Olympic Sports

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said he believes Tokyo Olympics organisers need tougher Covid-19 measures than those already announced, based on his experience running the Australian Open

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

Veteran business executive Cipora Herman has been named the chief financial officer of LA28, the organizing committee of the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles

The International Olympic Committee has claimed that 85 per cent of the recommendations outlined in its Agenda 2020 initiative “have been achieved” as the body hailed the progress and change driven by …

The Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has been banned from attending the Tokyo Olympic Games next year by the International Olympic Committee as part of a series of provisional sanctions outlined…

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.

Coronavirus control measures that may be employed at next year's Olympics were trialled at a gymnastics event in Tokyo at the weekend, in what was Japan's first international sports event since the pandemic…

Japan will lessen Covid-19 immigration curbs for athletes traveling to the country for competition or training in the run-up to next year’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, government sources said.

The NBC Olympics division of US media company NBCUniversal has extended its content partnership with social media platform Twitter in a deal which covers the postponed Tokyo Summer Olympics set for the …

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said "important and intensive discussions" were taking place in the coming weeks about Covid-19 counter measures for the Tokyo Olympics

The French Open tennis championship at Roland Garros later this month will allow entry to up to 11,500 fans per day - Reuters/CNA

Chinese streaming platform PP Sports is going to sue the English Premier League over the termination of their media-rights contract for the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle, according to Chinese news service Beijing…

Tokyo 2020 organising committee CEO Toshiro Muto said he hopes outgoing Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will remain involved with the Olympics hosting effort - Reuters/CNA A

London-based investor Lindsell Train has increased stakes in sports and entertainment companies including Manchester United, Disney and World Wrestling Entertainment - Financial Times

The Tokyo Olympic flame went on display at the Japanese Olympic Museum next to the National Stadium, the main venue for next year's Games

The English Premier League allowed 2,500 supporters to attend a friendly between Brighton and Chelsea in a test of Covid-19 measures - AFP/CNA