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Eight-time Olympic champion India, who won first prize at the 1980 Moscow Games, lost to Belgium 2-5 in the men’s hockey semi-finals and will now play in the bronze medal playoffs. India’s wrestling campaign also suffered a setback earlier in the day, when Sonam Malik lost his 62kg freestyle before the quarter-finals. !1 new updateClick …

The Tokyo Olympics officially kicked off in a virtually empty stadium on Friday night after a year of delay due to the pandemic. As the Games face the continuing threat of Covid-19, with the Japanese capital under a state of emergency and many locals firmly opposed to hosting the Olympics, viewers have always been treated …

Flags fly above the pool during aquatic training at the Tokyo Aquatic Center ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on July 22 in Tokyo, Japan. Clive Rose / Getty Images The show director for the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony was sacked on Thursday, shortly after local media reported anti-Semitic comments he made about the Holocaust …

When Bev Priestman was appointed coach of the Canadian women’s soccer program, she shot for the moon, rather than tempering expectations, when asked what goals she set for herself and for the team. Priestman took over a team that won back-to-back bronze medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics under former coach John Herdman, and …

The Tokyo Olympic journey for athletes who earned a spot on their country’s team has been more difficult than ever given the global pandemic the world still faces. For our NBC 5 team, the work of preparation and arrival in Tokyo was more difficult than ever. My photographer, Juan Rodriguez, and I had to pass …

OSAKA, Japan – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO: 4502) (NYSE: TAK) today announced that it has filed its corporate governance report with the Tokyo Stock Exchange (“TSE”) in accordance with the regulations * of the TSE listed companies. The report is available on Takeda’s website at: https://www.takeda.com/who-we-are/corporate-governance/. This report is prepared …

A 30-year-old man from Uzbekistan has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at the National Stadium of Japan, the central venue for Tokyo 2020. Kyodo News said the alleged attack took place here on Friday evening (July 16). Tokyo 2020 said the man “has no connection with the organizing committee and its subcontractors, …

A Japanese composer whose music will be performed at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has apologized after reporting that he bullied his classmates, including those living with intellectual disabilities. Keigo Oyamada, one of the composers who helped launch the Games on Friday, said he was very sorry that his involvement in the …

Michael Phelps reached out with his mother’s hand through a chain-link fence by the pool. The 19-year-old swimmer had just won his first Olympic medal – gold, of course – at the Athens Games in 2004, and he wanted to share it with the woman who raised him on her own. This kind of moment …

At least eight employees of a Japanese hotel hosting the Brazilian Olympic judo team have tested positive for the coronavirus, local officials said Thursday. Health and sports officials in the city of Hamamatsu, west of Tokyo, said virus tests were carried out before the 30-member judo delegation arrived on Saturday. None of those infected came …