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Tokyo 2020 chief rules out delay despite pandemic fearsRediff.com3 Jun 2021
Towns and cities lined up to host Olympic training or events have increasingly expressed resistance
Surge in COVID-19 cases puts Tokyo Games in doubtRediff.com13 Jan 2021
As Japan expands state of emergency, calls grow to cancel Games. Japan has repeatedly insisted it will hold the Games despite opinion polls showing a majority of respondents want them postponed again or cancelled.
Dancing robots replace fans at Japanese baseball gameRediff.com8 Jul 2020
With their stadium devoid of fans due to coronavirus restrictions, Japanese baseball team Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks have come up with an imaginative replacement: dancing robots. Before their most recent Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) game against Rakuten Eagles on Tuesday, over 20 robots danced to the team's fight song on a podium in the otherwise empty stand.
FINA postpones 2021 World C'ships to May 2022Rediff.com4 May 2020
Lausanne-based FINA had to move the championships because the 2021 slot of July 16 to August 1 clashed with the new date for the Tokyo Games, which were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What Lessons can India Learn from Japan?Rediff.com8 Apr 2020
'Both India and Japan can find themselves in a win-win situation if they draw some lessons from each other's strengths,' says Dr Rajaram Panda.
Will Olympics pushback affect 2022 CWG?Rediff.com25 Mar 2020
Commonwealth Games: CGF seeking to avoid fixture clashes with Birmingham 2022
Stop the clock: Japan awakes to reality of Tokyo Games postponementRediff.com25 Mar 2020
On Wednesday the countdown had been replaced by the current date - "25-3" for March 25 in the days display - and the current time, after the International Olympic Committee decided to postpone the Games by one year.
'Preserving human life is most important thing right now'Rediff.com25 Mar 2020
It is the first break in the four-year cycle for the summer Olympics since the 1940 and 1944 Games were cancelled because of World War Two.
Inspiring! Sowing seeds for better tomorrowRediff.com29 Jan 2020
Mumbaikars from different parts of the city are providing people with ready-to-grow seed balls to help tackle depleting forest cover, reports Swapnil Joglekar.
Inside the world's cutest Hello Kitty Bullet trainRediff.com28 Jun 2018
The special shinkansen or bullet train will run for the next three months between the western cities of Osaka and Fukuoka from Saturday, the West Japan Railway firm said, hoping that one of the country's most famous exports will boost tourism. Passengers will be in left in no doubt what train they are on, with Hello Kitty smiling down from the shades of every window and adorning every passenger seat cover. Here's a glimpse of what it will be like on board the train and we have to warn you, it's almost too cute to handle.
'India is blazing down a tunnel'Rediff.com7 Nov 2017
'Anything that is anti-growth is demonised because growth is the biggest religion.' 'Growth is synonymous with progress. In fact, it is the opposite.' 'Exponential growth is cancer.'
Muguruza crushes Rybarikova to storm into Wimbledon finalRediff.com13 Jul 2017
Spain's Garbine Muguruza reached her second Wimbledon final in three years with a thumping 6-1, 6-1 win over Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova.
WTH! 15-metre deep sinkhole swallows Japanese streetRediff.com8 Nov 2016
A giant sinkhole swallowed a five-lane street in the centre of Fukuoka, one of Japan's biggest cities on Tuesday morning.
Japanese cell biologist wins Nobel for medicineRediff.com3 Oct 2016
Ohsumi, born in 1945 in Fukuoka, Japan, has been a professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology since 2009.
AR Rahman awarded Japan's Fukuoka prizeRediff.com2 Jun 2016
The latest updates from the Tamil film industry.
Women's 4x100m relay team breaks national record at IAAF MeetRediff.com18 May 2016
The Indian 4x100m women's relay team broke the 18-year-old National record to finish in 4th position at the IAAF World Challenge in Beijing on Wednesday. The 4x100m women relay team comprising Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda, HM Jyoti and Merlin Joseph clocked 44.03s to finish the race, breaking the 18-year-old record of 44.43s created by the quartet of Saraswati Dey, Rachita Mistry, EB Shyla and PT Usha on July 22, 1998 in Fukuoka, Japan.
China's Sun breaks 1500 freestyle world recordRediff.com31 Jul 2011
China's Sun Yang broke Grant Hackett's 1,500 metres freestyle world record on Sunday to take world championships gold and stake his claim to succeed the Australian as king of long-distance swimming.
Tata to sell 51% stake in Tata RefractoriesRediff.com21 Apr 2011
Tata Steel will continue to hold 26.46 per cent stake in TRL - the largest domestic refractories manufacturer.
Japan aims at green leadershipRediff.com6 Mar 2009
Being one of the most ecologically modernized state in the world, Japan heads to Copenhagen with its ambition of green leadership in the post Kyoto regime. Japan has nurtured this ambition through smart diplomatic endeavors, ecological restructuring of policies and technological innovations.
Phelps steals show as world records tumbleRediff.com27 Mar 2007
The American smashed Ian Thorpe's 200 metres freestyle world record at the world championships.
No regrets about decision to quit, says ThorpeRediff.com9 Feb 2007
Australian swimming legend Ian Thorpe has no regrets about his decision to quit the pool.
India, Japan to establish strategic partnershipRediff.com15 Dec 2006
The joint statement issued by Dr Singh and PM Abe in Tokyo.
Jeev eyeing Masters nowRediff.com7 Nov 2006
The Indian golfing ace is looking to break into the top-50 in the world rankings and become the first Indian to play in the Masters.
Jeev climbs four places to 73Rediff.com6 Nov 2006
Shiv Kapur returned to the top-200 club in the world golf rankings when he climbed seven spots to 196th. Gaurav Ghei gained three places to 226.
Jeev impresses with five-under 67Rediff.com4 Nov 2006
The Indian ace has a three-shot lead after three rounds in the Asahiryokuken Yomiuri Memorial golf tournament.
Jeev takes sole lead in JapanRediff.com3 Nov 2006
The Indian golfer had a scintillating seven-under 65 in the second round at the Asahiryokuken Yomiuri Asoiizuka Memorial Open.
Jeev leads in Japan Tour eventRediff.com2 Nov 2006
The Indian ace carded a flawless six-under 66 in the opening round to take the joint lead at the Asahiryokuken Yomiuri Asoiizuka Memorial Open.
Bekele wins fifth world 4km goldRediff.com1 Apr 2006
The Ethiopian crossed the line in 10 minutes 54 seconds at Fukuoka's chilly seaside course.
Jayaraj: A director's profileRediff.com20 Dec 2005
This village fair is all about the booksRediff.com9 Dec 2005
The Centre for Alternative Agricultural Media has organised Krishi Pusthaka Habba (Farm Book Fest) on the occasion of its fifth anniversary.\n
Township for Japanese investors in ChennaiRediff.com7 Nov 2005
Cashing in on the rapidly growing ties between India and Japan, the Tamil Nadu government plans to set up a 'home-away-from-home' township exclusively for Japanese investors in the capital city of Chennai.
Invest in art, be a millionaire!Rediff.com22 Aug 2005
Phelps strikes more goldRediff.com29 Jul 2005
Hackett lays his own claims to greatnessRediff.com28 Jul 2005
Japan's oldest man deadRediff.com4 Jul 2005
The nation's oldest person is a 112-year-old woman _ Yone Minagawa of Fukuoka, also in southern Japan, born in January, 1893. Experts say a traditional fish-based, lowfat diet may be Japan's secret to long life.
Thorpe to miss world championshipsRediff.com14 Feb 2005
Ian Thorpe will skip this year's world swimming championships in an attempt to peak for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Six die in Internet suicide pactRediff.com22 Nov 2004
Six Japanese died of carbon monoxide poisoning by burning charcoal stoves in their cars.
Stocking in on artRediff.com14 Nov 2004
Indian doctor is World's Outstanding Young PersonRediff.com7 Nov 2004
Dr Koshy Eapen, 29, was chosen from 246 nominations from 107 countries for his "exemplary service to medical care and education".
Phelps, the swimmer to watch in AthensRediff.com29 Jul 2004
The American is aiming to achieve his dream of beating Mark Spitz' record of seven gold medals at a single Olympic Games.