Displaying 10 out of 2038 results

  1. Men wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease, look at closed

    Running out of beds and gear, Tokyo medical staff say Japan's 'state of emergency' already here

    As Japan faces a fresh wave of coronavirus infections and the government prepares for a state of emergency, medical staff say a shortage of beds ...
  2. The coronavirus pandemic has shredded the sporting calendar, most notably forcing the postponement

    Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

    When the coronavirus outbreak forced organisers to cancel marathons in the Japanese city of Nagoya, they turned to tech to ease the ...
  3. A handful of pedestrians walk down a quiet street in the usually busy shopping area in Shibuya in

    Japan to declare state of emergency for about a month: PM Abe

    Japan's government began preparing Monday for the declaration of a state of emergency over the outbreak of the new coronavirus, as infections ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Rugby World Cup 2019 - Quarter Final - Japan v South Africa

    Rugby: Leitch fears Japan failing to build on World Cup heroics

    Japan's fairytale run to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals was a highlight of last year's tournament but with the afterglow all but gone captain ...
  5. Japanese singer and song writer Pikotaro, who is a current Youtube star with his song "PPAP&qu

    Japanese celebrity Pikotaro redesigns signature Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen song into COVID-19 melody

    Japanese social media celebrity Pikotaro returned as a leading twitter trend in Japan with a coronavirus hand washing song that repurposes his ...
  6. A man wearing a protective face mask following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease, closed the e

    Tokyo area sees daily coronavirus cases topping 100 for first time: NHK

    Some 118 people were newly infected with the novel coronavirus in the Japanese capital of Tokyo, NHK public broadcaster reported on Saturday, ...
  7. The last sumo tournament was held behind closed doors

    Sumo tournaments postponed as Japan coronavirus cases spread

    Two sumo tournaments scheduled for later this year have been postponed, the Japan Sumo Association said Friday, the latest sporting events to fall ...