American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks withdraws from the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19.
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games reports the first post-competition case of COVID-19 after Dutch rower Finn Florijn tested positive on Friday and self-isolated at a separate location.
Tokyo enters a fourth state of emergency that will cover the duration of the 2020 Summer Olympics in an attempt to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases. The state of emergency will remain in place until August 22.
New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard becomes the first transgender athlete chosen to compete in the Olympic Games, as the New Zealand Olympic Committee announces she is selected to compete in the Tokyo Olympics as part of the women's weightlifting team.
The International Olympic Committee announces that Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and his son Viktor will be banned from all Olympic Games, including the upcoming Tokyo Games.
After the Summer Olympics is postponed, the Tokyo station's Olympic countdown clock displaying the number of days until the Games (a local tourist attraction) is switched to show the current date and time.
The world's first autonomous taxi service begins operating in Tokyo, Japan. The pilot project will run until September 8, with full commercial operations expected to start in 2020, when the city hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Thierry Henry, the footballer involved in a notorious handball controversy in the France vs Republic of Ireland 2010 FIFA World Cup play-off in November 2009, is not assured of playing for his team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, according to his manager Raymond Domenech on French television show "Canal Football Club".