Japan

Up to 10,000 spectators will be permitted at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games venues, with a 50-per-cent limit on venue capacity also applying

Public polls in Japan on whether the Tokyo Olympics should go ahead are showing declining numbers wanting the event cancelled, although many remain wary of the Covid-19 risks

Sports streaming service DAZN has agreed an exclusive media rights deal for the AFC Champions League in Japan for the next eight years

The Japanese government will allow crowds of up to 10,000 at major events once it starts lifting Covid-19-related 'states of emergency' currently in place in the country

Athletes participating in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games could face expulsion if they break the Covid-19 measures aimed at containing the spread of the virus in Japan

The Group of Seven nations has voiced support for member Japan's hosting of this summer's Olympics in Tokyo

HBA Media, the horse racing media rights agency, has agreed a string of new deals for this year’s edition of the prestigious UK meeting at Royal Ascot.

Seiko Hashimoto, president of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, has said that sponsors continue to support the hosting of the Games, despite reports that some Japanese backers have privately called…

Superstar player battles with tournament organizers over media obligations

International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has said that it would take an “Armageddon” for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be cancelled.

Spanish LaLiga football club FC Barcelona has agreed a deal with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten to roll out an exclusive range of club merchandise on its platform

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee said its board has not discussed cancelling the Games after Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun became the first official partner to call for the cancellation of the Olympics…

Fnatic, the London-based esports organisation, has announced a $17m (€13.9m) funding round led by Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation.

Cancelling the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics would cost Japan an estimated ¥1.8tn ($16.5bn/€13.5b

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will go ahead even if the host city is under a state of emergency when the Games start on July 23, International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates has said

How are football clubs in the Apac region connecting with fans, engaging fans with content, growing fanbases and commercialising those fanbases? Executives from Nagoya Grampus in Japan, FC Goa in India and Selangor FC in Malaysia join us to share their experiences

Subscription sports streaming platform DAZN has acquired rights in Canada and Japan to the Ultimate Tennis Showdown