Japanese tennis players Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka agreed that discussions were needed to ensure a safe organisation of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the middle of a coronavirus scare in Japan.
Tennis players Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka picked up the Laureus Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards on Thursday with football star Mohamed Salah and Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton also recognised.
Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev crashed out of the Miami Open Wednesday on a day of upsets that also saw Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka ousted from the quarter-finals.
Daniil Medvedev needed just 56 minutes to subdue Lu 6-2, 6-2, firing nine aces with just one double fault as he advanced to a third-round meeting with Australian Alexei Popyrin.
Naomi Osaka apologised after a mix-up on what to call Jennifer Brady after winning the Australian Open.
Australian Open: Japan's celebrations for Naomi Osaka's fourth Grand Slam title went into orbit Saturday, with an astronaut tweeting congratulations from the International Space Station.
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka defeated Jennifer Brady in straight sets in the final to clinch the women's singles title on Saturday
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka will aim a fourth Grand Slam crown when she faces Jennifer Brady in the final on Saturday.
Serena Williams broke down in tears and cut short her post-match press conference after another failed bid to equal Margaret Court's record Grand Slam haul, calling her defeat to Naomi Osaka "a big error day".
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final.
Serena Williams reached a 40th Grand Slam semi-final, overpowering 2nd seed Simona Halep to book an Australian Open last-four showdown with Naomi Osaka.
Australian Open: Naomi Osala beat Hsieh Su-Wei 6-2, 6-2 to seal a berth in the semi-finals.
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka was on the verge of elimination on her serve in the third set before rattling off four points in a row. She then twice broke the serve of Muguruza to prevail 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in one hour and 55 minutes.
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beat Caroline Garcia 6-2, 6-3 in the second round.
Australia Open 2021: Naomi Osaka said Venus Williams had an "aura" and Serena Williams hailed her ageless sister as "such an inspiration" after the 40-year-old powered into the Australian Open second round.
Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka started her campaign in style Monday with an easy straight-sets victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka, Victoria Azarenka joined Serena Williams and Simona Halep in the list of casualties ahead of the upcoming Australian Open.
World number three Naomi Osaka was made to work hard Wednesday against in-form Katie Boulter, but fought back for a three-set victory to reach the quarter-finals of the Gippsland Trophy.