The state of emergency Japan set up to curb the spread of the coronavirus is set to be lifted in six urban areas this weekend.
Boris Johnson has indicated the UK will not boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics despite China facing “genocide” claims.
Boris Johnson has signalled the UK will not boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics despite China facing “genocide” claims.
Sandy MacIver is relishing the possibility of heading to the Tokyo Olympics with Great Britain this summer – nine years after being a torch carrier.
The International Olympic Committee has welcomed the appointment of Seiko Hashimoto as the new president of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee.
Tokyo 2020 organisers are “extremely confident” their plans for the rescheduled Olympic Games are on track but will not confirm final details until June due to the unpredictability of coronavirus.
Japan’s first coronavirus jabs were given to health workers, beginning a vaccination campaign considered crucial to holding the already delayed Tokyo Olympics.
The beleaguered Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games were plunged into a fresh crisis on Friday following the resignation of the president of the Tokyo organising committee, Yoshiro Mori.
Yoshiro Mori’s departure as organising committee chief is the latest setback to the beleaguered Tokyo Olympics.
Yoshiro Mori is set to step down as the president of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee after making sexist comments.
Team GB and ministers must boycott the Beijing winter Olympics in 2022 unless the Chinese government “ends the genocide” of the Uighur Muslims, the Liberal Democrats have said.
Dan Evans feels he is in a no-lose situation after two victories in a day to reach the semi-finals of the Murray River Open.
The president of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee has said he would not resign despite pressure to do so after making derogatory comments about women.
The president of the organising committee of the Tokyo Olympics has apologised for making derogatory comments about women but acknowledged he “may have to resign”.
Dina Asher-Smith says she is staying “ready and focused” for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Games to take place this summer.
Justin Rose admits he is concerned about his chances of defending his Olympic title and the prospect of the Tokyo Games being staged at all.
Olympic gold medallist Alex Danson-Bennett is ready to take motherhood in her stride having battled back from a career-ending head injury.
The possibility of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for a second time has never been discussed, according to a spokesman for the Games organising committee.
Great Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic chiefs are adamant there will be no compromise on the size or ambitions of their respective delegations despite ongoing uncertainty over the status of this summer’s delayed Games.
World number one Seonaid McIntosh is set to lead a four-strong Great Britain shooting team into the rearranged Tokyo Olympics this summer.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said vaccine approval was being speeded up and border controls tightened to curb the spread of the coronavirus as he promised on Monday to consider declaring a state of emergency.
2020 was a sporting year like no other with events cancelled and empty stadiums being the new normal.
I’ve always thought acting was quite a strange, precarious, but fun way to earn a living.
Aberdeen AAC’s Zoey Clark believes she’ll be in great shape for the next Olympic Games despite not competing at all this year.
Aberdeen AAC’s Zoey Clark and Banchory Stonehaven AC’s Alisha Rees are two of Britain’s top sprinters – but they are only following in the footsteps of some long forgotten north-east pioneers of women’s athletics.
Judy Murray has labelled her tennis hero son Andy as “remarkable” after his comeback.
An Aberdeen Olympic swimmer is due to return to her former university today to share her experiences with students.
Manchester United forward Lizzie Arnot says “amazing” Aberdeen-raised Olympic hero Dame Katherine Grainger has inspired Scotland’s women ahead of their maiden World Cup.
Olympic gold medallist Archibald hopes closeness to Cuminestown’s Evans helps them win Tour Series in Aberdeen
Olympic gold medallist Katie Archibald hopes her closeness with housemate and local hero Neah Evans can help them land Tour Series glory in Aberdeen.
Olympian Hannah Miley is coming home to open a Christmas ice rink.