Tokyo 2020

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

Modest numbers of fans have been attending events at the Tokyo Olympics, taking advantage of official and unofficial gaps in the broader spectator ban

The Olympics has always been a stage for nations to set out grand political ambitions, for better or worse. Tokyo 2020 will be no different, says Professor Simon Chadwick.

The Tokyo Olympics was boosted by a strong opening weekend for athletes from host nation Japan, who won five gold medals and a silver

There has been no let-up in the challenges for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the final days before it starts

Media group Discovery has unveiled its production plans for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, including its multi-location Cube studio

A further two Japanese prefectures have banned spectators from events at the forthcoming summer Olympic Games, with Tokyo 2020 now set to have fans in place at just 3

Viewers of the Tokyo Olympics will be able to interact with the Games via digital features including video walls within venues and a 'cheer map' that will visualise virtual cheering by fans around the…

With a curtailed Tokyo Olympics about to begin, it is clear there is a long road ahead out of the pandemic for the Asia-Pacific sports industry. Some admirable qualities traditionally associated with Japan could prove valuable along the way.

Major Asia-Pacific nations are preparing to send some of their biggest-ever teams to this month's Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Host Japan will field its biggest Olympics team in history, with 582 athletes

Fans have been urged to stay away from the Tokyo Olympic marathon and race walk events in Sapporo, as part of Covid-19 safety measures

Tokyo 2020 organisers are expected to meet this week to review the upper limit of 10,000 spectators at events announced two weeks ago, amid a renewed uptick in Covid cases in Japan

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

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

Combination of factors driving optimism, despite ongoing pandemic impacts

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