Japan Olympics Minister Yoshitaka Sakurada resigns over comments
After two much publicized comments, the man in charge of Tokyo's Olympics and Paralympic Games has resigned. His remarks referred to earthquake recovery efforts and a swimmer with leukemia.
Japan taps into recycled phones for Olympic medals
Olympic organisers are soon expected to unveil their plan to be the first games to award medals made entirely from recycled materials. Medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could be made from old mobile phones.
Paralymic cyclist dies after crash
Iranian cyclist Sarafaz Bahman Golbarnezhad has died after a crash a day before the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Brazil.