Japan's Osaka 'not sure' Olympics should happen as doubts grow
Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka admitted she was "not really sure" the coronavirus-hit Tokyo Olympics should go ahead as doubts grew about the Games just weeks before the opening ceremony.
Olympic chief's Japan visit postponed over virus
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has been forced to postpone a visit to Japan, the Games' organising committee said Monday, as virus cases surge less than three months before the Tokyo Games.
'Impossible now' - Japan's Olympic host towns pull out over pandemic
Hundreds of Japanese towns and cities have been forced to rethink plans to host Olympic teams because the coronavirus will prevent public appearances and require costly safety measures.
Tokyo 2020 defends request for Olympic nurses as virus spikes
Tokyo Olympics organisers have defended their request for 500 nurses at the pandemic-delayed mega-event, after accusations of diverting crucial medical resources.
Brazil wants Neymar at Tokyo Olympics
Brazil's Olympic football coach, Andre Jardine, said on Thursday he wants to pick star forward Neymar for the Games in Tokyo later this year, but admitted it would be "difficult."
World Athletics orders AFN to hold congress before Tokyo Olympics
World Athletics (WA) yesterday ordered the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to inaugurate a congress that will usher in new executive board members before June 14, 2021.
Semenya wins 5,000m race, but falls short of Tokyo qualifying time
Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya moved closer to qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Games in a new event after defending her South African championships 5,000m title in Pretoria Thursday.
Biles hints at retirement U-turn, eyes 2024 Olympics
US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles said Wednesday she may reconsider her decision to retire after this year's Tokyo Olympics, hinting she could yet compete at the 2024 Paris Games as a specialist.