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Japan lifts COVID-19 emergency for 39 of 47 prefectures

Japan lifts COVID-19 emergency for 39 of 47 prefectures

Tokyo: The Japanese government on Thursday decided to lift a nationwide state of emergency for 39 of the country's 47 prefectures where t...Read More

Tokyo Olympics in Limbo; 2021 Games will be cancelled unless pandemic ends: Games chief

Tokyo Olympics in Limbo; 2021 Games will be cancelled unless pandemic ends: Games chief

Tokyo: The postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will have to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic isn't brought under control by next year, ...Read More

If the Tokyo 2020 Olympic should be postponed yet again, as many feel

If the Tokyo 2020 Olympic should be postponed yet again, as many feel

The Paralympics follow on Aug. 24. Those dates were set last month by the International Olympic Committee and Japanese officials after th...Read More

Major cities in Japan appear quiet on 1st day in state of emergency

Major cities in Japan appear quiet on 1st day in state of emergency

Train and bus companies in the Tokyo area said they are operating as usual on Wednesday, adding that they may reduce or suspend services ...Read More

Latest Coronavirus Update: Japan poised to declare state of emergency

Latest Coronavirus Update: Japan poised to declare state of emergency

A state of emergency, which falls far short of the strict lockdown measures seen elsewhere in the world, would be declared for Tokyo, Osa...Read More

Japanese PM declares state of emergency amid surge in coronavirus cases

Japanese PM declares state of emergency amid surge in coronavirus cases

The Tokyo metropolitan government along with healthcare specialists said the number of hospital beds available for coronavirus patients w...Read More

Five additions to the Tokyo programme karate, surfing, skateboarding, climbing and baseball/softball are not eligible

Five additions to the Tokyo programme karate, surfing, skateboarding, climbing and baseball/softball are not eligible

Many sports that are part of the Games depend heavily on the payouts every four years from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Sports in the time of Corona

Sports in the time of Corona

Horse-racing, boxing, cycling, football and motor-racing chiefs are desperate to maintain their fanbase and are scrambling to provide a f...Read More

Signs suggest summer dates of 2021 Olympics

Signs suggest summer dates of 2021 Olympics

Organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori suggested there would be no major change from 2020.

Asian markets sink, Wall Street trading halted after opening bell on deep losses

Asian markets sink, Wall Street trading halted after opening bell on deep losses

Sydney's benchmark plunged 7% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 2%. Shanghai was down 0.5% and Tokyo was flat.

Coronavirus update: No change in plans for 2020 Olympics, says Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike

Coronavirus update: No change in plans for 2020 Olympics, says Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike

Tokyo is set to host the Olympic Games from July 24 to August 9. However, coronavirus has taken a huge toll on sports across the globe wi...Read More

Tokyo Olympics 2020 stumbles as coronavirus panic grips sports world

Tokyo Olympics 2020 stumbles as coronavirus panic grips sports world

Mumbai: The drubbing continues as Coronavirus spreads. Fears of the contagion has had an effect on the sporting world as on any other sph...Read More

Tokyo's Disney Resort shut amid Coronavirus outbreak

Tokyo's Disney Resort shut amid Coronavirus outbreak

According to Hollywood Reporter, the local operator of the resort, Oriental Land Co, made an official announcement in regard on Friday.

Japanese football takes a hit due to coronavirus threat

Japanese football takes a hit due to coronavirus threat

The J-League said in a statement on its website that all matches "scheduled in between February 28 and March 15" will be put off after a ...Read More

Manipur cyclist Rohan Philem Singh to cycle to Tokyo to create awareness on disabilities

Manipur cyclist Rohan Philem Singh to cycle to Tokyo to create awareness on disabilities

The expedition that is based on the theme of humanity is focused on carrying their rights and voices in the 2020 Japan Ride.

Summer Olympics 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind backs Indian athletes ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo

Summer Olympics 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind backs Indian athletes ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo

Indian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympics since 1920, although they made their official debut at the 1900 Gam...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: UP CM Yogi Adityanath promises Rs 6 cr for gold medallists

Summer Olympics 2020: UP CM Yogi Adityanath promises Rs 6 cr for gold medallists

The Chief Minister also announced that those winning gold medals in Commonwealth and Asian Games will get Rs 50 lakh, those winning silve...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: Everything you need to know about the multi-sport event in Tokyo

Summer Olympics 2020: Everything you need to know about the multi-sport event in Tokyo

The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.

Expect Mirabai Chanu to win weightlifting medal in Tokyo: Pal Singh Sandhu

Expect Mirabai Chanu to win weightlifting medal in Tokyo: Pal Singh Sandhu

Guwahati: India's first Dronacharya Award winner in weightlifting Pal Singh Sandhu is expecting Mirabai Chanu to end up with a podium fin...Read More

Snow shortage shutters many Japan ski resorts

Snow shortage shutters many Japan ski resorts

Tokyo: Record low snowfall in Japan has forced many ski resorts to shut their doors and is threatening a World Cup ski jumping competitio...Read More

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