GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-08-15, 05:32

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears

The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme he...

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears

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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...
2019-08-12, 14:32

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...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (IT...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Double disqualification after heat shortens Olympic test event British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affecte...
2019-08-15, 07:32

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\...
2019-08-21, 01:48

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of five new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension a...
2019-07-21, 05:48

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle...
2019-08-13, 12:00

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport make...
2019-07-18, 19:48

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 ...
2019-06-16, 08:16

British triathlon athletes disqualified after breaking obscure rule during Olympic qualifier A pair of British triathlon athletes were disqualified from the World Triathlon Olympic qualifying event in Tokyo after they crossed the finish line ...
2019-08-16, 13:00

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the t...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat ...
2019-07-19, 17:32

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...
2019-07-03, 16:48

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...
2019-06-11, 08:32

| 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 ...
2019-06-12, 15:16

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 collect...
2019-05-21, 14:48

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 ...
2019-06-11, 17:00

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...
2019-07-22, 18:00

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 ...
2019-07-24, 20:16

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...
2019-07-18, 19:16

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 ...
2019-06-02, 00:32

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...
2019-06-11, 14:16

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...
2019-07-16, 16:16

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 ...
2019-07-16, 18:32

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...
2019-07-24, 16:32

Olympic Channel documentary to shine spotlight on gymnastics hopefuls for 2020 Tokyo Games 'All Around' follows American Morgan Hurd and two other gymnasts as they prepare for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Go behind the scenes....
2019-07-09, 19:16

Cops ask crooks to please take weekend off due to extreme heat Police in a Massachusetts town are asking crooks to take the weekend off — because it’s too hot. “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone think...
2019-07-21, 03:48

In extreme heat, electric fans inadvisable unless it's humid In extreme heat, electric fans may offer some relief when it's very humid, but when temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually...
2019-08-06, 14:48

How US cities are scrambling to protect people from extreme heat With cities facing both rapid growth and radical, permanent climate change, urban authorities are faced with an increasingly vulnerable populationOn ...
2019-08-21, 05:48

Extreme heat could burn 80 million jobs, says UN agency Workers in Europe had to adapt to high temperatures in recent days. But the impact of heat stress on the global economy by the year 2030 will be seve...
2019-07-01, 18:32

It Could Crack 120 Degrees in Death Valley as Extreme Heat Roasts Much of the U.S. Death Valley is no stranger to scorching temperatures, but the heat gripping the park and surrounding area still stands out for its intensity and sco...
2019-08-21, 00:16

As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond Heat records were smashed across much of Europe this week, leaving officials searching for short- and longer-term solutions to help people endure tem...
2019-08-01, 01:16

Heavy storms in Southeast to provide relief for extreme heat The southeastern United States will endure drenching and locally damaging thunderstorms erupting daily into the weekend - but, this is not bad news f...
2019-07-18, 17:00

ADOT offers tips for highway travel in extreme heat With temperatures well above average this week, the Arizona Department of Transportation wants to make sure drivers and their vehicles are prepared f...
2019-07-23, 07:16

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least...
2019-05-28, 00:32

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust cl...
2019-05-30, 18:48

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of on...
2019-05-26, 12:00

Extreme heat baked Europe last month. Scientists say man-made climate change is to blame The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more intense by man-made climate change, a new study says. ...
2019-08-03, 05:48

Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July, authorities said on Tuesday, highlighting the health threat to athletes...
2019-08-06, 15:32

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newl...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Extreme heat continues to scorch Europe; France braces for possible all-time record high Friday High heat again blazed across Europe Thursday as several countries braced for what could be the hottest day yet on Friday.     &...
2019-06-28, 00:48

Six-time WRC champion Ogier to test Extreme E car in advisory role The Extreme E electric off-road series will call on Citroen driver and six-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to help advise the new champions...
2019-07-19, 15:00

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said th...
2019-08-20, 12:48

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mounti...
2019-08-17, 18:32

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed t...
2019-06-03, 18:16

I Braved A Heat Wave For A Desolate Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Event Harry Potter: Wizards Unite had its first Community Day this past Saturday. There was a heat wave in my area, but I headed out to play the game anywa...
2019-07-22, 20:16

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping wi...
2019-06-08, 15:48

Andre Ward fears Anthony Yarde isn't prepared for Sergey Kovalev test - EXCLUSIVE THEY say he who dares wins, and Anthony Yarde really is pushing that mantra to the limit by taking on WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev i...
2019-07-13, 15:16

Haley takes rain-shortened Daytona for 1st win Justin Haley took the lead under caution on Sunday and won the rain-shortened Cup series race at Daytona when the race never went green as bad weathe...
2019-07-08, 00:32

Roger Goodell still wants four-game NFL preseason shortened BATAVIA, N.Y. — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is reiterating his stance of wanting to reduce the four-game preseason schedule at a time the league a...
2019-06-03, 19:32

The Latest: Hong Kong march shortened due to disruption HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Organizers of a protest ...
2019-07-01, 10:32

Fortnite Event: What time is Fortnite Event Today? When does Season 9 live event start? Fortnite will be making its latest event go live today, and it looks like it'll include a massive battle between a big robot and a big monster - affe...
2019-07-20, 11:48

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street closes shortened session at record highs U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a mo...
2019-07-03, 19:48

1 man dies, another critical after Wisconsin triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Madison say one man died and another was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swi...
2019-06-10, 03:48

My daughter’s first triathlon tested her body — and my heart Now that she's getting older, I find myself missing being needed. Our connection, once as thick as climbing rope, feels more like a strand of dental ...
2019-07-11, 02:16

Bike, swim and run to help children in need at Tri for Kindness Sprint Triathlon TUCSON – Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year. With hopes of burning the extra cookie pounds from last Christmas, Kris Kringl...
2019-07-03, 05:16

Norseman triathlon tests toughest minds and bodies A 3.8km swim in icy fjords, a 180km bike ride, and a full marathon up to the top of Norway's Mount Gaustatoppen - is the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon fo...
2019-08-05, 20:32

NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city Organizers of the annual New York City triathlon said Thursday that the race scheduled for this weekend is canceled because of the near-100 degree te...
2019-07-19, 06:32

Off-duty firefighter dies during triathlon attempt, reports say An off-duty firefighter who was competing in the “Escape the Cape” triathlon in New Jersey this weekend died from “apparent cardiac arrest,” a spokes...
2019-06-03, 23:16

New York City Triathlon Canceled This Year, but Will Still Be in July in 2020 The decision to cancel it came a day after Mayor de Blasio urged race directors not to hold the event on Sunday, when temperatures in the high 90s ar...
2019-07-20, 06:16

Fortnite Event Time COUNTDOWN: UK Start times, Season 9 Robot vs Monster live event news FORTNITE Season 10 is almost upon us, but before then Epic Games is rolling out The Final Showdown event. Here is our countdown to the event which wi...
2019-07-19, 18:48

Watch for these heat stroke symptoms as US braces for heat wave Heat stroke is a life-threatening heat-related illness that can develop when heat exhaustion is untreated. It can lead to muscle damage, kidney, live...
2019-07-19, 21:48

Europe to experience 'intense heat' in multi-day heat wave Europe will be struck by a "potentially dangerous" heat wave next week, according to forecaster Accuweather, with temperatures expected to reach a hi...
2019-06-22, 18:16

'Breaking' the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests As the globe warms in the years ahead, days with extreme heat are forecast to skyrocket across hundreds of U.S. cities, a study suggests.  ...
2019-07-16, 11:00

What Is the Heat Index? Is it the Heat, the Humidity, or Both? With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature....
2019-07-19, 05:48

Russia to nuclear test ban monitor: Test accident not your business Russia on Tuesday told an international organisation set up to verify a ban on nuclear tests that a military testing accident in northern Russia earl...
2019-08-20, 12:16

WoW Classic Stress Test Time: World of Warcraft Classic's final test ahead of release date The WoW Classic release date is later this month, but today, Blizzard is putting on one final World of Warcraft Classic Stress Test to really put the...
2019-08-08, 16:00

Why you should always say no to an extreme marriage proposal If your boyfriend arranges for friends to hijack your car, before he gets down on one knee, it’s best to demurLast weekend, a marriage proposal took ...
2019-07-03, 23:48

Living in Extreme Isolation: Is It Possible Without Going Mad? Alix Nathan’s novel “The Warlow Experiment” is based on a true story about an 18th-century Englishman’s test of the ability to survive absolute solit...
2019-08-20, 14:48

8 extreme military-like SUVs you can own The SUV landscape is more diverse than ever, with family sport-utilities featuring gently sloping body-lines to extreme, limited edition trucks. ...
2019-06-20, 19:48

Lance Armstrong, NBC take TV corruptness to the extreme Wanna ace a take-home quiz? Here we go: Name the most disgraced, discredited competitor in the history of the Tour de France? Correct! So it stood as...
2019-07-13, 23:32

10 vacation rentals with extreme themes No matter what you’re into – from dogs and frogs to Disney and Wes Anderson – there’s a vacation rental out there with your n...
2019-05-21, 17:32

New Extreme E electric SUV racer launched at Goodwood Spark Odyssey21 launches global electrically powered off-road racing series, founded in partnership with Formula E An electric off-road racing serie...
2019-07-05, 12:32

NBA referee Ron Garretson arrested for extreme DUI after crash Veteran NBA referee Ron Garretson was arrested for extreme DUI on Wednesday in Arizona after he crashed his car into a tree near the Lake Havasu City...
2019-05-31, 19:32

Mount Everest: What happens to your body at extreme altitudes? The traffic jams on Mount Everest cause extra time spent in a dangerous area where the chance of developing an extreme form of altitude sickness call...
2019-05-31, 21:32

Extreme E reveals the car that will race across glaciers and deserts We've known for some time that the organisers of Formula E want to launch another EV motorsport called Extreme E. As the name implies, this plan...
2019-07-06, 00:48

The best- and worst-case scenarios for WWE Extreme Rules The Undertaker returns at Extreme Rules to team with Roman Reigns, but how he'll perform is just one of the many questions leading into the final pay...
2019-07-12, 19:00

Ford won't use extreme GT version for WEC hypercar - Multimatic Ford will not use its GT as the basis for an entry into the World Endurance Championship's hypercar class, according to Multimatic motorsport boss La...
2019-07-04, 17:16

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do t...
2019-06-15, 01:48

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Watching electrons using extreme ultraviolet light A new technique developed by a team at MIT can map the complete electronic band structure of materials at high resolution. This capability is usually...
2019-08-21, 15:48

Extreme Porsche 718 Spyder joins line-up News 17 Jun, 2019 The new Porsche 718 Spyder uses the same underpinnings as the Cayman GT4, with a 4.0-litre straight-six lifted from t...
2019-06-18, 02:00

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, ...
2019-05-22, 23:48

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....
2019-07-09, 19:32

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,...
2019-06-21, 04:32

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...
2019-08-12, 03:00

Bumblebees affected by 2018 extreme UK weather, experts say Hot summer favoured some rare bees but the spring freeze led to a poor year for 24 species Last year’s weather extremes, from snowstorms to drought, ...
2019-05-29, 11:32

The world's ageing dams are not built for ever more extreme weather A town in the UK has been evacuated after extreme rains eroded a dam’s spillway. It is just one of many ageing dams worldwide not designed for increa...
2019-08-02, 22:00

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pos...
2019-07-12, 15:32

UN concerns about Warragamba dam plan labelled ‘extreme embarrassment’ for NSW Unesco committee says proposal to raise wall incompatible with Blue Mountains world heritage listingTraditional owners and the Blue Mountains mayor h...
2019-07-04, 04:32

McConnell supporters on AOC photo: ‘Political correctness to the extreme’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on the warpath Tuesday over a picture of some Mitch McConnell-supporting high-schoolers groping and mock-choking a...
2019-08-07, 09:32

YouTube inadvertently promoting obsessions and extreme views Google is directing people towards misinformation and conspiracy theories by placing YouTube videos prominently in its search results, an investigati...
2019-06-30, 06:48

Extreme E prototype electric off-road SUV revealed at Goodwood The base-prototype Extreme E electric off-road SUV has been launched at the Goodwood Festival of Speed by series founder Alejandro Agag and chairman ...
2019-07-05, 19:16

From Skins to The Joys of Teen Sex: the most extreme teenage series ever House-party hedonism, adolescent vernacular and puberty-based animation – television has a rich history of YA controversy• Euphoria: the making of a ...
2019-08-05, 17:48

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, ...
2019-05-30, 04:00

How to live forever: meet the extreme life-extensionists Some sleep on electromagnetic mats, others pop up to 150 pills a day. But are ‘life extensionists’ any closer to finding the key to longevity? Alex M...
2019-06-23, 15:16

Extreme life coaching is all the rage – if you’re bored and rich enough Millennials are under constant pressure to be fulfilled – and successful. But will camping with a life coach stop us feeling empty inside?Got lots of...
2019-05-21, 19:48

With No Supreme Court End to Gerrymandering, Will States Make It More Extreme? North Carolina’s Republican-drawn maps are among the most egregious examples of partisan gerrymandering. Other states may now feel emboldened to foll...
2019-06-28, 19:32

Engadget giveaway: Win a 1TB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC card! The incredible shrinking storage format story continues with SanDisk's latest tiny powerhouse. The Extreme microSDXC now comes with a 1TB capaci...
2019-06-11, 18:48

Cauliflowers dwindle in UK as extreme weather takes its toll Wholesale prices rise by 400% as restaurants advised to take cauliflower-related meals off menusBritain is in the grip of a cauliflower crisis, with ...
2019-08-12, 21:00

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...
2019-06-27, 18:32

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...
2019-08-04, 20:48

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...
2019-08-06, 16:32

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...
2019-07-12, 16:48

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....
2019-07-09, 16:01

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...
2019-07-16, 18:48

‘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...
2019-08-12, 21:00

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has pr...
2019-07-05, 15:16

Former Olympic swimming champion Meilutyte retires at 22 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte has retired at the age 22 while facing questions for missing three doping t...
2019-05-22, 13:48

WWE Extreme Rules: Brock Lesnar cashes in on Seth Rollins Brock Lesnar cashed in his Money in the Bank contract at Extreme Rules, choosing to face Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship in an impromptu ...
2019-07-15, 20:01

Lenovo bumps X1 Extreme to i9, GTX 1650, introduces new mainstream ThinkBooks Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme generation 2 birdseye view. [credit: Lenovo ] ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

NYPD union urges ‘extreme caution’ in making any arrests NYPD union officials visited precincts across the city on Tuesday to urge that cops use “extreme caution” when busting suspects to avoid ...
2019-08-21, 07:16

PRIME CHEAP: Store all your sorrows with $214 off SanDisk’s Extreme 1TB SSD drive Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  We are all collec...
2019-07-16, 14:16

Cleaned for take-off: Naomi Campbell’s extreme inflight hygiene routine The supermodel recently revealed the germ-busting ritual she undertakes when boarding a plane. But do the experts think we should follow suit?First t...
2019-07-16, 19:32

Climate change will drive longer extreme heatwaves in summer If the world warms by more than 2°C, extreme summer heat and rain are likely to last longer and lead to flooding, with serious effects for farming an...
2019-08-19, 22:16

Driver Escapes Extreme Ferrari Fire at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring Driver Alexander Prinz made a valiant effort to keep his Ferrari flambé under control with a little hand extinguisher, but as the British commentator...
2019-06-23, 04:32

Bariatric divorce: why extreme weight loss leads to break ups For people struggling with their weight, surgery can be a source of help and hope. But it often has an unexpected effect on romantic relationshipsBef...
2019-06-17, 21:32

The secret lives of extreme larks: what do people who rise at 4am do with their mornings? Getting up before dawn is more common than you might think, and can be great for exercise, self-improvement and wildlife watchingA new study suggests...
2019-08-14, 20:00

NASA discovers 'extreme' alien planet that's shaped like a football Using NASA's Hubble Telescope, researchers have discovered a football-shaped exoplanet 900 light-years from Earth that is being described as "hotter ...
2019-08-02, 17:16

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane tha...
2019-07-11, 04:00

Photos released showing extreme overcrowding at migrant facility WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — Government investigators have identified poor conditions in another sector of the southern border, publishing graphic photos ...
2019-07-03, 05:16

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down wea...
2019-07-13, 22:32

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scienti...
2019-08-07, 00:32

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagra...
2019-06-04, 00:00

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
2019-05-21, 20:32

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers ...
2019-07-02, 20:48

Epstein’s guards were working ‘extreme’ OT at short-staffed lockup The two Manhattan jail guards who allegedly failed to monitor Jeffrey Epstein before he died had been working “extreme” overtime shifts amid a severe...
2019-08-12, 12:00

Germany: Rupture emerges in AfD around extreme regional leader Höcke A group of AfD politicians have called on the party to distance itself from its firebrand leader in the eastern state of Thuringia, Björn Höcke. The ...
2019-07-10, 21:48

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformat...
2019-06-05, 19:16

Tornado hits northeast China as more 'extreme' weather strikes A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday, killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a ...
2019-07-04, 05:00

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at t...
2019-06-03, 11:16

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi...
2019-07-11, 15:16

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...
2019-06-14, 02:00

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...
2019-08-21, 04:48

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...
2019-05-25, 20:48

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he ...
2019-07-06, 04:00

Olympic fencer may be disciplined for taking a knee on podium A US Olympic fencing champion took a knee on the podium at the Pan American Games — and now he may face disciplinary action. Race Imboden ̵...
2019-08-12, 00:00

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...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as he...
2019-07-05, 18:48

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...
2019-06-12, 20:32

2012 Olympic silver medalist disqualified for steroid use LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic canoe silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Internat...
2019-06-12, 16:16

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...
2019-08-13, 21:00

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant v...
2019-06-22, 00:00

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...
2019-07-11, 12:32

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...
2019-05-23, 16:16

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 ...
2019-07-01, 18:32

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...
2019-08-06, 15:32

Fashion Nova stuns shoppers with extreme jeans you can't wear undies with FASHION Nova has released skinny jeans that are held together by buckles. The design features so many cut-outs that it's impossible to wear undies wi...
2019-07-22, 11:16

WWE Extreme Rules: How Brock Lesnar cash-in sets up huge SummerSlam Paul Heyman warned us, but even he couldn’t prepare us for what happened. WWE actually gave us a fitting Brock Lesnar moment to close one of its bett...
2019-07-16, 03:32

Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn't cause permanent damage, study says High-intensity running put more strain on the heart and drive up biomarkers that would otherwise indicate cardiac risk, but the damage they warn of i...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Study: Impacts of extreme weather on communities influences climate beliefs New research suggests the impact of extreme weather on a person's neighbors and community has a greater influence on a person's climate change belief...
2019-05-31, 22:32

Phil Mickelson drops 15 pounds with extreme British Open diet Phil Mickelson’s been having a tough time on the golf course, and he’s gone to great lengths to get himself right. Ahead of this weekR...
2019-07-15, 16:48

Physics Tricks to Make Steph Curry's Golf Show More Extreme *Holey Moley* forces mini-golfers to surmount an obstacle course to win. But the options for physics-inspired golf stunts are endless—here are a few ...
2019-06-27, 21:16

Trump surrogate: Bernie Sanders won't win but Dems have adopted his 'extreme' positions Has Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., lost the nomination but won the war of ideas within the Democratic Party? Trump 2020 surrogate Jack Kingston believes...
2019-07-04, 19:32

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flo...
2019-07-11, 21:48

Terrifying video captures travelers praying, screaming through extreme turbulence A video captured by an airline passenger shows people praying through an extreme bout of plane turbulence. Passengers were later taken to a hospital....
2019-06-19, 14:48

Gutfeld: Trump 'confounds the media' because his platforms are collectively centrist, not extreme President Trump offers a challenge to the media because the collective political bent of his policy platforms add up to "right down the middle," acco...
2019-06-20, 01:16

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its ho...
2019-06-06, 02:32

The Fiver | Goddess of fate goaded into wreaking revenge with extreme prejudice Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Argentina has long been a word seared on the heart of every Scottish football fan. That’s a legacy...
2019-06-20, 23:48

Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against...
2019-06-17, 10:16

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Repres...
2019-05-30, 05:32

| West Africa wealth inequalities reaching extreme levels - report West Africa suffers the most inequalities on the continent but many governments prefer to ignore problems despite economic growth, a report by Oxfam ...
2019-07-10, 07:48

UN agencies urge Brunei to repeal new ‘extreme and unjustified’ penal code New criminal laws in Brunei that impose the death penalty for same-sex relationships, adultery and childbirth out of marriage, “breach international ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Extreme sleeping: the woman who snoozes dangling from Clifton Suspension Bridge Phoebe Smith is the world’s leading authority on how to sleep in bizarre environments - raising money for the homeless while doing soName: Extreme sl...
2019-07-04, 12:00

UK's Hunt expresses 'extreme disappointment' to Iran's Zarif over seized tanker British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his "extreme disappointment" ov...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look t...
2019-05-27, 12:48

Extreme water stress affects a quarter of the world's population, say experts Qatar, Israel and Lebanon top list of places with worst shortages, as climate crisis threatens more ‘day zeroes’A quarter of the world’s population a...
2019-08-06, 08:32

36 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the years Gus Trompiz and Joan Faus/Reuters, Dylan Buell/Getty Images Extreme weather and natural phenomena have always been on the radar, but in recent years...
2019-08-06, 09:48

Adam Gase, Gregg Williams taking Jets battles to new extreme New Jets running back Le’Veon Bell has been in the NFL since 2013, but he has never seen anything quite like the show that is Adam Gase vs. Gregg Wil...
2019-08-13, 14:32

A campaign to silence this Lebanese band has galvanized the country's extreme Christian right A rock concert has been canceled after Lebanese Christian groups mounted a virulent campaign against local music group, Mashrou' Leila. Now rights ac...
2019-08-05, 09:48

| 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....
2019-06-11, 11:16

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....
2019-08-14, 00:00

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...
2019-06-15, 03:32

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?  ...
2019-07-24, 17:32

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? ...
2019-08-03, 14:00

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 ...
2019-05-27, 16:48

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...
2019-06-14, 13:48

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...
2019-07-01, 12:16

| 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...
2019-08-11, 12:32

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...
2019-08-12, 22:00

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...
2019-08-04, 16:48

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 &#...
2019-06-19, 18:48

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. ...
2019-06-19, 22:48

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...
2019-05-22, 13:48

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her ...
2019-06-19, 17:48

Race walker asks court for Olympic status for women’s 50K LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — World champion race walker Inês Henriques is aiming for gender equality by asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport to ...
2019-06-27, 18:32

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...
2019-05-22, 15:16

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...
2019-05-22, 15:16

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 ...
2019-06-27, 23:16

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...
2019-08-09, 16:32

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...
2019-06-28, 01:48

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is ‘biologically male’ The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should...
2019-06-19, 01:16

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...
2019-05-21, 15:48

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...
2019-07-11, 13:00

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. ...
2019-08-21, 06:16

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 ...
2019-08-07, 08:00

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban fr...
2019-07-11, 13:48

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’...
2019-06-17, 16:00

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...
2019-07-25, 02:00

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...
2019-06-18, 12:32

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 ...
2019-08-06, 18:32

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...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Extreme ice melt in Greenland threatens coastal communities across the world, scientists warn Greenland is the biggest contributor to sea level rise, which threatens to destroy property value in coastal regions, displace residents and eventual...
2019-08-01, 23:00

Obama-era DHS secretary hits 2020 Dem candidates for 'extreme' and 'unworkable' immigration ideas Jeh Johnson, who served as former President Obama's Homeland Security secretary, called out Democratic presidential candidates for embracing "extreme...
2019-07-08, 19:48

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing env...
2019-06-07, 19:16

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 m...
2019-06-02, 14:00

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland Chin...
2019-07-02, 21:48

CNBC sneak peek at Polaris' 2020 performance and extreme adventure vehicles CNBC gets an exclusive behind-the-scenes sneak-peek at Polaris' 2020 off-road vehicle lineup during the company's 65th Anniversary Dealer D...
2019-08-03, 04:00

Long-time Audi affiliate ABT Sportsline joins Extreme E off-road series Title-winning ABB FIA Formula E and DTM squad ABT Sportsline has become the second team to confirm its participation in the Extreme E electric off-ro...
2019-07-10, 10:48

WWE Extreme Rules results: Brock Lesnar wins Universal title after cash-in On a night highlighted by the return of the Undertaker and many title changes, Brock Lesnar shocked everyone at Extreme Rules with a Money in the Ban...
2019-07-15, 18:32

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...
2019-07-09, 13:00

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...
2019-07-24, 19:01

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...
2019-07-24, 10:00

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...
2019-07-02, 01:32

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 ...
2019-07-24, 22:32

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

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...
2019-06-01, 03:48

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...
2019-05-28, 17:00

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...
2019-05-22, 22:00

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....
2019-07-22, 11:48

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...
2019-08-12, 16:00

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...
2019-06-11, 15:48

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 ...
2019-07-18, 19:32

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...
2019-08-14, 07:00

The Latest: Abe drives Trump around golf course near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drove Preside...
2019-05-26, 03:32

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...
2019-07-18, 19:48

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 ...
2019-08-11, 04:00

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.    ...
2019-08-10, 09:00

| 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 ...
2019-07-05, 15:48

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...
2019-05-24, 16:32

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...
2019-07-09, 15:48

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...
2019-07-09, 21:32

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...
2019-07-17, 11:32

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...
2019-08-07, 07:00

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 ...
2019-08-01, 21:00

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...
2019-07-04, 00:48

'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....
2019-07-19, 11:32

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....
2019-06-30, 20:48

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....
2019-06-12, 20:00

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...
2019-06-10, 13:32

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...
2019-07-24, 23:16

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...
2019-06-21, 17:16

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote Sweden sending heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote     ...
2019-06-20, 17:32

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...
2019-06-19, 18:48

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...
2019-06-10, 18:00

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...
2019-05-22, 12:32

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...
2019-08-20, 17:48

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. ...
2019-08-01, 16:00

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'...
2019-05-22, 04:48

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...
2019-05-22, 08:16

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...
2019-08-11, 12:32

Epstein’s prison guards worked extreme overtime shifts morning of his death: Source Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his apparent suicide, a person...
2019-08-12, 07:00

China faces extreme weather as temperatures rise, more rain falls - government forecasters Extreme weather in China is becoming increasingly frequent, with temperatures in some regions hitting record highs this year and with rainfall set to...
2019-07-03, 05:16

Indiana girl, 16, missing, believed to be in 'extreme danger'; possibly with 22-year-old stalking suspect A 16-year-old Indiana girl reported missing this weekend and believed to be in "extreme danger" might have been abducted by a man who has allegedly s...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's...
2019-07-05, 15:48

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competit...
2019-08-15, 00:32

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the W...
2019-06-11, 22:48

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, t...
2019-06-24, 10:00

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.  &#...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and o...
2019-06-13, 19:00

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...
2019-06-06, 17:00

Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad M Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who now stands accused of molesting 41...
2019-08-02, 16:48

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in fem...
2019-05-29, 21:16

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly...
2019-05-27, 20:16

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually a...
2019-08-01, 19:48

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...
2019-05-23, 11:48

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...
2019-06-11, 23:16

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...
2019-05-23, 12:16

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...
2019-06-12, 13:48

$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...
2019-07-12, 15:00

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...
2019-06-15, 09:48

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...
2019-07-05, 14:01

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...
2019-06-29, 13:16

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     ...
2019-05-22, 19:00

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 ...
2019-05-22, 20:16

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...
2019-06-23, 17:16

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...
2019-06-20, 20:32

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...
2019-07-05, 18:48

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...
2019-07-10, 15:16

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...
2019-06-11, 11:32

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 ...
2019-07-04, 20:48

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...
2019-07-24, 14:32

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...
2019-07-31, 18:16

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...
2019-07-24, 17:00

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...
2019-07-22, 04:48

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...
2019-05-29, 11:48

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...
2019-07-18, 19:48

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...
2019-07-25, 06:16

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. --...
2019-05-25, 22:32

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. ...
2019-08-12, 17:00

| 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 ...
2019-08-01, 16:48

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  ...
2019-07-24, 17:32

The Latest: Trump to address business leaders in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan (all times local): 5:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is heading to a di...
2019-05-25, 11:16

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...
2019-05-27, 14:48

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 ...
2019-07-25, 06:16

The prison guards watching over Jeffrey Epstein were working extreme overtime shifts on the morning of his death Corbis via Getty Images Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his a...
2019-08-12, 19:00

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits th...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning man after wind pushed him off unicorn float Olympic medal-winning swimmer Filippo Magnini put his swimming skills to good use outside of the pool Sunday when he conveniently saved a man who was...
2019-07-11, 22:48

Lisa Leslie, Nastia Liukin are finalists for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Hall of Fame class Apolo Ohno, Misty May-Treanor and Anne Donovan are also finalists for the Class of 2019 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.   ...
2019-08-13, 00:32

Japan-South Korea slanging match over tiny islands dragged again into Olympic arena A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo ...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts want...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Olympic gold medalist and former swimming world record holder Dana Vollmer retires Vollmer won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, and set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Olympics.   &...
2019-08-03, 01:48

Why Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner felt it was time to come forward about sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner talks about the reasons she felt it was time for her to come forward about her sexual assault.    ...
2019-08-01, 16:00

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by cr...
2019-07-18, 19:48

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese ...
2019-08-08, 16:00

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the Internation...
2019-07-23, 17:00

Pack of rats descend on Tokyo convenience store – video A convenience store in Tokyo has been forced to shut after rats were filmed scampering down the walls, along shelves and across aisles. Video clips p...
2019-08-08, 18:32

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worke...
2019-08-09, 05:32

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's pr...
2019-07-23, 07:48

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee ...
2019-07-02, 03:16

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arriva...
2019-05-25, 12:01

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cas...
2019-07-17, 11:32

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
2019-05-26, 05:32

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on fi...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "t...
2019-06-05, 12:48

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to...
2019-07-05, 06:48

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland...
2019-05-21, 22:01

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...
2019-07-22, 14:48

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor ...
2019-06-13, 10:00

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions. ...
2019-07-24, 17:32

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
2019-06-11, 12:32

The year of Akira: how does 2019 Neo-Tokyo compare with today's city? From architecture to highways and the Olympic stadium, how does reality shape up against Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 animated dystopia?It’s 2019 and Tokyo...
2019-06-16, 10:16

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Ja...
2019-05-23, 21:48

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on pat...
2019-08-13, 23:32

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics t...
2019-07-24, 14:16

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 ...
2019-06-20, 00:00

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang — a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
2019-05-26, 01:16

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja advent...
2019-06-10, 08:00

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue com...
2019-06-04, 23:48

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with ...
2019-08-09, 07:32

Trump arrives in Tokyo and digs Japan for 'substantial edge' on trade President says negotiators trying to even out trade imbalanceCNN says staffers dread long trips with Trump on Air Force OneDonald Trump kicked off hi...
2019-05-25, 17:32

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday i...
2019-08-07, 15:32

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about ne...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites...
2019-06-14, 13:48

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tok...
2019-07-25, 07:32

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters...
2019-07-18, 22:16

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the ne...
2019-06-13, 15:32

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off d...
2019-07-25, 02:48

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline o...
2019-06-12, 17:00

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body pr...
2019-06-16, 09:16

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, ...
2019-07-06, 15:00

Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fu...
2019-07-23, 13:48

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tang...
2019-06-10, 04:16

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse o...
2019-06-10, 16:48

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games     ...
2019-07-24, 04:32

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected in a knife attack against schoolgirls and others this week that left two people ...
2019-05-29, 07:32

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect t...
2019-07-24, 13:16

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test. ...
2019-07-24, 04:32

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Her...
2019-06-01, 07:48

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corpor...
2019-05-25, 22:00

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Tho...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner accuses late skating champion John Coughlin of sexual assault U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner claims the late John Coughlin — a fellow figure skater who killed himself earlier this year — sexually assaulted her...
2019-08-02, 01:00

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebra...
2019-06-20, 15:16

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympic...
2019-07-23, 20:32

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-28, 08:16

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT: source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) (0800 EDT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with...
2019-06-28, 09:16

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the...
2019-06-29, 09:16

Nikkei rises after European shares support mood; Tokyo Electron surges Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as gains in European markets improved sentiment, while shares of Tokyo Electron surged after it announced a share buyb...
2019-05-28, 05:48

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled plans on Friday for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November, a...
2019-06-28, 15:00

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid succe...
2019-07-15, 09:32

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may...
2019-07-10, 16:32

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid U...
2019-06-13, 09:32

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until t...
2019-07-24, 08:16

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics...
2019-05-22, 18:48

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo. The post Kyodo: Official...
2019-05-28, 03:48

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in Augus...
2019-05-28, 10:48

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling t...
2019-07-08, 16:32

Alyssa Milano explains sex strike: 'Extreme response' was needed to get national attention In a CNN op-ed, Milano said her suggestion that women withholding sex "got the country talking about the GOP's undeniable war on women."  ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature ye...
2019-07-02, 10:16

Watch AMD's E3 2019 event here AMD is about to go live with its E3 2019 Next Horizon Gaming event, and we're expecting plenty of new details on their Navi GPU line. Post-Compu...
2019-06-11, 04:48

Inside look: How PGA Tour event comes together Organizers at the Rocket Mortgage Classic granted Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at how to put on a PGA Tour event.  &#...
2019-06-28, 00:32

What to do in the event of a heart attack Symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain and shortness of breath. People should call the emergency services if they suspect a heart attack. Risk...
2019-05-29, 18:16

What SMEs need to know in the event of a cyberattack 65,000 is a key number to SMEs. Not only does it represent the amount of UK small businesses which face cyber attacks every year, but data suggests &...
2019-05-31, 12:48

Almost done with the excessive heat! TUCSON – One more excessively hot afternoon and then we cool down this weekend!  Today: Another scorcher! Highs near record (10%)! High: 109° ...
2019-08-21, 21:16

Heat Safety Typically, May is not a month that we start discussing heat safety. However, the heat that is in place right now is more typical of July or August an...
2019-05-25, 15:48

Getting more heat out of sunlight A newly developed material that is so perfectly transparent you can barely see it could unlock many new uses for solar heat. It generates much higher...
2019-07-02, 13:00

Everything you need to know about heat intolerance Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affe...
2019-05-22, 01:16

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of...
2019-07-05, 15:48

2 athletes die during Ironman event in Wisconsin Two endurance athletes, including a firefighter, died during the same grueling 70.3-mile half Ironman in Wisconsin, officials said. Todd Mahoney, 38,...
2019-06-12, 21:16

Tennis: Laver Cup becomes official ATP event The Laver Cup team event between Europe and the rest of the world is to become an official part of the ATP Tour, the governing body of men's tennis s...
2019-05-24, 10:48

For U.S. presidents, poker is a main event We are in the midst of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, with the world championship $10,000 buy-in Main Event beginning July 3, and in its 50t...
2019-06-17, 03:00

How to Participate in Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Event Build-a-Bear is every little kid’s mecca, rivaling the likes of Chuck E. Cheese. Just a glimpse of the store’s sign can start a chorus of “Pleeeeease...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Barron, Jimenez on top in Champions event Doug Barron, playing in just his second PGA Tour Champions event, shot a 7-under-par 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Dick's Sportin...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to...
2019-07-19, 02:16

Drivers face extreme obstacles in Netflix's 'Hyperdrive' A new Netflix show called 'Hyperdrive' brings in racers to compete while being pushed to insane limits.       ...
2019-08-21, 16:16

Supervolcano fears: 'Big One' is coming California’s uncanny “earthquake pause” is over. It should have already had several “big ones” by now. All that pressure has to go somewhere. Now geo...
2019-07-09, 18:01

‘Need for Speed Heat’ isn’t anything like ‘Payback’ The long-running Need for Speed franchise is stuck in a rut. The 2015 reboot, simply titled Need for Speed, was criticized for its cringeworthy live-...
2019-08-21, 14:16

The Heat Is On Memorial Day Weekend It’s the unofficial start of summer and this long Memorial Day weekend we’re set to simmer in the Commonwealth.That dominant heat ridge a...
2019-05-24, 10:32

Russell Westbrook and the Heat seem to want each other Monday is the ninth anniversary of LeBron James’ “The Decision,” and this time, it seems another star might soon be taking his talents to South Beach...
2019-07-09, 03:16

Conditions will dry out and heat up in Tucson TUCSON – Isolated showers and thunderstorms were limited mainly to areas in the higher terrain Sunday afternoon. Early this week, showers will...
2019-08-12, 06:00

Heat Ridge Activated We’re starting off with a warm morning only making it down to the low 70s or upper 60s. Clouds have mostly disappeared, but a few may still be around...
2019-06-29, 18:32

No Records, Despite the Heat Wave It’s no secret that we’re entering a very stagnant weather pattern. The persistent heat ridge will bring a very familiar forecast each day through th...
2019-06-29, 18:32

Should You Avoid Alcohol in the Heat? The hotter it gets, the more refreshing a beverage seems—including an ice-cold beer or a glass of frosé. But you might want to minimize your alcohol ...
2019-07-18, 23:00

Heat Relief is Coming No surprise here, we are capping off the holiday weekend with another very warm day. Some mid-level clouds have kept things tamped down, at least com...
2019-05-28, 00:00

Heat and Humidity Cooking Again This morning’s batch of rain and storms didn’t do much to bring some relief from the rising heat and humidity. Isolated thundershower cou...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Excessive Heat Warning TUCSON – Excessive Heat Warning in effect for most of Pima and Pinal County until 8 PM tonight. Temperatures will range from 107 to 111 degrees...
2019-08-05, 20:32

I Am Mother: why blockbuster sci-fi faces an extinction event Hilary Swank’s new thriller about an out-of-control environmentalist AI shows that ideas-led sci-fi is alive and well – just not in the multiplexes. ...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Watch Bethesda's E3 2019 press event here with us! Recovered from Xbox? Get ready for the company that resurrected Wolfenstein and Doom, as Bethesda caps off E3 Sunday. While we're unlikely to he...
2019-06-10, 04:16