Participants at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be asked to wear face masks at all times and practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has revealed her hopes of holding the Olympic and Paralympic Games next year with "full spectators present".
Tokyo 2020 delivery officer Hidemasa Nakamura has revealed the Organising Committee felt "relief" at news of a vaccine for COVID-19 but insisted it was not essential for the Olympics and Paralympics to be held next year.
Japanese pop group Arashi performed to an empty National Stadium, the venue for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
NOlympicsLA member Anne Orchier claimed the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles will "exacerbate the crisis" in the United States.
Canada's Chef de Mission Marnie McBean has voiced her optimism for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo despite there being "a lot of unknown".
Swimming Australia has been forced to find a new chief executive less than a year before the start of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games after Leigh Russell announced she is stepping down from the role.
A "health base" is set to be established at the Athletes' Village for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in case of potential COVID-19 infection.
Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee took part in a demonstration relay as the Aquatics Centre for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was unveiled today.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach does not expect any country to "opt out" of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo because of the coronavirus pandemic.
German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) President Alfons Hörmann has revealed he is "confident" the Olympics and Paralympics will take place in Tokyo next year but suggested it could be without international spectators.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is to repeat his pledge to hold the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo next year in an upcoming policy speech.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga intends to "make sure" the Olympic and Paralympic Games take place in Tokyo next year.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe is to visit the National Stadium during a trip to the Olympic and Paralympic host city of Tokyo.
Organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games have launched the "Tokyo 2020 Let’s 55 Virtual Experience".