There may be uncertainty but the focus remains unwavering.
The Olympic Games were due to start this week but have been postponed until next year. In a short series, the Otago Daily Times chats to competitors and coaches about the year ahead. Jeff Cheshire catches up with shot put star Tom Walsh.
With just over a year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, medical experts say the event could pose a grave health risk to the Japanese public.
The Tokyo Olympics were postponed on Tuesday to 2021, the first such delay in the Games' 124-year modern history, as the coronavirus crisis wrecked the world's last sporting showpiece still standing this year.
NZ Olympic organisers seeking a swift decision on the Tokyo Games to allow teams to reset and prepare for a delayed event due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The IOC is putting the health of elite athletes at risk by telling them to continue training for the Tokyo 2020 Games as the coronavirus rages, reigning pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi says.
The coronavirus pandemic must have reached its peak and be on the wane by the end of May otherwise the Tokyo Olympics can't be staged on schedule, the head of the French Olympic Committee says.
The Olympics is facing a two-year postponement because of the coronavirus threat, says a member of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee.
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The potential cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak could end the careers of several athletes like twice shot put champion Dame Valerie Adams, according to Athletics NZ's high performance director.
Caveats and compromises in the small print mean there is a good chance Russian athletes and footballers will appear at the 2020 Olympics and the 2022 World Cup, writes Sean Ingle.
The ban on Russia's anti-doping agency has been lifted, subject to various conditions, in a decision greeted with dismay by campaigners.
The mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were named during a ceremony in the Japanese capital on Sunday.
World boxing body AIBA is slow in implementing necessary reforms and needs to act now or risk being banned from the Tokyo 2020 Games.
The two Koreas will field a combined women's ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South.
North Korea said during rare talks with the South it will send a delegation of high-ranking officials, athletes and a cheering squad to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea next month.