2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Australian Olympic Committee recorded a deficit of A$900,000 ($697,000/ €581,000) after the Covid-19 pandemic forced the delay of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Calling off the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is still an option if they are “no longer possible”, a senior politician from Japan’s ruling party has said. T

The tide of negative Japanese public opinion over the staging of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games during the Covid-19 pandemic will turn, International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates has said

Local organisers of the Tokyo Olympics are considering implementing a 50-per-cent capacity on spectators at Olympic venues due to risks caused by Covid-19, according to local media reports

Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee president Seiko Hashimoto has poured cold water on recent media reports claiming the Japanese government had already decided not to allow foreign visitors attend the Games

New Zealand’s men's basketball team has pulled out of the Tokyo Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia due to funding constraints caused by the pandemic.

The main NBC television network will air the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics live on July 23, representing a first for a morning broadcast window in the United States

Uncertainty over the staging of the already delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and diminishing public support for the event in in Japan has dampened the marketing activity of domestic sponsors, according…

Athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics will be required to follow a code of conduct aimed at minimising pandemic-related risks and could face punishment for non-compliance.

The Tokyo Games organising committee believes the postponement of the Olympics and Paralympics will push up costs by around ¥200bn ($1.9bn/€1.6bn), according to Japanese news reports.

The three-round qualification tournament before the first round of the Australian Open could be axed to guarantee the grand slam will only be delayed one week – The Age S

Two torches that will be used in the Olympic and Paralympic torch relays at the postponed Tokyo Games next summer have started an eight-month tour of Tokyo

The Australian Institute of Sport is to provide funding of more than A$115m ($82.1m/€69.7

A Japanese government-led group has agreed to set up a disease control centre in the athletes village at next year's Tokyo Olympic Games

In cutting costs and simplifying the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee must also ensure they are organised efficiently, safely and sustainably, John Coates, the president of…

The International Olympic Committee will meet today to discuss ways of pushing ahead with plans for a "frugal" Tokyo Games next year

Cricket Australia confirmed it will stage the longest ever Big Bash League in 2020-21, despite some players calling for a reduced version of the domestic Twenty20 tournament – Reuters A