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Japan PM Yoshihide Suga to step down after year in office

Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga said in a surprise move on Friday he would step down, setting the stage for a new premier after a one-year tenure marred by an unpopular Covid-19 response and ...

Japan PM Yoshihide Suga to step down after year in office

Biles out of more Olympic events as doping case rocks athletics

Biles came to Tokyo seeking five gold medals to equal the Olympic all-time gymnastics record of nine, but mental health issues forced her to pull out of the team final on Tuesday

In this file photo taken on 27 July 2021 USA's Simone Biles gestures during the artistic gymnastics women's team final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo.

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Japan and China on top

Japan's Aaron Wolf and Shori Hamada grabbed gold medals in judo, bringing the host nation's haul to 15. An all-China showdown in the women's table tennis singles final also landed the country its ...

Gold medallist China's Chen Meng (C) and Silver medallist China's Sun Yingsha (R) celebrate with China's national flag after the women's singles table tennis final match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

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Diya Siddique eliminated from recurve singles in shoot-off

Bangladeshi promising teen-age archer Diya Siddique was eliminated from the women's recurve singles after making a brilliant fight in shoot-off stage of Tokyo Olympics '2020 Archery at the ...

Diya Siddique of Bangladesh reacts

Biles pulls out of Olympic all-around title defence as support pours in

Simone Biles abandoned the defence of her individual all-around Olympic crown on Wednesday, a day after her shock withdrawal from the women's team final over mental health concerns

Biles pulls out of Olympic all-around title defence as support pours in

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Nishikori confident Osaka can bounce back after shock exit

Japan's Kei Nishikori said compatriot and world no. 2 Naomi Osaka will only grow stronger from the experience of having her Tokyo Olympics prematurely ended by Czech Marketa Vondrousova in the ...

Nishikori confident Osaka can bounce back after shock exit

Japan's Nishiya becomes one of the youngest to win Olympic gold

Japan's Momiji Nishiya became one of the youngest individual Olympic champions in history when she won the inaugural women's skateboarding gold at the age of 13 years and 330 days on Monday

Gold medalist Momiji Nishiya of Japan celebrates

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Host nation Japan enjoyed a gold rush on a day of upsets at the Tokyo Games on Sunday

 Gold medallist Japan's Hifumi Abe celebrates during the medal ceremony for the judo men's -66kg contest during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on 25 July, 2021

Naomi Osaka refreshed and ready after first win since May

Naomi Osaka said she was feeling refreshed and ready to play, following a dominant 6-1 6-4 win over China's Zheng Saisai in the opening round of the Tokyo Games

Naomi Osaka refreshed and ready after first win since May

Upsets in Olympic pool as Japan, Tunisia strike gold

Japan and Tunisia celebrated shock gold medals on a day of upsets in the Olympic swimming pool on Sunday while Tokyo youngster Yuto Horigome claimed a fairytale hometown victory with the first ever ...

Upsets in Olympic pool as Japan, Tunisia strike gold
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