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Up to 10,000 Japanese fans to be permitted at Tokyo Olympic venues

Up to 10,000 Japanese fans will be permitted at Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, despite warnings from health bosses, BBC Sport reports.

Sports commentator Nobel Arustamyan gets accreditation for EURO 2020

Football commentator for the Russian Match TV channel Nobel Arustamyan has been accredited for EURO 2020.

2021 Individual Athletics Championship of Artsakh kicked off in Stepanakert

On 21 May, on the initiative of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Artsakh, the 2021 Individual Athletics Championship of Artsakh kicked off at the Stepan Shahumyan stadium in Stepanakert.

The stadium of Martuni shelled by Azerbaijan during the Third Artsakh War reopened

'' Avagyan Arena'' stadium of the city of Martuni, Artsakh Republic, which was shelled by the Azerbaijani armed forces during the 44-day war, was officially reopened on May 9.

Mkhitaryan to leave Roma because of Mourinho

Midfielder for the Armenia national team Henrikh Mkhitaryan isn’t planning to extend his contract with Roma, and the reason why is because Portuguese Jose Mourinho has been appointed the team’s manager, La Gazetta dello Sport’s reporter Nicolo Schira tweeted, adding that Mkhitaryan will obtain the status of free agent this summer, news.am informs.

Aronian finishes fourth in New in Chess Classic

GM Levon Aronian came fourth in the New in Chess Classic, the fifth leg on the $1.5 million Meltwater Champions Chess Tour.

Table tennis tournament held in Stepanakert

A table tennis tournament dedicated to the memory of the honored coach Sergey Sargsyan has been organized in Stepanakert.

Mkhitaryan posts video dedicated to Armenian Genocide

Henrikh Mkhitaryan, captain of the Armenian national football team and Roma midfielder, posted a video on Facebook dedicated to the Armenian Genocide, News.am reports.

This year, Artsakh athletes returned from Armenian tournaments with more than 50 honorary awards

During the first quarter of this year, 342 athletes from Artsakh, 29 times participatied in various sports championships and tournaments held in the Republic of Armenia and took a total of 57 highest places.

Judo:Artsakh Athletes Won Gold Medals

Republican Judo tournament was held in Armavir, the Republic of Armenia.

Tokyo Olympics cancellation, no fans still an option, officials say

Two officials in Japan’s ruling LDP party on Thursday said changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One suggested they still could be canceled, and the other said even if they proceed, it might be without any fans.

European Weightlifting Championships: Armenia's Hakob Mkrtchyan scores bronze medal

Hakob Mkrtchyan won third place after lifting 372 kg during the competition of 96 kg weightlifters at the European Weightlifting Championships, News.am reports.

North Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics in 2021

North Korea will not take part in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo this year in order to protect its athletes from the coronavirus infection, TASS reports citing South Korea’s Yonhap news agency.

Tokyo Olympic torch relay starts in Fukushima

The Olympic torch relay will start in Fukushima on Thursday, kicking off a four-month countdown to the Summer Games in Tokyo, delayed from 2020 and the first-ever organized during a global pandemic, VOA News reports.

Levon Aronian loses to Magnus Carlsen again, left out of tournament

On Day 2 of the quarterfinal of Meltwater Champions Chess Tour’s Magnus Carlsen Invitational, Levon Aronian lost to the world’s current champion, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen 1-2 and was left out, news.am informs.

Magnus Carlsen defeats Levon Aronian

Levon Aronian was defeated by the world’s current chess champion, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen on the first game day of the quarter final of the Magnus Carlsen Invitational tournament of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, news.am informs.

FFA receives official letter from AS Roma about Mkhitaryan's injury

The Football Federation of Armenia received an official letter from AS Roma with the results of MRI of Mkhitaryan's right leg, FFA reports.

Aronian to play in first tournament after decision to no longer represent Armenia

Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian will compete in the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour rapid chess tournament, which will start on Saturday, news.am reports.

Yura Movsisyan appointed FFA ambassador in North America

President of the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) Armen Melikbekyan appointed Yura Movsisyan as the FFA ambassador in North America, the FFA reports.

Tokyo 2020: Organizers hopeful vaccine rollout will allow Games to go ahead

Olympic organisers hope the Covid-19 vaccine will mean the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games can take place in July - despite a newspaper report on Friday casting doubt on their going ahead, BBC Sport reports.