Corporate sponsors have hired consultants to determine whether being associated with Games could have a negative impact on their brands.
"We have not yet clearly decided on the [alcohol] policy," Tokyo organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto told Japanese media Wednesday. "We hope to do so by the end of this month."
Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said Olympic journalists will be tracked with GPS upon arriving in Japan to make sure they follow their 14-day quarantine. Muto did not say whether IOC officials, national Olympic committee officials and other workers would also be tracked.
"When the Olympics came back to me, it was a no-brainer to go back," the lightweight boxer said.
Yasushi Moriya died on Monday morning when he reportedly jumped in front of a train at Nakanobu Station in Tokyo.
Simone Biles, the best gymnast in the world, aims for a seventh national championship in primetime Sunday. This is the last meet before the Olympic Trials later this month.
McNeal was handed a five-year suspension, which, if upheld, will ban the hurdler from competing in Tokyo this summer and Paris in 2024.
The International Olympic Committee remains adamant the Games will begin on July 23, despite public opposition in Japan.
Lacking arms, Stutzman lived off $600 per month Social Security because no one would hire him. He ultimately found a new life's path in archery, and now he could be headed for Tokyo this summer.
Walsh Jennings and her partner, Brooke Sweat, lost a women's beach volleyball Olympic qualifying match on Wednesday against the Netherlands in the Czech Republic.
Olympic athletes have signed health waivers in previous Games, but this one has been updated so that athletes will assume risks specific to COVID-19.
With just over a month to go until the Games are due to start, public opinion in Japan remains overwhelmingly against holding the Olympics.
The Japanese government has set a goal of 70 percent of the population vaccinated by the start of the Olympics, which would require 1 million doses a day.
"We would like to make a decision as soon as possible [on fans], but after the state of emergency is lifted we will assess," the Tokyo Olympics Organizing Committee's president said.
A Japanese doctor warns the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government that holding the olympics right now could lead to more exposure of new strains found in Britain, Brazil, India and South Africa.
Polls show that as many as 83 percent of Japanese people are in favor of canceling the Tokyo Games this summer.
Medical workers and other scientists have called for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics for fear it will cause the increased spread of COVID-19 in Tokyo, which is currently in a state of emergency.
"Huge efforts have been made," by the Cuban baseball team to obtain visas ahead of the Americas Olympic qualifying tournament in Florida, according to the treasurer of the Cuban Baseball Federation.
Polls show that between 60% and 80% of Japanese people want the Tokyo Olympics to be canceled or delayed.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will likely not visit Japan this month due to the country's high-alert COVID-19 outbreak, which prompted officials to extend its state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas to May 31.
When the "Golden Week" holiday ended, many people defied requests to work remotely and returned to their offices on packed trains.
As coronavirus cases surge and cities enact lockdowns across Japan, an online petition seeks to cancel the Tokyo Olympics.
Frequent testing and capacity limits are just some of the rules the International Olympic Committee outlined in the newest version of the athlete Playbook ahead of the Summer Games in Tokyo.
As plans forge ahead for the Tokyo Olympics, the Okinawa island Miyakojima has banned the torch relay from running through it.
Following his historic White House summit, Japan's prime minister sat down for an exclusive Newsweek interview, weighing in on China, COVID, economic recovery, the Olympics and his budding friendship with Joe Biden.
"If infection spreads because of the Olympics, I don't know what the Olympics is for," said Toshiro Nikai, who's No. 2 in Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Athletes slated to compete in Japan's 2021 Olympics may perform to empty stands, officials in Japan's ruling party announced Thursday.
Tokyo's governor and former environment minister Yuriko Koike makes an appeal.
These Olympics have been cast as a symbol of mankind's resiliency and triumph over COVID. Shame on all of us if Tokyo's own domestic fatigue and general apathy from the rest of the world sinks this crowning human moment.