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Tokyo’s Covid tally reaches 29,520 with 185 new cases

Tokyo, Oct 22 | Tokyo reported 185 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total number of infections in the capital to 29,520. According to...

China confirms participation in Tokyo gymnastics event in November

Tokyo, Oct 14 | The Chinese national gymnastics team has confirmed its participation in Japan's first international tournament in more than half a year,...

Brett Brown quits as Aus basketball head coach for Tokyo Games

Sydney, Oct 14 | Brett Brown has stepped down as head coach of the Australian men's basketball team, just ten months ahead of the...

Tokyo to host international gymnastics event on Nov 8

Tokyo, Oct 13 | The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced Tokyo will host an international gymnastics tournament on November 8."As part of the...

Quad rapidly shaping up; US Dy Secy to visit India next...

New Delhi/Washington, Oct 9 | Following the recent Quad foreign ministry-level meeting in Tokyo, the US is sending its Deputy Secretary of State to...

We’re confident of winning a medal in Tokyo, says Akashdeep

Bengaluru, Oct 6 | Forward Akashdeep Singh believes that the Indian men's hockey team is determined to win a medal in Tokyo...

We have to do everything we can to win medal in...

Bengaluru, Oct 2 | Indian women's hockey team midfielder Monika believes the team is slowly getting back into the groove by carrying...

Technical glitch halts trading at Tokyo Stock Exchange

Tokyo, Oct 1 | The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) halted trading on Thursday due to a technical glitch, the cause of which is under...

Tokyo Olympic torch relay to begin from March 25, 2021 in...

Lausanne, Sep 29 | The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start its journey on March 25, 2021 from the J-Village National Training Centre in...

India women’s hockey team can finish in top 4 in Tokyo,...

New Delhi, Sep 29 | Former Indian women's hockey star Deepika Thakur believes the current team, led by Rani, has a strong chance...

Tokyo Olympics will be my best, says Atanu Das

Mumbai, Sep 22 | Ace Indian archer Atanu Das is confident of a successful show at the Tokyo Olympics which will now be held...

Expect agreement on 50-60 items to be scaled down: Tokyo 2020...

Tokyo, Sep 15 | The Tokyo 2020 organising committee is expecting an agreement with the International Olympic Committee on "50 to 60 items" aimed...

We will need a good build up to Tokyo Olympics, says...

Bengaluru, Sep 12 | Indian hockey striker SV Sunil on Saturday expressed that the growth of the national teams, both men and women, over...

We certainly have the talent to win a medal in Tokyo,...

Bengaluru, Sep 11 | Indian women's hockey team midfielder Lilima Minz has been one of the key members of the national...

Japan’s Olympic minister vows to hold Tokyo Games ‘at any cost’

Tokyo, Sep 9 | Japan's Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday that the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should be held "at any...

Tokyo 2020 confirms fourth Covid-19 infection

Tokyo, Sep 5 | An employee with the Tokyo 2020 organising committee has tested positive for Covid-19, it was announced on Saturday.A Tokyo 2020...

Covid-19 vaccine not a ‘prerequisite’ for Olympics, says Tokyo 2020 CEO

Tokyo, Sep 5 | Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto has stated that a COVID-19 vaccine is not a requirement for holding next year's postponed...

Tokyo reports lowest single-day Covid-19 cases

Tokyo, Aug 24 | The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 95 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest single-day spike in the Japanese capital since...

Asian champion Kiryu wins men’s 100m title at Tokyo Olympic stadium

Tokyo, Aug 23 | Asian champion Yoshihide Kiryu won the men's 100 metre title here on Sunday in the first track and field event...

Tokyo reports 339 new Covid-19 cases

Tokyo, Aug 20 | The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported 339 new coronavirus cases, with daily infections in the Japanese capital topping 300...

Abe leaves Tokyo hospital after 7-hour check-up

Tokyo, Aug 18 | Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left a hospital in Tokyo after a seven-hour check-up amid concerns over his health.On...

Inox Group to sponsor India at Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi, Aug 13 | The Inox Group will be the official sponsor for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics, the Indian Olympic...

Tokyo 2020 staffer tests positive for COVID-19, second case in two...

Tokyo, Aug 8 | The Tokyo Olympics organising committee said on Saturday that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee...

Tokyo Bay Olympic rings temporarily removed

Tokyo, Aug 6 | The Olympic ring monument in the Tokyo Bay area has been temporarily removed as it set to undergo safety inspections...

Nobody wants to see Oly held behind closed doors, says Tokyo...

Tokyo, Aug 4 | Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masa Takaya on Tuesday did not rule out the possibility of hosting the postponed Olympic Games behind...

Don’t want to come 4th again: Britain’s Carigill on Tokyo Paralympics

London, Aug 4 | British wheelchair basketball star Sophie Carigill said that she is hoping to help her team do better than the fourth...

Tokyo’s daily COVID-19 cases above 200 for 8th day

Tokyo, Aug 4 | The Tokyo metropolitan government confirmed 309 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with the figure marking the eighth straight day that...

Tokyo’s daily COVID-19 cases drop for 2nd consecutive day

Tokyo, Aug 3 | The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday confirmed 258 new COVID-19 cases, with the number declining for a second consecutive day...

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics competition schedule announced

Tokyo, Aug 3 | The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) on Monday announced the schedule of the delayed...

Over 60 % of Tokyo Oly volunteers worried about COVID-19 impact:...

Tokyo, July 31 | More than 60 per cent of the volunteers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are "worried or anxious" about...

After Rio heartbreak, only dream has been to win medal in...

Jaipur, July 30 | For the past four months, the Sawai Mansingh Stadium has been home for double world champion Sundar Singh Gurjar. The...

2021 Tour de France preponed to avoid clash with Tokyo Games

Aigle (Switzerland), July 29 | The start of next year's Tour de France has been preponed by a week to avoid a clash with...

Staying positive so that time comes, I’ll be fully ready for...

New Delhi, July 29 | As the world counts down one more year to the biggest event in the global sports calendar, adidas, under...

Hope Tokyo Oly is as memorable for us as it was...

New Delhi, July 24 | Harbinder Singh, who was part of India's gold medal winning team at 1964 Olympic Games, is hoping that the...

On track to make India proud in Tokyo: Manpreet, Rani

New Delhi, July 23 | With exactly one year to go for the Olympic Games to begin in Tokyo on July 23, 2021, both...

With eye on Tokyo Olympics, SAI extends contracts of 32 foreign...

New Delhi, July 22 | The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has extended the contract of 32 foreign coaches in 11 disciplines till September...

Execution key to finish on podium in Tokyo Games: V Baskaran

New Delhi, July 22 | Former India captain V Baskaran believes the current national men's hockey team should not read too much into the...

India have realistic chance of winning medal in Tokyo, says Sardar...

New Delhi, July 20 | Sardar Singh, former captain of the Indian men's hockey team, is confident that the Manpreet Singh-led can end the...

Have all our bases covered, can make history in Tokyo: Savita

New Delhi, July 18 | Indian hockey goalkeeper Savita believes the team has all their bases covered and stand a great chance to win...

Too early to know Tokyo 2020 solutions, says IOC chief

Lausanne, July 18 | International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has admitted that it is too early to know exactly what the postponed...

Can win Oly medal in Tokyo if we play to our...

New Delhi, July 17 | Veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh believes 2021 is going to be the biggest year for Indian hockey and the team...

IOC reveals updated qualification process for postponed Tokyo Oly

Lausanne, July 16 | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has declared June 29, 2021 as the new qualification deadline for the postponed Tokyo Olympics....

IOC chief reluctant to hold Tokyo Olympics behind closed doors

Geneva, July 16 | International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday reiterated their desire to hold Tokyo Olympics with spectators in the...

Tokyo 2020: Pakistan’s Haider Ali wants to relive Beijing 2008 glory

Lahore, July 14 | Haider Ali gets emotional remembering the biggest moment of his career – clinching the silver medal in...

No confirmation on securing all venues yet: Tokyo Olympics spokesperson

Tokyo, July 9 | A Tokyo Olympics spokesperson said on Thursday that reports of organisers securing all venues for the postponed Games are "optimistic"...

Tokyo COVID-19 cases surge to highest since outbreak

Tokyo, July 9 | The number of new COVID-19 cases in Tokyo surged to a record high of 224 on Thursday, the highest since...

Tokyo Governor secures 2nd term after poll victory

Tokyo, July 6 | Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has secured a second term in office following a resounding victory in the Japanese capital's gubernatorial...

COVID-19 cases in Tokyo hit highest since state of emergency lifted

Tokyo, July 2 | The Tokyo metropolitan government confirmed 67 new COVID-19 infections, marking the sixth straight day new daily cases in the Japanese...

Tokyo COVID-19 cases hit highest since emergency lifted

Tokyo, July 1 | The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday confirmed 67 new COVID-19 infections, marking the highest number of daily cases since the...

Tokyo Disneyland, DisneySea reopen after 4 months

Tokyo, July 1 | The Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea reopened on Wednesday after being closed for four months due to the COVID-19 crisis.The two...

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Enterprises will push AI to new frontiers in 2021: Report

San Francisco, Oct 25 | In 2021, one in four forward-thinking enterprises will push Artificial Intelligence to new frontiers, such as holographic meetings for...