Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony executive producer Marco Balich has said that the COVID-19 crisis must be referenced at the event as it is the reason the Olympics were postponed.
The confirmation of new Tokyo 2020 dates has been welcomed as "fantastic news" by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons.
World Athletics President Coe warns Tokyo 2020 over "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has warned the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee against what could be a "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment following the postponement of the Games until next summer.
National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have come out in support of the new dates announced for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Belarusian athletes have started to arrive back in the country after visits to overseas Olympic training camps were temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
International Federations (IFs) have been reacting to the news that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will now open on July 23 next year, with the Closing Ceremony due to take place on August 8.
Tokyo 2020 have said they will work in principle to ensure tickets bought for the Olympics and Paralympics remain valid for the rescheduled Games next year.
World Athletics has confirmed that next year's World Championships will instead take place in 2022 after the dates for the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics were confirmed.
The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will open on July 23 next year, with the Closing Ceremony taking place on August 8.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) have dismissed claims the organisation worked in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) or their counterparts from Canada to help force the postponement of Tokyo 2020 until next year.
Maebashi Mayor Ryū Yamamoto has announced the Japanese city will continue to host athletes from South Sudan until July as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 crisis postponing Tokyo 2020.
China have announced their 23-player squad for their vital women's football Olympic qualification playoffs for a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Eduardo Paes - the former Mayor of Rio de Janeiro - has been accused of committing passive corruption and bid fraud during the construction of a venue for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
There have been at least 68 new COVID-19 cases in Tokyo today - the biggest daily jump yet.
Paralympic shot put champion Niko Kappel has said the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should not go ahead if there is no cure for COVID-19.