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| 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...

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream

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| 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 202...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Judo: Iran's Mollaei eyes Tokyo Olympic glory, uncertain of Iran return Iran judoka Saeid Mollaei is hopeful of securing a spot in next year's Tokyo Olympics even though he has refused to return to his country after defyi...
02:49, 09/13/2019

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 ...
09:48, 06/16/2019

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...
10:48, 05/10/2019

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 med...
02:00, 07/27/2019

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 tick...
05:48, 06/20/2019

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 potenti...
09:12, 06/11/2019

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 a...
17:48, 07/03/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal 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 ...
11:24, 06/27/2019

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 collecti...
20:36, 05/14/2019

Step Up: Tokyo Olympic podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
11:12, 06/11/2019

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers for cutting spending on how events will be presented at ve...
18:12, 05/07/2019

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. Ho...
17:24, 07/22/2019

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 ...
11:36, 06/11/2019

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...
03:48, 07/19/2019

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 p...
13:36, 05/18/2019

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 ...
14:36, 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 consequence...
09:36, 07/25/2019

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 ...
20:24, 06/01/2019

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...
20:48, 06/11/2019

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil...
19:12, 07/16/2019

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, w...
23:48, 08/12/2019

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 i...
10:36, 07/16/2019

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...
08:00, 07/21/2019

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 ...
20:36, 07/16/2019

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there...
14:24, 09/13/2019

Tokyo Olympic organisers not planning to ban 'Rising Sun' flag after South Korea demand Tokyo Olympic organisers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there...
13:12, 09/13/2019

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 Gam...
02:48, 08/15/2019

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three ev...
05:24, 09/17/2019

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\...
05:36, 08/21/2019

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 coverag...
15:12, 07/24/2019

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  ...
13:36, 07/24/2019

Tokyo snow: Japan's Olympic organizers trial slush machines to beat summer heat Olympic officials used a snow machine to spray a crowd of volunteers with shaved ice and slush on Friday as they tried out ways to keep spectators co...
13:12, 09/13/2019

Resurgent 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 medal table  &...
12:12, 07/24/2019

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating e...
15:48, 06/06/2019

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...
23:36, 08/15/2019

Tiger Woods, Bethpage and rowdy crowds: The PGA dream Sometimes, things happen in sports that make so much sense you can’t believe it took so long for them to occur. The shot clock and the 3-point line i...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods eyes a career first: Playing in the Olympics Tiger Woods on Tuesday said he’d “like’’ to play in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo if he qualifies. “I’ve never played in the Olympics, and I’m sure that...
08:24, 05/15/2019

Cycling: Australian Ewan eyes dream Tour debut with Brussels win Australian speedster Caleb Ewan is aiming to start his Tour de France career with a bang and sprint to victory in Saturday's opening stage which star...
17:48, 07/04/2019

The Tory contest shows that the Brexiters’ dream is dying before their very eyes | Rafael Behr They once thought leaving the EU would work wonders. Now they don’t care what it achieves as long as it is doneBrexit is the reason the Conservatives...
02:24, 06/12/2019

"From Ek Tha Tiger To Tiger Zinda Hai...": PM Cheers India's Tiger Census With around 3,000 tigers, India has become "one of the safest habitats" for them in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he released...
11:12, 07/29/2019

“Dream Shot” by Lute Olson Fantasy dream camper makes more UA memories TUCSON – The 2019 Lute Olson Adult Fantasy Basketball camp is in full swing.  It’s a chance for die-hard-fans to get “up, close & p...
06:00, 08/25/2019

Meek Mill Keeps the Dream Going With Launch of Dream Chasers Records It might be official: Meek Mill is better at catching the dreams he’s chasing than everyone else. Meek Mill (born Robert Williams) and RocNation anno...
22:36, 07/24/2019

Salman Rushdie’s Quichotte Is a Fantastical Dream Within a Dream Quichotte, the Booker Prize long-listed 14th novel from Salman Rushdie, is pitched as a “Don Quixote for the modern age,” but the book...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Chance to caddie for Tiger Woods brings in huge winning bid at Tiger Jam Tiger Woods' annual fundraising event, the Tiger Jam, in Las Vegas featured a Janet Jackson concert and charity auction.    ...
23:12, 05/27/2019

Man Killed By Tiger In Corbett Tiger Reserve A daily wage labourer, patrolling the Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve along with forest guards, was mauled to death by a tiger that attack...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Tiger was 'done,' but Joe LaCava wasn't done with Tiger When things looked bad, when even Tiger thought his career was finished, Joe LaCava believed. This is the story of the guy standing right beside Tige...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Henry Golding in talks for G.I. Joe spinoff Snake Eyes, in which he'll play Snake Eyes The long-developing G.I. Joe spinoff Snake Eyes has its sights set on a damn good leading man: Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding. According to The...
21:36, 08/14/2019

Uber's IPO may end up being a bust Based on how two high-profile initial public offerings have done lately, Uber might be better off pitching itself as a delivery service for plant-bas...
04:48, 05/08/2019

Is Bendall Bust? When we last checked in on ultra-rich-and-famous fashion model Kendall Jenner and all-star basketball player Ben Simmons, things were going great. Th...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Fortnite Season 10 Is A Bust There was a lot of player excitement in the run-up to Fortnite’s Season 10, with early hints suggesting the return of old, beloved landmarks like Dus...
04:48, 08/23/2019

The 2019 Yankees: Championship or bust Normally this would sound like a thrown-down gauntlet because, normally, this would be a thrown-down gauntlet. In this time, in this place, in this c...
10:24, 07/12/2019

Will Apple's iPhone 11 be a boom or bust? Jon Fortt, veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, tech analysts Pat Moorhead and Shelly Palmer, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss the Apple even...
05:12, 09/13/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to i...
11:48, 05/02/2019

The Londoner: Bitch bust-up hounds the BFI BFI accused of ignoring the concerns of hundreds of academics/ Rodent problem at Westminster... and rats and mice, too/ Damien Hirst badmouths Brexit...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Hemp products boom is still a ‘bust’ for some Looking to get rich off CBD? Sell at your own risk. Mom-and-pop stores have been making a bundle charging premium prices for cannabidiol, as stressed...
00:12, 05/13/2019

How Bad Driving Led To $140 Million Drug Bust A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetam...
07:12, 07/23/2019

$10M in cocaine seized in record Baltimore bust Drug smugglers tried to ship a record 333 pounds of cocaine from Panama to Maryland in a container of beach chairs — but the operation folded, accord...
01:12, 06/26/2019

This could be start of Edwin Encarnacion’s Yankees bust out Maybe Edwin Encarnacion just needed time to get with the program. Emotionally. Technically. Then again, perhaps Friday night’s performance will prove...
11:48, 07/13/2019

Yankees bust out for needed win after trading for Encarnacion CHICAGO — With the Yankees on their way to halting a three-game losing streak Saturday night, they acquired Edwin Encarnacion from the Mariners for m...
05:48, 06/16/2019

VIX Futures Bust Through Old Daily Volume Record CHICAGO, IL - April 15, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures established an...
17:36, 05/02/2019

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo ...
12:48, 06/07/2019

Championship or bust for Rockets after huge trade What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick caught up with the Rockets at Summer League after the blockbuster trade for Russell Westbr...
18:36, 07/12/2019

After the Bust, Are Bitcoins More Like Tulip Mania or the Internet? To understand where cryptocurrencies are going, it helps to look beneath the price gyrations to see how people are actually using the technology. The...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Bizarre Bust: Rattlesnake, whiskey and uranium? An Oklahoma mand and woman were arrested Wednesday after a traffic stop of a stolen car revealed the two had a rattlesnake, radioactive uranium, a gu...
06:24, 07/12/2019

How White Sox’s Lucas Giolito went from bust to ace-in-the making Some prospects hit the ground running and live up to the hype immediately — like Austin Riley or Pete Alonso this year, or Juan Soto and Ronald Acuna...
04:36, 06/02/2019

Border Patrol Makes Another Big Meth Bust TEMECULA, Calif. – U.S. Border patrol agents make yet another big drug bust. This time it involved more than 140-pounds of methamphetamine wort...
19:24, 09/11/2019

Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by raising...
07:00, 05/25/2019

| Nearly 400 detained in record Vietnam gambling bust More than 380 Chinese nationals were detained during a raid on a gambling ring in Vietnam, state media reported Sunday, in what police claim is the b...
02:48, 07/29/2019

Protesters tear down Zhukov bust in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters have torn down a towering bust of Soviet military hero Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Ukraine’s second-largest city. Destruc...
20:12, 06/02/2019

Heroin worth $148 million seized in UK's biggest ever bust UK authorities seized almost 1.3 tons of heroin with a street value of £120 million ($148 million) from a container ship, in the nation's largest eve...
15:24, 09/04/2019

Cops bust man who kept ‘attack squirrel’ hopped up on meth The Alabama man who authorities say kept an “attack squirrel” in a cage and hopped it up on methamphetamine to keep it surly has been arrested, poli...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Giants’ Cody Latimer isn’t the same receiver who was Broncos bust Cody Latimer’s career didn’t start how he hoped it would. His production in four seasons with the Broncos reflected the amount — or lack thereof — of...
16:00, 08/01/2019

Why marijuana bust won’t impact any D’Angelo Russell deal D’Angelo Russell getting stopped for pot isn’t going to stop him from getting paid. And more and more it’s looking like it’s going to be by the Nets....
12:00, 05/04/2019

The Korean-American Kids in These Books Bust Stereotypes David Yoon’s “Frankly in Love,” Mary H.K. Choi’s “Permanent Record” and Maurene Goo’s “Somewhere Only We Know” capture the complexity of K.A. teenage...
21:24, 09/09/2019

Meth bust in New Zealand leads to arrests of two Brits The men were arrested after police discovered 200 kilos of methamphetamine in Auckland. Earlier in the week, police found cocaine that washed ashore ...
21:00, 08/09/2019

Dominican authorities bust three more in David Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic now have nine suspects connected to the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in custody, including a woman, ...
10:12, 06/14/2019

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finishe...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar will be installed at the Vidyasagar...
03:36, 06/04/2019

Here’s how cops used a penis pic to bust NYC’s alleged subway menace He got done in by his dipstick. Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — w...
08:12, 05/25/2019

Woman goes topless in attempt to avoid shoplifting bust A New Jersey woman shed her shirt and went topless to escape a shoplifting arrest — but her attempt went bust, according to a report. Lakia Pierce, 4...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Bad driving leads to $140 million drug bust in Sydney A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetam...
08:12, 07/23/2019

Mickey Callaway predicted Michael Conforto’s bust out Mickey Callaway was throwing batting practice to Michael Conforto on Friday, and the Mets manager immediately noticed a positive difference in his pr...
07:00, 05/12/2019

Single-payer healthcare is a bust for baby boomers Like the United States, Canada is aging rapidly. By 2021, my native land will have more seniors than children under 14 for the first time in its hist...
19:24, 06/10/2019

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tuta...
04:48, 07/05/2019

European, US investigators make major darknet bust Authorities say European and American investigators have broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking operations in a series of r...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Police arrest more than 100 in central Florida drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, a...
14:36, 05/02/2019

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust abo...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Boom to bust: faded smalltown America – in pictures Niko J Kallianiotis travelled through the main streets of Pennsylvania to photograph ‘the silhouette of what once was’ now the coal industry has gone...
10:00, 05/22/2019

New Yankee Kendrys Morales finally has bust-out game Unlike just about everyone else the Yankees have imported this season, Kendrys Morales hasn’t provided the offense that had been hoped for when they ...
16:00, 06/02/2019

Theater of Dreams: A Tale of Boom and Bust at the Plaza Hotel Reviewing Julie Satow’s “The Plaza,” Tina Brown dishes on the socialites, tycoons and charlatans who made and lost fortunes and reputations at the st...
11:24, 05/31/2019

Draft bust Hasheem Thabeet seeks redemption and second chance in NBA Five years after his last game, former No. 2 overall pick Hasheem Thabeet is working out and hoping for one last shot at playing in the NBA.  &...
12:12, 06/01/2019

Cops writing traffic ticket bust man with hot-pink pistol A man packing a hot-pink handgun was busted by cops after leaving his car double-parked in Harlem, police said Wednesday. Cops were writing Quincy Wa...
07:12, 08/22/2019

Rockets reaction to Russell Westbrook trade: Championship or bust What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick caught up with the Rockets at Summer League after the blockbuster trade for Russell Westbr...
12:24, 07/12/2019

Four Britons arrested in China after drug bust involving foreigners Police in eastern city of Xuzhou detained 19 people including teachers and studentsFour Britons have been arrested in China, according to the British...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Dave Gettleman tip helps lead to Oshane Ximines’ bust out Before Thursday’s game, as he was making the rounds in the visitors’ locker room at Paul Brown Stadium, Dave Gettleman stopped by the locker occupied...
04:36, 08/24/2019

Dwight Gooden spotted for first time since cocaine possession bust He’s not looking Amazin’. A dazed, pot-bellied Dwight Gooden was spotted in New Jersey Tuesday morning — the first public sighting of the Mets icon s...
09:36, 07/17/2019

‘El Chapo’-branded drug packages seized in $5M heroin bust Three alleged drug dealers were busted in the Bronx with $5 million worth of heroin — including packages branded with the name “El Chapo,”...
04:24, 07/20/2019

Europe: Record steroid bust leads to hundreds of arrests A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest op...
08:36, 07/09/2019

King Tut bust that Egypt claims was 'stolen' sells for $6 million A controversial 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of boy pharaoh King Tutankhamun has been sold for nearly $6 million at auction in the U.K., despite pr...
16:48, 07/05/2019

‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick turns out to be vegan cake mix Officers left with egg substitute on their faces after discovery of 25 bags of white powderA “huge drugs bust” at Gatwick airport has turned out to b...
06:48, 08/31/2019

Cops bust perv for luring young girls to car, pleasuring himself Cops busted a man who allegedly lured at least two young girls to his car and pleasured himself in front of them — and authorities said Friday there ...
04:36, 05/11/2019

Cops bust ‘Burberry Bandit’ for series of bank heists Manhattan’s “Burberry Bandit” was busted for a fresh string of bank heists, police said Monday. “Cornell Neilly, a serial bank-robber on parole...
20:36, 07/15/2019

Interpol: 9 arrested, 50 children rescued in pedophile ring bust Interpol said 50 children had been rescued and nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the United States following a two-year intern...
07:00, 05/24/2019

New Zealand police arrest 2 British men in huge meth bust New Zealand police say they’ve arrested two British men after finding a huge stash of methamphetamine in an Auckland apartment that would have been w...
07:48, 08/09/2019

Nielsen open to selling itself in pieces as auction proves a bust An auction to sell Nielsen Holdings appears to be a bust — but the ratings giant has not given up and is now looking to sell itself in pieces, The Po...
13:36, 07/31/2019

$1M in meth seized by NJ cops in West Orange drug bust New Jersey cops seized nearly $1 million in meth during a bust of a “major” drug ring that was run out of a quiet, suburban neighborhood,...
01:12, 07/31/2019

Elizabeth Warren wants to bust up Amazon, here's how it could be broken into 3 pieces Google and Facebook dominate search and social media, but Amazon dominates three parts of the tech industry. That makes it the easiest to dismantle. ...
14:33, 04/28/2019

‘Attack squirrel’ hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust Rocky’s got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage in Alabama was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would...
02:12, 06/19/2019

What Beanie Babies taught a generation about the horrors of boom and bust The frenzied investment in the 90s soft toys seems unlikely today, but as a child I bought into the craze with enthusiasmIn the late 2000s, the singe...
16:36, 06/19/2019

Feds bust Brooklyn man for allegedly shipping gun parts to Russia A Brooklyn man who allegedly shipped parts of weapons to Russia was charged for the caper in an unsealed indictment in federal court on Tuesday, auth...
15:24, 08/07/2019

The Latest: 2 charged in huge cocaine bust at Philly port The Latest on a large seizure of cocaine from a container ship in Philadelphia (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Two members of a container ship's crew fa...
06:12, 06/19/2019

| WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at ...
13:48, 06/19/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second ma...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Bolton exit followed bust-up over mooted Trump-Rouhani meeting National security adviser opposed idea of easing sanctionsTrump on Bolton: ‘He made some very big mistakes’Donald Trump and his top officials reporte...
04:24, 09/12/2019

Cops use tracking device to bust Manhattan bank robber A Manhattan bank robber made off with $1,200 — but was arrested soon after on the Henry Hudson Parkway when cops used a bank-installed GPS devi...
08:24, 06/20/2019

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors ...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Florida police arrest over 100 people in massive drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, a...
13:24, 05/02/2019

Jeremy Hunt: I would tell bust businesses no-deal Brexit was worth it Tory hopeful ramps up rhetoric on EU exit and says he is most likely to make it happenBusiness groups have expressed anger after Jeremy Hunt said he ...
20:24, 06/30/2019

Australia police make record meth drug bust Authorities in Melbourne have seized their biggest ever onshore haul of methamphetamine, the drug commonly known as ice. The drugs were stashed in st...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, accor...
11:24, 06/07/2019

NZ arrests two British men in multi million dollar meth bust The men were arrested after police discovered 200 kilos of methamphetamine in Auckland. Earlier in the week, police found cocaine that washed ashore ...
11:24, 08/09/2019

Watch: Dwight Gooden’s latest DUI bust caught on camera The fallen former pitching great holds what looks like a water bottle and an extra T-shirt as he shuffles along to a waiting ambulance after being ac...
04:00, 07/24/2019

Ex-‘Lion King’ puppet worker plans to sue city over 3-D gun bust The Brooklyn resident says he told cops that the gun he was making would be “completely non-functioning,” and a detective acknowledged it was merely ...
01:48, 06/17/2019

| 50 children saved after police bust paedophile website - Interpol International police group Interpol said that nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US and 50 children had been rescued after ...
14:36, 05/23/2019

Okay, So Breakdancing Might Really Become an Olympic Sport Hip-hop’s cultural impact is undeniable and it appears that it’s one step closer to infiltrating what was once considered unimaginable—the Olympics....
22:24, 06/26/2019

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect i...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Vietnam detains 380 Chinese people in illegal online gambling bust Police in Vietnam on Sunday detained more than 380 Chinese people accused of running the country's largest-ever underground online gambling ring, the...
00:00, 07/29/2019

Kevin Shattenkirk is not close to Rangers’ worst free-agent bust With the Kevin Shattenkirk tenure coming to an unceremonious end as the Rangers bought out the final two years of his contract earlier this week, mem...
11:24, 08/04/2019

Canada dealers warned to be vigilant after bust of auto theft ring Canadian police say 90 percent of the vehicles recovered during Project Baijin were newer-model high-end vehicles that were fraudulently financed and...
20:00, 07/30/2019

Congress' Students Body Blackens Bust Of Veer Savarkar Installed At DU The Congress-affiliated NSUI on Thursday said it blackened the bust of Veer Savarkar while garlanding the busts of Bhagat Singh and Netaji Subhas Cha...
11:36, 08/22/2019

Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized in Germany's largest bust Officials said Friday that they inspected a shipment labeled soy beans. What they found was 10,000 pounds of cocaine — worth over $1 billion. ...
06:24, 08/03/2019

How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began notici...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Spanish police bust pervert accused of snapping over 500 up-skirt photos A serial perv who allegedly snapped hundreds of up-skirt photos was busted by Spanish authorities who tracked online activity to catch him in the act...
05:48, 08/23/2019

NFL bust Ryan Leaf hired by ESPN as a college football analyst Ryan Leaf’s comeback story is about to enter a whole new chapter. After overcoming drug addiction, ESPN has welcomed Leaf to be a part of their team ...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Texas shale towns grapple with growth as oil-bust fears fade In west Texas, the center of the U.S. oil boom, about 3,800 students at Permian High School are crammed into a campus designed for 2,500, with 20 por...
13:36, 08/21/2019

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
22:48, 06/18/2019

President Ram Nath Kovind Unveils Mahatma Gandhi's Bust In Switzerland President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi, marking the 150th anniversary of the Father of the Nation and hoped that his leg...
20:12, 09/14/2019

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income --...
14:12, 05/26/2019

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week’s staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increase...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Nets’ master plan will go boom or bust, depending on Kyrie Irving Irving's decision was surely aided by the opportunity to play with Kevin Durant, who reportedly agreed to sign a four-year, $164 million contract wit...
00:24, 07/01/2019

Portuguese police bust darknet-based counterfeit cash network Portugal has broken up a counterfeit money ring that used dark websites to sell fake banknotes in exchange for virtual currency, arresting five peopl...
16:12, 09/09/2019

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call ...
07:24, 06/02/2019

Cops bust man in Washington state for hours-long Queens rape Police busted an accused rapist in Washington state nearly a month after he violently sexually assaulted a woman in Queens over a six-hour period, of...
03:48, 06/23/2019

Mysterious Adolf Hitler bust found in French Senate basement A bust of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has been found in the basement of the French Senate, a secret kept for 75 years, according to a startling investig...
18:24, 09/05/2019

Mamata Banerjee Unveils New Statue Of Bengal Icon After Bust Vandalised West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee unveiled a new statue of 19th century reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar almost a month after a bust of the Bengal ...
11:00, 06/11/2019

'Huge drugs bust' at Gatwick Airport found to be vegan cake mix Bags of white powder seized as part of a "huge drugs bust" at London's Gatwick Airport actually contained vegan cake ingredients, the British Transpo...
12:36, 08/31/2019

Feds bust cheating ring that took English test for Chinese nationals William Singer wasn’t running the only college admissions scam in town. The same day his bribery scandal was broken wide open on March 12, the feds a...
06:12, 05/03/2019

135 officers arrest 50 people in massive Connecticut heroin bust: 11 suspects on the run State and Federal law enforcement arrested 51 people in Connecticut on Friday as part of a massive undercover operation that resulted in the seizure ...
03:12, 05/20/2019

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex A Disney World employee was nabbed for trying to lure an 8-year-old girl for sex — after bringing a child-size pink dress and condoms to the “encount...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Judge seals videos of Robert Kraft and other johns in prostitution bust The secretly recorded videos of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other accused johns at a Florida day spa will be kept under wraps — at le...
21:12, 05/09/2019

Less boom, more bust? Economic fears threaten Trump's 2020 message Stock market dips and tariff uncertainty have the president anxious about the possibility of a recession on his watchDonald Trump has made the US eco...
00:12, 08/18/2019

Jahlil Okafor takes next step to shedding draft bust label It’s the big day for this year’s NBA prospects, but one former bust has his own draft-day triumph to celebrate. The Pelicans have picked up the 2019-...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a p...
13:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
23:24, 07/09/2019

USA, Brazil react to US win and Olympic berth USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team...
21:48, 09/09/2019

Olympic Games Are Getting More Competitive for Advertisers The Olympic Games remain advertising gold—so much so that exclusive sponsorship deals are becoming much costlier for the world’s most powerful compan...
14:24, 06/25/2019

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago a...
08:12, 08/11/2019

USOC changes name to US Olympic & Paralympic Committee CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is changing its name to include the Paralympic movement. The organization will be known as the U.S. Olympic...
22:36, 06/20/2019

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

10 must-try ramen shops in Tokyo Ramen is Japan’s national obsession – and there more than 10,000 shops to choose from in Tokyo alone. Three local experts choose their favourites‘Ram...
10:24, 09/16/2019

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...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Singapore makes record-breaking ivory bust, seizes pangolin scales Authorities in Singapore have seized ivory from nearly 300 elephants and some 12 tons of pangolin scales in a shipment heading from DR Congo to Vietn...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Cops seize $1M in meth during massive drug bust in quiet New Jersey neighborhood New Jersey cops seized nearly $1 million in meth during a bust of a “major” drug ring that was run out of a quiet, suburban neighborhood,...
21:36, 07/30/2019

Florida Lottery winner of $1M among suspects rounded up in major drug bust: reports A little more than a year ago, Karlee Harbst was the smiling winner of a $1 million prize in the Florida Lottery. Last week, she was among suspects a...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished...
23:36, 05/26/2019

Costa Rica and Panama bust migrant-smuggling ring, arrest dozens Costa Rican and Panamanian officials on Tuesday morning arrested nearly 50 people linked to an international network suspected of smuggling migrants ...
21:12, 07/30/2019

Cops bust alleged subway break puller, investigating if he’s serial saboteur Police nabbed an alleged subway brake puller late Thursday — and are investigating if he’s the suspect responsible for causing more than 700 commute-...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion ...
22:24, 06/03/2019

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pelle...
01:12, 05/31/2019

Australian authorities make the largest onshore meth bust in the country's history Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo ...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug bust...
02:12, 06/19/2019

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Multistate child exploitation operation bust leads to 82 arrests, 17 rescues, officials say Officials in Georgia announced Friday that 82 suspects were arrested as a result of a 4-month long sting across eight states targeting those that pos...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Tennis pros bust out insane soccer skills in Wimbledon warm-up match The cross-sports spectacular happened during the second round of the Noventi Open in an all-French match-up between Benoit Paire and Jo-Wilfred Tsong...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Real estate broker Robert Futterman fired from his company after drug bust New York real estate broker Robert Futterman has been fired from his own company, The Post has learned. Futterman, who last year sold his firm Robert...
20:24, 05/29/2019

Cops bust Jermaine Orr for allegedly murdering teen at Queens house party Cops busted the man wanted in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old in Queens, who was one of the five people shot dead in a 24-hour period in N...
06:12, 08/23/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss ou...
16:48, 05/17/2019

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a ...
17:48, 07/21/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
15:36, 07/09/2019

Hayter reassesses ambitions as Olympic bid comes into view "Rising cycling star Ethan Hayter says his focus will soon switch back to the track and the Tokyo Olympics next year after a strong showing at the To...
17:24, 05/06/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergey Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee is to ...
16:36, 07/05/2019

India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is h...
13:36, 08/22/2019

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison...
14:36, 07/12/2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for...
07:00, 06/27/2019

‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez Nigel Collins was ringside to see the undoing of two-weight Olympic champion Robeisy Ramirez The post ‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Go...
23:00, 08/12/2019

| IOC reforms Olympic host city race The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the spor...
23:24, 08/04/2019

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid f...
20:36, 08/06/2019

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 Japa...
06:24, 04/30/2019

| The rugby-mad duo cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo They survived dogs in Iran and stomach bugs in India ... it's been a madcap adventure for a pair of rugby enthusiasts cycling from Twickenham to Toky...
12:24, 08/11/2019

The Sights Of The Tokyo Game Show Today is the first press day for this year’s Tokyo Game Show (the four-day expo won’t be open to the public until Saturday). Let’s have a look inside...
12:48, 09/12/2019

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?  ...
13:36, 07/24/2019

The Motorcycles Of The Tokyo Game Show I’ve been coming to the Tokyo Game Show since 2004, but this is the first year I remember seeing bikes of any sort at the booths. While they’re not r...
12:48, 09/12/2019

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....
19:38, 08/13/2019

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 wil...
17:00, 07/25/2019

| 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....
11:36, 06/11/2019

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 ‘pea...
09:12, 06/14/2019

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
15:36, 08/22/2019

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? ...
22:00, 08/03/2019

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 it...
18:36, 06/14/2019

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 ...
16:36, 06/27/2019

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 ...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Drug bust reveals New York home doubled as illicit day care center: report Authorities in New York conducting a drug bust at a Rockland County home Tuesday were shocked after six children were reportedly discovered inside th...
23:36, 06/21/2019

Lionel Messi shown only second career red card after Copa America bust-up with Gary Medel Lionel Messi was shown an extremely rare red card on Saturday evening as Argentina faced Chile in the third-place play-off at the 2019 Copa America t...
00:48, 07/07/2019

Bombshell or bust? Mueller hearing could be Dems’ last chance to make Russia probe stick Weary or not, here he comes. Robert Mueller, the former Trump-Russia special counsel who has already said he will not testify beyond boundaries of hi...
08:00, 07/24/2019

Fantasy football all-bust team: Carolina Panthers' passing game likely to disappoint Cam Newton's offseason shoulder surgery leaves fantasy owners with too many questions for 2019. Don't let the Panthers offense ruin your se...
11:36, 08/15/2019

100 arrested as Florida drug bust nets enough fentanyl 'to kill everyone in Brevard County': police Police in Brevard County, Fla., arrested 100 people in a monthslong drug investigation involving the seizure of enough fentanyl to kill every person ...
05:36, 05/02/2019

Reports: Police Bust Deep Dot Web, Saying It Made Millions Off Referral Links to Dark Web Markets The FBI working in conjunction with authorities in multiple nations has arrested several individuals in connection with their involvement in Deep Dot...
04:36, 05/08/2019

Buster-Ass Authorities Continue To Give A Shit About Marijuana Possession, Bust D'Angelo Russell Nets All-Star point guard D’Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession Thursday when security types at LaGuardia Airport in New York discovere...
03:24, 05/03/2019

100-Crore Worth Brown Sugar Seized In Manipur, Biggest Drug Bust In State An illegal drugs manufacturing factory was busted at Lilong Dam in Manipur's Thoubal district and 111.2 kg of brown sugar, worth over Rs 100 crore in...
09:48, 06/30/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as ...
15:24, 05/03/2019

Florida woman says 'mom’s instinct' helped bust sex offender lurking on elementary school property A Florida mother credited her instincts for figuring out a man she spotted lurking behind a dumpster at her child’s elementary school was a registere...
22:24, 04/29/2019

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted the hosting ban on India Thursday after the country promised to grant visas to all athletes in relevant Ol...
19:12, 06/21/2019

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British r...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking int...
00:48, 09/14/2019

Lake Placid's Olympic Center to be renovated New York's Olympic Regional Development Authority approves plans to modernize Lake Placid's Olympic Center      &...
08:00, 07/30/2019

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spir...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Star quality can’t save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sweden sent its heir to the throne, its prime minister, and a hockey icon to help persuade International Olympic Committ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympic baseball qualifier Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot...
16:12, 08/08/2019

IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is changing how and when it picks Olympic hosts, and will approach candidates who can be from multiple cities or...
13:24, 06/26/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said o...
20:36, 05/14/2019

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahea...
17:12, 07/26/2019

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Gam...
20:24, 07/30/2019

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Gam...
05:48, 06/14/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss ou...
16:24, 05/17/2019

Tweddle: Whitlock is ready to make Olympic history - again "Retired gymnast Beth Tweddle has backed double Olympic champion Max Whitlock to repeat his historic performance in Rio as the countdown to Tokyo 202...
17:12, 07/26/2019

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of...
10:36, 08/06/2019

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row over who controls the sport is resolved soon, t...
23:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse sca...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Ex-US Olympic dressage athlete charged with attempted murder MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A former U.S. Olympic dressage athlete is accused of shooting a woman at his New Jersey farm where he trains equestrian athletes. ...
13:48, 08/09/2019

Sosa rolls by TKO; Olympic star Ramirez upset Jason Sosa floored Haskell Lydell Rhodes three times in a dominating seventh-round knockout win Saturday night, while featherweight Adan Gonzales sco...
07:24, 08/11/2019

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his...
00:36, 06/16/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the To...
11:24, 05/08/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games org...
14:24, 05/23/2019

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following h...
08:12, 07/05/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that ...
07:24, 05/04/2019

Official linked to Olympic ticket scam set to be IOC member LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member, seven years after he was linked to black market ticket...
20:36, 05/22/2019

| Banyana draw in opening 2020 Olympic qualifier Banyana Banyana played to a 0-0 draw against Botswana on Friday night at the National Stadium in Gaborone in the first leg of their first 2020 Olympi...
07:36, 08/31/2019

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers migh...
15:48, 05/23/2019

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the firs...
20:12, 05/25/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and ...
15:36, 06/26/2019

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protes...
05:36, 08/21/2019

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the ne...
10:48, 08/22/2019

My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure After just 18 months and 21 amateur bouts behind him, Deontay Wilder explains how he ended up on the rostrum The post My Night: Deontay Wilder reflec...
03:24, 08/14/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is h...
20:24, 08/22/2019

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 f...
01:00, 07/02/2019

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 expec...
19:48, 05/28/2019

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....
06:48, 07/22/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from the 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. Ou...
20:48, 07/24/2019

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 fi...
02:24, 07/19/2019

FC Tokyo beats Shimizu 2-0 to stay top of J-League Kotaro Omori and Kensuke Nagai scored first-half goals as FC Tokyo beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to stay first in the J-League     &#...
17:12, 07/20/2019

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 d...
15:24, 07/09/2019

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 M...
23:24, 05/31/2019

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 ...
20:12, 07/18/2019

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 ...
11:12, 07/30/2019

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. ...
22:48, 07/26/2019

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned...
08:36, 08/27/2019

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 ...
22:36, 07/24/2019

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA "Boxing should keep its place at next year\u0027s Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport\u0027s amateur version, shou...
19:24, 05/22/2019

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 i...
18:36, 08/13/2019

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 investigat...
14:00, 06/11/2019

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 extre...
10:48, 07/24/2019

'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....
13:48, 06/12/2019

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 smal...
02:12, 08/13/2019

Biggest Mafia bust in Ontario, Canada, nets 15 arrests, $33 million worth of homes and cars A Mafia bust—believed to be the biggest in the Canadian province of Ontario—has resulted in 15 arrests and the seizure of homes and sports cars worth...
16:24, 07/19/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Embrace risk with the ultimate boom-or-bust team Players like Ezekiel Elliott, Antonio Brown, and Melvin Gordon provide drafters with interesting decisions. Chris Towers has a practical approach to ...
19:36, 08/20/2019

Dispensed: A digital health IPO bust, Walmart's push into healthcare, and an MIT project that didn't live up to the hype Reuters Hello! Lydia here, back from my wedding and honeymoon and ready to dive into this week's deluge of healthcare news. As my colleagues likely ...
22:12, 09/13/2019

Lori Loughlin's home life calming down following 'initial shock' of college admissions scandal bust Lori Loughlin is enjoying a newfound calm at home for the first time since she and husband Mossimo Giannulli were busted in the nationwide college ad...
23:24, 07/21/2019

Bust-up as Jeremy Corbyn's number two Tom Watson walks out of shadow cabinet over second Brexit referendum Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson walked out of shadow cabinet today as he led a defiant challenge against Jeremy Corbyn over a second Brexit referen...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to bust ghosts/crack jokes for Amazon's Truth Seekers It’s been a long time since Simon Pegg and Nick Frost teamed up for a proper genre parody, and while they’re not quite working with Edgar Wright on a...
08:12, 08/06/2019

Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary Commentating on live sports for a national television audience can be a herculean task, but it’s a lot easier if you decide to rely on tired racial s...
22:12, 06/22/2019

Police arrest 51 people and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust in Connecticut Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $...
09:24, 05/19/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, won an appeal on Thursday against his lifetime ban...
14:36, 07/12/2019

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 a...
21:24, 05/21/2019

Organizations failed to protect Olympic gymnasts from abuse: report Organizations that should have protected female athletes from sexual abuse by Olympics gymnastic doctor Larry Nassar dropped the ball, leading a cong...
21:12, 07/30/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a g...
11:12, 06/18/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others ...
23:24, 05/02/2019

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games &...
11:48, 06/26/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver m...
06:48, 07/14/2019

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Mini...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in q...
02:48, 06/28/2019

Stripped of Olympic status, boxing body calls new elections GENEVA (AP) — One day after being stripped of Olympic recognition, boxing body AIBA called for fresh elections in November to help rebuild its image ...
23:12, 06/27/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athlete...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo (via SamMobile), reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition ...
02:24, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament. ...
22:12, 06/19/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on...
01:12, 05/18/2019

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...
20:12, 05/22/2019

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics &#...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a publ...
22:48, 07/24/2019

Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya’s Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance...
16:12, 05/22/2019

Dutch Olympic champion completes 195-kilometer charity swim Olympic long-distance swimming champion Maarten van der Weijden has completed a marathon swim along the route of a famous Dutch speedskating race to ...
20:36, 06/24/2019

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 Athleti...
14:24, 05/22/2019

Snowboarding: Olympic silver medalist Parrot says he has beaten cancer Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games...
12:00, 07/30/2019

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic ...
01:24, 08/07/2019

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a ...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with a high natural l...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Toyota plans self-driving escort for Olympic torch and marathon The vehicle is part of the automaker’s wider Olympic transport plans that also include self-driving shuttles and personal mobility devices such as sc...
15:00, 08/23/2019

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a ...
01:36, 08/26/2019

Olympic champion Barker breaks collarbone in London crash Olympic champion Elinor Barker has confirmed she suffered a broken collarbone in a high-speed pile-up at the end of the women's Ride London Classique...
16:36, 08/04/2019

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games. ...
02:48, 08/21/2019

Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier Powerhouse Brazil showed just what a threat it will be at surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men's division ...
11:12, 09/16/2019

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games ...
17:12, 09/05/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 ...
10:24, 05/06/2019

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S...
03:12, 09/14/2019

Olympic cycling champ Sanchez accepts doping sanction AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has accepted a two-year doping ban from cycling. The International Cycling...
14:24, 05/14/2019

What a disastrous pro debut means for Olympic champ Robeisy Ramirez One of the most highly anticipated pro debuts in boxing turned out to be a complete disaster for Robeisy Ramirez, but there are still reasons to be o...
01:00, 08/13/2019

Olympic champion cyclist Barker undergoes successful surgery "Britain\u0027s Olympic champion Elinor Barker has successfully undergone surgery after breaking her collarbone in Saturday\u0027s RideLondon Classiq...
17:00, 08/09/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under pressure from an IOC inquiry into its integrity, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing leg...
12:48, 05/05/2019

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S. A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released ...
10:24, 09/14/2019

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 h...
21:36, 05/23/2019

| Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with ferocious winds and driving rain caused commuter chaos with trains halted and more than 100 fli...
17:48, 09/09/2019

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 wa...
02:24, 06/12/2019

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 C...
05:00, 07/22/2019

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 Co...
21:36, 06/20/2019

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 mi...
10:36, 05/23/2019

IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo's 'urban festival' The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s "urban festival", which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic sports, will ...
08:01, 09/11/2019

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 craf...
13:48, 06/12/2019

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 c...
13:48, 07/25/2019

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 thi...
21:00, 07/24/2019

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 ...
21:00, 07/24/2019

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 o...
13:00, 07/24/2019

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 ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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 o...
12:48, 08/15/2019

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intel...
18:36, 09/11/2019

IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics     ...
19:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Earthquake rattles Tokyo before Trump visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A relatively strong earthquake rattled T...
10:24, 05/25/2019

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next ye...
12:36, 06/23/2019

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 Wed...
13:48, 05/02/2019

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...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Van der Poel opts against Tokyo 2020 road race "Mathieu van der Poel has decided against taking part in the Tokyo 2020 road race and opted to fully focus on the mountain bike event at next year’s ...
14:48, 09/05/2019

| Coe more worried by heat at Tokyo Olympics than Doha worlds IAAF President Sebastian Coe says he is more worried about the potentially searing heat at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics than the IAAF World Championships ...
10:12, 08/30/2019

Saudi Aramco reportedly favors Tokyo for its overseas IPO Aramco's IPO will take place over two stages: A flotation on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, and an international listing in 2020 or 2...
10:12, 08/30/2019

'Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE' gets an encore on Switch in January The Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei series are pretty popular with JRPG fans, but crossover title Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE? Not so much, mostly d...
05:48, 09/05/2019

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 Fri...
13:36, 06/29/2019

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...
21:36, 07/05/2019

Apple To Open Largest Store In Tokyo On September 7 Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is all set to open its newest and largest store in the heart of the Marunouchi business district in Japan on Saturda...
19:36, 09/05/2019

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an accoun...
14:12, 06/10/2019

$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 lo...
16:48, 07/12/2019

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. --...
23:48, 05/25/2019

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 2...
11:36, 06/11/2019

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 th...
13:12, 05/27/2019

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legac...
16:12, 07/18/2019

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 f...
15:24, 07/24/2019

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 fr...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabil...
10:48, 08/22/2019

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. Organiz...
11:12, 05/29/2019

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...
14:12, 07/05/2019

| Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020 One of Japan's top doctors has slammed the decision to hold the Olympics at the height of Tokyo's summer, warning that heatstroke will be the "bigges...
11:12, 09/13/2019

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 e...
15:36, 07/31/2019

| Schoeman, Schoenmaker fly SA flag at Tokyo World Cup stop New world championship silver medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker will be flying the SA flag at the opening leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup taking place ...
14:48, 08/01/2019

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. ...
17:28, 08/12/2019

| 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 ...
23:36, 05/14/2019

RUBBER-Tokyo futures climb on Shanghai recovery * The benchmark Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) rubber contract for January delivery climbed 1.0 yen, or 0.6%, to 182.0 yen ($1.67) per kg by 0045 ...
04:00, 07/30/2019

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...
00:24, 05/17/2019

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 poli...
10:00, 06/15/2019

JGBs sag on rebounding Tokyo stocks, weaker U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond prices fell on Friday as Tokyo stocks rebounded, hurting demand for debt, while overnight weakness in U.S. Treasuries also w...
08:12, 05/17/2019

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...
14:38, 04/28/2019

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'...
13:24, 04/29/2019

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 ...
17:12, 07/04/2019

Archeological Mystery Solved with Modern Genetics: Y Chromosomes Reveal Population Boom and Bust in Ancient Japan The current thinking on the origins of the Japanese population holds that the original inhabitants, the Jomon people, were met about 2,500 years ago ...
22:12, 06/20/2019

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.  ...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is sending its heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support its bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host v...
16:36, 06/20/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo'...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended. ...
03:36, 08/02/2019

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the...
08:12, 05/22/2019

Olympic skater Ashley Wagner says John Coughlin sexually assaulted her Former US Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against fellow skater John Coughlin, who committed ...
19:36, 08/01/2019

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind...
22:24, 07/09/2019

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32....
19:48, 06/12/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a de...
16:12, 05/22/2019

Australia fall in final but look good for Olympic rugby sevens qualification John Manenti’s side virtually guaranteed berth in TokyoTop-ranked New Zealand win final in Canada Australia lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of...
06:36, 05/13/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trou...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis...
13:12, 05/24/2019

Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympic Games (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country...
22:24, 06/24/2019

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it h...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Senators introduce bill to hold U.S. Olympic sports accountable after sex scandals It will take an Act of Congress to help protect athletes and make sure sex abuse in U.S. Olympic sports never happens again.     ...
14:24, 07/30/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the off...
08:24, 05/09/2019

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal. ...
10:48, 09/14/2019

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban...
18:36, 06/10/2019

Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that ...
15:24, 09/15/2019

Olympic champ Ryan Lochte opens up about post-Rio scandal: 'If I disappeared, it would be OK' Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte said in an interview set to air Tuesday that he lost the will to live after a scandal cost him all of his sponso...
16:24, 08/20/2019

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competi...
13:00, 08/07/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
17:48, 07/19/2019

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe ...
15:00, 08/08/2019

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compellin...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Mond...
18:36, 06/21/2019

Olympic ticket lottery opens in Japan; foreign sales June 15 Residents of Japan have begun entering a ticket lottery to land seats for next year's Tokyo Olympics.        ...
13:24, 05/09/2019

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults...
18:24, 07/30/2019

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut Denver’s Adan Gonzales scores upset of prized Cuban prospectRamirez, 25, won Olympic gold medals at 2012 and 2016 Games Joshua and Ruiz Jr still have...
06:36, 08/11/2019

| South Korean Olympic skating champion banned over trouser-pulling South Korean Olympic short track speed skating champion Lim Hyo-jun has been banned from competition for a year for sexually harassing a fellow male ...
11:48, 08/09/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Th...
06:24, 05/03/2019

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago....
22:24, 06/30/2019

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.    ...
13:48, 08/10/2019

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to wat...
18:24, 06/19/2019

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at s...
12:24, 09/16/2019

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper keeps his Olympic hopes alive, but he’s in for a fight Leeper came in fifth place in the 400-meter final on Saturday, which doesn’t yet qualify him for a spot, but if he ultimately earns one, it could get...
04:24, 07/28/2019

Hockey India Names 18-Member Squad For Olympic Test Event India's head coach, Graham Reid has said that the team has rested senior players to help them shake off any niggling injuries and refresh themselves....
17:36, 07/25/2019

Where are they now: Gymnast Simone Biles looks strong in comeback from 2016 US Olympic team After making history in Rio, Simone Biles took 2 years off to experience life outside the gym. The most decorated USA gymnast ever stayed plenty busy...
22:24, 07/24/2019

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby ...
02:36, 08/13/2019

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental prop...
15:00, 08/30/2019

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Race Imboden knelt during anthem after winning Pan-Am goldProtest could impact Imboden’s chances of going to OlympicsImboden, 26, won Olympic bronze ...
04:36, 08/11/2019

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the ...
12:12, 07/05/2019

Meet Kayla Harrison: Olympic gold medalist, face of PFL and MMA's next star Kayla Harrison is the favorite at the outset of the PFL's new women's lightweight division, and the two-time judo Olympic gold medalist is ready to p...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnas...
02:24, 07/04/2019

17,000 Passengers Stranded At Tokyo's Narita Airport Due To Typhoon Faxai Around 17,000 passengers were stranded overnight at Tokyo's Narita Airport, an official said on Tuesday, after it took a direct hit from a powerful t...
10:36, 09/10/2019

Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organizers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during...
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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 inno...
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