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OP-ED: Towards a level playing...

OP-ED: Towards a level playing...

Sumit Basu

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2020 reveals that podium space is now increasingly distributed among nations

Indian hockey captain hits out at racist...

Indian hockey captain hits out at racist...

Sports

Sat, Aug 7 2021

India women's hockey team's best ever Olympic performance was tainted by abuse of the family...

Bolt's 100m crown at play as Dressel...

Bolt's 100m crown at play as Dressel...

Other Sports

Sun, Aug 1 2021

Usain Bolt's men's 100m crown will have a new owner at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday (6.50pm BST)...

Biles fails to qualify for bars at Tokyo...

Biles fails to qualify for bars at Tokyo...

Athletics

Sun, Jul 25 2021

Biles will still have a packed program in Tokyo leading the US defence of their team title and her all-around...

Tokyo Olympics: What you need to know...

Tokyo Olympics: What you need to know...

Sports

Sat, Jul 24 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olymics got underway Friday amid a colorful opening ceremony

Pele hails 'much more than footballer'...

Pele hails Marta after Olympics...

Football

Thu, Jul 22 2021

35-year-old Marta scored twice as Brazil opened their Tokyo Olympics campaign with a 5-0 rout of...

USA women thumped as Team GB make winning...

USA women thumped as Team GB make winning...

Football

Wed, Jul 21 2021

The loss ended a 44-match unbeaten run for the Americans dating back to the start of 2019 adn it was...

Sport under way at Tokyo Olympics as...

Sport under way at Tokyo Olympics as...

Other Sports

Wed, Jul 21 2021

As the action began in Japan two days before Friday's opening ceremony, Brisbane won a vote of International...

First case of Covid in Tokyo Olympic...

First case of Covid in Tokyo Olympic...

Other Sports

Sat, Jul 17 2021

The person has been removed from the Village and is now confined to a hotel

Ugandan weightlifter missing in Japan...

Ugandan weightlifter missing in Japan...

Athletics

Fri, Jul 16 2021

Authorities were searching for Julius Ssekitoleko, 20, who failed to show up for a coronavirus test and...

Djokovic confirms he will compete at...

Djokovic confirms he will compete at...

Tennis

Fri, Jul 16 2021

Some of the sport's biggest names, including Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka...

Federer withdraws from Tokyo Games with...

Federer withdraws from Tokyo Games with...

Tennis

Wed, Jul 14 2021

Federer, who turns 40 next month, had two knee surgeries in 2020 which resulted in more than a year of...

Delta variant sweeps Asia, prompting...

Delta variant sweeps Asia

World

Fri, Jul 2 2021

WHO warns it could soon become the dominant form of the virus

Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon, Tokyo...

Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon, Tokyo...

Tennis

Thu, Jun 17 2021

Nadal, a 20-times Grand Slam winner, played at the Monte Carlo Masters, Barcelona, Madrid Masters and...

Osaka withdraws from pre-Wimbledon event...

Osaka withdraws from pre-Wimbledon event...

Tennis

Mon, Jun 7 2021

Naomi Osaka pulled out of next week's Berlin WTA 5000 grasscourt tournament on Monday, raising doubts...

Impossible to hold Olympics during pandemic,...

Impossible to hold Olympics during pandemic,...

Other Sports

Thu, May 13 2021

Holding the Tokyo Olympics safely as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage would be "impossible",...

Nothing can stop Olympics from going...

Nothing can stop Olympics from going...

Sports

Sat, May 8 2021

But questions continue to be raised about the viability of the Games, given the ongoing pandemic and...

Japan starts vaccinations as new coronavirus...

Japan starts Covid-19 vaccinations

East Asia

Wed, Feb 17 2021

Inoculation launched at a Tokyo hospital, with plans to initially give Pfizer-BioNTech shots to 40,000...

Int'l badminton competition in Japan...

Badminton event cancelled

Badminton

Sat, Jan 30 2021

An association spokesman told AFP that he was concerned about the fate of other badminton competitions...

Tokyo Olympics unveil final budget of...

Tokyo unveils $15.9bn budget

Other Sports

Tue, Dec 22 2020

The extra costs -- up 294 billion yen ($2.8 billion) from figures released a year ago -- come as officials...

Tokyo Olympics will go ahead with or...

'Tokyo Olympics will go ahead with or...

Other Sports

Mon, Sep 7 2020

The Olympics have never been cancelled outside of the world wars and Coates, speaking in a phone interview,...