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What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020

From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine i...

What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020

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What's next: Pan Am Games' athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
19:00, 2019-08-13

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for...
01:00, 2019-07-23

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspen...
20:17, 2019-06-19

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
21:00, 2019-06-01

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
16:17, 2019-07-24

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an...
08:17, 2019-07-25

Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July, authorities said on Tuesday, highlighting the health threat to athletes and fans that Olympics organizers must tackle befo...
17:00, 2019-08-06

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever acr...
15:17, 2019-07-24

US fencer punished for kneeling on podium at Pan Am Games, other athletes warned Two American athletes were given one-year of probation by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) for taking a knee while on the podium at the Pan American Games, letters sent Tuesday reveal...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Two American Athletes Protest the National Anthem During the Pan-Am Games in Peru Two American athletes at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, protested gun violence, racial injustice and the recent actions of President Donald Trump over the weekend, kneeling or raising a fist du...
07:34, 2019-08-12

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch ...
07:17, 2019-07-22

Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday."...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
10:34, 2019-07-24

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth bu...
09:17, 2019-07-23

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chie...
15:17, 2019-07-23

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? appeared first on Boxing News....
12:51, 2019-08-03

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
20:34, 2019-07-24

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
20:34, 2019-07-24

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extreme heat, ballooning costs and accommodation shortag...
14:01, 2019-07-24

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were ...
09:00, 2019-07-24

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday....
21:17, 2019-06-20

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan....
15:17, 2019-08-22

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead."...
02:34, 2019-07-25

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Friday."...
14:34, 2019-06-29

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-06-11

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidl...
19:51, 2019-07-18

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
15:34, 2019-06-11

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:17, 2019-07-22

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
16:17, 2019-07-24

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year’s games....
17:00, 2019-08-16

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the ...
02:00, 2019-07-25

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mounting that high temperatures could threaten events at ...
18:34, 2019-08-17

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts a...
14:17, 2019-06-11

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newly-built Oi Hockey Stadium on Saturday....
05:34, 2019-08-18

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
10:51, 2019-07-25

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, the latest newly-built permanent venue to open on s...
10:51, 2019-07-06

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details about the route the relay will take....
13:00, 2019-06-01

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
22:34, 2019-06-27

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body praising organizers for delivering a "world class" ve...
09:34, 2019-06-16

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Olympic qualifying race, which also doubled as a...
15:00, 2019-08-16

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ah...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
13:17, 2019-08-20

'It's now or never': US athletes ready for final push a year out from 2020 Summer Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are a year out and now is the time for American hopefuls to make a final push to earn a spot on Team USA.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attr...
13:51, 2019-06-16

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in t...
01:17, 2019-07-19

'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020 A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming ...
18:17, 2019-06-17

APNewsBreak: ‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — Suzanne Collins has a new “Hunger Games” novel coming out, a prequel set 64 years before the start of her multimillion-selling trilogy. The book, currently untitled, is to ...
14:34, 2019-06-17

Investors Ponder Negative Bond Yields A steep slide in U.S. government-bond yields last week wrong-footed investors and left some pondering what was once unthinkable: whether interest rates in America could one day turn negative....
16:34, 2019-08-11

The Hunger Games Prequel Book Out 2020, Movie in the Works The Hunger Games world is expanding, with a new prequel book set 64 years before the start of the original set to be published May 2020. A film adaptation of the same is also in the works....
10:00, 2019-06-18

MLB scraps 2020 Asia opener; Manfred hopes more Europe games LONDON (AP) — Major League Baseball has scrapped plans to open its 2020 season in Asia and hopes to play more games in Europe. MLB started its season in Tokyo for the fifth time in 2019, and its labor...
20:34, 2019-06-29

‘Happy Hunger Games!’ A Prequel to the Blockbuster Series Will Hit Bookstores in 2020 (NEW YORK) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling tr...
03:34, 2019-06-18

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-10

Raptors’ Danny Green not ready to ponder a Knicks homecoming TORONTO — When Long Island’s Danny Green re-signed with the Spurs in 2015, ignoring the Knicks’ inquiry, he felt destined to make a third Finals appearance. That didn’t happen until San Antonio traded...
07:51, 2019-06-02

Olympics: Climbers hoping to boost Japan's medal count at 2020 Games Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi have boosted Japan's hopes of a medal when sport climbing makes its Olympic debut next year after winning gold and silver at the Climbing World Championships in Tokyo....
07:17, 2019-08-22

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Liverpool ponder move for Andy Lonergan as cover for injured Alisson • Former Middlesbrough goalkeeper figured in Liverpool’s US tour• Alisson expected to be out for six to eight weeksAndy Lonergan is being considered as a short-term solution to Liverpool’s goalkeeping...
00:34, 2019-08-12

Late-Night Hosts Ponder Trump’s Secret Deal With Mexico Stephen Colbert and others mocked President Trump’s claim that Mexico had agreed to new actions in the immigration deal and that some of them had not yet been revealed....
10:51, 2019-06-11

This Chrome extension makes you ponder your mortality while wasting time on social media Despite fearing death, humans have always been weirdly obsessed with anticipating their final day on earth. Now in the digital age, this morbid fascination with predicting death has taken form in digi...
10:51, 2019-07-09

Nintendo Switch Lite Specs VS Nintendo Switch Specs: Price aside, whats the difference? Nintendo has just announced the Switch Lite, but aside from it's cheaper price point and lack of detachable Joy-Con's what's the big comparisons under the hood....
14:34, 2019-07-11

Nintendo Switch E3 games news: Are more Xbox Games coming to Switch via Xbox Games Pass? It looks like Microsoft is hinting that Nintendo could be a big part of its E3 plans this year - was Cuphead just the start of the partnership between the two companies?...
21:34, 2019-06-09

Borderlands 3, other games temporarily removed from Epic Games Store sale [Updated] Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" [Update, May 18, 12:03pm ET: Ars received the following re...
18:51, 2019-05-21

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-06

E3 2019: Video games take a cue from Netflix, but can Google and cloud games score? At next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the focus is on cloud gaming and upcoming video games such as 'Doom' and 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.'     ...
20:00, 2019-06-07

Epic Games Store Will Block Your Account If You Buy Too Many Games Too Quickly There’s a big sale on right now at the Epic Games Store, a time when many users—conditioned by Steam’s frequently generous discounts on a huge range of titles—go nuts and buy a ton of stuff real quick...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Games-Peru swimmer withdraws from Pan Am Games after failed test Peruvian swimmer Mauricio Fiol has pulled out of the Pan Am Games after failing two drugs tests in the run up to the multi-sport event which is being staged in his home city....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how...
15:17, 2019-08-18

Xbox Games with Gold August Free Games News: Next Major Nelson reveal coming this week? Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
10:34, 2019-07-23

Games with Gold June 2019 Free Xbox Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Microsoft is expected to announce its Games with gold lineup very soon: here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games....
15:34, 2019-05-28

Games with Gold July 2019 Free Xbox One Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
22:34, 2019-06-21

Games are getting harder to run: are PC games still held back by consoles? Its no secret that many video games are made primarily for mainstream consoles, like the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. It only makes sense, too - consoles have by far the widest install base, so making your...
21:34, 2019-08-03

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games College football’s bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar to fill 15 days between the playoff semifinals and national championship...
23:34, 2019-05-23

The tech elite athletes use When a field of 127 runners lined up in Central Park on September 13, 1970, to run the first New York City Marathon, the only gadgets, per se, that could help them were a smattering of watches. A grai...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Sony CEO: The PS5 will prioritize AAA games over indie games Indie games may take a bit of a backseat on the PlayStation 5 at launch as Sony has recently stated that the company will invest in marketing for bigger AAA games, new features like 8K and focus on &#...
22:34, 2019-07-01

Two Of Steam's Top Games Last Month Were Anime Sex Games It’s no great secret that Steam is overflowing with anime games intended to titillate portions of its vast user base. But how many people pay attention to these seemingly niche games, really? Turns ou...
00:17, 2019-08-21

2 athletes die during Ironman event in Wisconsin Two endurance athletes, including a firefighter, died during the same grueling 70.3-mile half Ironman in Wisconsin, officials said. Todd Mahoney, 38, a nine-year veteran of the Madison Fire Department...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Athletes join in on the FaceApp #AgeChallenge The #AgeChallenge went viral today, and it's no surprise your favorite athletes joined in. Take a glimpse into the future with a few of our favorites....
07:17, 2019-07-17

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping - AIU "The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping c...
20:17, 2019-07-09

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping: AIU The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping ca...
16:34, 2019-07-09

Athletes who had prolific careers in the military We're celebrating America today, so we thought we'd celebrate some legendary sports figures who also had distinguished military careers.       ...
07:17, 2019-07-04

Felix says female athletes are united for change Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Felix told Reuters this week....
04:34, 2019-08-04

Protesting U.S. athletes receive 12-months probation U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday....
04:51, 2019-08-21

Pregnant People Are the Ultimate Endurance Athletes Carrying an 8-pound being inside your body during the entirety of waking hours is a super-human feat, probably as physically draining as running 5,000 marathons over a terrain of hot coals and quick s...
04:51, 2019-06-07

How the world’s most competitive athletes use ‘super powers’ to win It’s 1978 in the Philippines, and something weird is going on at a chess match. Anatoly Karpov, “the golden boy of the Soviet Union,” is playing Viktor Korchnoi, another Soviet who is hate...
19:17, 2019-06-15

Up to 70 Russian athletes could face doping charges MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says the number of athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70. The agency, known as RUSADA, said last week it would fil...
11:17, 2019-06-19

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Govt Assures IOA, IOC Eligible Athletes Will Be Allowed To Participate The government Tuesday gave a written guarantee to the IOA and IOC that all eligible athletes will be allowed to participate in international events held in the country....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Snazzy pro athletes are adding surprise flair to their menswear It’s what’s inside that counts. At the ESPY’s red carpet on Wednesday, recently retired New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski wore a classic black houndstooth three-piece suit with a sim...
00:17, 2019-07-14

Greek athletes to fly PM class to Minsk after ticket debacle Greece's athletics team for this month's European Games in Belarus will fly there in the prime minister's government jet, after sports officials couldn't find seats on commercial flights for them....
01:51, 2019-06-07

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
03:51, 2019-05-24

US Olympics body may sanction athletes for Trump protests Athletes are facing possible sanctions for protesting Donald Trump at the Pan American Games. Gwen Berry and Race Imboden tried to draw attention to social issues in the US that they feel are spiralin...
11:34, 2019-08-12

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
00:34, 2019-07-03

USOC seeks to keep pregnant athletes from losing insurance DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working on reforms to prevent athletes from losing health insurance coverage when they become pregnant. Three senators wrote to USOC CEO Sarah Hirsh...
02:34, 2019-06-06

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the rest of usUntil relatively recently, sports scientis...
19:51, 2019-07-10

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feag...
14:51, 2019-07-22

Allyson Felix: Nike changes policy for pregnant athletes Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will "no longer be financially penalised for having a child" after Nike changed its sponsorship contracts....
22:34, 2019-08-17

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
21:01, 2019-05-21

Pregnant women are basically endurance athletes: study Cranky pregnant moms, prepare for vindication. Researchers studying the limits of human endurance have determined that the physical intensity of pregnancy is basically like running a 40-week marathon....
21:51, 2019-06-11

Almost half the NCAA’s athletes are women. It needs to make a stand for them. As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
00:00, 2019-06-11

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sar...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Under Fire For Its Treatment Of Pregnant Athletes, Nike Changes Policy Having faced increased scrutiny regarding its treatment of pregnant athletes, Nike is changing its policy to guarantee a pregnant athlete's pay and bonuses cannot be cut over the 18-month period......
05:34, 2019-08-17

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his admi...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Best PlayStation VR games: the best PSVR games around The PlayStation VR, which works with the PS4 and PS4 Pro, was released nearly three yyears ago. When it launched, it was the first good quality virtual reality headset experience you could try at home...
17:00, 2019-06-21

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly ...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report "Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Time...
14:34, 2019-05-25

Winning Tennis Titles Again, Bob Bryan Is Inspiring Athletes With Hip Injuries Last spring, Bryan thought his career was over. But after an operation on his right hip, he has reunited with his twin brother on the tennis court and resumed winning doubles championships....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/...
13:00, 2019-08-07

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times...
15:00, 2019-05-25

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
07:17, 2019-05-30

Top 16 athletes over 35 of all-time: From Tom Brady to Serena Williams to Gordie Howe Here's a look at 16 of some of the most successful athletes who have evaded the tolls of Father Time by thriving since turning 35.       ...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death People with one copy of a sickle cell gene are thought to have no health issues, but other gene variants may place carriers at a higher risk of sudden collapse...
19:17, 2019-05-21

US athletes warned they will face punishment if they protest against racism and gun violence "U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday."...
17:51, 2019-08-22

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
02:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
03:51, 2019-08-21

Pro athletes unite to bring wheelchair basketball and healing to those trapped in war Wheelchair basketball is transforming the lives of those caught in the crossfire of conflict, disease and poverty – spurred by the International Committee of the Red Cross and two pro American players...
14:51, 2019-08-22

Athletics-Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times...
15:17, 2019-05-25

Trump orders new policy to allow military-academy athletes to defer service Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to develop a policy to allow athletes from military academies to play pro sports immediately after graduating.       ...
04:17, 2019-06-28

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, ...
22:34, 2019-06-13

Athletes are shot dead all the time in the US. It makes grim, tragic sense Three young athletes were shot to death in the last week alone. When you factor in race, guns and politics in the US, tragedies are inevitable“A senseless act of violence.” That’s how University of Ne...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Why Chris Paul and other athletes are switching to vegan and plant-based diets Vegan and plant-based diets are on the rise in the sports world, and companies like Beyond Meat are making the switch to meatless easier than ever.       ...
19:00, 2019-08-08

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Oly...
05:17, 2019-05-24

Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson Will Have You LOL-ing With Talk of "Foot Fetishists" and Pro Athletes Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson know Instagram inside-and-out, but that doesn't mean they aren't baffled by some of the messages they've received. On Thursday's all-new......
04:51, 2019-05-24

American politicians, athletes offer support to women's World Cup team As the U.S. women's national team prepared to kick off their World Cup title defense, prominent figures from American politics, sports and even outer space flocked to social media on Tuesday to lend t...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Xbox Games with Gold July 2019: these are the free Xbox One games this month Looking for the latest Xbox Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place.One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get ac...
19:17, 2019-07-01

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
21:17, 2019-06-20

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still wor...
18:17, 2019-06-13

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury should serve as cautionary tale for athletes everywhere Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be a seminal moment for athletes everywhere: If you don’t look out for your best interests, who else will?       ...
00:01, 2019-06-12

Track coach and ex-Olympian arrested amid report he molested 31 athletes over 44 years Ex-Olympian Conrad Mainwaring was arrested on one felony count of sexual battery amid an ESPN report that more than 30 athletes were molested by him.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Nike adds mannequins for plus-sized and para-sport athletes to its flagship store Nike gave one of its stores a makeover that included adding an updated women's floor with plus-size and para-sport mannequins for the first time.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-07

Degenerate Gambler Charged With Making Racist Death Threats To Dozens Of Athletes Addison Choi, a 23-year-old ex-college-soccer player from Fullerton, Calif., was charged today in Massachusetts federal court on one count of transmitting a threat to injure a person, after he sent d...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial s...
23:17, 2019-05-30

Nike's 'inclusive' image at risk if it fails women athletes, brand experts say Olympic athlete Alysia Montano said when she told then sponsor Nike she wanted to have a baby during her career, the sports giant told her it would pause her contract and stop paying her. Experts say ...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
20:51, 2019-06-11

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No. 1 NFL draft pick Kyler Murray....
19:34, 2019-07-10

Fellow athletes send love to gravely ill long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald The husband of decorated American long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald posted to Instagram calling on supporters to send “one last message” to his wife as her long battle with cancer comes to a clo...
16:34, 2019-06-11

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.   ...
10:34, 2019-05-30

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
22:34, 2019-05-23

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes he blamed for losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
18:34, 2019-05-30

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
15:34, 2019-07-11

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Athletes turn to plant-based and vegan diets to gain edge in a growing sports world trend Veganism is on the rise in the United States and elite athletes are turning to the diet, particularly at the peak and latter stages of their careers.       ...
19:00, 2019-08-08

This Tokyo Town Can't Give Away Houses A Tokyo town is giving away houses to draw residents, a sign of the challenges popular cities face: too few houses in some areas, too many in others....
19:34, 2019-08-13

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go fro...
10:17, 2019-06-14

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
15:17, 2019-06-11

Life In An Iconic Tokyo Building This is Nakagin Capsule Tower. Built in 1972, it was designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa and a prime example of the Japanese architectural movement known as Metabolism, in which the concept was to de...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
19:51, 2019-08-22

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal residence....
13:17, 2019-07-01

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, ...
20:17, 2019-06-14

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant.....
17:17, 2019-05-28

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) e...
19:17, 2019-05-22

Small is beautiful in Tokyo's Golden Gai – in pictures Nearly 300 bars and restaurants are squeezed into an area about the size of half a football pitch in the Golden Gai area of Tokyo. Everything is smaller and narrower in this warren of shacks, a sliver...
12:34, 2019-08-12

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and digital ads went up in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro Station and...
14:17, 2019-07-09

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began lear...
07:00, 2019-06-20

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo with Paris also in mind With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain's double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead....
20:34, 2019-07-24

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
19:34, 2019-05-28

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone makes to it will be met with swift and immediate ap...
18:51, 2019-07-18

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyos...
20:34, 2019-06-11

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
19:51, 2019-07-18

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
09:00, 2019-07-22

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known for serving up delicious tempura. Some chefs sugges...
02:34, 2019-07-02

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford Mustang near the end. One of the Mustangs from the m...
03:00, 2019-06-01

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some of your favorite anime....
16:34, 2019-07-04

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volat...
14:51, 2019-07-12

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the...
12:34, 2019-06-15

| Schoeman, Schoenmaker fly SA flag at Tokyo World Cup stop New world championship silver medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker will be flying the SA flag at the opening leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup taking place in Tokyo....
15:17, 2019-08-01

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
12:51, 2019-07-05

Kawasaki beats FC Tokyo 3-0 to move within 4 points of lead Yu Kobayashi, Manabu Saito and Hiroyuki Abe scored as defending champions Kawasaki Frontale beat J-League leaders FC Tokyo 3-0 on Sunday       ...
16:34, 2019-07-14

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear that being in lock step with him is a precarious posi...
13:00, 2019-05-27

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
02:17, 2019-08-01

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
15:17, 2019-06-12

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
20:34, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Earthquake rattles Tokyo before Trump visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A relatively strong earthquake rattled Tokyo just before President Donald Trump’s arr...
10:17, 2019-05-25

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapi...
13:34, 2019-07-18

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in ...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will re...
00:34, 2019-05-26

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, will offer a room outfitted with a full-...
15:34, 2019-07-10

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “de...
00:51, 2019-06-12

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing ...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in Decemb...
16:34, 2019-07-03

IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics        ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
19:17, 2019-05-23

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illu...
20:17, 2019-06-14

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microc...
11:34, 2019-07-13

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
05:00, 2019-05-26

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cast a shadow over the capital’s vegetable markets, fo...
09:34, 2019-07-17

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations. He had scheduled a ...
09:17, 2019-06-28

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
09:34, 2019-05-25

Tokyo urges caution for Japanese travelers to South Korea Tokyo issued a travel advisory to Japanese citizens visiting South Korea, ahead of crucial anniversaries this week, urging them to be cautious about safety as ties between the neighbours worsen over t...
16:34, 2019-08-13

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang — a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are scheduled to play golf Sunday. The temblor, wh...
02:34, 2019-05-26

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to we...
11:00, 2019-06-13

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle the heat threat to athletes and fans in the Japane...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened t...
12:51, 2019-07-05

Pack of rats descend on Tokyo convenience store – video A convenience store in Tokyo has been forced to shut after rats were filmed scampering down the walls, along shelves and across aisles. Video clips posted on social media appear to show at least six o...
16:00, 2019-08-08

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
18:01, 2019-06-05

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
13:00, 2019-08-08

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventure.Read More...
03:00, 2019-06-10

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK nation...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to...
02:34, 2019-06-11

'Parents assume sports physical is enough.' How to prevent cardiac arrest in young athletes Sudden cardiac arrest is No. 1 killer of young athletes in the U.S. and No. 2 medical cause of death in people under 25. Many high schools are trying to add more AEDs to save lives.    ...
19:34, 2019-06-01

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
12:00, 2019-06-07

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of Elder Scrolls VI or the highly anticipated sci-fi...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-23

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:00, 2019-07-25

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday in swelteringly conditions....
13:00, 2019-08-07

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by re...
07:17, 2019-06-01

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japane...
07:00, 2019-08-09

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to work to rebuild trust....
12:17, 2019-08-23

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami and the title...
06:17, 2019-06-10

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, eve...
08:17, 2019-06-13

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself....
07:51, 2019-05-29

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearl...
04:34, 2019-07-19

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
08:01, 2019-07-24

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon TOKYO — High levels of bacteria forced the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics to be canceled on Saturday. It’s the second setback in the triathlon for organizer...
15:51, 2019-08-18

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
16:17, 2019-05-25

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....
14:34, 2019-08-17

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institut...
16:17, 2019-05-26

Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fully completed, making it Equinix's biggest data cen...
12:51, 2019-07-23

Nikkei rises after European shares support mood; Tokyo Electron surges Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as gains in European markets improved sentiment, while shares of Tokyo Electron surged after it announced a share buyback....
08:51, 2019-05-28

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A contentious accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass d...
23:17, 2019-07-10

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads aroun...
16:17, 2019-06-20

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear ...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience   ...
07:17, 2019-07-21

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part o...
16:34, 2019-07-16

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-23

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and severa...
16:34, 2019-08-12

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled plans on Friday for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November, after his daughters expressed concern it could invit...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
10:17, 2019-07-15

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
09:00, 2019-06-28

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT: source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) (0800 EDT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
08:34, 2019-06-28

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathalon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for next year's Paralympics....
06:34, 2019-08-17

Tokyo shares rise as investors await earnings; chip sector rallies Japanese stocks edged higher on Tuesday morning, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains, tracking Wall Street moves, though trading remained thin ahead of the domestic earnings season for the...
06:51, 2019-07-23

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometer...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscript...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo. The post Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school childr...
06:17, 2019-05-28

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
14:00, 2019-05-28

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by T...
16:00, 2019-07-08

Judge: It's 'plausible' Michigan State buried sex assault claims against athletes A federal judge ruled a lawsuit against Michigan State should continue. The suit alleges Bailey Kowalski was sexually assaulted by basketball players.       ...
11:51, 2019-08-22

From Tom Brady to Bartolo Colon, here's 13 athletes we'd love to see in Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From Tom Brady to Ronda Rousey and Zion Williamson, here's 13 athletes we would love to see take part in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.       ...
07:17, 2019-07-04

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June  &#...
11:51, 2019-07-05

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
16:51, 2019-06-13

The 12 Best Games For 3DS And 2DS It’s been years since the original 3DS launched. There’s an updated version with better 3D , improved controls, and of course, a wealth of excellent games to play. There’s also a 2DS XL that can do ev...
21:17, 2019-08-23

The best games for PC So how do you categorize a beast like gaming on the PC? With decades of titles to pluck from (and the first port of call for most indie titles, too), there's so much to choose from. Gaming on you...
15:17, 2019-07-04

A few must-have games from E3 If you're going to try to keep up with the best video gaming has to offer, you'll want to start thinking about getting these titles when they launch.       ...
20:34, 2019-06-13

The best games for PS4 Sony's PlayStation 4 is fast approaching its sixth birthday, and that poses a problem. You see, game developers have seen fit to release a game for almost every day the console has been available...
17:00, 2019-07-01

The Best Dreamcast Games Here’s a terrifying fact: Sega has been out of the console business longer than they were in it. And while it was the Dreamcast that finally did the struggling giant in, for a platform that was only a...
02:34, 2019-07-04

The best Android games There are loads of great games available for Android, but how can you pick out the gems from the dross, and amazing touchscreen experiences from botched console ports? With our lists, that’s ho...
17:00, 2019-05-31

The best PS4 games from E3 2019... so far! It’s the Coachella, the Glastonbury of video games. E3 2019 is here, and if you’re a PS4 gamer, you’re in for a treat.The annual games conference, bringing the biggest and best ga...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Best games of 2019 so far Trigger-happy chaos in Apex Legends, thoughtful exploration in Sunless Skies and witty adventures in Shakespearean London are part of a bumper year for PC, console and mobile gamesMore of the best: TV...
09:17, 2019-06-07

The 16 best games of E3 2019 After a full week of glitzy announcements and hundreds of game teasers, the Guardian’s E3 correspondents pick their best of the show Continue reading......
12:34, 2019-06-19

One Of The Best WW2 Board Games Is Now Even Better Memoir 44 was already one of the great tactical board games, stripping the rules of war down to their barest bones and emphasising speed and fun over rulers and fine print. Now, with the release of an...
12:00, 2019-08-09

The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One You’re heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. Or you’re at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to play next. Or maybe you’re suiting up ...
03:00, 2019-05-22

The best games for your smartphone Sorry, but mobile gaming is the biggest player in the video game market. In 2018, it made almost half of the industry's global revenue. Smartphone games once existed separately from console and P...
13:34, 2019-07-02

The best games for Xbox One A series of missteps put Microsoft in second place before the Xbox One even came out. While it's likely to remain there until the next generation begins, there are a lot of people out there who h...
18:00, 2019-07-02

The 12 most-anticipated games of E3 2019 From Star Wars and Marvel-themed juggernauts to village life sims and monster hunts, these are the games we’re most interested in at next week’s E3 in Los Angeles Continue reading......
11:34, 2019-06-04

Here Are Some Other Potential Locations For MLB Games On Thursday, the Yankees, White Sox, and MLB announced a partnership to play a regular-season game next year at—or, more precisely, near—the iconic Field of Dreams. This follows the recent trend of th...
04:00, 2019-08-09

The Curse Of The Yakuza Games The Yakuza games and their spin-offs have long starred some of Japan’s biggest celebrities. Now that some of those celebs have ended up in trouble, there are rumblings of a Yakuza curse. Dun dun dun....
12:34, 2019-07-03

I Love Games About Bluffing (Or Do I?) I love games that involve bluffing, even though I can never tell when any of my friends are lying. This past weekend, my poker night buddies and I played a tabletop game called Skull, which involves b...
21:51, 2019-07-16

Boy, 9, has built more than 30 mobile games Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Video Games Should Be Weirder I’ve been thinking a lot about yesterday’s surprise announcement of Playdate, the new handheld games experiment from Firewatch publisher Panic. More than anything, it’s weird: A small, single-purpose ...
10:34, 2019-05-24

The Week In Games: Totally Rad Yo, this upcoming week is totally tubular and rad. Like, you know it is just super rad. Very gnarly. Other 80s slang and phrases. Rad is coming out next week. I love the look of this game, but it does...
00:17, 2019-08-19

A's RHP Montas suspended 80 games for PED use Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatme...
04:51, 2019-06-22

Games Are Better With Double Jumps Last night, after hours exploring Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, I unlocked the ability to double jump. It was such a simple thing—one jump, another jump—but I suddenly felt a rush of possibility ...
20:34, 2019-06-27

The best new Xbox One games at E3 2019 After a distinct lack of great first-party titles in 2018, Microsoft is ready to turn things around in 2019. That’s right, there are a number of great Xbox One games coming this year. How ...
08:17, 2019-06-10

The Nintendo Wii is still getting new games at E3 2019 At its E3 2019 keynote, Ubisoft announced Just Dance 2020, the next game in the series timed with the line’s 10th anniversary. The game is coming out on the usual suspects - Xbox One, PS4, Swit...
02:34, 2019-06-11

Here’s What We Know About the New Hunger Games Prequel It’s been more than 10 years since author Suzanne Collins published the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy and kickstarted a global phenomenon that became one of the most lucrative film fran...
03:34, 2019-06-18

How to Win at Classic Arcade Games Even though I had plenty of access to PC games and consoles as a kid (ah, the amazingness that was the Super Nintendo Entertainment System), I loved going to the arcade. While I probably spent way too...
17:17, 2019-06-12

The Week In Games: The Doctor Will See You Now Dr. Mario has fired his brother, Dr. Luigi and now has control over the clinic once more and he is ready to start giving people pills. So many pills. Dr. Mario World for phones is coming out later thi...
02:51, 2019-07-08

E3: Nintendo Rolls Out New Games The biggest video game event of the year is underway in Los Angeles. The future of gaming is on display at E3. On Tuesday Nintendo executives unveiled the company’s newest offerings. New “...
10:17, 2019-06-12

We Need More Funny Video Games Comedy is one of the toughest things to get right. A lot of what makes humor connect is delivery and timing, whether it be an energetic setup to a deadpan punchline or an awkward silence left to linge...
22:34, 2019-08-16

The best Steam games 2019 Steam is simply the best place for you to hunt for new PC games, if you're keen on getting into the very best PC games. That's because the platform touts more than 23,000 titles (and countin...
03:01, 2019-06-12

The Best Video Games of 2019 (So Far) The stretch of summer between E3 and the holiday season is a hard time to be a video game fan. The industry tantalized us with all the wonderful games it’s making, but the problem is that most o...
21:34, 2019-06-27

The 35 best indie games on PC and consoles Update: Added Outward and A Plague Tale: InnocenceThe best PC games with cash to splash are quickly evolving, but so are the best indie games you may have never heard of. One of the best things a...
23:00, 2019-07-04

The 10 most exciting games of E3 2019 The year before a new console generation is always an odd one for the industry. On one hand, countless developers are still hard at work on games for the current consoles. On the other, all of those d...
01:00, 2019-06-14

The best iPad games of 2019 The iPhone revolutionized gaming through multitouch, but the iPad provided a larger canvas and power for fully immersive and expansive experiences.Apple’s tablet remains a powerful, engaging ga...
16:17, 2019-05-29

The best free-to-play games Gone are the days where free games equated to ropey puzzle games and knock-off clones of games that had a price tag. These days, courtesy of in-app payments and the ease of offering both a sample of t...
22:17, 2019-07-08

I Get More Excited About Old Games On Switch Than New Ones I’ve spent much of the last week staring at the Switch eShop page for the Grandia HD Collection willing myself not to buy it. For me, it is probably the most alluring recent release on the system, a c...
22:17, 2019-08-22

10 top tennis games for Android and iOS Strawberries and cream, white uniforms and a lot of grunting - there are few events so ingrained in the psyche as Wimbledon. Not all are lucky enough to be able to attend the event in person howe...
14:51, 2019-07-06

Get Over Yourself and Play Video Games With Your Kid You have to play video games with your children. It isn’t optional anymore. It’s your parental responsibility. Your child is growing up in an electronically mediated world, where the line between “vir...
23:00, 2019-06-11

The best games for Nintendo Switch Nintendo's Switch is on a roll. The youngest of the games consoles is punching above its weight with a mix of core Nintendo games that have pushed iconic characters like Mario and Link into the m...
03:51, 2019-07-04

Play These Retro Video Games With Your Kid You know who are the worst people on earth? Dingbats who condescendingly scoff at creative works because they’re not “modern.” Those who go to revival screenings to guffaw at pre-digital special effec...
00:00, 2019-07-25

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on Friday, putting the youngest daughter of Apple fou...
16:34, 2019-08-10

Add Five Excellent Switch Games to Your Library For $40 Each Mario Kart 8 Deluxe [Digital Code] | $40 | AmazonSave big on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Donkey Kong Country: Tropic Freeze, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Super Mario Odyssey and Sid Meier’s Civilizat...
19:00, 2019-06-12

The Week In Games: Summer Things Stranger Things season 3 is almost here and next week, to coincide with the new season, a game based on the popular show launches on all major platforms. Will Barb return? (Probably not.)...
16:00, 2019-07-01

One positive test so far at Pan Am Games say officials There has been one positive test at this year's Pan Am Games out of 1,197 anti-doping controls, officials said on Friday with three days of competition remaining....
16:34, 2019-08-10

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2019 Enlarge / A sea of gamers prepares to storm the hall to snatch up the most coveted games before they sell out at Gen Con 2019. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) INDIANAPOLIS—If it's early August, you can co...
19:34, 2019-08-10

Best Nintendo Switch games from E3 2019 Nintendo hasn’t held a physical conference at E3 for some time now, and E3 2019 was no different. But it still knocked it out of the park with its online showcase for the Nintendo Switch this y...
03:01, 2019-06-12

Video Games That Let You Travel To The Moon This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission and the Moon landing. Five decades ago, NASA used old computers and a lot of math to send men to the moon and bring them back....
22:17, 2019-07-20

Ben Simmons will probably beat you one-on-one -- in video games Besides being good at basketball, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons is good at video games. The Australian guard's current favorite is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but his love for video games beg...
20:00, 2019-07-31

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago.If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world gam...
09:17, 2019-06-05

Lightsabers In Video Games Are Too Weak At E3 this past week we saw a good amount of gameplay from the upcoming Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the new game from Apex Legends developers Respawn Entertainment. The game looks good and I’m excit...
22:34, 2019-06-16

Week In Games: Let's Go Make Another Mario Perhaps the best-known game coming out this week is Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel much anticipated by many of us here at Kotaku, not to mention Mario fans everywhere. But that’s not the only cool game...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Let's Rank The Total War Games, From Best To Worst Few series are as dear to my heart as Creative Assembly’s Total War, with its mix of history, real-time tactics and turn-based strategy. Spanning 19 years and 13 games, there are times I feel like Tot...
15:34, 2019-07-11

Smith: 18 NFL games not in players' best interest NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith confirmed to ESPN that the NFL proposed an 18-game schedule in early labor negotiations, as the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, but he said he doesn't see...
03:00, 2019-07-13

A brief history of cheating at video games For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, y...
16:34, 2019-06-15

The best consoles, games and accessories for students The life of a student isn't all taking notes, writing essays and broadening horizons. Sometimes, you just want to blow off some steam. And for some of us, that means loading up a new game (or an ...
20:17, 2019-07-22

We Do Not Need To Defend Video Games From Politicians We have reached the point in American society where you can reliably predict the series of events that immediately follow a mass shooting. In 2019, you can set a clock to it: After the shock and scram...
01:17, 2019-08-06

On #WorldEmojiDay, Guessing Games Take Over The Internet A number of guessing games have taken over Twitter and Facebook on World Emoji Day 2019, as various brands and companies try to engage their followers with emoji-themed posts....
22:34, 2019-07-17

Help Your Kid Become a Better Problem Solver With These Video Games If you haven’t picked up a controller in a while, you might see your kids’ video games as mindless fun, or as their reward for cleaning their room. But video games can be more than that. While immerse...
21:17, 2019-08-05

EA Announces Three New Games From Smaller Studios At EA Play 2019 the large publisher revealed three new games that they are releasing under their EA Originals label. The three games are being developed by smaller studios. No Way Out developers Hazel...
01:34, 2019-06-09

One of the best PlayStation games of all time just launched on iOS The more powerful our mobile devices become, the more frequently we’re seeing full console games make their way over to our phones and tablets. There’s often some fanfare when a major cons...
23:34, 2019-08-06

Before The Hunger Games: the best book prequels As Suzanne Collins announces a prequel to her bestselling trilogy, Lucy Mangan picks the most successful new beginningsDelighted cries rang out like the song of so many mockingjays when it was announc...
09:51, 2019-07-01

Google Stadia games won’t be free, but they don’t have to be Google Stadia was first unveiled a few months ago, but Google waited until the E3 gaming event earlier this month to give us more details about the game streaming service. We now know when and where i...
03:01, 2019-06-29

U.S., Canada need to open eyes to Pan Am Games The United States and Canada need to open their eyes to what is happening outside their own borders if the Pan American Games is to get the kind of attention it deserves, the secretary general of Pana...
04:34, 2019-08-04

A's Montas suspended 80 games, out for playoffs Oakland right-hander Frankie Montas, in the midst of a breakout season, received an 80-game suspension after testing positive for Ostarine, a performance-enhancing substance....
04:51, 2019-06-22

A Six-Sided LED Screen You Can Play Games On One of the cooler things we stumbled across at E3 last week was over at the IndieCade booth. The Pixxl Maze from Hungary-based PirateGames is a cube made of 6 LED panels. While not quite 4K, the 32x32...
18:34, 2019-06-19

Here Are the 31 Games Coming to Google Stadia Google has provided a list of 31 games that are coming to Stadia, its cloud-based video gaming service, with more to be announced at E3 2019 and beyond....
16:00, 2019-06-07

This 9-year-old has built more than 30 mobile games Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard....
15:00, 2019-08-07

The best games, demos, and tech of E3 2019 C'mon, how can you deny Keanu? (credit: Xbox / Microsoft) LOS ANGELES—There's no getting around it: Walking through the Los Angeles Convention Center for 2019's Electronic Entertainment Expo felt wei...
20:17, 2019-06-14

The Week In Games: Avengers And Everyone Else, Assemble! The Avengers, their friends and some of their foes are hitting the Switch this week with the release of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3. Pick your favorite hero and argue with your friends who is getting s...
23:34, 2019-07-14

The Galaxy Note 10 can stream games from your PC Samsung is keeping gamers in mind with the Galaxy Note 10. Though the PlayGalaxy Link P2P streaming service, you can stream PC games to your Note 10 and keep playing while you're on the move -- a...
23:34, 2019-08-07

Stop Calling Games 'Metroidvania' Let’s talk about one of my least favorite words in the video game lexicon: metroidvania. A portmanteau combining the video game titles Metroid and Castlevania, it takes two made-up video game titles t...
23:00, 2019-07-02

Square Enix Doesn't Know Where Some Of Its Old Games Are Square Enix, one of the largest video game publishers on the planet, is interested in getting its entire back catalogue of games together so it can sell/stream them to you online. But there’s just thi...
04:51, 2019-06-14

The Fed should stop its interest-rate games Rather than try to figure out which placebo will best assuage the delicate psychologies of day-traders, the Federal Reserve Board should announce it anticipates a long, long pause in any interest-rate...
03:00, 2019-08-02

Riot Games And Sexism, One Year Later In the year since Kotaku’s investigation into sexism at Riot Games, the 2,500-person company behind League of Legends, the company has crafted and self-injected its proposed antidote to its so-called ...
22:34, 2019-08-07

Knights, tanks, and wizards: AR’s top 5 games Remote AR promises to take the loneliness out of augmented reality and turn it into an immersive experience that can be fully shared between friends.Read More...
17:00, 2019-08-07

Video games do not cause violence – but makers do need to think about it There is no compelling evidence that games cause real-life bloodshed, but the industry must address its attitude to guns and conflict, or risk being drowned out by fearmongersIt was not a surprise to ...
16:34, 2019-08-07

How does Hollywood Game Night come up with its games? NBC’s Hollywood Game Night brings together two civilian contestants and some of their favorite celebrities for a night of fun party games and a chance to win $25,000. We spoke with some of the show p...
02:51, 2019-07-10

Wheeler, Mets top Tigers 4-3 for 6th win in 7 games NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Wheeler pitched into the eighth inning, Todd Frazier delivered a clever push bunt and the New York Mets kept up their run of comebacks, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Sunday for t...
00:51, 2019-05-27

Reds' Aquino hits 3 HRs, has 7 in 1st 10 games Reds rookie Aristides Aquino homered three more times on Saturday to give him seven in his first 10 games, tying Trevor Story's major league record for the most home runs in a player's first 10 games....
13:00, 2019-08-11

What is ray tracing? The games, the graphics cards and everything else you need to know Ever since Nvidia Turing was announced back at Gamescom 2018, ray tracing has been the talk of the town. This rendering method has long been the holy grail of graphics technology, but finally with gra...
03:17, 2019-08-21

In praise of ultra-short games Enlarge / Is falling in this hole going to take long? I have a meeting at 2... These days, the game industry at large seems to be focused on games that can keep players playing, and paying, indefin...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Pokémon Sleep: are games really the best way to get more rest? The augmented-reality giant is promising to turn shuteye into entertainment but experts aren’t convinced about the gamification of sleep Having swept the world of augmented reality with Pokémon Go, Pi...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Fancy Logos For Games That Don't Actually Exist For the past few days, I’ve had the pleasure of reading a copy of Raid, a magazine featuring a bunch of super talented artists and graphic designers coming up with logos and briefs for games that don’...
03:00, 2019-05-22

The best free Android games 2019 What’s better than a free game? Pretty much nothing. Except when it’s terrible and you’ve wasted time on downloading and playing it. Fortunately, there are loads of fantastic free...
16:17, 2019-05-29

The best free iPhone games of 2019 Free iPhone games have a reputation for being rubbish and full of IAP. But loads of superb free titles await your twitchy gaming thumbs – if you know where to look.To save you the effort of fin...
13:01, 2019-05-22

Durant still limited, unlikely to play in games 1-2 Kevin Durant resumed light workouts in his recovery from a calf injury, but the Golden State Warriors are not expecting the All-Star forward to be on the court for the first two games of the NBA Final...
17:34, 2019-05-29

Video games are literature’s new frontier Games like Uncharted 2, The Last of Us, and Red Dead Redemption 2 are interactive, experiential art that deeply immerse the player in the narratives.Read More...
17:34, 2019-08-14

The best iPhone games to play in 2019 If you've got a new or upgraded iPhone, or are simply just bored with what you've already got, then you'll be exhilarated to hear that you can revolutionise it, turning it into one of t...
16:00, 2019-05-24

Pan-Am Games Protesters Each Get 12 Months of Probation A letter to the two athletes from Sarah Hirshland, the chief executive of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, seemed to sound an alarm for other competitors considering political stand...
11:17, 2019-08-21

All The Video Games You Can't Play When You're Pregnant There are plenty of fun things you can’t really do when pregnant: waterslides, alcohol, trampolines, staying up past 10pm. You’d think that video games would be a totally unaffected pursuit, but as I’...
21:34, 2019-05-22

Here’s how to find ‘Ignored’ games in your Steam collection Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Steam recently rolled out a new option on its store to help so...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Skateboarding does not need Games validation, says Hawk Skateboarding does not need the prestige of Olympic status, and it could inadvertently harm the sport's counter-cultural standing, skateboarding great Tony Hawk said on Saturday....
23:00, 2019-08-10

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology mig...
14:51, 2019-06-01

The best PS4 Pro games: push your console to its 4K HDR limits There's no doubt about it: Sony's PS4 Pro is one of the best gaming consoles money can buy – maybe even the best. But when it comes to stocking up on new games, it's worth d...
13:51, 2019-08-23

The best free iPad games in 2019 Perhaps you've just bought an iPad, or just been given one for the first time. Or maybe you're thinking that your Apple tablet is old and boring and there's nothing fun left that it can...
16:00, 2019-05-24

PS5 and PS4 players will be able to play games together online Although it could be months or even years before we actually see the next-generation home gaming console Sony has been teasing in recent weeks, the picture of the PlayStation 5 is beginning to take sh...
22:34, 2019-05-23

The Week In Games: Say, That's A Nice Bike A quiet week. E3 is getting closer and closer and as usual, game releases are slowing down during this time of the year. But for you fans of fast motorcycles, the season is just starting! MotoGP 19 is...
23:34, 2019-06-02

Playtika doubles down with a new casual games lab Playtika, the big social games casino company based in Tel Aviv, said it is launching an independent division dedicated to the creation and rapid development of casual games.Read More...
14:51, 2019-05-21

The ten best console racing games of all time Enlarge / It's never a bad time to bust out your wheel—here's the T-GT wheel. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up...
20:51, 2019-08-22

Twitch Isn’t Just For Watching Games, It’s For Waiting For Them Earlier this week, Sony announced the Death Stranding release date via a nearly day-long Twitch stream that mostly just showed handprints appearing on a black screen. The reasons why fans would watch ...
14:17, 2019-06-01

The games were the star of E3, but gaming PCs were center stage Yes, smartphone gaming is growing rapidly, but for people who want the best possible visuals and the most compelling action, PCs are still the go-to.       ...
15:51, 2019-06-15

Playing Original Game Boy Games in HD Will Cost You More Than a PS4 With 2019 already halfway over, it’s becoming painfully clear that Nintendo isn’t going to release a Game Boy Classic Edition to celebrate the console’s 30th birthday. The GBAConsolizer helps take som...
20:00, 2019-07-15

Machado booed, Yanks top Padres 5-2, win 8th in 9 games Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sánchez homered, Manny Machado was booed and greeted with chants of "Over-rated!" in his first visit to New York since free agency and the Yankees beat the...
23:00, 2019-05-27

Why video games are shooting down the Hollywood model If a game studio wants to stick around long term, it’s going to need a subscription strategy. It’s going to have to make every month a launch month.Read More...
19:17, 2019-08-18

Unrivaled: India now 7-0 in World Cup games against Pakistan MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For such an intense rivalry, it’s still a lopsided contest when India and Pakistan meet at the Cricket World Cup. India extended its record to 7-0 against Pakistan at ...
21:51, 2019-06-16

Peacock targets further improvement after Anniversary Games win "Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock warned there was plenty of room for improvement despite a comprehensive T44-47-64 100m victory at the 2019 Anniversary Games."...
22:51, 2019-07-20

Total War Three Kingdoms Review: One of the best games in the RTS genre We’ve experienced vast histories thanks to the games of Creative assembly. Now it’s time to travel to the Three Kingdoms and become the emperor of China....
12:17, 2019-05-27

The Week In Games: Inglorious Void Bastards Sometimes a game just looks so damn cool you want to play it and Void Bastards is one of those games. It just looks incredible. Like an old comic book and a first-person shooter got together, had a ba...
05:17, 2019-05-27

MLB details first three matchups for live games on YouTube Major League Baseball and YouTube on Wednesday released details of the first three matchups under their agreement to stream a package of 13 live games every week on the video-sharing website....
00:17, 2019-06-20

Hunger Games prequel book and possible movie on the way Suzanne Collins has written a book set in Panem 64 years before the original dystopian trilogy and Lionsgate has confirmed interest in adapting it for the big screenSuzanne Collins is writing a preque...
16:51, 2019-06-17

The DeanBeat: Would politics make video games better? As I watched my Facebook feed explode about President Donald Trump’s racist comments this week, I couldn’t help but notice that game developers are political creatures, just like everybody...
17:17, 2019-07-19

Argentina make kit-astrophic exit from Pan Am Games Argentina's women's basketball team made a kit-astrophic exit from the Pan Am Games on Wednesday when they were forced to forfeit a preliminary round match to Colombia after showing up with the wrong ...
04:34, 2019-08-08

Overwatch Cheaters Are About To Get Games Automatically Shut Down Blizzard is currently testing a new and interesting way of dealing with cheaters in an Overwatch match: whenever cheating is detected, they’ll just automatically shut the game down, no questions asked...
14:17, 2019-07-16

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by t...
00:00, 2019-07-17

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starti...
10:34, 2019-05-24

Sony to buy 'Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games PlayStation console maker Sony Interactive Entertainment said on Monday it would buy privately held Insomniac Games Inc, known for developing games such as Marvel's "Spider-Man" and third-person shoot...
00:17, 2019-08-20

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two teams out of the race for months, playing for not...
19:34, 2019-07-18

Lawyer to be Mexico's first body builder at Pan Am Games The sun hasn't even risen and the clang of metal is reverberating through a gym near Mexico City. On a frantic mission to sculpt his body, Carlos Suárez powers through another day of his heavy weight ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Westworld Awakening hands-on — Here’s one of the VR games we’ve been waiting for Westworld Awakening is a virtual reality game based on HBO's Westworld TV show. The robots have come alive in this game made by Survios and Kilter Films.Read More...
23:17, 2019-08-19

Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez suspended for 3 games Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Los Angeles manager Brad...
17:17, 2019-07-18

The Week In Games: If You Ain't Outta Control, You Ain't-A Bandicoot Crash Bandicoot and his crew are racing on to consoles soon when Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled releases later this week. Just remember: Speed kills, but you can always respawn....
04:34, 2019-06-17

Square Enix is considering a subscription service for all its games Square Enix knows you want access to all its games in digital form, especially older ones for early consoles it has yet to re-release. Well, you'll be happy to hear that the developer is doing so...
09:34, 2019-06-14

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
09:01, 2019-06-14

Hear Me Out: Infinite-Field Baseball Games A few weeks ago, I was reading this interview with architectural critic Paul Goldberger about baseball stadiums in America when I stumbled upon a reminder from Goldberger that doubles as a breathtakin...
21:34, 2019-05-30

NBA stars dish on their love of video games From NBA 2K's association with the league to the numerous players who take Fortnite seriously enough to play in pro-ams, gaming is a big thing across the league....
20:00, 2019-07-31

14 Best Online Co-Op Games (2019): PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch Our favorite cooperative multiplayer games that let you play together online no matter what system you own—PS4, Xbox One, PC, or the Nintendo Switch....
20:51, 2019-07-31

Three Very Rare Games Made By Extraordinary Women The Strong National Museum Of Play’s latest exhibit celebrates the history of women in gaming, so when we visited the museum earlier this year, we knew we had to dive into its archives. We found a few...
22:00, 2019-05-29

Best PC games 2019: the must-play titles you don’t want to miss Now that the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is here alongside Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh processors, 2019 is the best time to get into everything the best PC games can offer. If you’re read...
03:01, 2019-06-12

Lima organizers battle to keep Pan Am Games rolling Peru may be enjoying their best ever Pan Am Games on the medal table but the Lima organizing committee is not winning any awards yet as transportation foul-ups and other issues continue to challenge t...
04:17, 2019-08-01

Dee Gordon back with Mariners after missing 19 games MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have reinstated second baseman Dee Gordon from the injured list, following a 19-game absence because of a bruised right wrist. Gordon was hit by a pitch on May ...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Missed the E3 News? Here Are the Games and Consoles We’re Most Excited About Ah, the Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3 for short — that time of the year when the video game industry gathers to tell us all about the incredible games and projects it’s working on....
22:34, 2019-06-11

NBA schedule released: Must-see games of 2019-20 season The NBA released its regular-season schedule on Monday, so naturally it’s already time to scan the slate and pencil in those must-watch games.       ...
22:34, 2019-08-13

E3 2019: Are video games for people like you? You betcha Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
14:00, 2019-06-11

Xbox Game Pass for PC is coming soon with over 100 games Microsoft is trying to do right by its PC gaming audience, and Xbox Game Pass is a big part of that initiative -- but so is Steam and Win32 games.Read More...
15:51, 2019-05-30

Giants’ Evan Engram: ‘I want to play 16 games’ After suffering multiple injuries and missing a third of last season, Evan Engram has a personal slogan for 2019. “I want to play 16 games,” the Giants tight end said before training camp practice on ...
08:17, 2019-08-02

Asia’s mobile games make themselves at home in the U.S. As more APAC companies disrupt advertising in the U.S. and Tier 1 markets, we ask what this means for global advertisers and what they can learn from their APAC counterparts.Read More...
19:51, 2019-08-04

The Week In Games: Once Again, It's Time To Kill Some Nazis It feels like only yesterday that I played through the last Wolfenstein game and now a new one is almost here. Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a smaller spin-off starring BJ’s two daughters. I can’t wait t...
01:00, 2019-07-22

We Need More Star Wars Games Like Revenge Of The Sith Today, Star Wars games are usually very serious and dedicated to authenticity. Nearly all Star Wars game released these days are also canon, connecting to other comics, movies, books, and TV shows. Wh...
00:34, 2019-06-10

All the new ‘Pokemon’ games, apps, and services that were just revealed Pokemon has been one of the most recognizable brands on the planet for over two decades, but its profile somehow got even higher when Pokemon Go took the world by storm in 2016. Since that summer, The...
19:34, 2019-05-29

Biden says violent games are “not healthy” but not the cause of “carnage” Enlarge / US Vice President Joe Biden speaks to a roundtable of game industry representatives as ESA CEO Mike Gallagher and Attorney General Eric Holder look on. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Imag...
02:00, 2019-08-07

My.Games will launch global game store in Q4 My.Games is a Russian game publisher that is going global. And so the company announced today that its My.Games Store will debut in the fourth quarter.Read More...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Durant travels to Toronto ahead of Games 1, 2 Injured star Kevin Durant is accompanying the Warriors to Toronto for Games 1 and 2, even though he has already been ruled out of Game 1 with a strained calf....
03:17, 2019-05-29

E3 2019: the future of video games is complicated The end of consoles, the dawn of streaming subscriptions and a lack of clarity. E3 might not be changing but the way we play isDespite the absence of Sony PlayStation, this year’s annual Electronic En...
20:34, 2019-06-13

No link between video games and violence, studies say NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
20:00, 2019-08-06

Review: Blood and Truth is one of VR’s best action games Blood and Truth is a decidedly British PSVR game that plays out like a Guy Ritchie flick. It’s a grime-filled love letter to the kind of action pieces Vinnie Jones and Jason Statham flourish in – only...
07:34, 2019-05-29

New Pokemon Games, Hardware & Services Announced At a press conference in Tokyo today, The Pokemon Company has taken to the stage and showed off a range of new games, services and hardware that are coming over the next year or so....
09:34, 2019-05-29

Sacred Games 2 Now Streaming on Netflix in India Sacred Games season 2 is now streaming on Netflix in India and across the globe. Sacred Games 2 has a total of eight episodes, which pick up with Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) right where we left off....
07:00, 2019-08-15

Twitch will stream Team USA basketball games USA Basketball has had a hard time getting players to participate in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, but the organization has managed to lock down one position: its streaming partner. Today, Twitch annou...
15:34, 2019-08-06

'We Know We’re Not Taking It Far Enough': A Ubisoft VP Wrestles With Politics In Games A couple of months ago, in a meeting room on the outskirts of the Los Angeles Convention Center during the E3 gaming show, Ubisoft’s Tommy Francois described what he thought would be the ultimate vide...
00:34, 2019-08-15

Netflix is launching two Stranger Things games After dominating the streaming video arena, Netflix is set to dip its toes into gaming. At E3 last night, the company announced it’s going to make video games based on its popular original shows, star...
09:34, 2019-06-13

Vertigo Games releases VR co-op shooter ‘After the Fall’ Vertigo Games previewed its new multiplayer VR shooter After the Fall today at the Upload VR conference. The game, set in the frigid aftermath of a 1980s post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, can be played so...
18:34, 2019-06-10