Argentinian rower Brian Rosso has been ruled out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after he was handed a six month sanction by his national federation following a dispute with the organisation’s leadership.
Strong gusty winds greeted the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame as it arrived on Japanese soil in a very low-key ceremony at Matsushima Air Base in the prefecture of Miyagi.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has not decided whether to postpone this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to United States President Donald Trump.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) have claimed they are "determined" to work with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the staging of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but refuse to "endanger the health and wellbeing of the athletes."
Australia have announced their track cycling team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as their current total of athletes rises to 42.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) have postponed diving and artistic swimming qualification events for Tokyo 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Asian Tour commissioner and chief executive Cho Minn Thant claimed the likelihood of the Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place this year in Tokyo is "highly unlikely".
Britain's four-time Olympic rowing gold medallist Sir Matthew Pinsent said International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been "tone-deaf" in response to the coronavirus pandemic, adding that he believes Tokyo 2020 should not go ahead.
French sporting legends, Martin Fourcade and Renaud Lavillenie, have backed the stance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the future of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics despite the threat from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Double Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan has called the coronavirus pandemic "so much bigger than sport" in a statement on Instagram, where she asked people to support those in need.
Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Tarō Asō has claimed this year’s Olympics in Tokyo are "cursed" amid speculation and suggestions the Games will be postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed a decision does not yet need to be made regarding Tokyo's hosting of the Olympics in July, but acknowledged it may be possible to move the dates of the Games.
Swimming Olympian Naoko Imoto received the Olympic Flame on behalf of Tokyo 2020 at a shortened ceremony at the historic Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) have cancelled their nation's Tokyo 2020 kit announcement due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has made changes to the Tokyo 2020 qualifying system after six major championships were called off because of the coronavirus.