Tokyo 2020

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

A visit to Tokyo this month by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has been postponed due to the extension of a Covid-19 state of emergency in Japan

Diving and volleyball Olympic test events with international athletes took place in Japan over the weekend, as preparations for the Tokyo Games edge forwards under a cloud of uncertainty

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games president Seiko Hashimoto has said that organisers are preparing for the scenario that no spectators will be present at the Olympic and Paralympic Games later this year

Tokyo Olympics organising committee chief Seiko Hashimoto said cancelling the upcoming Games is not being considered, as Japanese cities entered new, two-week 'states of emergency' to control Covid-19…

The International Paralympic Committee has followed the International Olympic Committee in announcing substantial cuts to the number of people it will accredit as guests for Tokyo’s postponed summer Ol…

An Olympics diving qualifier in Tokyo that looked to have been cancelled last week will now go ahead following an agreement between the international aquatics federation and Japanese authorities

Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics are to meet the international aquatics federation (Fina) this week about the federation's planned cancellation of a diving qualification event scheduled for later this…

The International Olympic Committee has slashed the number of officials that will attend the Tokyo Olympics following a request by the Games' organisers

Fans from outside Japan will not be allowed to attend the Tokyo Olympics, organisers announced on Saturday

The Japanese government has decided to bar entry of overseas spectators to the Tokyo Olympics, according to a report by Kyodo News, quoting anonymous 'officials with knowledge of the matter'

Thomas Bach is to be re-elected for a second term as president of the International Olympic Committee this week

Japanese media outlets are reporting that overseas visitors are not likely to be admitted to the country to attend the Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics organisers said they would make clear their policy on allowing spectators to attend the Games around March 25, when the torch relay in Japan is set to begin