Federer, who will turn 40 in August, has played just one tournament in 2021, winning one match in Qatar in March on his return from 13 months on the sidelines after undergoing two bouts of knee surgeries.
Jonathan Korir, another Kenyan, stayed with Kipchoge until the 30 km mark before dropping away to finish more than two minutes back in 2:06.40.
The archery federation said it might have happened in its bid to separate them from the recurve group after a coach tested positive for COVID-19.
Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu sets 49kg world record in clean and jerk enroute to bronze medal
Chanu also confirmed her Tokyo Olympic spot as she has now competed in the six mandatory qualifying events.
The 25-member Olympic core group will undergo mandatory quarantine before the commencement of training.
There is no doubt that badminton’s journey towards becoming a professional sport has been hindered by the amateur mindset of the administrators
Tokyo Olympics 2020: US President Joe Biden backs Japan PM Yoshihide Suga on holding 'safe and secure' Games
The Tokyo Games are due to open in July, with only Japanese spectators in the stands, after already being postponed by a year due to the pandemic.
The decision was taken at the 56th meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell held on 7 April, when it was decided that all Olympic-qualified athletes will be supported through TOPS.
It comes after the Osaka region and Matsuyama city in western Japan scrapped the public torch relay over rising virus cases.
Hashimoto acknowledged Nikai's concern and suggested it was probably shared by the Japanese public. Polls show as many as 80% in Japan oppose holding the Olympics during the pandemic.
Earlier this month, the government in Canberra joined a growing number of countries halting the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for younger people over fears it can cause serious blood clots.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: After year ravaged by COVID-19, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty working on Plan B
From Satwik contracting COVID-19 to Chirag Shetty losing his grandfather to the virus, the past year has been a testing time for India's top men's doubles pairing. With a new coach in Mathias Boe guiding them, the pair are looking to make an impact at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Srihari Nataraj sets personal best to win gold at Uzbekistan Open, misses Olympic qualification by 0.22 seconds
The-20-year-old, who had achieved the 'B' standard time for the Tokyo Games at the FINA Junior World Championships in 2019, clocked his personal best of 54.10s in the heats before bettering it to 54.07s in the final event to win the gold.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caster Semenya boosts hope of 5,000m qualification after recording personal best in South African nationals
The two-time Olympic champion won the 5,000 in 15 minutes, 52.28 seconds at Tuks Athletics Stadium at the University of Pretoria.
Schooling, the Southeast Asian city-state's first Olympic champion, said the year's pandemic delay had given him extra time to prepare after a disappointing World Championships in 2019.
Toshiro Nikai, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's number two, said the Olympics must be cancelled "without hesitation" if the virus situation is too severe.
Success in Argentina a confidence booster, but ultimate goal remains Olympic podium, says Manpreet Singh
Eight-time champions India are looking to end an over four-decade-long Olympic medal drought in Tokyo this year
Even as Tokyo unveiled installations featuring the Olympic rings and mascots to celebrate the 100-day milestone, organisers face monumental challenges as virus surges.
India had won the last of their eight Olympic gold medals in the 1980 Moscow Olympics before the team endured a sharp slide in their fortunes.
Tokyo Olympics: Holding Games 'really difficult' amid rising COVID-19 cases, says head of Tokyo Medical Association
Haruo Ozaki, the head of the Tokyo Medical Association, sounded the alarm as rising daily cases prompt new virus restrictions in Tokyo and elsewhere in Japan.