Tokyo Olympics marathon to be moved to cooler Sapporo

2019-10-16 13:32

The marathon and race walks at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be moved to Sapporo where temperatures will be "significantly lower".

Typhoon-hit RWC highlights risks for Tokyo Olympics

2019-10-10 20:28

The unprecedented decision to cancel two Rugby World Cup matches in Japan has underscored the risks of holding large sporting events there.

Nigeria, Bafana Bafana to clash in Olympics football qualifying

2019-10-02 20:36

Nigeria and South Africa were placed in the same group when the draw for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying tournament was made on Wednesday.

Nishikori ponders mixed doubles with Osaka at Tokyo Olympics

2019-08-24 07:02

A Japanese dream duo of Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori could come together for mixed doubles at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim

2019-08-17 09:48

The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled due to high levels of bacteria in the water.

WATCH | 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games' medals

2019-08-01 10:49

The medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were unveiled as there is less than one year to go until the global event.

Gatlin 'chasing unicorns' ahead of Worlds, Olympics

2019-07-26 22:27

A phalanx of hungry young American sprinters may be waiting in the wings, but Justin Gatlin is in no mood to be shoved off centre stage.

USA go high-tech to tackle Tokyo challenges

2019-07-23 07:35

US Olympic officials are counting on cutting edge technology to help American athletes refine their training.

SA paddling team for African Games eye Olympic spots

2019-07-17 14:17

Eight paddlers will represent South Africa at the African Games in Morocco with a clear view of challenging for Olympic qualifications places.

Mist and morning glories: Tokyo 2020 bids to beat the heat

2019-06-27 13:27

Mist sprays, cooling scarves and pots of morning glory flowers were among the measures unveiled by Tokyo 2020 officials to beat the heat.


Federer will compete at Tokyo Olympics

2019-10-14 15:34

Roger Federer says he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics in a bid to win the men's singles gold medal, the only major prize he has yet to obtain.

SA gymnast Rooskrantz qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

2019-10-08 10:49

South Africa's Caitlin Rooskrantz has qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after competing at the ongoing Artistic World Championships.

Cape fearless: SA surfer rides emotional rollercoaster to Olympics

2019-09-18 07:19

Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm, but qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has left the South African completely "overwhelmed".

All Blacks stars snub shot at Olympic sevens glory

2019-08-22 06:37

New Zealand Rugby has revealed that no current All Blacks will represent their country in sevens at next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Italy risk Olympic exclusion over new sports law

2019-08-07 13:21

Italy's place at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo is in danger after the International Olympic Committee warned the Italian Olympic Committee.

WATCH: Bolt on Tokyo Olympics: Do I go as a regular person?

2019-07-29 19:02

Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt hasn't decided what he is going to do at the Tokyo Olympics, which is now just a year away.

The final countdown: Tokyo marks 1 year until 2020 Olympics

2019-07-24 07:40

Tokyo has entered the final leg of its marathon Olympic preparations, marking a year until the 2020 Games open.

Daley's world diving flop 'lights fire' for Tokyo 2020

2019-07-20 18:39

A defiant Tom Daley promised to come back stronger after flopping to seventh in the defence of his world 10 metre platform title.

IOC lifts Kuwait suspension, can compete in 2020 Olympics

2019-07-05 21:13

Kuwait has been cleared to compete in the 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee announced it was lifting the suspension.

IOC to oversee boxing at 2020 Olympics

2019-06-26 13:01

Members of the International Olympic Committee have voted unanimously to suspend recognition of amateur boxing's troubled governing body.

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