort to counter high humidity and summer heat prior to next years Olympic and Paralympic Games.
South Korea has called on Japan to ban the country's Rising Sun Flag at Tokyo 2020 after claiming it represents a "militaristic and imperial past".
The National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan has signed a memorandum of understanding with a youth organisation as part of its Tokyo 2020 preparations.
Tokyo 2020 has launched its "Open Innovation Challenge", a technology competition aimed at creating an innovative spectator experience and getting people involved in next year's Olympic Games in Japan.
New Zealand surfer Paige Hareb has admitted she did not think she would have the chance of fulfilling her Olympic dream as the sport prepares for its debut at Tokyo 2020.
A total of 23 countries have secured quota places at next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo, following the conclusion of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Paracanoe World Championships in Hungary.
Spain's Felix Sanchez has been named as the coach for the Qatari national Olympic football team.
Japan Post Holdings has signed a deal to become a supporting partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
Samoa's athletes will be hosted by Yamagata City in their build up for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, it has been announced.
Gambia has announced Executive Committee member Anthony Tabbal as its Chef de Mission for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Organisers of next year's Olympic Games claim they are "delighted" with the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships, which have doubled as a test event for Tokyo 2020.
Japanese astronauts Soichi Noguchi and Norishige Kanai will visit Bandai Hobby Center in Shizuoka city, as part of a Tokyo 2020 project to send anime characters into space.
London 2012 Paralympic silver medallist Matt Stutzman has featured in a Tokyo 2020 campaign which combines Paralympic achievement with iconic Tokyo landmarks.