Tokyo 2020 organizers are working with the IOC and other relevant organizations towards a successful Games despite the COVID-19 epidemic and "the rest is speculation".
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are likely to be canceled if the coronavirus outbreak is not controlled by late May, according to International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.
ITTF announced that the 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships, originally set to open on March 22 in South Korea's southeastern port city of Busan, will be postponed amid the soaring cases of COVID-19 in the country over the past week.
New guidelines to restrict young football players from heading the ball in training were introduced by the Football Associations in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Monday.
Five venues for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games resumed construction on Feb. 21, following the novel coronavirus outbreak that hit China in January.
Laurent Petrynka, president of the International School Sport Federation (ISF), expressed his gratitude for, and confidence in, China's efforts in preparing for the Gymnasiade 2020, which is to be held in late October in Jinjiang, Fujian province.
Czech top-flight team SK Slavia Praha expressed solidarity with China in fighting against the novel coronavirus during their 2-0 home win over SFC Opava on Saturday.
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on Saturday that an extra transfer window will be introduced before the kick-off of its affiliated professional leagues, which have been delayed due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have postponed training for volunteers "as part of efforts to prevent the spread of infection of the novel coronavirus".
Japan has promised to host the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer as planned despite the seemingly worsening situation of the coronavirus outbreak, the top government spokesman said here on Friday.
The Nagoya women's marathon, due to take place on March 8, has canceled all general public entries and will go ahead with the race for elite runners only because of the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Renowned Chinese volleyball player Zhu Jiaming, the former head coach of the Chinese national men's volleyball team, passed away at 81 on Wednesday, the Shanghai Administration of Sports announced on Thursday.
Roger Federer announced via his social media that he has just undergone a knee surgery and will miss several tournaments including the French open.
Chinese athletes have been gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Games, despite challenges posed by the sudden outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
A test event for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, the boccia tournament, has been canceled on Thursday by The Japan Para Sports Association (JPSA) because of the outbreak of coronavirus.
Highlighting oriental features and sustainability, China's national culinary team won a gold medal in "Live Carving" at the 25th IKA/Culinary Olympics, the world's top culinary competition which closed here on Wednesday.
Beijing's efforts to cautiously push ahead with preparations for the 2022 Winter Games amid the coronavirus crisis have earned the wholehearted backing of the International Olympic Committee.
With Beijing 2022 in less than two years, the sudden novel coronavirus outbreak posed challenges to the Games' preparation, but everything went in order as scheduled.
Scottie Pippen, a National Basketball Association (NBA) legendary figure, has voiced his support for China, which is fighting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
"United by Emotion" will be the official Motto of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, organizers announced on Friday.
Tokyo Marathon will not allow general public participation because of the coronavirus outbreak, local media said on Monday.
"United by Emotion" will be the official motto of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, organizers announced here on Friday.
The odds were stacked against the Chinese women's squad, but the 'Steel Roses' refused to wilt.
China scooped gold in the mixed 2,000m relay at the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Dordrecht, the Netherlands on Saturday.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is taking active measures to support China's efforts to battle against the outbreak of the coronavirus as the league made immediate donation of medical equipment to hospitals in Wuhan and shared its words of encourage to China at the ongoing NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago.
Chinese freestyle skier Gu Ailing topped the podium in the women's group at FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup here on Friday.
A late goal from Colombian striker Wilson Morelo earned Santa Fe Colon a 1-1 home draw with defending champions Racing Club in the Argentinian Superliga.
Despite the closing of a number of ski resorts due to the coronavirus outbreak, China's winter sports practitioners still show confidence on countering the epidemic of COVID-19 as they begin to look forward to the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022.
Football players in the Chinese Super League have led efforts to provide supplies and financial support to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Spectators outside of Japan can buy tickets for the Olympic Games online from mid-May, organizers said here on Wednesday.