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Tokyo douses Olympic flame closing pandemic Games

In the end, two massive screens stadium projected a retro display that called back to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics: the word "ARIGATO"

Plastic podiums, recycled medals, cardboard beds: sustainability at Tokyo 2020

"What we have seen is now everybody is much more aware that everybody has a role to play in climate action"

Top Japan medic urges nationwide state of emergency amid COVID surge

Japan has seen a sharp increase in coronavirus cases with Tokyo recording 3,709 new cases on Tuesday

She overcame adversity with faith and is heading to the Paralympics...

In the world event, the young athlete will represent Argentina, entrusting herself to God and wearing a "bracelet with a cross”

Olympics director fired over Holocaust comments on eve of opening ceremony

Kentaro Kobayashi, show director for the Games' opening event, was fired due to a joke he made about the Holocaust in a comedy act in 1998

ILO-Japan initiative targets safe return to work for small enterprises in...

The one-year project with US$2.2 million funding from Japan aims to help improve the safety and health of workers in MSMEs

Athletes, visitors not allowed in Tokyo churches during Olympic Games

Tokyo entered a new state of emergency on Monday, less than two weeks before the Games begin

Spectators to face Olympic ban as Tokyo declares coronavirus emergency –...

If confirmed, the ban on spectators would mark the latest blow to the troubled Olympics, delayed by a year because of the pandemic

‘Sad, lonely feeling’: Tokyo man evicted twice, 50 years apart, for...

Across from the gleaming stadium, and just uphill from the site of his now-destroyed former home, is a small park with a set of Olympic rings

Experts express concern as Japan reboots 44-year-old Mihama nuclear reactor

The reactor is the oldest to be restarted since the 2011 Fukushima disaster

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