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Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears

The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle the heat t...

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears

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Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Triathlon changes add to Tokyo 2020's heat headache The International Triathlon Union's decision to reduce the distance of the run segment in Thursday's women's Olympics qualifying event because of heat concerns is the latest setback for Tokyo 2020 organisers battling extreme temperatures....
15:14, 08/15/2019

Organizers test heat countermeasures in sweltering Tokyo With temperatures rising to 35 degrees Celsius and humidity of 75% on Thursday, Tokyo 2020 organizers had the perfect weather to try out their heat countermeasures and preparedness for next year's Olympics at the beach volleyball test event....
13:13, 07/25/2019

Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July, authorities said on Tuesday, highlighting the health threat to athletes and fans that Olympics organizers must tackle before next year's Tokyo games....
15:52, 08/06/2019

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newly-built Oi Hockey Stadium on Saturday....
12:00, 08/17/2019

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet dur...
00:13, 08/13/2019

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year's Summer Olympics....
12:26, 08/20/2019

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the hottest Olympic Games....
16:00, 08/09/2019

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
15:00, 08/20/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
02:26, 05/17/2019

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than expected in May....
09:39, 06/03/2019

England’s Phil Neville keeps cool amid World Cup fitness and heat fears • Captain hurt ankle during 3-0 victory against Cameroon• Millie Bright also a doubt with illness, says Phil NevilleAn amalgam of illness, injury and a “killer” heatwave are disrupting England’s preparations for the World Cup quarter-final against No...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Biscuits Start Baking In Hot Car During Heat Wave The National Weather Service in Nebraska has demonstrated the effects of the heat wave in the US state with an innovative experiment - baking biscuits inside a hot car....
10:26, 07/19/2019

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
18:13, 06/08/2019

Paralympics: Intensity, emotion and a lot of noise at sitting volleyball Sitting volleyball could be one of the most thrilling and loudest of the Paralympic disciplines at next year's Tokyo 2020 Games if events during the Sitting Volleyball Challenge tournament in Chiba on Friday are anything to go by....
16:26, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers fami...
15:26, 06/14/2019

England make promising start to Women's World Cup but wilt after the break as heat takes toll The start of England Women's World Cup campaign and the final stages of the men's Nations League participation had similarities: a controversial decision by VAR, problems playing out from the back and the loss of control in midfield....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attraction at Sunday’s inauguration of the Sea F...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
11:52, 06/13/2019

Europe to experience 'intense heat' in multi-day heat wave Europe will be struck by a "potentially dangerous" heat wave next week, according to forecaster Accuweather, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday and Thursday....
17:13, 06/22/2019

Watch for these heat stroke symptoms as US braces for heat wave Heat stroke is a life-threatening heat-related illness that can develop when heat exhaustion is untreated. It can lead to muscle damage, kidney, liver and brain damage, and even heart damage....
00:00, 07/20/2019

The difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke Tucson- Right now Tucson is dealing with brutally hot temperatures and excessive heat warnings and that can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, but do you know the difference between the two? news 4 tucson’s sean mooney has more on what yo...
09:00, 08/21/2019

'Breaking' the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests As the globe warms in the years ahead, days with extreme heat are forecast to skyrocket across hundreds of U.S. cities, a study suggests.        ...
11:26, 07/16/2019

What Is the Heat Index? Is it the Heat, the Humidity, or Both? With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature. Here’s what it all means....
21:39, 07/18/2019

To Get to Bed Earlier, Take More Breaks During the Day It might seem a little counterintuitive. Sure, you want to go to bed earlier so that you feel refreshed in the morning. Maybe you’ve been meaning to push up your bedtime for months (years!) but you’re always rushing from this to that to this all day ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
21:52, 05/16/2019

AI could be the key to catching Type 1 diabetes much earlier Will AI lead to a quicker diagnosis of diabetes, a condition often called the silent killer? IBM researchers are hoping so. They recently announced an AI-powered screening tool that could potentially identify Type 1 diabetes antibodies in people'...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
18:13, 04/28/2019

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
22:52, 08/01/2019

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
22:13, 07/10/2019

Amid a Great Run, the Mets Become an Earlier Version of Themselves A defeat in Atlanta gave the Mets a three-game losing streak, evoking memories of a weak first half. There were also echoes of 2015, as Ruben Tejada returned to a team he once inspired....
09:13, 08/15/2019

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
22:13, 05/15/2019

Thomas: ‘My legs were good… I wanted to go earlier’ "Geraint Thomas admits he felt \"stuck between a rock and a hard place\" after failing to take full advantage of the first sign of cracks from Julian Alaphilippe."...
20:26, 07/21/2019

These 'super savers' are retiring earlier than most. Here's what they're doing differently Some Americans ages 45 and up are managing to save $1 out of every $5 — and retiring earlier. Here's what they're doing differently from the average investor....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home Will Now Release a Day Earlier in India Spider-Man: Far From Home has a new release date in India: July 4. Sony Pictures Entertainment India has decided to bring forward the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie by a day....
13:26, 06/25/2019

Bad Times in Tech? Not if You’re a Start-Up Serving Other Start-Ups Meet the two Stanford dropouts, both 23, who run Brex, which provides charge cards to start-ups. Its growth is a sign of Silicon Valley’s unflagging exuberance....
16:26, 08/02/2019

CRISPR-Cas9 babies likely to die earlier, Berkeley study says Last year, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shocked the scientific community. He had artificially conceived genetically manipulated children. Now a study confirms: They have a significantly shorter life expectancy....
22:39, 06/03/2019

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launched a retaliatory cyber strike against Iranian computer systems amid escalating tensions between the tw...
02:00, 06/23/2019

Why Couldn't It Have Happened Earlier: Anand Mahindra On Article 370 Industrialist Anand Mahindra today extended his complete support for the BJP-led central government's move to scrap the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir through Article 370, saying that it......
03:52, 08/06/2019

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 months earlier than expected In a shocking turn of events, Google shared the first image of its next smartphone on Wednesday, confirming many of the leaks that have been spreading around the internet over the last few weeks. If Google sticks to the same release schedule it had f...
00:13, 06/13/2019

See you earlier: Physicists sent a (simulated) particle back in time An international team of physicists looking for loopholes in the laws of physics recently simulated a brute-force method for reversing the age of a particle by 1/1,000,000th of a second. In other words: time travel is possible (in a simulation). The ...
23:52, 05/08/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
19:26, 04/28/2019

AP source: Senate subpoenas Trump Jr. over earlier testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee wants to talk to Donald Trump Jr. again, issuing a subpoena to the president’s oldest son. Two people familiar with the subpoena tell The Associated Press that lawmakers want to ask the younge...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Blogger says she got an injunction for a post published five days earlier (credit: Chris Potter) The blogger behind a widely followed data-breach reporting service said an online counseling service has obtained an injunction barring her from publishing an article that went live five days earlier. The blogger says her art...
03:26, 08/09/2019

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Need a new (older) iPhone? The differences are slight among XR and earlier models You can pay $750 for latest entry level iPhone, or $450 for 4 year old iPhone 7. The new photo features are the major difference among the models.       ...
23:00, 07/27/2019

Game warden says the same bobcat was likely responsible for another earlier attack in the area (WPXI) A man is recovering after a rabid bobcat attacked him outside his Franklin, Pennsylvania home. The man said he thought it was a cat under his porch and when he tried to rescue it, the bobcat lunged at him and injured his arm. “It came ou...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Supreme Court explains reasoning for earlier execution rulings In an unusual move Monday, Supreme Court justices issued followup opinions explaining rulings earlier this year on death row inmates seeking to have spiritual advisers in the execution chamber with them....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, according to reports. A Justice official told the Associa...
22:13, 07/09/2019

China copper imports in June fall 27% from a year earlier China's unwrought copper imports in June fell 27.2% from a year earlier, official data showed on Friday, as a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy continues to weigh on demand for the metal....
15:13, 07/12/2019

After missing earlier drills, Jones is at Dolphins mini-camp Two-time Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones is taking part in the Miami Dolphins' mandatory mini-camp after skipping earlier voluntary offseason practices        ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Former Brazil presidential candidate convicted of fraud in earlier race A Sao Paulo state court convicted Fernando Haddad, who was the runner-up in Brazil's presidential elections last year, of mismanaging campaign accounts when he ran for mayor of Sao Paulo six years earlier....
03:26, 08/21/2019

India successfully launches Moon mission after earlier scrub India’s Space Research Organization expected to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission last week, pushing the country one big step closer to becoming the fourth country to complete a soft landing on the Moon. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite ...
23:52, 07/22/2019

Missing Houston girl was earlier removed from home by state HOUSTON (AP) — A 4-year-old Houston girl who has been missing since her stepfather reported she was abducted had previously been removed from her home by state workers concerned about allegations of physical abuse. Officials with state Child Protecti...
22:00, 05/07/2019

‘Total Maya Warfare’ Happened Much Earlier Than Scientists Believed Archaeologists studying the fate of the flame engulfed ancient Maya city of Witzna believe that in AD 697 an army of Naranjo’s, from a kingdom in what is now Guatemala ...
04:39, 08/06/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
09:26, 05/01/2019

Earlier release sought in deadly post-Katrina shooting A former New Orleans police officer in federal prison for his role in the deadly shooting of unarmed civilians amid post-Hurricane Katrina chaos in 2005 is asking for an earlier release....
03:26, 06/01/2019

Judge refuses earlier release for post-Katrina shooter NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to order an earlier release date for a former New Orleans police officer convicted in deadly shootings of unarmed civilians following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Robert Faulcon is currently set f...
02:26, 06/12/2019

| Hungary boat tragedy captain already under investigation over earlier accident The captain of a river cruise ship involved in a deadly collision last week with a smaller sightseeing boat in Budapest is already under investigation over another accident in April, Hungarian prosecutors said Thursday, as the toll rose to 17....
17:39, 06/07/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Trossard grabs point for Brighton against West Ham after earlier VAR blow "Leandro Trossard had a goal disallowed by VAR in the first half, but later equalised for Brighton against West Ham to maintain his side\u0027s unbeaten start to the season."...
18:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday....
20:52, 08/14/2019

Stocks in Asia poised to recover from earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were poised to see opening gains on Wednesday, from an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade front....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Biden dismisses China's threat to US again despite backtracking on his earlier comments Former Vice President Joe Biden downplayed again the threat of China, saying the Chinese economy or its influence won’t overtake the U.S., reiterating his previous stance that China is not a competitor....
13:13, 05/14/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
02:26, 06/08/2019

Humans Inhabited the Amazon 7,500 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought Humans settled in southwestern Amazonia and even experimented with agriculture much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of researchers. ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Captain in Budapest Cruise Accident Was Involved in Earlier Boat Crash The captain of the Viking Sigyn, which rammed a smaller tourist boat last week, killing several South Korean tourists, was on a ship that collided with an oil tanker in the Netherlands in April....
16:26, 06/07/2019

Power mostly restored in London after outages disrupted train service earlier Most power is restored after cuts affected a large area of London and the South East due to an issue on the national transmission network. Train service was also disrupted....
21:26, 08/09/2019

Dunkin’ Donuts brings back pumpkin coffees earlier this year Dunkin’ Donuts announced a new early fall lineup menu, including pumpkin-flavored coffees. Dunkin’ will start selling its pumpkin-flavored items nationwide on August 21, which is a week earlier than last year. Do you think Dunkin' Do...
14:52, 08/14/2019

Lara Trump: Joe Biden tanking earlier than expected, 'maybe he regrets now even deciding to run' Former Vice President Joe Biden's popularity is taking a hit from recent gaffes, and the Democratic hopeful may be having second thoughts about 2020, according to Lara Trump....
02:13, 06/25/2019

Mars meteorite assault stopped 500 million years earlier than thought The Late Heavy Bombardment may have stopped on Mars 4.48 billion years ago, allowing it to become more favourable to life earlier than previously suggested...
17:39, 06/24/2019

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
06:13, 08/13/2019

BJP Wants Amit Shah At A Puja Launch, Earlier Opened By Mamata Banerjee BJP president Amit Shah is likely to inaugurate Durga Puja festivities in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's locality this year, party sources said on Thursday....
09:39, 07/26/2019

Children Of Asia's Elite Leaving Home Earlier Than Ever To Study Abroad Wealthy Asian families have long viewed US universities as a golden ticket to help ensure their children's futures, but a growing number are looking to get an early edge on the competition....
10:52, 08/17/2019

Anglo American agrees to earlier community payout in Peru after protests Anglo American PLC will spend some $30 million on community projects near its Quellaveco copper project in Peru three years earlier than planned after protests threatened to disrupt construction last week, a company manager said on Wednesday....
00:13, 08/22/2019

Dow, stocks end slightly down after an earlier jolt from Trump's trade threat to China Stocks closed lower Monday, paring earlier losses after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.        ...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says The former cellmate's lawyer, Bruce Barket, told NBC that officials at the jailhouse said in an email that Tartaglione would face no charges or internal discipline now that the investigation had concluded....
23:13, 08/16/2019

Northern Irish police releases man arrested earlier over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland released the 46-year-old man who was arrested earlier on Thursday without any charges, the police tweeted....
01:39, 06/07/2019

Another country radio host to interview Pete Buttigieg after Cumulus spiked earlier sit-down After country radio conglomerate Cumulus nixed an interview one of its hosts conducted with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, a radio host from Indiana told Fox News he's nailing down an interview of his own with the mayor....
00:00, 07/24/2019

China to issue scrap import licenses by end-June, earlier than expected by industry China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas by the end of June for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal shipments into the nation, a government spokesman said, slightly earlier than previously expected by the industry....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Shares on Shanghai's new tech board largely decline after strong debut a day earlier Shares on China's new tech-focused board, the "Star Market," mostly saw steep declines on Tuesday morning following a strong public debut a day earlier....
07:13, 07/23/2019

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in profits."...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Dayton shooter was armed counter-protester at KKK rally earlier this year: report Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts was reportedly spotted carrying a gun and protesting at a Ku Klux Klan rally earlier this year. The 24-year-old was among the 500 to 600 counter-protesters who attended the May 25 event in opposition of the KKK, accor...
08:13, 08/07/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles shortly after Trump dismissed earlier launches Projectiles fired at dawn on Saturday from area around north-eastern city of Hamhung, South Korea’s military saysNorth Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, South Korea’s military said.The latest lau...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Stock futures pare earlier losses, Dow set to open more than 50 points lower on Tuesday Stock futures pared earlier losses on Tuesday morning stateside, but continued to point to a lower open for Wall Street on Tuesday after stocks stateside saw their worst day of 2019 in the previous session amid intensifying trade-war fears....
07:00, 08/06/2019

Tooth Analysis Suggests Neanderthals and Modern Humans Split Apart Far Earlier Than We Thought Dental evidence suggests Neanderthals and modern humans diverged from a common ancestor around 800,000 years ago—hundreds of thousands of years earlier than standard estimates. The finding could finally reveal the provenance of our shared ancestry, b...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Pelosi adds her voice to those calling for Acosta’s resignation for earlier Epstein case The House speaker said in a tweet that the former U.S. attorney made an “unconscionable agreement” with the financier in 2007 in another case involving sex trafficking allegations....
13:26, 07/09/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
06:13, 05/17/2019

When does the transfer window close in England? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
21:00, 08/06/2019

UN chief condemns deadly Somalia attacks on offices visited earlier by UN envoy UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s deadly terror attacks in Somalia, that targeted the offices of the mayor of Mogadishu, reportedly killing six Government officials and injured several others....
19:39, 07/25/2019

When does the English transfer window close? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
12:39, 08/07/2019

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days....
07:13, 08/14/2019

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an American ban.Read more......
15:52, 05/21/2019

Black box found after crash landing of Boeing 737 in Jacksonville, Florida; plane had a/c problems earlier All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville.        ...
22:52, 05/05/2019

Canada’s Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected, Study Shows. Scientists Are ‘Quite Surprised’ The Canadian Arctic permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than expected, a rate shocking a group of scientists who released the findings of their long-term study this month. A research team affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks observed...
23:00, 06/19/2019

The Next Level of Marathon Training Is Here Elite marathoners don’t just wing it when it comes to training. They use high-tech gadgets to hack their bodies and achieve times they once thought impossible. Here’s how you can too....
23:13, 08/02/2019

Sprint's Deal Is Still a Marathon Sprint and T-Mobile moved closer to a deal with a positive decision from the FCC on Monday, but the market’s strong reaction gives a misleading sense of the improved chances....
14:39, 05/21/2019

Mueller files show Flynn under investigation earlier than thought, as brother alleges effort to 'trap him' Michael Flynn was already under federal investigation during the 2016 presidential transition began, according to a little-discussed paragraph in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report -- and his brother, Joe, told Fox News exclusively this week tha...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Goodbye, Wimbledon marathon matches. Hello ... something better? Wimbledon's decision to go to a tiebreaker at 12-all in the final set is a step in the right direction, but does it go far enough? And which Grand Slam does it best?...
00:26, 06/26/2019

Marathon leader directed the wrong way A Chinese marathon official has been banned for a year after he redirected an elite runner away from the finish line, in a mistake that almost changed the outcome of the race....
17:52, 05/14/2019

'This is a marathon': can Joe Biden go the distance for Democrats? The former vice-president’s lead in the polls has proven durable, but some fear a replay of 2016A small cheer went up as Joe Biden walked into the Detroit One Coney Island Restaurant, took off his sunglasses and beamed. The candidate shook hands and ...
07:26, 08/05/2019

The Electric Marathon Is the All-EV Rally You've Never Heard Of On Monday, six cars set out from Monte Carlo, Monaco en route to St. Petersburg, Russia. The 2,920-mile rally will pass through 10 countries and 29 cities in a mere 11 days. And did I mention that all the cars are fully electric? It’s called the Elec...
23:13, 05/30/2019

| Cape Town Marathon announces best-ever line-up Upholding excellence in all areas, this year’s Cape Town Marathon is taking a no-holds-barred approach to whom it secures for the elite marathon runners field....
19:13, 07/31/2019

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
01:00, 07/03/2019

London Marathon runners 'harassed' to speed up One of race’s official pacers also says there were no water stations for slower runnersLondon Marathon organisers are investigating claims about the absence of water stations, and slower runners being ordered on to pavements for failing to keep up wi...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-2-hour marathon in Vienna on Oct. 12 LONDON (AP) — Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to run a marathon in under two hours will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12. The attempt will be on a multi-lap course in The Prater, a park in Vienna. If the weather is poor, organizers have r...
13:13, 06/27/2019

| Kipchoge wins men's London Marathon, Sir Mo finishes 5th Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge won the men's London Marathon on Sunday in a time of two hours two minutes and 37 seconds - the second fastest time for any marathon....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
18:13, 05/21/2019

Pliskova falls to Muchova in marathon match Unseeded Karolina Muchova outlasted third seed and fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to reach the last eight of Wimbledon in the longest women's match at the championships so far this year....
19:13, 07/08/2019

India’s Marathon Election Has Reached Its Next-to-Last Phase (NEW DELHI) — Indians voted Sunday in the next-to-last round of a six-week-long national election marked by a highly acrimonious campaign that has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi blame opposition party chief Rahul Gandhi’s family for th...
10:13, 05/13/2019

Sei Young Kim shoots 64 to take Marathon Classic lead Sei Young Kim shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 in the Marathon Classic        ...
02:00, 07/13/2019

New York Marathon expands 'virtual race' Jogging solo in Florida in near 80 degree Fahrenheit heat, Theresa Winterhalter's New York City Marathon experience last November looked much different to what you would expect from the world's biggest marathon....
14:13, 06/11/2019

EU summit: Marathon leadership talks delayed again EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. More than 18 hours of talks in Brussels has failed to reach a break through....
12:39, 07/01/2019

Britain's richest man backs new sub two-hour marathon bid Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will once again attempt to become the first athlete to break the two-hour marathon barrier in an event being staged in London later this year....
14:26, 05/06/2019

What it's like to train for a marathon in one of the tensest parts of the world REUTERS/Ammar Awad Every year, runners weave between Palestinians and Israelis during the Palestine Marathon. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I never intended to run a marathon, but when I realized that I would be on hand for th...
14:13, 05/01/2019

The well-meaning Brittany Runs A Marathon can’t quite go the distance In the past decade, there’s been an ever-growing divide in how people think about body issues. The traditional view point associates health and fitness with a thin, trim body. The more radical body-positivity movement (as seen, for example, on Hulu’s...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Belfast City Marathon course was too long, organizers say At 26.2 miles long, running a marathon is no small feat, with those crossing the finish line looking forward to celebrating with anything other than some extra time pounding the pavement....
03:26, 05/06/2019

India’s marathon election reaches next-to-last phase NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians voted Sunday in the next-to-last round of a six-week-long national election marked by a highly acrimonious campaign that has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi blame opposition party chief Rahul Gandhi’s family for the c...
13:26, 05/12/2019

Belfast marathon course was too long, organizers admit At 26.2 miles long, running a marathon is no small feat, with those crossing the finish line looking forward to celebrating with anything other than some extra time pounding the pavement....
22:52, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Dimitrov outlasts Cilic in 5-set marathon The Latest from the French Open: Grigor Dimitrov outlasts 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in a 6-7 (3), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 marathon that went nearly 4 ½ hours _ the longest match so far at this year's tournament    ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

2 past winners take first place again in Flying Pig Marathon CINCINNATI (AP) — Two past winners of the annual Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati have won the event again. Twenty-four-year-old Jack Randall, of Cincinnati, won the men’s division in a time of 2:28:58 Sunday. That was almost five minutes bett...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Boston Marathon cheat Ruiz dies aged 66 Rosie Ruiz, the woman who famously crossed the line first at the 1980 Boston Marathon before being disqualified for cheating, has died of cancer at the age of 66....
10:13, 08/09/2019

Kim leads Marathon Classic; Thompson 1 shot back Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 66 in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson into the final round       ...
00:13, 07/14/2019

LA Marathon disqualifies 70-year-old runner for alleged cheating LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Marathon disqualified 70-year-old runner Frank Meza, saying video shows he left the course during his record-setting performance in March and that his time during one stretch was so fast it was “impossible,” ...
08:52, 07/02/2019

Nurse in trousers awarded marathon record after outcry Guinness World Records admits its rule that nurses wear a dress were outdatedAn NHS nurse who was told her marathon world record attempt was void because she wore scrubs rather than a dress has had the decision overturned following a backlash.Guinnes...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Kosgei beats favorites to win first London Marathon title Kenya's Brigid Kosgei improved on last year's second place to win her first London Marathon title on Sunday, finishing ahead of reigning champion Vivian Cheruiyot, with fellow Kenyan and three-times winner Mary Keitany down in fifth....
18:13, 04/28/2019

The Science Behind Nike's New ZoomX Vaporfly Next% Marathon Shoe At Sunday's London Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge will wear the ZoomX Vaporfly Next%, the latest installment in Nike's performance-boosting Vaporfly line of shoes....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt this year Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in Britain, in a project backed by Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire owner of chemical firm INEOS....
05:39, 05/06/2019

Tennis: Marathon man Zverev ready to go the distance against Fognini Alexander Zverev has made a habit of taking his Roland Garros matches to the fifth set but he is confident that the extra miles he has clocked on court will not be a hindrance when he takes on Italian Fabio Fognini in Monday's fourth-round clash....
05:00, 06/03/2019

Games: Pacheco win's men's marathon, completes sweep for Peru Peru's Christian Pacheco completed a marathon sweep for the host country when he smashed the Pan Am Games record with a personal best time in winning the men's event on Saturday....
02:39, 07/28/2019

Wawrinka outslugs Tsitsipas in marathon 'battle of the backhands' Former champion Stan Wawrinka thumped 62 winners as he outlasted Stefanos Tsitsipas in a bruising five-hour "battle of the backhands" on Sunday to reach the French Open quarter-finals....
23:52, 06/02/2019

| Kipchoge to again target magical 2-hour marathon barrier Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge will again target the mythical two-hour marathon barrier in a special race to be held between late September and early October, likely in London....
13:13, 05/06/2019

| Zverev survives 4-hour marathon, Del Potro battles on Alexander Zverev survived a bruising four-hour battle to reach the French Open second round on Tuesday while dangerman Juan Martin del Potro also progressed....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Barty and Sakkari to meet after marathon wins in Cincinnati "Top seed Ashleigh Barty overcame 49 unforced errors and a stiff challenge from Anett Kontaveit to reach the quarter-finals with a 4-6 7-5 7-5 win in the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday."...
04:26, 08/16/2019

Prosecutors to respond in Boston Marathon bomber’s appeal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are expected to file their response in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) death penalty appeal. The government’s response is due Thursday in the 1st U.S. Circuit Co...
08:13, 06/27/2019

EU leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc....
22:39, 07/02/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organizers INEOS said on Thursday....
18:39, 06/27/2019

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
21:39, 07/16/2019

Farah declines marathon spot at World Championships European record holder Mo Farah has declined a chance to contest the marathon in the World Championships in Doha, increasing the possibility of a return to the track....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Farah declines marathon place at World Championships "Mo Farah has declined a place in the IAAF World Championships marathon after his substandard showing in London at the weekend, with the 36-year-old expected to announce a return to the track."...
18:39, 05/01/2019

I transformed from a smoking, overweight mess to a marathon runner In her 20s, Brittany O’Neill was a self-proclaimed mess. Then living on the Upper West Side, she smoked a pack and a half of Marlboro Lights a day, had six figures of student loan debt and her job running a theater company had some unhealthy side eff...
22:13, 08/20/2019

Bear crosses road, halts Colorado marathon A group of runners experienced a stunning sight last weekend as a bear temporarily halted the Leadville Trail Marathon in Colorado Springs. Two runners, Quentin Genke and Pete Peterson, said they reached the halfway point between mile 12 and 13 when ...
20:13, 06/24/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
10:26, 05/23/2019

Boston Marathon bombing victims' memorial goes up Four bronze spires that will make up part of a memorial to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings have been put in place near the finish line. The spire will serve as light poles for the memorial and were installed Wednesday. (July 10)  &#...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Marathon man Medvedev beats Goffin for Cincinnati crown "Russian Daniil Medvedev survived cramps and tantrum where he cracked a racquet to clinch his first Masters 1000 title on Sunday with a 7-6(3) 6-4 win over David Goffin in the final of the Cincinnati Masters."...
15:39, 08/19/2019

Rosie Ruiz, who cheated to win Boston Marathon, dies at 66 Rosie Ruiz, the female runner who infamously cut the course at the Boston Marathon and was stripped of her victory in the 1980 race, died of cancer last month. She was 66....
23:52, 08/09/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
04:13, 04/29/2019

Kenyan marathon runner tests positive for strychnine MONACO (AP) — Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been banned for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a drug commonly known as rat poison. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been banned until Nov. 14 and disqualified from h...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Farah not distracted by Gebrselassie dispute despite marathon disappointment Britain's Mo Farah said his dispute with Ethiopian distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie did not act as a distraction ahead of Sunday's London Marathon in which he finished a disappointing fifth....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Tennis: Zverev reaches fourth round after another five-set marathon It took Alexander Zverev all five sets again as he reached the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-4 6-2 4-6 1-6 6-2 victory over Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Saturday....
18:39, 06/01/2019

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing a hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens, and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
14:00, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
18:52, 05/22/2019

Dems perform marathon public reading of Mueller report House Democrats teamed up Thursday to perform a marathon public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly 500-page report, in a spectacle that underscored the growing tensions with the Justice Department over access to the complete cache of ...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Parliamentary workload, marathon voting could kill someone someday, MPs warn Winnipeg MP Kevin Lamoureux says he thinks it's only a matter of time before someone dies after being forced to stay awake for 30 hours or more for a marathon voting session....
02:52, 07/15/2019

Games: Tejeda grabs gold for Peru with win in women's marathon Peruvian runner Gladys Tejeda secured the home country's first gold medal at the Pan Am Games with victory in the women's marathon in Lima on Saturday....
02:39, 07/28/2019

Park named after Boston Marathon bombing victim opens BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in Boston to celebrate the opening of a park named in honor of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Gov. Charlie Baker joined Mayor Mary Walsh and members of Martin Richard’s family Satur...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Federal prosecutors to fight Boston Marathon bomber's appeal Prosecutors on Thursday will urge a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's conviction and death penalty sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others....
14:39, 06/27/2019

Swimmer, 67, dies during Hudson River marathon, race organizers say A retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher who was swimming a marathon down New York's Hudson River was confirmed dead after disappearing during the race, organizers said....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Target challenges Amazon Prime Day with its own 48-hour deal marathon Target is targeting Amazon's Prime Day with a 48-hour deal marathon of its own. Just like Prime Day, Target's "Deal Days" event will be held from July 15 to July 16 and feature a flurry of discounts and deals on thousands of products.But unlike Prime...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Brittany Runs a Marathon Is a Heartfelt Comedy About the Strides We Take Toward Self-Improvement A movie about a woman who is, medically speaking, overweight and who changes both her body and her life by running is a dangerous proposition in our era. The knee-jerk Internet response is already primed and ready to go: “Healthy bodies come in...
01:26, 08/22/2019

Marathon swimmer goes missing in Hudson River during 120-mile race A marathon swimmer from North Carolina went missing in the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridge on Friday while competing in a 120-mile race. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, disappeared on the New Jersey side of the bridge about 3:10 p.m. in the...
13:00, 06/15/2019

70-Year-Old Disqualified Marathon Runner Found Dead In The L.A. River Frank Meza, the 70-year-old distance runner who had his age group–record time at the L.A. Marathon disqualified on Monday after officials deemed that he had cheated, was found dead in the Los Angeles River on Thursday morning, according to local TV s...
19:39, 07/05/2019

Woman runs 18 miles of London Marathon on broken ankle After four months of training to run 26.2 miles, Siobhan O’Keeffe wasn’t going to let a broken ankle at mile 8 stop her from completing the London Marathon....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Marathon swimmer who vanished on Hudson confirmed dead by his family The marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race on the Hudson River has been confirmed dead by his family, according to organizers. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, had been competing in the “8 Bridges ...
13:13, 06/17/2019

At the Back of the London Marathon, an Obstacle Course of Insults and Sewage Trucks A volunteer who led a small group of people aiming to complete the race in 7.5 hours said cleanup crews hindered their progress and made unkind comments....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Rosie Ruiz, notorious Boston Marathon cheater, dead at 66 The infamous Rosie Ruiz, who was caught cheating in the 1980 Boston Marathon, has died at the age of 66. According to an obituary posted on the website of a West Palm Beach funeral home, Rosie M. Vivas, the name she went by later in life, died on Jul...
23:52, 08/08/2019

Nurse who ran marathon in scrubs awarded world record after outcry A British nurse who was denied a Guinness World Record because she ran the London Marathon wearing modern-day scrubs instead of an old-fashioned dress has been granted the title after a backlash. Jessica Anderson finished the race in 3 hours, 8 minut...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Record-Setting 70-Year-Old Marathon Champ Disqualified For Cheating This March, septuagenarian distance runner Frank Meza finished the Los Angeles Marathon in 2:53:10. That would be a record time for his age group, only it’s been stripped from him after L.A. Marathon officials disqualified the result and ruled that o...
00:39, 07/03/2019

Missing marathon swimmer’s body recovered from Hudson River The body of the marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race in the Hudson River last week was found Tuesday, police said. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst’s body — still wearing a swimming cap and swimming trunks — was discovered around 9:...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Kipchoge likens sub-two hour marathon attempt to moon landing Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says running a marathon in under two hours would be comparable in the annals of human achievement to standing on the moon or scaling Everest for the first time....
23:39, 08/14/2019

Nurse in trousers told her London Marathon record is invalid Guinness World Records says Jessica Anderson needed to have had a skirt on to qualifyAn NHS nurse was told her marathon world record attempt would not count because she did not complete the London race wearing a skirt.Jessica Anderson, who works at t...
03:13, 05/05/2019

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson       ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

Guinness tells marathon-running nurse: no skirt, no record LONDON (AP) — A British nurse who ran the London Marathon in her uniform says she has been denied a Guinness World Records listing because she wasn’t wearing a skirt. Jessica Anderson ran last week’s marathon in a time of 3.08:22, half a ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Chinese marathon official directs race winner the wrong way A Chinese marathon official has been banned for a year after he redirected an elite runner away from the finish line, in a mistake that almost changed the outcome of the race....
10:00, 05/14/2019

India’s marathon national election reaches the finish line Voting in India’s mammoth national election has ended with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party seeks to govern for another five years...
21:52, 05/19/2019

Marathon Oil profit rises 66 pct on higher production, lower costs Marathon Oil Corp reported a 66.2 percent rise in first-quarter adjusted profit on Wednesday, getting a boost from higher output and lower production costs at its U.S. shale assets....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa positive for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping. Track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been sent a “notice of allegation̶...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Democrats hold marathon reading of Mueller report at Capitol WASHINGTON (AP) — Live, from a tiny parlor in the Capitol, Democratic lawmakers read aloud Thursday from nearly 400 pages of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a marathon expected to stretch into the next day. More than two dozen lawmak...
02:13, 05/17/2019

The Marathon Continues: Puma x Nipsey Hussle Collaborations Are Coming Soon The death of rapper Nipsey Hussle continues to be mourned by communities around the world, but now there’s another way to support his vision and help out his family in the process. This week, PUMA Brand and Marketing Global Director Adam Petrick anno...
22:26, 05/26/2019

Final round of voting underway in India's marathon elections Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeking reelection for another five years....
08:39, 05/19/2019

Final round of voting underway in India’s marathon elections KOLKATA, India (AP) — Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party seeking reelection for another f...
05:13, 05/19/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will be made using old cellphones and other electronics....
14:26, 07/25/2019

Life In An Iconic Tokyo Building This is Nakagin Capsule Tower. Built in 1972, it was designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa and a prime example of the Japanese architectural movement known as Metabolism, in which the concept was to design buildings that organic and not static, making...
15:26, 06/27/2019

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? appeared first on Boxing News....
20:39, 08/03/2019

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
19:39, 05/27/2019

This Tokyo Town Can't Give Away Houses A Tokyo town is giving away houses to draw residents, a sign of the challenges popular cities face: too few houses in some areas, too many in others....
17:52, 08/13/2019

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go from here?Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushro...
09:26, 06/14/2019

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well...
23:00, 06/14/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal residence....
04:13, 04/30/2019

London Marathon 2019: Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei Dominate Kipchoge, of Kenya, won the men’s race on Sunday for a record fourth time, with Mo Farah of Britain in fifth. Kosgei, also of Kenya, topped the women’s field....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Death of marathon runner, 70, disqualified for cheating, ruled suicide: coroner The marathon runner who was found dead in a river last week after being disqualified from the Los Angeles Marathon for alleged cheating died by suicide, the coroner's office said....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Enes Kanter’s body barely survived Blazers-Nuggets marathon Four overtimes took a different kind of toll on Enes Kanter. The former Knick played a career-high 56 minutes with a separated left shoulder in his Trail Blazers’ eventual 140-137 triumph over the Denver Nuggets in Game 3 of their Western Conference ...
20:13, 05/04/2019

Nurse marathon runner denied world record for wearing scrubs A nurse who ran the fastest marathon in uniform has been denied a spot in the record books — because she was wearing modern-day scrubs instead of an old-fashioned nurses dress. Jessica Anderson finished last week’s London Marathon in 3.08...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Look: World records broken at Virgin Money London Marathon 2019 Guinness World Records announced 38 runners in the London Marathon made their way into the record books for accomplishments including fastest marathon dressed as an awareness ribbon....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Marathon of futility: Mets blow lead in 18th to fall to Brewers MILWAUKEE — The Force definitely wasn’t with them. As Star Wars night was unfolding Saturday at Miller Park, the Mets went to the plate and had their lightsabers reduced to rubble in another display of uninspiring baseball. And yet, after five-plus g...
08:13, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Marathon Oil profit beats on higher production, lower costs Marathon Oil Corp beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit on Wednesday, boosted by higher production and lower costs at its U.S. shale assets in the Bakken and Northern Delaware regions....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Confusion hangs over Mueller testimony, as Dems plan marathon hearings House Democrats are planning to turn former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated congressional testimony next week into a marathon string of hearings, setting the stage for what could be hours of back-to-back questioning by dozens of l...
20:26, 07/10/2019

Farah ends return to track speculation by opting for Chicago Marathon Runner favouring race defence over world championshipsFarah will face Rupp who returns from achilles injuryMo Farah appears to have ended his lengthy flirtation with a return to the track at this year’s world championships after announcing that he wi...
14:52, 05/09/2019

London Marathon runners taunted about weight, speed, pacer claims Runners competing in the London Marathon allegedly endured taunts about weight and speed while completing their 26.2 miles last Sunday, an official race pacer claims....
22:52, 05/02/2019

Nurse denied world record for not running London Marathon in a skirt A British woman who ran the London Marathon to break a world record for the fastest marathon time for a woman wearing a nurse's uniform was told her attempt did not count, because she wore her scrubs....
18:26, 05/05/2019

Nurse denied marathon world record -- because she wasn't wearing a skirt A woman who wanted to break the Guinness World Record for running a marathon dressed as a nurse has been told her successful attempt does not count -- because she was wearing scrubs and pants, rather than a skirt....
15:00, 05/05/2019

2019 London Marathon live stream: how to watch coverage from anywhere in the world Get stretching and prepare the shiny silver foil blanket - the 2019 London Marathon is here. 26.2 gruelling miles around the UK's capital city, with elite athletes and fun runners all pushing themselves to the limits. And thankfully getting a 20...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Nurse’s London Marathon Record Is Rejected Because She Didn’t Wear a Dress Wearing her scrubs, Jessica Anderson crossed the finish line in 3 hours 8 minutes 22 seconds. Guinness World Records said it didn’t qualify as a nurse’s uniform....
18:39, 05/05/2019

Alena Sharp, Youngin Chun share Marathon Classic lead at 64 Alena Sharp of Canada and Youngin Chun of South Korea shared the Marathon Classic lead at 7-under 64, a stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis and three others at Highland Meadows Golf Club        ...
04:39, 07/12/2019

22-year-old Cleveland Marathon runner dies after collapsing near finish line A participant in Sunday’s 42nd annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon died after she collapsed near the finish line, authorities said. The runner was identified as 22-year-old Taylor Ceepo. The recent graduate from Walsh University was pronounced dead at...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Novak Djokovic eats grass to celebrate his marathon Wimbledon championship Djokovic outlasted Fedeer in an epic five-set match that made history and celebrated his fifth Wimbledon title like a GOAT.       ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

Belfast Marathon organizers issue apology after course revealed to be 0.3 miles too long If thousands of runners who participated in the Belfast Marathon on Sunday felt as if the course just wasn't ending they ended up being right after organizers admitted the route was actually longer than it should have been....
22:39, 05/06/2019

India’s marathon election ends, vote count begins Thursday Voting in India’s mammoth election has ended with the count beginning Thursday to determine if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party remain in power...
05:52, 05/20/2019

Review: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ is a sweet millennial wake-up call During some early scenes, you’d be forgiven for thinking that “Brittany Runs a Marathon” is yet another night-of-drunken-antics comedy — with Fireball shots, misguided sex and ample one-liners. But the terrific movie sobers up fast. Brittany Forgler ...
00:13, 08/22/2019

India’s Marathon Election Ends With Vote Counting Set to Begin Thursday (KOLKATA, India) — Voting in India’s mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s H...
06:39, 05/20/2019

US Runner Collapses Near Marathon Finish Line, Dies Days After Graduating A 22-year-old participant in the Cleveland Marathon died Sunday after collapsing near the finish line. The cause of death for the runner, Taylor Ceepo, was not immediately known....
12:52, 05/20/2019

Kipchoge strides to fourth London Marathon title, as Farah struggles Imperious Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge led from start to finish to clinch his fourth London Marathon crown on Sunday, with Britain's Mo Farah unable to challenge the leaders down in fifth....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Vienna to host Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to break two-hour marathon barrier • World record holder will make second attempt to achieve feat• ‘It’s not unlike trying to put a man on the moon’Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna in October. The Austrian capital has been chosen to ...
16:52, 06/27/2019

Rosie Ruiz, runner stripped of Boston, NYC marathon titles, dies at 66 Rosie Ruiz, a woman whose 1980 New York City and Boston marathon titles were stripped from her after she was found to be cheating, died last month in Florida, her obituary indicates. She was 66....
05:00, 08/09/2019

Angelina Jolie: 'I could have been burnt at the stake' if I was born earlier In a new essay, Angelina Jolie shared how independent women have been branded as "wicked" and "witches" throughout history.        ...
05:00, 08/06/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
15:13, 07/24/2019

What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
08:39, 08/14/2019

Fujitsu wants to bring AI judging to Tokyo 2020 With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics just months away, one of its most popular disciplines could be set for a major technological upgrade thanks to Fujitsu.The Japanese technology giant has revealed a partnership with the International Gymnastics Federation ...
08:39, 05/15/2019

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
00:13, 07/19/2019

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going t...
07:13, 06/20/2019

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and digital ads went up in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro Station and fans came out in droves....
12:39, 07/09/2019

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyoshi Otsuka didn’t talk to his neighbours much. They...
14:13, 06/11/2019

Small is beautiful in Tokyo's Golden Gai – in pictures Nearly 300 bars and restaurants are squeezed into an area about the size of half a football pitch in the Golden Gai area of Tokyo. Everything is smaller and narrower in this warren of shacks, a sliver of old Tokyo in a modern metropolis Continue rea...
00:13, 08/13/2019

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday....
19:13, 05/22/2019

Laugher looking to claim more Olympic bling in Tokyo "Taking the negatives and turning them into positives is all part of the ups and downs of an Olympic cycle, according to Rio 2016 gold and silver medallist Jack Laugher."...
20:52, 07/26/2019

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Skateboarding to debut U.S. Olympic skateboarding hopefuls Tom Schaar and Brighton Zeuner discuss how skateboarding debuting in the 2020 Olympics will help grow the sport.       ...
22:26, 07/26/2019

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extreme heat, ballooning costs and accommodation shortages, organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Para...
09:13, 07/24/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to get an online response met Japan residents who tried to enter the ticket lo...
07:00, 05/10/2019

What's next: Pan Am Games' athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
03:13, 08/14/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
16:13, 07/24/2019

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
10:00, 07/23/2019

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
22:00, 05/28/2019

Phelps: Dressel must be perfect for 8 Tokyo golds Michael Phelps assessed Caeleb Dressel's chances to match his mark from the 2008 Beijing Games after the new American swimming torchbearer won eight medals, including six golds, at the recent world championships....
10:52, 07/30/2019

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone makes to it will be met with swift and immediate appreciation. The latest? This a cappella dub of the...
18:13, 07/18/2019

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford Mustang near the end. One of the Mustangs from the movie is for sale, fully restored and clean as can ...
03:39, 06/01/2019

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known for serving up delicious tempura. Some chefs suggested fast-food chains and Michelin-star eateries. ...
00:52, 07/02/2019

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo with Paris also in mind With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain's double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead....
22:26, 07/24/2019

Pittsburgh Marathon's last two finishers vowed to cross line together, photo of moment goes viral A touching moment between two strangers who were on the last mile of the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday went viral after the person who snapped the picture shared their story....
20:13, 05/08/2019

Michael Cohen implicated at least 4 people in Trump's orbit during marathon House testimony REUTERS/Carlos Barria The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released the transcripts of Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony to the committee in February and March. Cohen painted a damaging portrait of just how far people in President Donald T...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Novak Djokovic Outlasts Roger Federer In Five-Set Marathon To Repeat As Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 to repeat as Wimbledon champion, and win the tournament for the fifth time in his career. The match was simply a bout of epic proportions between two world class athletes who each spent ...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Ineos to back Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to break two-hour marathon barrier • Petrochemical company behind October attempt in London• It will be history for the human family, says Kenyan runnerExactly 65 years ago on Monday in Oxford Roger Bannister collapsed into a swarm of bowler-hatted men before hearing words that revive...
03:52, 05/06/2019

Teacher, who rowed across the Atlantic in record time, makes history in Ohio marathon Last summer, teacher Bryce Carlson rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Sunday, he made history at the Flying Pig Marathon, completing first 5-Way.        ...
22:26, 05/05/2019

Trieste half-marathon organizers spark outrage after banning African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
19:00, 04/28/2019

The London Marathon’s method for reducing plastic bottles: Edible seaweed pouches At the London Marathon, participants received a new kind of refreshment: tiny pouches filled with a sports drink and made from seaweed. The squishy pods gave race organizers a chance to cut down on the flood of plastic waste that accompanies major sp...
22:26, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Marathon Petroleum to merge midstream units, posts surprise loss U.S. oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday it would merge its midstream units in a $9 billion deal, and posted a surprise first-quarter loss due to higher prices of Canadian crude....
14:39, 05/08/2019

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why the marathon shall, indeed, continue....
19:26, 06/17/2019

Marathon Runner Denied "Fastest Nurse" World Record Over Wrong Outfit Jessica Anderson was "quite shocked" to learn her application had been rejected because her outfit "didn't meet their criteria.": Anderson told The Washington Post....
05:26, 05/06/2019

Los Angeles Marathon runner, 70, who set record time disqualified after officials determined he cheated A 70-year-old Los Angeles Marathon runner who set a record run for his age group during the event in March was disqualified Sunday after officials determined he violated several rules....
21:13, 07/03/2019

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in T...
20:13, 05/27/2019

Marathon Petroleum profit beats on higher crude shipments, retail strength U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp on Thursday beat estimates for quarterly profit, as it transported more crude through its pipelines and benefited from higher sales from its gas stations business....
13:39, 08/01/2019

Prince Harry attends London Marathon as Meghan Markle’s due date nears Prince Harry attended the London Marathon on Sunday, carrying on his royal duties as the world waits for the arrival of his first child with Meghan Markle....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Mo Farah to defend Chicago Marathon title, all-but ending rumours of track return Mo Farah has confirmed that he will defend his Chicago Marathon title on October 13, all-but ending speculation linking him with a return to the track....
17:26, 05/09/2019

Security beefed up in Tokyo as emperor prepares to abdicate Divers scoured moats around the Imperial Palace and police dogs sniffed in bushes on Monday as authorities ramped up security for the start of Japan's new "Reiwa" imperial era....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Tokyo Opens An Amusement Area Dedicated To...Bubble Tea Right now, Japan is going through a bubble tea boom. The beverage is so popular that a bubble tea amusement park called Tokyo Tapioca Land recently opened. Shame it looks kind of depressing....
12:26, 08/15/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
07:26, 08/13/2019

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
13:52, 06/12/2019

Govenor defends cost of hosting Tokyo 2020 "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some of your favorite anime....
19:26, 07/04/2019

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table       ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, the first completed venue built specifically for the Games....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead."...
23:26, 07/24/2019

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
01:26, 07/06/2019

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the streets of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s most famous red lig...
11:13, 06/15/2019

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost four years....
19:26, 07/05/2019

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
11:39, 07/24/2019

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
10:26, 06/11/2019

Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday."...
23:26, 07/24/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I...
08:00, 07/22/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Commi...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
21:13, 06/12/2019

Kawasaki beats FC Tokyo 3-0 to move within 4 points of lead Yu Kobayashi, Manabu Saito and Hiroyuki Abe scored as defending champions Kawasaki Frontale beat J-League leaders FC Tokyo 3-0 on Sunday       ...
19:00, 07/14/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
14:00, 07/03/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee, which has been widely criticized for pushing host cities to b...
15:26, 05/08/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
22:39, 05/25/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal TOKYO (AP) — A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next year’s Tokyo Games. Yasuhiro Y...
11:13, 06/27/2019

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, will offer a room outfitted with a full-sized flight simulator. Fittingly, it’s called the...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organizers closed the first phase of ticket applications on Wednesday for Japan residents, and applicants wi...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the ye...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear that being in lock step with him is a precarious position....
13:00, 05/27/2019

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Ol...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal....
18:39, 05/14/2019

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitp...
16:13, 07/12/2019

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
19:13, 05/23/2019

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Friday."...
18:52, 06/29/2019

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
12:52, 07/31/2019

Olympics: Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wednesday said he is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo in two sports....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Boston Marathon bomber had fair trial despite news deluge, U.S. prosecutors argue in appeal Prosecutors on Thursday urged a federal appeals court to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's claim that trying his case in a city reeling from an attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others deprived him of a fair tr...
00:13, 06/28/2019

Eliud Kipchoge targets immortality as lack of marathon rivals forces him into fight against the clock It was announced on Sunday night that the superhuman Eliud Kipchoge's next attempt to go where no man has before will take place this autumn, with a second dedicated assault on the world's first sub-two hour marathon....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Thai soccer team marks one year since going missing in cave with marathon, bike event When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change....
20:26, 06/23/2019

IOC approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially took over the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and suspended international boxing federation AIBA following a vote at its session....
13:26, 06/26/2019

Pack of rats descend on Tokyo convenience store – video A convenience store in Tokyo has been forced to shut after rats were filmed scampering down the walls, along shelves and across aisles. Video clips posted on social media appear to show at least six of the rodents, with some descending from refrigera...
02:39, 08/09/2019

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
16:26, 05/17/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital sw...
08:39, 08/09/2019

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventure.Read More...
05:26, 06/10/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
11:39, 06/11/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
21:39, 07/24/2019

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalRead this article in Japanese/この記事を日本語で読むOn a warm May evening in the narrow alleys of Omoide Yokocho (M...
20:13, 06/10/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
11:13, 06/11/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
10:13, 08/08/2019

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cast a shadow over the capital’s vegetable markets, forcing up the prices of some by 70%.Japan has been ...
08:13, 07/17/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
17:26, 07/18/2019

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
10:39, 07/05/2019

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn cancels news conference in Tokyo Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn canceled his news conference planned for Friday within hours of its announcement, citing opposition from his family and media adviser...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Tokyo urges caution for Japanese travelers to South Korea Tokyo issued a travel advisory to Japanese citizens visiting South Korea, ahead of crucial anniversaries this week, urging them to be cautious about safety as ties between the neighbours worsen over trade and historical issues....
16:39, 08/13/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my c...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Chief U.S. Distr...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
05:13, 05/26/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televised live to the nation....
17:26, 04/30/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of...
23:39, 08/13/2019

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chief said on Tuesday....
13:52, 07/23/2019

| Triple-jump king Taylor dreams of Tokyo record Triple jump king Christian Taylor believes the venue of next year's Olympics in Tokyo could inspire him to finally overhaul Jonathan Edwards' 24-year-old world record....
00:39, 07/28/2019

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, bri...
17:00, 05/25/2019

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
09:39, 05/25/2019

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations. He had scheduled a news conference in April during a previous release...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Skateboarders stoked to send sport to greater heights in Tokyo "In exactly a year from Friday, skateboarding will make its Olympic bow at the Tokyo 2020 Games with top skaters hoping the global exposure will help take the sport to the next level of popularity."...
16:00, 07/26/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
14:26, 06/05/2019

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around the ...
10:52, 06/13/2019

| IOC sees scope for more Tokyo 2020 games budget cuts Tokyo 2020 can make further reductions to its budget despite some sports associations voicing concerns that cost-cutting could harm the running of the Games....
14:39, 05/21/2019

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth buildup to the event....
07:13, 07/23/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:13, 07/22/2019

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for the organizers....
17:26, 07/22/2019

Mo Farah declines Great Britain marathon place for 2019 World Championships as first athletes confirmed Mo Farah has turned down the chance to represent Great Britain in the marathon at this year's Athletics World Championships in Doha, paving the way for a track return....
18:26, 05/01/2019

Nurse awarded world record for London Marathon after bid was first denied because she didn't wear dress Jessica Anderson ran the London Marathon in her scrubs last month, setting a world record that was first denied because she was wearing scrubs not a dress.        ...
21:26, 05/08/2019

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
21:26, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Paint makers reach $305 mln settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
08:52, 05/04/2019

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami and the title's creative director, Ikumi Nakamura, debuted the...
03:52, 06/10/2019

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of Elder Scrolls VI or the highly anticipated sci-fi adventure Starfield were left disappointed at Bet...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
08:39, 08/09/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
19:52, 06/01/2019

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday in swelteringly conditions....
13:52, 08/07/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters. The torch will travel to 8...
07:13, 06/01/2019

After unpredictable world championships, Americans see Tokyo Games should pack a punch The medals table will show that the U.S. swimmers left their mark, but the Americans have more competitive nations and more talented swimmers than ever before pushing them....
20:39, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body praising organizers for delivering a "world class" venue on schedule....
09:13, 06/16/2019

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected in a knife attack against schoolgirls and others this week that left two people dead before the man killed himself. The attack near Tokyo on Tuesday has raised concerns about how ch...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details about the route the relay will take....
09:26, 06/01/2019

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites cram into overcrowded trains across the world’s largest city. Most must stand, often squeezed uncomf...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Japan, U.S. finalize deal on additional daytime flights from Tokyo's Haneda U.S. and Japanese officials in Tokyo agreed to increase daytime services between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and U.S. destinations for two dozen new flights daily, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday....
18:13, 08/21/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
21:39, 07/24/2019

Japan's plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste World’s second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summitOne of the joys of traveling on Japan’s bullet trains is tucking into an ekiben “station bento”. But it is also a reminder of the country’s a...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm...
12:39, 05/26/2019

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the triathlon for organizers of next year's Olympic and Paralympics      &#...
18:26, 08/17/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
13:13, 07/25/2019

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, even on a dark, wet afternoon in early June. The X-sh...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it will be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president        ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
22:13, 07/23/2019

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
03:39, 07/24/2019

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When...
14:13, 06/11/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:13, 06/07/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
15:13, 05/13/2019

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, the latest newly-built permanent venue to open on schedule....
13:27, 07/06/2019

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the c...
22:52, 07/18/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
19:26, 05/14/2019

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the 2011 earthquake....
19:13, 07/24/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
10:00, 07/25/2019

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....
12:00, 08/17/2019

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scramble crossing every day, few realise that beneath...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mounting that high temperatures could threaten events at next year's Games....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fully completed, making it Equinix's biggest data centre in Japan where it operates 13 sites....
13:26, 07/23/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
15:39, 05/25/2019

Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact: Japan government U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of security in Asia, after a media report said he had spoken privately about withdrawing from the pact....
12:39, 06/25/2019

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
13:13, 06/27/2019

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony, which was attended by Inter...
19:26, 07/24/2019

Half marathon training with the Polar Vantage V: Detailed plans, reports, and coaching lead to solid results Several months ago I started training for my half marathon with a Polar Vantage V and Polar training plan. The plan guided me to a successful race, although conditions outside of Polar's control prevented me from achieving a PR....
16:13, 06/30/2019

House Democrats plan marathon public reading of 448-page Mueller report; 'It's not a ploy,' lawmaker insists More than 20 House Democrats are planning a grueling 12-hour-long public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation in its entirety, except for the redacted parts, on Thursday....
12:39, 05/15/2019

Tokyo shares rise as investors await earnings; chip sector rallies Japanese stocks edged higher on Tuesday morning, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains, tracking Wall Street moves, though trading remained thin ahead of the domestic earnings season for the April-June quarter....
05:00, 07/23/2019

After unpredictable world championships, Americans realize Tokyo Games should pack a punch The medals table will show that the U.S. swimmers left their mark, but the Americans have more competitive nations and more talented swimmers than ever before pushing them....
04:39, 07/29/2019

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact -Japan govt U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of security in Asia, after a media report said he had spoken privately about withdrawing from the pact....
13:13, 06/25/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience       ...
12:26, 07/21/2019

Tokyo 2020 Games domestic sponsorship tops $3 billion as companies pile in The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have generated record domestic sponsorship revenues of more than $3 billion, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday - three times more than any previous summer Games....
19:13, 06/25/2019

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
16:39, 07/10/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled on Friday plans for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November after journalists had been notified about a briefing just two hours earlier....
11:39, 06/28/2019

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
12:00, 07/15/2019

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear and chases people around during escape drills at a...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestio...
11:52, 07/16/2019

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Olympic qualifying race, which also doubled as a Tokyo 2020 test event....
07:39, 08/16/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
07:52, 06/28/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
00:39, 07/17/2019

Chip Gaines runs half marathon, crosses finish line with daughter Ella and son Crew in adorable photo Chip Gaines ran a half marathon over the weekend and was even helped across the finish line by his 11-year-old daughter Ella and his 10-month-old son Crew....
03:00, 04/30/2019

Tokyo prosecutors detail Ghosn's alleged cash transfer in revised indictment: Kyodo Tokyo prosecutors have filed a request to revise the content of their indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further details on alleged cash transfers involving the former Nissan boss and a Saudi friend, Kyodo news repor...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak.        ...
16:26, 04/29/2019

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever across Europe*."...
23:26, 07/24/2019

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, d...
08:13, 07/24/2019

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo....
02:39, 05/28/2019

The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an idea he had to help funnel investment dollars in h...
12:13, 05/25/2019

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromis...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
21:39, 07/08/2019

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
10:39, 05/28/2019

London Marathon chiefs probe 'horrific' treatment of slowest runners - Marathon pace runner claims slower participants were called 'fat' and told to 'hurry up' by cleaners - Pace setter claims she was hit by chemicals and had to weave through sewage lorries on Tower Bridge - Liz Ayres said runners around her were left...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
17:39, 05/09/2019

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year’s games. The International Triathlon Union reduced the run...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Heat Safety Typically, May is not a month that we start discussing heat safety. However, the heat that is in place right now is more typical of July or August and therefore we should be discussing it. The hot days make for great outdoor weather, but safety must ...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Steam Heat You’ve felt it each time you’ve stepped outside the last few days. The sultry air is back! Temperatures have been building towards 90 degrees this week. Lexington’s temperature hit 91° this afternoon, making it the hottest day of th...
05:13, 06/29/2019

Getting more heat out of sunlight A newly developed material that is so perfectly transparent you can barely see it could unlock many new uses for solar heat. It generates much higher temperatures than conventional solar collectors do — enough to be used for home heating or for indus...
10:13, 07/02/2019

Everything you need to know about heat intolerance Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the causes and more here....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Almost done with the excessive heat! TUCSON – One more excessively hot afternoon and then we cool down this weekend!  Today: Another scorcher! Highs near record (10%)! High: 109° (108° 1930) Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: Mix of sun and clouds with isolated s...
17:52, 08/21/2019

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
12:39, 07/05/2019