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The International Cricket Council has agreed a deal with Cricket Australia which will see the world governing body for cricket stream Australia's forthcoming summer matches in some markets in Europe and…

The Japan Football Association has elected to drop its hosting rights to this year’s Fifa Club World Cup amid the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions in the country, according to Kyodo News.

The president of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee Seiko Hashimoto said she was “proud” of Japan for hosting the delayed Olympics and Paralympics despite the ongoing challenges around the Covid-19 pan…

Seth I. Kirby, lecturer in sport and leisure management in the School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University, discusses the impact of climate change and the blistering summer heat on Tokyo 2020, and asks whether there is any hope that future Games organisers will take the crisis seriously

Andrew Parsons, the president of the International Paralympic Committee, has said that the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games have exceeded all expectations, despite being held during the Coronavirus pandemic

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics officially opened yesterday (Tuesday), with organisers hailing the biggest-ever athlete contingent for making it to the Games against a challenging pandemic backdrop

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has postponed the inaugural Parkour World Championships for a third time due to Covid-19

The upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will be shown by more than 150 broadcasters in a record 177 territories after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) detailed coverage plans for the Games

Two major Asian motorcycle races have fallen victim to the pandemic in the last 24 hours, with the Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang International Circuit in October and the Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance World Championship…

Sports streaming service DAZN has announced a media rights deal in Japan covering all Asian Football Confederation club and national competitions for the next eight years

Formula 1 has announced today (Wednesday) that this year’s Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled due to the “ongoing complexities” surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. T

The upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo will go ahead without spectators amid ongoing Covid-19 restrictions in the Japanese capital

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic organisers look set to hold competitions without spectators at the majority of venues, due to the surge in Covid-19 cases in the Japanese capital following the Olympics

Japanese pay-television broadcaster Sky PerfecTV, the Bundesliga’s rights-holding broadcaster in Japan, is launching the Bundesliga Live App to deliver a tailored viewing experience for fans.

Despite the challenges, Tokyo 2020 delivered on the Olympic promise of uniting people around the world through sport, says Kathryn Rhodes associate director, business development, at CSM Asia.

The absence of spectators from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has had no impact on viewing figures around the world, according to Timo Lumme, managing director of the International Olympic Committee’s Television a…

World Athletics has explained how the spectacular projection mapping light show that set the stage for the women’s and men’s 100m sprint finals at the Tokyo Olympics over the weekend was based on a sim…