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  1. Participants take part in fire extinguisher training during a disaster preparedness drill for forei

    Ahead of Olympics, Tokyo prepares foreigners for potential disasters

    Tokyo 2020 organisers are putting the final touches to preparations less than six months out from the start of the Olympics but the area they are ...
  2. Fireworks light up the sky near the illuminated Olympic rings at a ceremony to mark six months befo

    Fireworks, rings monument light up Tokyo six months before Games

    Fireworks lit up the night sky above Tokyo Bay on Friday and a giant monument of the Olympic rings was unveiled in the shadow of Rainbow Bridge as ...
  3. A policeman wearing a mask walks past a quarantine notice

    Wuhan virus spotlights Japan contagion risks as Olympics loom

    An outbreak of a new virus in China has raised fears of a global pandemic, forcing Japan to confront the possibility of deadly contagion and ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: World Athletics Championships

    Furious at federation, Russian star braces for prospect of second missed Olympics

    High jumper Maria Lasitskene, a three-time world champion, is getting a feeling of deja vu as she readies for the prospect of missing a second ...
  5. Medical staff carry a box as they walk at the Jinyintan hospital

    Olympic boxing qualifiers set for Wuhan nixed over health fears: Media

    Qualifying boxing matches for Asia and Oceania for the 2020 Olympic Games that were set to take place in China's Wuhan next month have been ...
  6. Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

    Fast response: How Tokyo Olympics will cope if earthquake strikes

    It's 9:15 am on Sunday July 26 and excitement is building at the Tokyo Aquatics centre as the first swimming medals are up for grabs. Nearby at ...
  7. International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin speaks at the opening cer

    Russia names new sports minister in government reshuffle

    Oleg Matytsin, the president of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), was named Russia's new sports minister in a government ...
  8. Logo of Aeon Co is seen on shopping carts at its supermarket in Tokyo

    Japan's Aeon aims to serve eco-certified sushi in time for Olympics

    Japanese supermarket chain Aeon Co Ltd , Asia's biggest retailer by sales, said it aims to start selling eco-certified sushi this year amid ...