Articles about Tokyo
28 Jul 2021
Sindhu smashes her way into pre-quarterfinals at Olympics
Reigning world champion PV Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's NY Cheung in a Group J match in Tokyo on Wednesday.
27 Jul 2021
Debutant boxer Lovlina Borgohain makes Olympics quarterfinals
Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advanced to the quarterfinals in her debut Olympic appearance, defeating German veteran Nadine Apetz in a closely fought last 16 stage bout in Tokyo on Tuesday.
27 Jul 2021
Hockey: Rupinder Singh's brace hands India 3-0 win over Spain
Dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh scored a brace as the Indian men's hockey overcame a demoralizing defeat in the previous match to cruise past Spain 3-0 and register its second win at Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.
26 Jul 2021
Boxing: Olympic debutant Ashish Chaudhary ousted after opening loss
Indian boxer Ashish Chaudhary (75kg) paid for an underwhelming start as his maiden Olympic appearance ended with an opening-round loss to China's Erbieke Touheta in Tokyo on Monday.
26 Jul 2021
Angad Bajwa finishes 18th in skeet, Mairaj Ahmad Khan 25th
India's Angad Vir Singh Bajwa finished 18th while his senior compatriot Mairaj Ahmad Khan ended 25th in the men's skeet event of the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
26 Jul 2021
Indian fencer Bhavani Devi goes down fighting on Games debut
Bhavani Devi's Olympic debut ended with a second-round defeat in the women's individual sabre event but the Indian fencer bowed out of the Tokyo Games with much promise on Monday.
22 Jul 2021
Olympics opening ceremony director fired for Holocaust joke
The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee fired the director of the opening ceremony on Thursday because of a Holocaust joke he made during a comedy show in 1998.
19 Jul 2021
Indian athletes start training ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Indian athletes hit the ground running as they started their pre-Olympic training a day after landing in Tokyo, hoping to live up to massive expectations in the pandemic-hit Games.
19 Jul 2021
Ahead of Olympics, Lahiri finishes T-3 at Barbasol Championship
Olympic-bound Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired a stellar seven-under 65 to finish tied third at the Barbasol Championship for his best result of the season, a timely boost ahead of the Tokyo Games.
19 Jul 2021
#Tokyo2020: Czech beach volleyball player tests COVID-19-positive at Olympic Village
Yet another case of the COVID-19 infection has been reported at the Tokyo Olympic Village as Czech beach volleyball player Ondrej Perusic tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
17 Jul 2021
First COVID-19 case reported at Tokyo Olympics village, raising fears
A person has tested positive for the coronavirus at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics athletes' village, organizers said on Saturday, marking the first such case there.
07 Jul 2021
Golfer Udayan Mane officially qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, joins Lahiri
Udayan Mane has officially booked himself a maiden Olympic berth, becoming the second Indian male golfer after Anirban Lahiri to be Tokyo-bound for the mega-event starting July 23.
03 Jul 2021
Nineteen missing as mudslide west of Tokyo hits houses
A powerful mudslide carrying a deluge of black water and debris crashed into rows of houses in a town west of Tokyo following heavy rains on Saturday, leaving at least 19 people missing, officials said.
07 May 2021
Indian rowers Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh qualify for Olympics
Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh qualified for the Olympics in the men's lightweight double sculls event after finishing second in the final race of Asia/Oceania Continental Qualifying Regatta in Tokyo on Friday.
02 Nov 2020
Sony may buy out anime streamer Crunchyroll for nearly $1bn
It seems like Crunchyroll, the premium anime streaming website based out of the United States, may get a confirmed buyer soon.
23 Aug 2020
Now, there are 'see-through' public toilets in Japan
If you ever visit a park in Tokyo's Shibuya neighborhood, you may find something rather odd - a transparent toilet.
19 Aug 2020
Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere
With the coronavirus pandemic putting brakes on flying worldwide, frequent fliers are trying different styles to satisfy their "wanderlust".
13 Jun 2020
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike assures safe 2020 Olympics
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has said next year's Olympics will be safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
03 Apr 2020
How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Japan's workforce?
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Japan has been facing backlash for its refusal to declare an emergency.
19 Mar 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected
The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.
17 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020: Olympic Committee deputy diagnosed with coronavirus
Japan Olympic Committee deputy chief Kozo Tashima on Tuesday confirmed that he was tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
28 Dec 2019
Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands
Veteran women's boxer Mary Kom secured a berth in the Indian team for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 qualifiers.
23 Nov 2019
Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why
The Russian contingent might lose its spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declares the country's drug-testing authority non-compliant with the international rules.
26 Oct 2019
Kawasaki unveils its naked street fighter, the Z H2
After several leaks and spy shots, Japanese automaker Kawasaki recently showcased its flagship motorcycle, the Z H2, at Tokyo Motor Show.
23 Oct 2019
Kawasaki unveils its ultra-premium quarter-liter motorcycle at Tokyo Motor Show
Japanese automaker Kawasaki has unveiled its much-awaited motorcycle, the Ninja ZX-25R, at the Tokyo Motor Show 2019.
16 Oct 2019
Love sports? Here are five cities you must visit once
Sports is way more than how people often see it from the outside - it is, in fact, a way of life.
15 Oct 2019
Denmark Open: PV Sindhu advances, Sai Praneeth beats Lin Dan
Indian women's singles ace badminton player PV Sindhu has advanced to the next round of the ongoing USD 775,000 Denmark Open on Tuesday.
13 Oct 2019
Ahead of its official debut, Kawasaki Z H2's images leaked
Japanese automaker Kawasaki is all set to introduce its supercharged motorcycle, the Z H2, at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 23.
12 Oct 2019
#PrayForJapan: Typhoon Hagibis make landfall in Japan; one dead
Massive typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan's Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo on Saturday night at around 7 PM local time, killing one person and injuring more than 70.
10 Oct 2019
Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu
Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu on Thursday said she will pick and choose tournaments to stay fit ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
25 Sep 2019
Planning a girls-only getaway? Here are top five destinations
In all the hustle-and-bustle of life, you somehow forgot those fun night-outs, pyjama parties, and cooking sessions that were once the dearest to you, didn't you?
05 Sep 2019
Visiting Tokyo? Try these lesser-known hidden gems of the city
From its cool streets and markets to calmer temples and museums, Japan's capital city, Tokyo, has a lot to offer.
04 Sep 2019
ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals
India continued its dominance in the field of shooting as they pulled off a rout, claiming 16 gold medals in the ISSF World Cup.
18 Aug 2019
Planning a family-vacation? Here are five best destinations to explore
If family vacation is on your mind, thumbs up for the idea!
24 Jul 2019
Design of Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals revealed: Details here
The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan and organizers have unveiled the newly designed medals which reflect the 'energy' of athletes.
28 May 2019
Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing
A knife-wielding man attacked commuters at a busy bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 19 people, including 13 elementary school children. According to Japan's national broadcaster, NHK, two people, including a kid, died in the inhumane attack.
09 Feb 2019
Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here
This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.
21 Jan 2019
Romantic love with machines is real: Here's all about it
The connection between man and machine has existed for years.
17 Jan 2019
Japan: Volcano erupts in southern island; no damage reported yet
On Thursday morning, a volcano erupted on a remote island in southern Japan, but despite the eruption, no damage or injuries have been reported.
09 Jan 2019
Poor show at Hockey World Cup sees Indian coach dismissed
Harendra Singh, the coach of the Indian men's hockey team, has been removed from his post, and authorities have asked him to return to coaching the junior team.