Sport

Sebastian Coe: This is not an 'anti-doping free zone'

Global athletics boss tells Al Jazeera his organisation is doing everything it can to keep up the fight against drug cheating despite coronavirus restrictions.

Olympics

How to train for the Olympics in lockdown

Pushing trucks, fencing tennis balls and homemade gyms: How three British athletes are adapting to lockdown.

How to train for the Olympics in lockdown

Japan

Japan's coronavirus containment strategy faces breaking point

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces more restrictions on cabinet meetings as Tokyo expands overseas travel ban.

Japan's coronavirus containment strategy faces breaking point

Olympics

Tokyo Olympic Games to take place from July next year

Organisers confirm new dates for the 2020 Games that have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Olympic Games to take place from July next year

Japan

Tokyo is now Japan's infection epicentre

Japan has maintained an infection rate lower than many other countries but had to postpone the Olympic Games.

Inside Story

How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting the sporting world?

Japan's Olympic Games is the latest event to be postponed or cancelled.

Japan

Tokyo 2020 postponed as Japan's Abe bows to pressure over virus

Japan has maintained an infection rate lower than many other countries but was forced to bow to the inevitable.

Tokyo 2020 postponed as Japan's Abe bows to pressure over virus

Coronavirus pandemic

Relief and sadness as Tokyo Olympic Games postponed to 2021

Sporting bodies, athletes welcome decision to postpone Summer Games by a year as coronavirus pandemic accelerates.

Olympics

Olympic Games postponed for first time ever

Japanese prime minister asked for Tokyo Olympic Games to be put off, saying when world's biggest sporting event takes place, it will be proof of victory over the coronavirus.

Coronavirus pandemic

Japan mulls delaying hosting of Olympic Games

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe now says the postponement of the Olympic Games must be considered in the bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic

Japan's Abe admits postponing Tokyo Olympics may be option

Pressure growing on Japan to delay summer games as Canada withdraws and Australia says preparing for postponement.

Japan's Abe admits postponing Tokyo Olympics may be option

Coronavirus pandemic

Athletes in talks over Tokyo Olympics amid coronavirus pandemic

Athletes, including decathlon world champion Niklas Kaul, question 'fairness' of decision to press on with Olympics.

Athletes in talks over Tokyo Olympics amid coronavirus pandemic

Olympics

Japan's Abe says Olympics to be held despite coronavirus pandemic

PM Shinzo Abe says he had no immediate intention to declare a state of emergency over the virus outbreak.

Japan's Abe says Olympics to be held despite coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Global sports face 'unprecedented' test amid coronavirus outbreak

The global sporting calendar is in disarray amid virus fears, with dozens of events cancelled, postponed or relocated.

Global sports face 'unprecedented' test amid coronavirus outbreak

AJ Impact

Lots to lose: Coronavirus threatens Japan's Olympics 2020

Billions spent by Japan's government, sponsors, advertisers and insurers could be wasted if the games are postponed.

Lots to lose: Coronavirus threatens Japan's Olympics 2020