Chinese gold medalists could be in trouble with IOC for wearing Mao pins

IOC is also looking into the gesture made by USA shotput silver medalist Raven Saunders for a possible violation of Rule 50

IOC, Tokyo 2020 meeting with Belarusian athlete who sought police protection at Haneda airport

IOC says Krystsina Tsimanouskaya “feels safe” with authorities after refusing to board a flight home against her will

Weightlifter Neisi Dajomes Barrera becomes the first woman from Ecuador to be crowned an Olympic champion

Kate Nye of the United States wins silver, the best weightlifting result in 21 years for her country

IOC, Tokyo 2020 say so far, so good as Summer Games reaches the halfway point

Tokyo 2020 director general Toshiro Muto admits not all is perfect, with violations of the playbooks still a problem.

Elaine Thompson-Herah defends her Rio 2016 gold medal as Jamaica owns the podium in the women’s 100m

Thompson-Herah sets an Olympic record and runs the second-fastest 100m ever while Fraser-Pryce wins a fourth medal in the event.

Shooter Alessandra Perilli on target at Tokyo 2020, giving San Marino its first two Olympic medals

Perilli teams with Gian Marco Berti to win silver in the new trap mixed team event, two days after winning bronze in the women’s trap.

Naomi Osaka ousted from the Tokyo 2020 tennis tournament

Osaka loses in straight sets in the third round, just four days after lighting the cauldron to open the Games.

Flora Duffy wins Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medal: “It’s bigger than me and that’s a really cool moment.”

Duffy is one of only two athletes in the Tokyo delegation for Bermuda, a country with a population of 64,000.

Tokyo 2020 medal winners can now briefly go mask-less on the podium

The IOC decides to relax the rule so that athletes could “at least have a picture to remember their amazing performances”.

Additional Tokyo 2020 sport schedules could be changed as tropical storm heads toward Japan

Rowing the first sport to alter its schedule ahead of the storm’s predicted arrival in Tokyo late Monday or Tuesday local time.

Tokyo 2020 officially inaugurated with a unique opening ceremony

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito declares the Games open, Naomi Osaka lights caldron at an almost empty stadium

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to skip opening ceremony

IOC VP John Coates says Queensland premier will attend the event after all

Australia will be hosting a third Summer Olympics as Brisbane wins the bid to stage them in 2032

The Queensland capital succeeds Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000 as Olympic host city. The Games will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2032.

Japan expected to enjoy banner medal haul at Tokyo 2020, China’s performance hard to predict

Nielsen Gracenote warns that its final Virtual Medal Table may be less accurate than usual due to the pandemic