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Osaka fails to handle great...

Osaka fails to handle great...

Tennis

Tue, Jul 27 2021

The world number two was knocked out 6-1 6-4 by Czech Marketa Vondrousova in her first tournament since...

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting...

Storm nears Japan, halting Tokyo...

East Asia

Tue, Jul 27 2021

Olympic organisers have rescheduled rowing and archery over concerns about high winds from Tropical Storm...

Japan's Osaka out of Tokyo 2020 third...

Japan's Osaka out of Tokyo 2020 third...

Tennis

Tue, Jul 27 2021

The world number two Naomi Osaka was swiped aside 6-1 6-4 by Czech Marketa Vondrousova in an early shock...

Osaka cruises at Olympics as Djokovic...

Osaka cruises at Olympics as Djokovic...

Tennis

Mon, Jul 26 2021

Four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka powered past Switzerland's 49th-ranked Viktorija Golubic

'Immortal' Peaty makes British history...

'Immortal' Peaty makes British history...

Other Sports

Mon, Jul 26 2021

Peaty lived up to his billing as the overwhelming favourite by powering to the line in 57.37sec

Young track and field guns ready to...

Young track and field guns ready to...

Other Sports

Mon, Jul 26 2021

It is a tragedy that the 10 days of athletics starting in Tokyo on Friday will take place without...

USA lose first men's Olympic basketball...

USA lose first men's Olympic basketball...

Other Sports

Mon, Jul 26 2021

France, with a team containing NBA players including Rudy Gobert and Evan Fournier, limited Durant to...

Iranian Alizadeh wins chance for first...

Iranian Alizadeh wins chance for first...

Other Sports

Sun, Jul 25 2021

Iranian Kimia Alizadeh could make Olympic history for the second time on Sunday after winning her first...

Diya and Ruman reach top 16 to keep...

Diya and Ruman reach top 16 to keep...

Archery

Fri, Jul 23 2021

The pair which won Silver medal in the World Archery at Lausanne a couple of months ago continued their...

US tennis teen Gauff to miss Olympics...

US tennis teen Gauff to miss Olympics...

Tennis

Mon, Jul 19 2021

Gauff, coming off a run to the fourth round at Wimbledon, tweeted her sadness at missing out on "a...

Bolt sees only tough times in Tokyo...

Bolt sees only tough times in Tokyo...

Other Sports

Sun, Jul 18 2021

With Bolt leading the way in his own inimitable style, Jamaica won all nine men's track sprint finals...

Missing Ugandan weightlifter wanted...

Missing Ugandan weightlifter wanted...

Other Sports

Sun, Jul 18 2021

Julius Ssekitoleko was discovered missing from the Ugandan team's training site in Izumisano, a city...

Olympic cluster scare as athletes test...

Olympic cluster scare as athletes test...

Sports

Sun, Jul 18 2021

The first cases involving athletes in the Village came a day after a member of their entourage returned...

Tokyo Olympics chief reassure worried...

Tokyo Olympics chief reassure worried...

Sports

Sat, Jul 17 2021

About 11,000 athletes and tens of thousands of officials and media are flying in for the Games, which...

Azarenka joins list of Olympic Games...

Azarenka joins list of Olympic Games...

Tennis

Fri, Jul 16 2021

Azarenka, who won mixed doubles gold alongside Max Mirnyi in 2012, as well as a bronze in singles, joins...

Virus outbreaks at Olympic hotels sow...

Virus outbreaks at Olympic hotels sow...

Sports

Fri, Jul 16 2021

Health experts and hotel staff say the outbreaks underscore the risks of holding the world's largest...

Japan's 'Recovery Olympics' message...

Japan's 'Recovery Olympics' message...

Sports

Tue, Jul 13 2021

Initially, organisers had said a spectator ban in Tokyo and surrounding areas would not affect regions...

Poll: Olympics scepticism particularly...

Poll: Olympics scepticism particularly...

Sports

Tue, Jul 13 2021

Just 22 percent in Japan thought the Games should be staged, according to a poll by international market...

IOC chief praises Tokyo preparation...

IOC chief praises Tokyo preparation...

Sports

Tue, Jul 13 2021

International Olympic Committee President Bach, who arrived in Japan last week and spent three days in...

Chinese athletes complain about lax...

Chinese athletes complain about lax...

Sports

Mon, Jul 12 2021

The pandemic has cast a shadow over the Games with organizers banning all fans from venues in Tokyo and...

Not just Covid: earthquakes, typhoons...

Not just Covid: earthquakes, typhoons...

Sports

Mon, Jul 12 2021

Japan is regularly rattled by earthquakes and battered by typhoons, and experts warn that disaster preparation...