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Tokyo Paralympics: A ‘different’ Games but Paralympians still hope to shine

The Tokyo Paralympics get under way on Tuesday, with Covid-19 cases rising in Japan and all parties acknowledging that there is still a challenge...

Indian women’s hockey: Sixteen stories of struggle, one tale of triumph

The Indian women's hockey team made history by qualifying for their first Olympic semi-final - and are now bidding for a medal at the...

Belarus Olympian safe in Tokyo hotel after refusing ‘forced’ flight home

A Belarusian Olympian who refused her team's order to fly home early is safe after seeking protection from Japanese police, Games officials have said.They...

Tokyo 2020: Germany gymnasts protest with full-body leotards

Germany's gymnastics team wore full-body suits during qualifications at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday in a protest against the sexualization of women in the...

Tokyo Olympics: Fans largely barred as Covid emergency declared

The Olympic Games in Japan will be held without spectators at venues in and around the capital after a spike in coronavirus infections.Olympics Minister...

Coronavirus digest: Japan declares state of emergency for Tokyo

Olympics organizers may ban spectators now Prime Minister Suga has imposed a state of emergency. Australia's New South Wales recorded its highest caseload this...