Osaka: News

29 Jun 2022


Drunk Japanese man loses entire Amagasaki city's personal data

Getting drunk can turn everything upside down in the blink of an eye.

23 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

India will host G20 Summit in 2023

On Sunday, G20 leaders announced that India will host the prestigious summit in 2023, a year later than what was decided earlier.

25 Sep 2020

Serena Williams

2020 French Open: Key details about the draw

The draw of the 2020 French Open is out and Andy Murray is all set to take on Stan Wawrinka in the first round.

14 Sep 2020

Serena Williams

US Open 2020: A look at interesting stats

Austria's Dominic Thiem scripted history at the Arthur Ashe Stadium after winning his maiden US Open title.

13 Sep 2020

Serena Williams

Italian Open: Nadal renews Djokovic rivalry, Serena and Osaka absent

Rafael Nadal is set to be in action after a six-month break chasing a tenth Italian Open title in Rome.

13 Sep 2020

Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka wins her second US Open title: Records broken

Number four seed Naomi Osaka won her second US Open title with an extraordinary victory against Victoria Azarenka in the final.

11 Sep 2020

Serena Williams

US Open: Osaka reaches final, Azarenka ends Williams' journey

Day 11 of the 2020 US Open saw two high-voltage women's semi-finals in prime time at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

09 Sep 2020

Maria Sharapova

US Open, Day 9: Osaka, Zverev book semi-finals spot

World number nine Naomi Osaka returned to US Open semi-finals for the first time since 2018 when she captured her maiden Grand Slam title.

01 Sep 2020


US Open 2020, Day 1: Novak Djokovic romps past Dzumhur

World number one Novak Djokovic progressed to round 2 as he claimed a straight-set victory (6-1, 6-4, 6-1) against Damir Dzumhur in the opening match of US Open 2020.

28 Aug 2020

Serena Williams

US Open 2020 draw: All that you need to know

The US Open 2020 starts from Monday, August 31 and despite several star players being absent, fans are still excited about the Grand Slam event.

30 May 2020

Serena Williams

Roger Federer tops Forbes' highest-paid athletes list: Details here

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is the highest-paid athlete in the world, according to Forbes.

23 May 2020

Maria Sharapova

Naomi Osaka becomes world's highest-paid female athlete: Details here

Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka has surpassed the legendary Serena Williams as the world's highest-paid female athlete.

29 Apr 2020


Japanese firm offers separate rooms to bickering couples amid lockdown

As more than half of humanity is under lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, families are spending more time with each other, irrespective of whether they like it.

06 Apr 2020


Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

The first stage to curtail the coronavirus pandemic is a lockdown, as countries that have been hammered by COVID-19 have shown. Italy has shut everything, so has France and so did epicenter China (although only worst-affected cities were shut).

28 Mar 2020


Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.

24 Jan 2020

Serena Williams

Australian Open: Coco Gauff stuns defending champion Naomi Osaka

The shock factor of the Australian Open continued on Friday as women's defending champion Naomi Osaka of Japan was handed a defeat.

22 Jan 2020


Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 3

The Australian Open 2020 continued to gather pace and we had another superb day of action on Day 3 of the event at Melbourne Park.

03 Sep 2019


US Open 2019: All the major results from Day 8

Day 8 of the US Open 2019 saw women's singles defending champion Naomi Osaka get knocked out by Belinda Bencic.

25 Aug 2019

Maria Sharapova

US Open: Carlos Ramos banned from officiating Williams sisters matches

Tennis umpire Carlos Ramos has been banned from officiating matches involving Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, at the US Open 2019.

10 Aug 2019

Serena Williams

Rogers Cup: Osaka beaten by Serena in quarters, Rafa advances

23-times women's singles Grand Slam winner Serena Williams overcame Naomi Osaka in the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup 2019.

29 Jun 2019


'Kithana acha he Modi', tweets Australian PM; picture goes viral

At the two-day G20 Summit in Japan, global leaders displayed their friendship towards each other.

27 Jun 2019

South Korea

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.

26 May 2019

Serena Williams

Here're the women to watch out for in French Open

The French Open 2019 is all set to get underway from today, as the intensity is expected to be at its peak.

24 Mar 2019

Serena Williams

Miami Open: Osaka knocked out, Federer survives scare

Women's singles world number one Naomi Osaka was stunned by a determined Hsieh Su-Wei in the third round of the Miami Open.

12 Mar 2019


Indian Wells: Osaka, Venus surge ahead, Zverev ousted

Defending champion and world number one Naomi Osaka has continued her march in the BNP Paribas Open.

10 Mar 2019


Indian Wells: Naomi Osaka through, Venus downs Kvitova

Women's singles world number one Naomi Osaka started her Indian Wells title defense a 6-3, 6-4 triumph over Kristina Mladenovic.

26 Jan 2019

Grand Slams

Naomi Osaka is the 2019 Australian Open champion

2018 US Open women's singles winner Naomi Osaka won her second consecutive Grand Slam.

24 Jan 2019

Serena Williams

#AUSOpen: Can Naomi Osaka beat Petra Kvitova to win title?

US Open 2018 women's singles winner Naomi Osaka booked her second successive Grand Slam finale.

05 Nov 2018

Serena Williams

Serena went too far in US Open final: Roger Federer

20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer has said that fellow tennis legend Serena Williams "went too far" in her outburst at the on-court official during September's US Open finale.

11 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

#SerenaWilliamsMeltdown: "Upset people are offended, but won't take cartoon down"

An Australian cartoonist, Mark Knight is under public fire for drawing a cartoon of Serena Williams' meltdown in the US Open Final which is supposedly "racist and repugnant".

09 Sep 2018

Serena Williams

US Open: All you need to know about Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka stunned Serena Williams in the women's singles final of the US Open 2018.

18 Jun 2018


Japan: 3 dead, dozens injured as 6.1 quake hits Osaka

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake knocked over walls around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan today, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

24 Mar 2018

Serena Williams

Miami Open: Novak Djokovic ousted in 2nd round

Former world number 1 Novak Djokovic was stunned by Frenchman Benoit Paire in the second round of the Miami Open.

22 Mar 2018

Serena Williams

Miami Open: Serena knocked out by Osaka, Azarenka through

Serena's comeback to tennis after a 14-month lay-off hasn't quite gone as per her plans.

29 Jun 2017


Disabled man forced to crawl on-board by Japanese airline

In a horrific incident, a wheel-chair bound Japanese man Hideto Kijima, was forced to crawl upto 17 stairs to get on-board a Vanilla Air flight.