Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bermuda's first Olympic gold 'just unbelievable', rejoice Flora Duffy's parents
Bermuda's only previous Olympic medallist was boxer Clarence Hill, who won a bronze in 1976.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sebastian Coe backs calls to review marijuana's status on banned substances list
Speaking to news agency journalists in Tokyo at the Olympic Games, Coe said it was "sensible" to look at the question of whether marijuana should remain on the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list.
In Bolt's absence, a raft of up-and-coming track and field stars headlined by Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis, US sprinter Noah Lyles, and recent 400m hurdles world record setters Karsten Warholm and Sydney McLaughlin head to Japan looking to build their own legacy.
The 34-year-old, who stands just 1.52 metres (5 feet) tall, is set for a mouthwatering clash in Tokyo with compatriot Elaine Thompson-Herah and Britain's 200m world champion Dina Asher-Smith.
When the flame is finally lit at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, a new era of athletes have a chance to make history in the absence of a host of established stars.
Former world champion Vetter is the favourite to claim gold, while Chopra is being seen as India's best bet to end the country's Olympic medal drought in athletics.
In the 125 year history of Olympic Games, the time in men's 100m has only gone down by 2.37 seconds despite the improvement in track quality, nutrition, shoe technology.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sprinter Arokia Rajiv feels India will definitely beat their London Olympics medal count
The 30-year-old Rajiv is part of the 4x400m relay team and will be leaving with the 26-member squad for the Japanese capital on Friday.
23-year old Neeraj Chopra was thrust into the limelight after he won Gold in the 2018 Asian Games as well as the Commonwealth Games.
India is sending a record 120 athletes to the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics that get underway on 23 July. List of all the athletes who will be going for glory.
The 200m world champion is one of the favourites to win over the distance but faces stiff competition from rivals such as Gabrielle Thomas, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and defending Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kenya call up Timothy Cheruiyot, drop four athletes from squad in final changes
Cheruiyot finished fourth in trials in June after aggravating a hamstring injury and suffering a family bereavement and was left out of Team Kenya altogether.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Games debut on horizon, Neeraj Chopra working on perfecting release technique
Neeraj Chopra, India’s best hope for an Olympic medal in track and field, plans to spend the next 20-odd days before his javelin throw event at the deferred Tokyo 2020 Games perfecting his release technique
"Clearly not the ideal scenario for my last competition before the Olympic Games," tweeted Lavilleni. "I leave the clinic with an 'encouraging' verdict: no fracture, a big sprain. The countdown begins."
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AFI asks Games-bound trio of M Sreeshankar, KT Irfan and Bhawana Jat to pass fitness test
Bhawana and Irfan, both 20km race walkers, and long jumper Sreeshankar were told by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to undergo a test to check their competition fitness. All the three are currently training at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru.
At Tokyo, Fraser-Pryce could become the first woman to win three 100-meter gold medals at the Games.
Dutee (women's 100m and 200m), MP Jabir (men's 400m hurdles), Gurpreet Singh (men's 50km race walk) and Annu Rani (women's javelin throw) have been assured of entries on the strength of their rankings.
High jumper Danil Lysenko handed retroactive six-year ban for attempting to deceive anti-doping authorities
The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Lysenko tampered with the anti-doping process and failed to inform anti-doping bodies of his whereabouts.
The Australians will compete in 33 sports, including fielding athletes in four new Olympic sports — karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AFI conducts trials of quarter-milers at NIS Patiala to pick mixed, men's 4x400 relay teams
Along with 15 athletes in individual events, the two relay teams had also qualified for Olympics, but the AFI faced a tricky situation as the camper quarter-milers had a poor show during the recent National Inter-State Championships.