The Olympic Torch Relay throughout Japan has been cancelled after the Games were pushed back until 2021.
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.
The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) has announced that the handover of the Olympic Flame to Tokyo 2020, scheduled for Thursday (March 19) morning, will be held behind closed doors.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has once again insisted that the Olympic Torch Relay in Japan will go ahead, despite the Greek leg being cancelled yesterday.
The Greek portion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay has been cancelled after what organisers have described as "unexpectedly large crowds" gathered when the flame visited Sparta this morning - but organisers insist the procession will go ahead "safely" in Japan.
Two students from Colorado Springs in the United States are set to carry the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch shortly after the lighting Ceremony.
Tokyo 2020’s Chief Executive Toshiro Muto has admitted they may have to look again at video guidelines for Torch bearers after a video suggesting “Torch poses” when exchanging the Flame showed the participants with an arm around one another.
The man responsible for the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay in Greece has given assurances that the Torch will proceed to Athens without problems for the handover Ceremony to Tokyo's organisers on March 19.
Tokyo 2020 is considering downsizing the Torch Relay for this year's Olympic Games because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to chief executive Toshirō Mutō.
Japanese film star Satomi Ishihara and three-times Paralympic shooter Aki Taguchi have carried unlit Torches as part of a rehearsal for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
Participants and spectators attending the Olympic Torch Relay in Fukushima prefecture have been promised that it is safe and they will not be exposed to radiation.
Two-hundred runners have carried the Lausanne 2020 flame in one final celebration of the "Torch Tour", before the cauldron is ignited at tomorrow's opening ceremony.
Tokyo 2020 has revealed the design which will feature on the vehicles in the Olympic Torch Relay convoy.