#Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympic champs Zverev, Bencic advance at US Open

Tokyo Olympic champions Alexander Zverev and Belinda Bencic advanced to the US Open quarterfinals on Monday with straight-set triumphs, as did British 18-year-old qualifier Emma Raducanu.

Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games: local media

Overseas spectators are likely to be shut out from the Tokyo Olympics, Japanese media reported Thursday, after organisers said that public safety would be the "top priority" at the coronavirus-delayed Games.

Clippers star Leonard says he's ready to play Tokyo Olympics

Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard says he's eager to make his Olympic debut at the rescheduled Tokyo Games in July even if it means flying halfway around the world on tight timeline.

LeBron, Durant, Paul among 57 NBA players in US Olympic squad

Two-time Olympic champions LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul were among 57 NBA players named on Thursday by USA Basketball as finalists for the Tokyo Olympic men's basketball squad.

Tokyo Olympics ceremonies chief quits over comedian insult

The creative director for Tokyo's Olympic ceremonies will resign after making derogatory comments about a female Japanese comedian, in the latest headache for organisers of the virus-delayed Games.

Fukushima hopes Olympic torch will shine light on recovery

When the Tokyo Olympics torch relay kicks off in Fukushima on Thursday, runners are hoping it will show the world the area is no "nuclear wasteland", a decade after the 2011 disaster.

Jann Nayre, Rose Fadol inch closer to Tokyo Olympic berths

Jann Mari Nayre and Rose Jean Fadol inched closer to gaining berths to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after impressive victories in the World Table Tennis Singles Qualification Tournament in Doha, Qatar early Monday, March 15.