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TOKYO: World No 1 Novak Djokovic's road to the Golden Slam is not an easy one, with possible matches against Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev in his path at the Tokyo Olympics. Djokovic, representing Serbia, has won the season's first th..
TOKYO, July 23 - Tokyo's Musashino Forest Sport Plaza is a familiar venue for India's P.V. Sindhu - it's where she made it to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Japan Open, dancing to the deafening cheers and chants of spectators. But on S..
KUALA LUMPUR: Japan's Naomi Osaka will return to the spotlight on Sunday, kicking off her Olympic campaign as a home crowd favourite after taking a mental health break two months ago. Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam champion and world number two..
'My position is consistent on the Palestinian issue, and I reject normalisation,' says Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine has withdrawn from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in order to avoid facing an Israeli com..
Emperor of Japan Naruhito officially opened the 2020 Tokyo Olympics yesterday, wishing success to all participants, and appreciating the efforts made to make these games a success, especially in light of the Coronavirus pandemic that swept the whole ..
Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) President H E Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani attended the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as flag bearers Tala Abujbara and Mohammed Al Rumaihi led the national contingent during the athletes parade at the O..
China unveiled a maglev train capable of a top speed of 600 kph on Tuesday, state media said. The maximum speed would make the train, self-developed by China and manufactured in the coastal city of Qingdao, the fastest ground vehicle globally. ..
Japanese 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya clinched the Olympic title in the women's street skateboarding competition on Monday, shedding tears of happiness after nailing her final trick and becoming the country's youngest-ever gold medal winner. ..
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