- Tokyo recommends 5 additional sports for 2020 Olympics Updated: Sep-28-15 10:06 am
TOKYO - Baseball and softball were joined by youth-oriented sports such as surfing and skateboarding as Japanese organizers on Monday recommended five additional sports with 18 events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
- Winter Olympics in Asia to boost hockey in region Updated: Sep-26-15 12:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Ice hockey medalists at past Winter Olympics have been exclusively European or North American, yet with the next two games being held in South Korea and China, now is the time for East Asia to start challenging the established powers.
- Japan's education minister to quit over Olympic woes Updated: Sep-24-15 10:50 pm
TOKYO - Japan's education minister, Hakubun Shimomura, has submitted his resignation due to troubles with planning for Tokyo's National Stadium, a main venue for the 2020 Olympic games.
- Rio Olympics Tourist's delight: Samba to Copa to Maracana Updated: Sep-18-15 4:14 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Visitors to the Rio Olympics will be able to see most of city's famed landmarks without roaming far from the venues.