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  • In Pics | India’s best ever medal haul at Paralympics Sep 06, 2021 12:55 PM IST

    In Pics | India’s best ever medal haul at Paralympics

    India’s best ever medal haul at the Paralympics.

  • Paralympic Games 2020 | Some stunning pictures from closing ceremony Sep 05, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Paralympic Games 2020 | Some stunning pictures from closing ceremony

    Here are some of the most stunning pictures from the closing ceremony, which officially marked an end to the 2020 Paralympic Games which were delayed by a year due to the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Manish Narwal clinches India's 3rd gold, Singhraj Adhana bags silver Sep 04, 2021 10:05 AM IST

    Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Manish Narwal clinches India's 3rd gold, Singhraj Adhana bags silver

    Russian Olympic Committee's Sergey Malyshev took home the bronze with an effort of 196.8.

  • Tokyo Paralympics: Discus thrower Vinod Kumar loses bronze after panel declares him 'ineligible' Aug 30, 2021 03:49 PM IST

    Tokyo Paralympics: Discus thrower Vinod Kumar loses bronze after panel declares him 'ineligible'

    The F52 classification is for athletes with impaired muscle power, restricted range of movement, limb deficiency, or leg length difference, with athletes competing in a seated position.

  • Table Tennis player Bhavinaben Patel scripts history, storms into Paralympics final Aug 28, 2021 08:17 AM IST

    Table Tennis player Bhavinaben Patel scripts history, storms into Paralympics final

    The 34-year-old Bhavinaben Patel, who had surprised even the Indian camp in this Paralympics with her sensational show, stunned her world no. 3 Chinese opponent 7-11 11-7 11-4 9-11 11-8 in the semifinal showdown that lasted 34 minutes.

  • Paralympics set to open in Tokyo amid worsening COVID-19 crisis Aug 24, 2021 02:31 PM IST

    Paralympics set to open in Tokyo amid worsening COVID-19 crisis

    The organisers admitted last week that the Paralympics will be held under ”very difficult” circumstances as Japan’s health situation has worsened since the Olympic Games ended on Aug. 8 and hospitals in the host city are filled to capacity.

  • Tokyo robot cafe offers new spin on disability inclusion Aug 23, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    Tokyo robot cafe offers new spin on disability inclusion

    Around 20 miniature robots with almond-shaped eyes sit on tables and in other parts of the cafe, which has no stairs and smooth wooden floors large enough for wheelchairs. The machines named OriHime feature cameras, a microphone and a speaker to allow operators to communicate with customers remotely.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Views of Japan, and its impact on the world Aug 07, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Views of Japan, and its impact on the world

    With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics coming to an end, a look at two new books on Japan’s influence and the ways in which we react to it.

  • At least 10 passengers injured in stabbings on Tokyo train Aug 06, 2021 07:50 PM IST

    At least 10 passengers injured in stabbings on Tokyo train

    The Tokyo Fire Department said nine of the 10 passengers were taken to nearby hospitals, while the tenth was able to walk away.

  • Japan COVID-19 cases hit 1 million as infections spread beyond Tokyo Aug 06, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Japan COVID-19 cases hit 1 million as infections spread beyond Tokyo

    New cases in Tokyo hit 4,515, the second highest after Thursday’s record 5,042, while the neighbouring, populous prefecture of Kanagawa saw its cases soaring to more than 2,000, quadrupling in less than two weeks.

  • Tropical storm heading for Tokyo as Olympics draw to close Aug 06, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Tropical storm heading for Tokyo as Olympics draw to close

    Japan's weather agency warned of strong winds, high waves and the risk of landslides and floods along the eastern coastline from Saturday afternoon to Sunday, when Tropical Storm Mirinae is expected to pass over the capital.

  • COVID-19 | Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games Aug 05, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

    The additional cases brought the total for Tokyo to 236,138. Nationwide, Japan reported more than 14,000 cases on Wednesday for a total of 970,000.

  • Tokyo Olympics | Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid games Jul 30, 2021 03:05 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid games

    Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared an emergency in Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, near Tokyo, as well as in the western city of Osaka, effective Monday until August 31.

  • Officials in Tokyo alarmed as cases hit record highs Jul 29, 2021 02:30 PM IST

    Officials in Tokyo alarmed as cases hit record highs

    Tokyo reported 3,865 new cases on Thursday, up from 3,177 on Wednesday and double the numbers a week ago, setting an all-time high since the pandemic began early last year.

  • Tokyo hits record 2,848 virus cases days after Games begin Jul 27, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Tokyo hits record 2,848 virus cases days after Games begin

    The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases, exceeding the earlier record of 2,520 cases from Jan. 7.

  • Japan's tennis star Naomi Osaka crashes out of Tokyo Olympics Jul 27, 2021 11:29 AM IST

    Japan's tennis star Naomi Osaka crashes out of Tokyo Olympics

    Naomi Osaka, who lit the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony, struggled in an error-strewn display under the centre court roof at Ariake Tennis Park and was knocked out in 68 minutes.

  • The Invisible Hand Behind the Tokyo Olympics Jul 25, 2021 11:54 AM IST

    The Invisible Hand Behind the Tokyo Olympics

    The advertising campaigns and promotional events that sponsors usually mount in the months before the Olympics have been canceled or pared down, depriving Dentsu of what analysts say is one of the most lucrative parts of the sporting pageant.

  • Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Where to watch, timing and everything you need to know Jul 23, 2021 08:25 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Where to watch, timing and everything you need to know

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: Men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh and boxing legend MC Mary Kom will be India's flag-bearers at the opening ceremony of the COVID-hit Summer Olympic Games

  • Tokyo Olympics | Stunning aerial shots of the host city and the venues Jul 20, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Stunning aerial shots of the host city and the venues

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: The Japanese capital city is set to welcome the Summer Games this week. Here are some aerial images of the metropolis and some of the venues

  • Tokyo Olympics | US gymnast tests positive for COVID-19 Jul 19, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | US gymnast tests positive for COVID-19

    The gymnast tested positive at the team's training camp in Inzai city, east of Tokyo.

  • American duo sentenced to prison by Tokyo court for helping Carlos Ghosn flee Japan Jul 19, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    American duo sentenced to prison by Tokyo court for helping Carlos Ghosn flee Japan

    Michael Taylor and his son Peter pleaded guilty and apologised to the court last month saying they regretted their role in smuggling Ghosn out of Japan hidden in a box aboard a private jet from Japan’s Kansai airport.

  • COVID scare at Olympics: 3 athletes test positive for COVID-19, 2 staying at Olympic Village Jul 18, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    COVID scare at Olympics: 3 athletes test positive for COVID-19, 2 staying at Olympic Village

    A total of 10 people related to the Tokyo Olympics, including the atheletes, have tested COVID-19 positive after entering Japan

  • Little fanfare as Tokyo enters Olympic countdown Jul 16, 2021 01:09 PM IST

    Little fanfare as Tokyo enters Olympic countdown

  • COVID-19 | Cases at 6-month high in Tokyo before Olympics Jul 15, 2021 07:05 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Cases at 6-month high in Tokyo before Olympics

    New daily cases have been steadily climbing since mid-June. Health experts say cases could hit several thousand during the games. Last week, organizers banned local fans at most Olympic events.

  • Official in IOC refugee team for Olympics tests positive for COVID-19 Jul 14, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    Official in IOC refugee team for Olympics tests positive for COVID-19

    "...the IOC Refugee Olympic Team came together for a ''Welcome Experience'' in Doha, Qatar. Twenty-six of the 29 athletes and 11 officials participated," the IOC statement read.

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