Tag: Olympics

Japan arranging Olympics opening ceremony without spectators except VIPs: Report

TOKYO: Japan’s government is arranging for the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony to be held with only a reduced number of…

NBA star Hachimura to carry Japan flag at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO: NBA star Rui Hachimura will carry Japan’s flag at the Tokyo Games, Japanese Olympic chiefs said on Monday (Jul…

Tokyo’s new COVID-19 infections hit highest in 5 weeks

TOKYO: Tokyo reported 716 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday (Jul 3), its highest in more than five weeks, as Japan…

Quah Ting Wen, Shanti Pereira secure Tokyo Olympics spots through universality rules

SINGAPORE: Two more athletes joined Singapore’s contingent for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday (Jul 2) after swimmer Quah Ting Wen…

Fifth virus wave looms over Tokyo with little time until Olympics

A perfect storm is brewing in Tokyo as the capital struggles to smother a burgeoning COVID-19 surge just weeks before…

IOC weighs addition of pandemic-boosted virtual sports to Olympics

The International Olympic Committee’s inaugural virtual sports series, which wrapped up last week, marked the global sports body’s first foray…

Stricter COVID-19 screening considered for Tokyo Olympics arrivals

TOKYO: Olympic teams should be immediately isolated if they arrive in Japan with a person infected with coronavirus, a Games…

Olympian Torah Bright recreates controversial breastfeeding photo after online backlash

Olympic champion Torah Bright has revealed she wishes she had thought twice before posting that breastfeeding photo. The 34-year-old, who…

Olympics: Susie O’Neill has sympathy for Maddie Groves over her claims of mistreatment

Susie O’Neill has supported an investigation into Swimming Australia’s culture despite her own great experiences in the sport. Source link

West Ham beat Aston Villa to climb to fifth

West Ham climbed up to fifth as goals from Angelo Ogbonna and Jarrod Bowen sank Aston Villa 2-1. The Hammers…