Tokyo Olympics LIVE: Poland’s Dawid Tomala wins final ever 50km race walk as Allyson Felix eyes history

Day 14 of the Tokyo Olympic games had an early start with the 50km men’s race walk, which got underway before the heat of the day developed in Japan. Round three of the women’s individual stroke play golf competition is also continuing at Kasumigaseki Country Club, where American Nell Korda held an overnight lead at 13 under par. The games

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Row at Olympics as Japan vows to fly controversial Rising Sun flag

Japan vows to fly controversial Rising Sun flag at the Olympics despite fury of South Korea over WW2 legacy and claims that Olympic officials said it was banned South Korean athletes hung signs referring to the 16th-century war with Japan International Olympic Committee banned the banners for being ‘provocative’ South Korea said the IOC would also bar Japan’s Rising Sun

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Japan soccer star Maya Yoshida calls on Olympic officials to reconsider fan ban

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 18 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Maya Yoshida, the captain of Japan’s men’s national soccer team, urged Olympic organizers to reconsider having fans at the Games even as the country deals with the coronavirus. Yoshida and Japan played Spain in an Olympic tune-up at Kobe

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A cheer-free, no-crowd Games sucks but athletes just want to play

Welcome to a gold medal-winning paradox: The world’s greatest sporting gathering without most of that gathering. Unscrew the crowd microphones and bin the tickets. Tear up every “Go Kento” placard and bring out the cardboard cutouts. Welcome to the applause-less, cheer-free, zero-atmosphere Olympics. The silencing of this spectacle is a legitimate response to a pandemic and yet it feels lousy.

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GCDS’ Latest Collaboration Takes Brand to Japan

THE GCDS RUN: Giuliano Calza’s trips to Japan inspired his latest GCDS collaboration project. The streetwear brand’s creative director forged ties with Japanese sporting goods specialist Mizuno for cobranded chunky-soled sneakers, which drop today. Calza is known for his fun fashion creations, Kawaii-themed references and pop-tinged collaborations, often with Japanese brands, companies and anime franchises. In the past, he has channeled

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Japan weather: 10 dead in relentless snow as sea-snow phenomenon hits Asia

Japan: Yoshihide Suga declares state of emergency for Tokyo Parts of Japan, namely western regions, have been brought to a standstill as the country faces relentless and severe snow storms. At least ten people have died throughout the freak weather pattern, while hundreds more are understood to be injured as a result of the adverse climate. Traffic has come to

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South Korean spy chief proposes Olympic summit with U.S., North Korea, Japan: report

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s spy chief has proposed a summit of the leaders of the United States, Japan and the two Koreas during the Tokyo Olympics next year, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: The giant Olympic rings are seen behind Japan’s national flag amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine

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Olympics: Tokyo organisers say fears of virus banished by success of test event

TOKYO (REUTERS) – Organisers of a weekend international gymnastics meet in Tokyo, seen as a major test ahead of next year’s postponed Olympic Games, lauded on Tuesday (Nov 10) the success of the event, saying the athletes’ fear of the coronavirus had been replaced by joy. Adding to the optimism was news that Pfizer Inc’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine is more

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Olympics: Security outside hotel lifts, shopping requests handled by staff, Tokyo gymnastics meet preps for Games test run

TOKYO (REUTERS) – Tokyo’s ability to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic and stage next year’s Olympic Games safely will undergo a major test this weekend, with gymnasts from four nations gathering in the Japanese capital for a friendly competition. The meet on Sunday (Nov 8) – featuring 30 gymnasts from Japan, the United States, China and Russia – marks the

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