Officials justified the widely-anticipated move saying the risk was too great to admit ticket holders from overseas during a pandemic.
Tokyo 2020 was put back amid the coronavirus outbreak. But that hasn't stopped the Olympic flame going on a tour of Japan.
Tokyo 2020 officials did not fly to Athens to fetch the Olympic torch amid fears around coronavirus.
The company is hoping its Olympic and Paralympic fleets will have the lowest emissions ever.
The 2020 Olympic Games will see Tokyo incorporate recycled plastic into awards podiums.
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, has been indicted in France on corruption allegations, Paris' financial prosecutor's office spokesperson confirmed to Euronews.
A project to develop "Mobile Mosques" is underway in Japan, as the country prepares to welcome visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
The mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were named during a ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday (July 22) where they also greeted the Japanese public for the first time.