Around the Rings awards virtual medals, for the first time in Olympic history, unofficially, of course

Gold, Copper and Tin medals presented to athletes, sports, citizens and federations, for inspiring performances, consummate sportsmanship, dubious actions, indifference and other Olympic-sized displays of activity that would either make Pierre de Coubertin proud or shake his head in disbelief

Hula’s Talks: Olympic historian Bill Mallon offers his assessment of Tokyo 2020

Mallon thinks historians “will talk about the fact that it was held during a pandemic”, but that “with time, that will fade, and the athletic performances will be remembered a little bit more”.

Thomas Bach on the success of Tokyo 2020: “the athletes gave these Olympic Games a great Olympic soul”

Bach believes feelings of togetherness and gratefulness among the athletes created this atmosphere around the Games

Joint statement on spectator capacities at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

ITF announces entries for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Tennis Events

NOC NSF appoints Marcelien de Koning as TeamNL chef d’emission

BOC announces record awards for medalists at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Panam Sports presenta cancion oficial de los atletas de America para Tokio

ITF announces entries for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Tennis Events

NOC NSF appoints Marcelien de Koning as TeamNL chef d'emission

BOC announces record awards for medalists at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Panam Sports presenta cancion oficial de los atletas de America para Tokio

Unprecedented broadcast coverage and digital innovation to connect fans around the world to the magic of Tokyo 2020

Last Olympians for Karate Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 confirmed

Salesforce Partners with Team USA, LA 2028 and NBCUniversal - Sponsor Spotlight

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Team USA Para Athletes "Show the World" the Paralympic Games Are Impossible to Miss With New Campaign

Third Version of Playbooks Delves into Details, Addresses Violations

(ATR) Penalties for rules infractions by athletes or stakeholders include disqualification or financial sanctions.

Third version of Tokyo 2020 Playbooks published

IOC: ‘really solid numbers’ of vaccinations for Tokyo

(ATR) Olympic Games executive director Christophe Dubi says COVID-19 is the only great unknown for Beijing 2022.

World's Top Swimmers Unite to Formally Establish the Independent International Swimmers' Alliance

World Athletics approves the application of 35 Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

Hashimoto: Olympics Can't Go Ahead If Athletes Can't Come

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 president says it's imperative for athletes to be able to travel safely and to record negative tests.

Mexican Olympians No Longer Going to Tokyo on Presidential Plane

(ATR) The Mexican NOC president declines the offer, citing the current Covid-19 logistics for athletes heading to Olympics.

A First for International Athletes Forum

(ATR) The 10th International Athletes Forum goes virtual, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the IOC Athletes Commission.

Record number of athlete representatives to attend 10th International Athletes' Forum

PANAM SPORTS PROCURES 2,000 MORE VACCINES FOR ATHLETES WITH AGREEMENT BETWEEN USOPC AND CITY OF HOUSTON

Toyota makes game-changing move to support U.S. paralympic movement and paralympic athletes

ICYMI: Expert Says Tokyo Games Still in Danger

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Hashimoto: Athletes Should Not Be Targets for Criticism

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 president concerned that athletes are caught in the middle of the public discontent over the Olympics.

Call for DOSB President's Removal

(ATR) An open letter, allegedly written by DOSB employees, says a "culture of fear" exists under president Alfons Hörmann.