Japan

The first Grand Slam of 2021 could be delayed by one or two weeks from the scheduled January 18 start, due to Covid-19

The Lanka Premier League will start five days later from November 27 to December 17 and will only be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota

Two torches that will be used in the Olympic and Paralympic torch relays at the postponed Tokyo Games next summer have started an eight-month tour of Tokyo

Online training sessions for volunteers at next summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have resumed following a roughly eight-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic - Japan Today

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) sponsors Airbnb, Asics and Panasonic have pledged their support for a newly-announced refugee team that will compete at next year’s rescheduled Paralympic Games i…

Cricket Australia confirmed the schedule for the Vodafone Test series, Dettol ODI Series and Dettol Twenty20 International Series against India – Cricket Australia G

The Endeavor-owned WME Sports athlete representation agency has signed up leading amateur golfer Takumi Kanaya from Japan

Sports merchandise manufacturer and retailer Fanatics has announced a ten-year deal with Japanese baseball team Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters

Seven-times MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi has dismissed speculation he will be retiring from the sport at the end of the season, saying he is on the verge of signing a new deal with Malaysian-based team…

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said "important and intensive discussions" were taking place in the coming weeks about Covid-19 counter measures for the Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has questioned the validity of a study from Oxford University that criticised the organisation for its failure to address hosting cost overruns

The French Open tennis championship at Roland Garros later this month will allow entry to up to 11,500 fans per day - Reuters/CNA

The English Premier League allowed 2,500 supporters to attend a friendly between Brighton and Chelsea in a test of Covid-19 measures - AFP/CNA

Indian retailer Future Group has pulled out of its sponsorship of the Indian Premier League. The company is suffering financial problems linked to Covid-19

A survey of 13,000 Japanese companies has found that more than half want next year's Tokyo Olympics to be either cancelled or postponed again - Kyodo News

New pan-regional club basketball league the East Asia Super League has secured the backing of world governing body Fiba in a 10-year deal

Japan is to extend its 5,000-person limit on attendees at sports events and concerts beyond the initial planned period that ran until the end of August