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TOKYO (Reuters) - Olympics organisers said on Friday that three more competitors at the Tokyo Games, including one resident of the athletes' village, had tested positive for COVID-19.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A member of the Ugandan Olympic team who tested positive for the coronavirus upon arrival in Japan had the Delta variant, Japan's Olympic minister said on Friday, adding to concern the Games - less than a month away - may trigger a new wave of infections.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The president of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee ruled out a cancellation or another postponement of the Olympic Games in an interview with Nikkan Sports newspaper, amid concerns about hosting the event during a global pandemic.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Organisers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, including local government officials and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), plan to hold a meeting on Saturday and discuss whether to allow overseas spectators, Kyodo News reported on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday denied British and U.S. allegations its military intelligence had orchestrated a litany of cyber attacks, including attempts to disrupt next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian state television aired a video on Saturday in which a champion wrestler facing two death sentences appeared to confess to killing a water company security guard during anti-government protests in 2018.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Major-winning Swedish golfer Pernilla Lindberg is looking forward to the "incredible challenge" of competing as the lone woman at the New Zealand Open where she will tee off with two-time World Rugby Player of the Year Beauden Barrett.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Singapore leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, a source familiar with the matter has told Reuters, while the Hong Kong event is also in the balance.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's annual rugby sevens tournament will be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shanghai sports authorities have recommended the suspension of all sporting events in the city due to the coronavirus outbreak, casting further doubt on whether the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix will take place.