Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has lifted the country's state of emergency after a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Tokyo 2020 host nation.
Japan's Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura has said the coronavirus state of emergency will be lifted in Tokyo tomorrow, with 14 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Japanese capital today.
The head coach of the United States women's basketball team, Dawn Staley, has cast doubt over whether she would attend the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games without a significant improvement in containing the coronavirus pandemic.
Ireland’s Ayeisha McFerran has admitted to doubts over the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games taking place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus crisis and postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have led to renewed debate in Paris, the city set to host the following edition of the Summer Games.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe will decide on Monday whether to completely take the country out of a state of emergency as the number of coronavirus cases decline.
Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis claimed the cancellation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would leave National Olympic Committees (NOC) "in a big hole."
British Olympic Association (BOA) chairman Sir Hugh Robertson has suggested the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a period of greater prioritisation from National Olympic Committees on where they spend money.
Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chair John Coates admits organisers have "real problems" over the postponed Olympic Games as countries struggle to control the coronavirus crisis.
Swiss tennis player Belinda Bencic is hopeful she will still play in the Olympic mixed doubles event at Tokyo 2020 with Roger Federer, despite the postponement of the Games until 2021.
British long-distance runner Eilish McColgan has said she will look to move up to the marathon distance for the Paris 2024 Olympics in her aim to become the first Scottish woman in athletics to compete at four Games.
Belgium's men's hockey coach Shane McLeod has said that the playing field is now level again due to the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Thomas Bach has acknowledged that Tokyo 2020 would be cancelled should the Olympic Games not be held in 2021, while the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President confirmed that different scenarios are being considered over the potential impact of coronavirus on the postponed event.
Retired Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has said Chinese rival Lin Dan will find it difficult to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to tough competition from younger players.
A satirical logo depicting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic emblem as the coronavirus has been removed by the group which published it after organisers of the Games called it "insensitive" and claimed it breached copyright laws.