Olympics To Be Held Without Fans As Tokyo Declares COVID State of EmergencySpectators will be banned from Olympic venues in Tokyo because of a new state of emergency imposed due to the spread of the coronavirus, Japan's Olympic minister said Thursday, meaning the Games will happen mostly behind closed doors.
Golden State’s Green, Kerr Join USA Basketball Team For Summer OlympicsIt’s official: Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green and head coach Steve Kerr will be heading to Tokyo with USA Basketball to participate in the 2021 Summer Olympics.
Source: USA Basketball Doesn’t Expect Steph Curry To Play In OlympicsA reporter for the Associated Press tweeted Monday that the US Basketball Team doesn’t expect Steph Curry to play on the team for the Summer Olympics.
Ichiro Walks Off To Loud Cheers, A's Fall To Mariners In 12 InningsIchiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants while taking what appeared to be his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades.
A's Rally Falls Short In Tokyo MLB Season Opener; Japanese Fans Cheer IchiroIchiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 Wednesday in the Major League Baseball opener.
LAX-Tokyo Flight Returns After Flying With Wrong Passenger For HoursChrissy Teigen and other Tokyo-bound passengers ended up right where they started after eight hours of flying: Los Angeles.
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4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Tokyo, No Tsunami RiskAn earthquake has struck close to Tokyo, shaking much of the metropolitan region. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami risk.
Backpackers Guide To AsiaTravel guide for three of the best countries to visit in Asia for backpackers
Disney Apologizes For Poorly-Timed Tweet On Nagasaki AnniversaryWalt Disney Japan has apologized after a tweet sent from its corporate Twitter account wished readers "congratulations on a not special day" on the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
Nintendo Games To Feature Same-Sex Marriages Between CharactersNintendo confirmed that the new Fire Emblem role-playing games will introduce same-sex marriage to players.
Strong Earthquake Strikes South Of TokyoA strong earthquake has struck off an island chain south of Tokyo, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami.
4-Hour Wait For Blue Bottle Coffee In TokyoThe company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad.
New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal RadiationThe first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.
Asiana Plane Skids Off Runway In Japan Injuring 20An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people were injured slightly, officials said.