The honour fell to Naomi Osaka to light the flame, the beacon of hope the Olympics attempts to be. It marked the official opening of Tokyo 2020, a year later than planned, and in the midst of a...

Sara Gamal, an Egyptian civil engineer and basketball player-turned-referee is about to make Olympic history. She will be the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman to...

No spectators will be allowed to watch the Olympic matches at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium and the Sapporo Dome, the Tokyo 2020 Organising committee...

Photo by BBC Up to 10,000 Japanese fans will be permitted at Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, despite warnings from health bosses. Overseas spectators are already banned but organisers said domestic fans...

North Korea has announced it will not take part in the Tokyo Olympics this year, saying the decision is to protect its athletes from Covid-19. The decision puts an end to South Korea’s hopes...

The Tokyo Olympic torch relay began Thursday in Japan, one year after the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 121-day relay signals the start of the build-up to this summer’s...