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A FOOD aid programme has been initiated to assist those in the film and television industry impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
TOKYO: Days after lighting the Olympic flame in Tokyo, tennis superstar Naomi Osaka exited the scandal-hit Games she helped rescue, a setback that coincided with a record number of coronavirus cases in the host city yesterday.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Simone Biles' bid to launch a history-making goldrush at the Tokyo Olympics fell apart after a single vault on Tuesday when the gymnast superstar pulled out of the team event, and her American team mates were beaten to the title by the Russians.
KUALA LUMPUR: With Emergency ordinances now revoked, Lukanisman Awang Sauni (GPS-Sibuti) is pleading for the Sarawak state elections to be postponed.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The female gymnasts who would not have met age eligibility criteria if the Tokyo Games had been held in 2020 are relishing their unique Olympic experience as an unforeseen - and controversial - chance to perform on the world's biggest stage.
TOKYO: Syria’s Hend Zaza, at 12 the youngest athlete competing at the Tokyo Olympics, exited the table tennis tournament in the opening round yesterday, snapping a selfie with her Austrian opponent to remember the occasion.
Chinese shooter Yang Qian won the first gold of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, snatching a dramatic last-shot victory from Russia's Anastasiia Galashina in the women's 10m air rifle final.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Syria's Hend Zaza, at 12 the youngest athlete competing at the Tokyo Olympics, exited the table tennis tournament in the opening round on Saturday, snapping a selfie with her Austrian opponent to remember the occasion.
Tokyo, July 23, 2021 (AFP) - The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began on Friday in a nearly empty stadium after a year-long pandemic postponement and a build-up marred by scandal and controversy.
TOKYO (Reuters) -The Tokyo Olympics like no other opened on Friday with fireworks illuminating an empty stadium and a moment of silence to honour those lost to COVID-19, with a nod to Japanese tradition represented by wooden Olympic rings linked to the 1964 Games.