Sep 06, 2021 12:55 PM IST
India’s best ever medal haul at the Paralympics.
- Sep 05, 2021 08:59 PM IST
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.
- Sep 04, 2021 10:05 AM IST
Russian Olympic Committee's Sergey Malyshev took home the bronze with an effort of 196.8.
- Aug 30, 2021 03:49 PM IST
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.
- Aug 28, 2021 08:17 AM IST
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.
- Aug 24, 2021 02:31 PM IST
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.
- Aug 23, 2021 04:44 PM IST
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.
- Aug 07, 2021 07:40 AM IST
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.
- Aug 06, 2021 07:50 PM IST
The Tokyo Fire Department said nine of the 10 passengers were taken to nearby hospitals, while the tenth was able to walk away.
- Aug 06, 2021 03:43 PM IST
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.
- Aug 06, 2021 12:00 PM IST
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.
- Aug 05, 2021 03:56 PM IST
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.
- Jul 30, 2021 03:05 PM IST
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.
- Jul 29, 2021 02:30 PM IST
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.
- Jul 27, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases, exceeding the earlier record of 2,520 cases from Jan. 7.
- Jul 27, 2021 11:29 AM IST
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.
- Jul 25, 2021 11:54 AM IST
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.
- Jul 23, 2021 08:25 AM IST
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
- Jul 20, 2021 04:41 PM IST
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
- Jul 19, 2021 04:52 PM IST
The gymnast tested positive at the team's training camp in Inzai city, east of Tokyo.
- Jul 19, 2021 12:15 PM IST
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.
- Jul 18, 2021 09:22 AM IST
A total of 10 people related to the Tokyo Olympics, including the atheletes, have tested COVID-19 positive after entering Japan
- Jul 16, 2021 01:09 PM IST
- Jul 15, 2021 07:05 PM IST
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.
- Jul 14, 2021 02:42 PM IST
"...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.