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India

Jack Tarrant

Games: Not everyone in favour of ESports in Olympic fold

11 Oct 2018

TOKYO The possibility of esports joining the Olympics programme has gained traction in recent years but not everybody involved in the sport favours it.

World champs Japan hope to bring wheelchair rugby to the masses

10 Oct 2018

TOKYO Japan, hosts of the next Paralympic Games in 2020 and reigning wheelchair rugby world champions, know they are in a unique position to promote the fast-paced, hard-hitting sport.

Tennis: Qualifier Medvedev stuns Nishikori to win Japan Open title

07 Oct 2018

TOKYO Russian qualifier Daniil Medvedev stunned home favourite Kei Nishikori in the final to claim the Japan Open title after a comfortable 6-2 6-4 victory in Tokyo on Sunday.

Tennis-Qualifier Medvedev shocks Nishikori to win Japan Open

07 Oct 2018

TOKYO, Oct 7 Russian qualifier Daniil Medvedev stunned home favourite Kei Nishikori in Tokyo on Sunday, winning the final of the Japan Open 6-2 6-4 in just over one hour.

Tennis - Nishikori through to Japan Open final against Medvedev

06 Oct 2018

TOKYO Home favourite Kei Nishikori defeated Frenchman Richard Gasquet 7-6(2) 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Japan Open on Saturday, setting up a final against Russian qualifier Daniil Medvedev.

Tennis: Nishikori through to Japan Open final against Medvedev

06 Oct 2018

TOKYO Home favourite Kei Nishikori defeated Frenchman Richard Gasquet 7-6(2) 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Japan Open on Saturday, setting up a final against Russian qualifier Daniil Medvedev.

Olympics: Water quality still clouding Olympic swimming venue

05 Oct 2018

TOKYO Tokyo 2020 organisers are determined to stage Olympic swimming events in the city centre Odaiba Marine Park venue despite continuing confusion over the water quality.

Olympics: Tokyo transport plan going swimmingly despite fish market issues

04 Oct 2018

TOKYO Tokyo 2020 organisers remain confident of being able to handle the logistical challenge of transporting tens of thousands of volunteers, athletes and media around one of the world's busiest cities when the Olympics rolls into town in 21 months' time.

Swimming: Pacific pilgrim makes milestone progress in epic swim

03 Oct 2018

TOKYO Ben Lecomte has crossed the 1,000 nautical mile (1,852 km) mark of his epic bid to become the first man to swim across the Pacific Ocean.

REFILE-Tennis-Federer focusing on future with new sponsor Uniqlo

02 Oct 2018

TOKYO, Oct 2 Roger Federer said on Tuesday his decision to end a 20-year association with Nike and embark on a new chapter with Uniqlo was influenced by the Japanese clothing company's commitment to stay with him long after his playing days are over.

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