Naomi Osaka's relationship with Japan has not always been easy, but change rarely is. How the face of the Games is changing the host nation.
Sailor Hannah Mills and rower Mohamed Sbihi are chosen to carry the flag for Great Britain at Friday's Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony.
BBC Sport selects the top 10 unmissable days for Team GB fans at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Cyclist Katie Archibald tells BBC Sport about her dreams of another gold medal and the pressure of helping Laura Kenny become Britain's best.
Here is the lowdown on the biggest names and brightest stars looking to shine this summer in the men's Olympic football tournament.
Full listings and coverage channels for the Tokyo Olympics across BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC radio and online.
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Dina Asher-Smith opens up about life on and off the track with friend and Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo.
Veteran foreign correspondent let the rude word slip on the ITV show shortly before 0650 BST.
US Coast Guard officials spotted an SOS sign on a remote shack where the man had been staying.
According to a Which survey a pint of printer ink could cost up to £1,300.
The Ministry of Defence says it is investigating the circumstances surrounding her death.
Operators say they may have to run fewer trains as more employees are hit by the "pingdemic".
Lady Heywood calls a report on the Greensill lobbying scandal a "fabricated attack" on her late husband.
England winger Jadon Sancho completes his £73m move to Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund.
Australian activewear company Lorna Jane is branded "exploitative" and "predatory" by a judge.
As burning ash pelts their vehicle, video shows firefighters in California drive through the flames.
A judge also calls for new investigations into the Real IRA attack which killed 29 people.
The Wales manager is accused of attacking two women during an incident in Salford.
Cases continue to increase, with more rises possible once the impact of easing restrictions kicks in.
After choosing not to get the Covid-19 vaccine, Ganeene Starling ended up in the ICU with coronavirus and was given a 20% chance of survival by doctors. Starling speaks with CNN's Randi Kaye about her experience.
The US State Department on Wednesday evening temporarily suspended an online booking system used for urgent appointments because of bots, according to an update posted to its consular affairs website.
Lebanon's water supply system is on the verge of total collapse, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), in what would mark the latest development in the eastern Mediterranean country's slide into chaos.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is the subject of public wrath over his mismanagement of the Covid crisis and a growing vaccine scandal that could engulf his presidency. CNN's Isa Soares reports.
Oklahoma pastor Jackson Lahmeyer's quest to win a seat in the US Senate in his home state recently led him to the Phoenix coliseum that has become a beacon for the Trump faithful seeking to overturn the 2020 election.