By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – Hockey’s profile in India could reach new heights after both the men’s and women’s teams ended decades in the doldrums by advancing into the semi-finals of the
By Martin Petty TOKYO (Reuters) -New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard made history on Monday by becoming the first openly transgender athlete to compete at an Olympic Games, but she suffered a disappointing
By Yuka Obayashi TOKYO (Reuters) -The United States defeated Italy in a see-saw, five-set battle on Monday to finish atop Pool B of the women’s volleyball preliminaries, while Japan lost to the
By Richa Naidu TOKYO (Reuters) – Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen swept to the men’s singles Olympic gold medal on Monday, unseating Chen Long of China who claimed the title at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
By Paresh Dave YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) -Japan on Monday beat the United States 7-6 with an extra-inning walkoff hit, while South Korea crushed Israel 11-1, ensuring both of the winners, at the very
By Sam Nussey TOKYO (Reuters) – Host nation Japan aim to hit new heights in competitive climbing when the sport makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo with their maximum of four athletes launching an
By Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) -China won its sixth and seventh gold medals in weightlifting on Monday, matching Russia’s record from the 1976 Games, as Li Wenwen and Wang Zhouyu triumphed in the
TOKYO (Reuters) – Chinese gold medallists Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi wore badges featuring the head of the country’s former leader Mao Zedong during a medal ceremony on Monday, in a potential breach
By Martyn Herman IZU (Reuters) – Australian track cyclist Alexander Porter had a lucky escape when his handlebars failed while he was riding at 60kph in the qualifying round at the Olympics on Monday.