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  • The US Navy has launched a probe against American sailors based in Japan for the alleged use and distribution of drugs, a spokesman for the US Seventh Fleet has confimed

    Feb 12, 2018, 09:23 IST

  • US vice president further mentions that the regime would not be allowed to hijack the Olympics

    Feb 08, 2018, 08:50 IST

  • Visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics can expect to arrive at an airport "scattered" with robots to help them, an official said yesterday as he unveiled seven new machines to perform tasks from helping with luggage to language assistance.

    Dec 13, 2017, 10:23 IST

  • An AI character was made an official resident of a busy central Tokyo district yesterday, with the virtual newcomer resembling a chatty seven-year-old boy

    Nov 05, 2017, 12:41 IST

  • R Madhavan's Tamil film 'Vikram Vedha', will be screened at the Tokyo International Film Festival, which runs from October 25 to November 3

    Oct 06, 2017, 09:40 IST

  • 'Birdshot' will be the Philippines' official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2018 Academy Awards. The movie is directed by 24-year-old filmmaker Mikhail Red. No Filipino film has ever been nominated for an Oscar in the best foreign-language film category, reports The Hollywood Reporter. 'Birdshot' is a mystery thriller, featuring a young girl named Maya (Mary Joy Apostol), who accidentally kills an endangered Philippine eagle, and her father (Ku Aquino), who desperately tries to protect her from the authorities. Meanwhile, two police officers struggle to solve the mystery of a bus full of people disappearing. The movie also stars John Arcilla and Arnold Reyes. It won the Best Asian Future Film award at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2016

    Sep 27, 2017, 20:25 IST

  • With a winning time of under 7 seconds, speed climbing can claim to be the Olympic Games' fastest sport. Speed climbing is one of five sports that have been included in the programme for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics along with baseball/softball, bowling, karate, surfing and skateboarding. Italy's Ludivico Fossali won the men's event after Russian Stanislav Kokorin committed a false start. But in the small final it was a much closer affair with Italian Leonardo Gontero winning in a time of 6.25 seconds, beating Russian Aleksandr Shikov by three hundredths of a second. In the women's event, France's Anouk Jaubert was triumphant in the final, beating Mariia Krasavina of Russia.

    Sep 27, 2017, 10:04 IST

  • A panda born this month at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo is female, the zoo announced on Friday. Newly-released images show the tiny baby nestled against the side of her mother, Shin Shin, and also being measured by a worker

    Jun 23, 2017, 12:27 IST

  • Tokyo 42 brings to mind the old Syndicate DOS game feel

    Jun 04, 2017, 08:13 IST

  • Despite several high-profile gaffes in their Olympic preparations, Tokyo 2020 organisers reckon choosing the Games mascots will be child's play - so much so they're leaving the decision to school kids

    May 23, 2017, 08:18 IST

  • A gym in Tokyo is offering patrons the chance to work out with trainers dressed as maids in frilly aprons. They not only offer you workout tips but also cheer you as you get on with your gym drill

    Apr 12, 2017, 06:00 IST

  • Flashback: When sexy models sizzled in bikinis at Tokyo fashion show

    Feb 26, 2017, 08:44 IST

  • Following in the footsteps of other actors, Irrfan Khan will be the newest B-Townie to take the online route. 'Tokyo Trial', a historic drama set in post World War II Japan, sees the actor in the role of a Calcutta judge, who is summoned to Tokyo after the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings to execute a trial

    Dec 15, 2016, 08:58 IST

  • Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market — the world's largest — will stay where it is for at least a year, the city’s governor said yesterday, in a move that could impact the 2020 Olympics

    Nov 19, 2016, 08:27 IST

  • Medals for the Tokyo Olympics will be made from old smartphones and other electronic products, organisers said yesterday, as they look to give the Games an environmentally friendly hue

    Nov 10, 2016, 08:04 IST

  • British gymnast Claudia Fragapane hopes dance reality show stint can hold her in good stead for 2020 Olympics

    Nov 07, 2016, 06:18 IST

  • R Madhavan was in Japan for the Tokyo International Film Festival and 'Irudhi Suttru', the Tamil version of his last outing, 'Saala Khadoos', was screened there

    Nov 04, 2016, 10:10 IST

  • India's Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova defeated unseeded pair of Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Spain’s Maria Jose Martina Sanchez 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 to enter the finals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open yesterday

    Sep 24, 2016, 10:33 IST

  • Olympic champion Monica Puig thrashed American Varvara Lepchenko 6-0, 6-3 at the Pan Pacific Open yesterday, her first victory since winning gold in Rio

    Sep 20, 2016, 07:52 IST

  • Ace Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who finished a historic fourth in Rio Olympics vault, aspires to beat reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles of US in Tokyo Games four years later

    Sep 19, 2016, 08:31 IST

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