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  1. Restaurants found flouting Japan's COVID-19 emergency decree in Tokyo

    In Tokyo's lockdown, some drink on even after authorities call time

    For Yuuki Hamazono, it was a relief to find bars and restaurants in Tokyo flouting the Japanese government's request to close by 8 p.m.
  2. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Paralympian Fachie says athletes face moral dilemma over COVID-19 vaccine

    British Paralympian Neil Fachie believes athletes face a moral dilemma over being vaccinated for COVID-19 ahead of high-risk individuals but said ...
  3. The Grand Sumo Tournament has gone ahead in Japan despite at least six wrestlers testing positive

    Japan sumo wrestler quits, saying COVID-19 fears ignored

    A sumo wrestler in Japan said he had "no choice" but to quit the sport after his request to skip a tournament for fear of catching coronavirus was ...
  4. More than a million people in Japan turn 20 this year

    Thousands gather for Japan coming-of-age day despite COVID-19 surge

    Young adults dressed to the nines in kimonos gathered at venues in Japan on Monday to celebrate reaching the age of majority, although many of the ...
  5. Tokyo 2020 organisers have already said another delay is out of the question

    Support for Olympics hits new low in Japan: Poll

    Support for holding the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics this summer has hit a new low in Japan, a poll found Sunday as the country battles a ...
  6. Participants wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, take a

    Japanese pray for end to COVID-19 pandemic in annual ice bath ritual at Tokyo shrine

    Men wearing traditional loin clothes and women dressed in white robes clapped and chanted before going into an ice water bath during a Shinto ...
  7. Passersby wearing protective face masks walks at Shibuya crossing amid coronavirus disease (COVID-1

    Osaka seeks state of emergency as new Tokyo COVID-19 infections top 2,000

    Osaka and its surrounding prefectures asked Japan to expand a state of emergency to the western cities in an effort to contain the latest COVID-19 ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Rowing - 2018 Asian Games - Men's Single Sculls

    China simulates possible Tokyo atmosphere to train athletes

    China's huge army of Olympic athletes are preparing behind closed doors for this year's Tokyo Games, simulating the kind of atmosphere they might ...