Tag: Tokyo

Tokyo Paralympics: Bhavina bags silver after losing gold medal match to China’s Zhou Ying

Indian table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel signed off with a historic silver medal in her maiden Paralymic Games after going down 0-3 to world number...

View: Congrats to athletes but Olympics is no place to look for national validation

Huge congratulations to all the seven medal winners and the entire Indian contingent which took part in the recently concluded Olympics. Your years of hard...

Tokyo was promised glory and riches. It got the Olympics in a bubble

This city’s leaders promised glory and riches when the Japanese capital won its bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics. Jobs and the economy would...

10 passengers stabbed on Tokyo train

AP Emergency workers prepare stretchers at Soshigaya Okura Station in Tokyo after a stabbing on a commuter train on Friday left at least 10 people...

Man arrested after injuring 10 with knife on Tokyo train

Japanese police have arrested a man who injured 10 passengers with a knife on a commuter train in Tokyo By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press August...

Delta variant rampant in Asia; Tokyo, Thailand post record infections

The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced a record number of COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the highly...

Indian women’s hockey team lose 1-5 against Netherlands in Olympic hockey opener

The Indian women’s hockey team fought valiantly in the first two quarters before losing steam to go down 1-5 against world no. 1 Netherlands in...

Tokyo New Virus Cases Near 2,000 A Day Before Olympics Open

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo hit another six-month high in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, one day before the Olympics begin, as worries grow of a...

Japan Braces For A Surreal Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — After a yearlong delay and months of hand-wringing that rippled across a pandemic-inflected world, a Summer Games unlike any other is at...

Russia at Tokyo Olympics with new name, more doping disputes

Russia is competing under another new name at the Tokyo Olympics, the latest fallout from the Games’ longest-running doping saga. You won’t see the Russian...

“Nav Ratna”: Meet India’s nine boxing gems

An unprecedented nine Indian boxers will be taking the ring at the Tokyo Olympics, conscious of the fact that medal expectations from them are at...

Tokyo seeks 10,000 medical staff for Olympics despite virus surge

Japan’s government said Tuesday it still planned to recruit 10,000 medical personnel for the virus-delayed Olympics, despite the heavy strain on the healthcare system caused...

Donald Trump: Trump tests Covid-19 positive; US futures fall; what experts say

SINGAPORE/TOKYO: U.S. stock futures and the Australian dollar fell on Friday after President Donald Trump said he and his wife had tested positive for the...

Australia hints at Chinese cyberattack; Japan, Vietnam too riled by Beijing | India News

New Delhi: India isn’t the only country in China’s crosshairs right now. On Friday, Australian PM Scott Morrison said his government and some private sector...

Olympic: IOC sets June 29, 2021 as new deadline for qualification period of Tokyo Olympics

Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee has set June 29, 2021 as the new deadline for the qualification period of the Tokyo Olympics, which has been...