Japan wants out of hosting FIFA Club World Cup, citing health and financial concerns tied to COVID

Japan Football Association reportedly cannot make a profit without spectators filling the stands at Yokohama Stadium. Japan currently has spectator caps on sporting events due to the pandemic.

Adrián González: del retiro a la gran esperanza de México en Tokio 2020

La selección de México jugarán el sábado contra Japón, el anfitrión y el integrante restante de la llave

Triathlon Bubble a Success - Federation Focus

Also: Final taekwondo qualifier for Olympics and Paralympics; Belarus loses Biathlon World Cup event

WTCS Yokohama bubble and protocols hailed a great success as World Triathlon racing resumes

World Triathlon partners with FilmNova and MOOV for a season like no other of live triathlon

Match officials appointed for Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020

Cherry Blossoms Victory Opens Rugby World Cup

(ATR) The host nation beats Russia to begin a month of rugby action across Japan.

#ICYMI: IOC CoComm Tours Yokohama Stadium; Billiards Launches 2024 Bid; IOC Warns India Over Kosovo Visas

(ATR) Our staff's pick of the three stories you may have missed this week.

IOC CoComm Tours Yokohama Stadium

(ATR) The main venue for Tokyo 2020 baseball and softball is undergoing expansion.

Olympic Qualification for Tokyo 2020 begins in WTS Yokohama

'Game Time!' in Tokyo With or Without MLB Players

(ATR) WBSC president Riccardo Fraccari says he will try to entice Major League Baseball to play ball in Tokyo in 2020.

More Venues Needed for Tokyo 2020 Baseball

(ATR) The WBSC tells ATR it would be very difficult to stage Olympic baseball in one venue.

Baseball 'Confident' in MLB Deal for Tokyo 2020

(ATR) WBSC president Riccardo Fraccari is in a positive mood about brokering a deal with Major League Baseball.

BOA Secures Tokyo 2020 Pre-Games Preparation Camp Facilities

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today signed training venue contracts with three sports facilities in Japan, securing Team GB’s multi-sport preparation camp for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Final Tokyo 2020 Budget Decision to Come Soon

(ATR) The budget for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be known before the end of the month.

Yokohama Invites Olympic Volleyball

(ATR) City says venue is ready…Tokyo Governor named best-dressed, blasts volunteer uniforms.

International Triathlon Union announces multiple World Championship races

Following the ITU Executive Board meeting that was held in conjunction with the World Triathlon Yokohama, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to confirm the locations of multiple World Championship events.

Air Traffic Causes Tokyo 2020 Triathlon Venue Move

(ATR) Tokyo 2020 officials say triathlon is likely headed for Yokohama.

ITU World Triathlon Series hits halfway mark in Japan

Yokohama this weekend marks the fifth race and halfway stage in the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series, in a season that has so far provided great contrast between the men and women in regards the competitive nature of the Series. 

Triathlon Chief Discusses Olympic Vision

(ATR) Marisol Casado, president of the International Triathlon Union, spoke about the future of triathlon Saturday.

Preview: 2016 Olympic qualification kicks off at World Triathlon Yokohama

Bidding - Istanbul 2020 Downplays Syrian Security Concerns; Madrid, Tokyo Updates

(ATR) Istanbul 2020 tells Around the Rings security is a top priority following car bombings in a border town with Syria that killed 46 people ... Madrid bid thanks sponsors ... Tokyo hosts triathlon ... More inside this edition of Bidding for the Games ...

On-the-Scene Photodesk - Ice Hockey Congress in Tokyo; Triathlon in Yokohama

(ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in Japan last week for visits to the IIHF General Congress, the offices of Tokyo 2020 and the Yokohama leg of the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series.

Triathlon Leader Tours Japan; Yu Na Kim Rethinks World Champs

(ATR) Marisol Casado visits quake-struck region ahead of Monday meet ... South Korean superstar says she's undecided about upcoming competition ... South African hockey teams bound for London Olympics?

Triathlon Reschedules Japan Race; WADA, Cycling Investigate Leak

(ATR) Yokohama stop now slated for September ... Leaked doping document ranks riders by level of doping suspicion ... BOA appointments ... Team Australia tackles illegal betting ... Olympic marathon champion, 24 ...

Updated - Triathlon Postpones Yokohama Race; Silver Medal Marathoner, 57

(ATR) Radiation concerns put triathlon stop in Japan on hold ... Norwegian runner Grete Waitz dies from cancer ...

Triathlon Tackles Japan Criticism; FIFA Corruption Allegations; IAAF Visits Daegu

(ATR) International Triathlon Union tells Around the Rings safety is always top priority ... English bid bosses point to cash-for-votes request ... Curling champs conclude ... IAAF inspects South Korean host city ... 

Japan Update -- Hope Remains for Olympic Bid; Triathlon Troubles; Copa America Reversal

(ATR) Olympic leader says Japan will do its best in race for 2020 ... Top triathletes won't compete at Yokohama ... South American championship up in air for Samurai Blue ...

El argentino contagiado por coronavirus fue derivado a un hospital en Japón

Carla Vizzoti, secretaria de Acceso a la Salud, confirmó el traslado y el aislamiento del pasajero del crucero Diamond Princess. La enfermedad ya causó 636 muertes en China y más de 30.000 contagios en el mundo