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TOKYO (Bloomberg): During his long tenure as Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe deftly avoided overtures toward Taiwan that would jolt ties with China. Now, he’s joined the growing chorus of Japanese voices calling for greater support for the democratically ruled island.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Defending champion Lisa Carrington of New Zealand set a new Olympic best to reach the final of the women's kayak single 200 metres competition at the Sea Forest Waterway, as her opponents also set scorching times on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Larisa Iordache has battled injury, illness and adversity for a final chance to bring home an artistic gymnastics medal for Romania, a former gymnastics powerhouse that failed to qualify a team for the Tokyo 2020 Games.
PETALING JAYA: Viktor Axelsen wept like a baby after ending Denmark’s 25-year wait for a men’s singles gold medal.
PETALING JAYA: History does not favour track cyclist Azizulhasni Awang ending Malaysia’s gold drought.
TOKYO: Jasmine Camacho-Quinn stormed to an emphatic first Olympic track and field gold medal for Puerto Rico, powering to victory in the 100m hurdles to exorcise the ghost of her 2016 Rio Games nightmare.
IZU: China successfully defended their Olympic women’s team sprint title by defeating Germany in the final as the track cycling programme got under way at the Izu Velodrome.
IZU: Germany fired the opening salvo in the battle for women’s team pursuit gold with a massive world record in qualifying as the Olympic track cycling programme began.
SAITAMA: One of the world’s top two teams will be heading home from the Olympics today after the US and Spain were thrust together in the men’s basketball quarter-finals, a re-match of their 2008 and 2012 gold medal showdowns.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Sifan Hassan bagged the first of what she hopes will be an unprecedented hat-trick of track golds while Kenya's astonishing run of victories in the men's steeplechase ended as boiling sun gave way to torrential rain at the Olympic athletics on Monday.