Most Japanese don't want foreign fans at Tokyo Olympics
More than 75 percent of Japanese oppose overseas fans attending the Tokyo Olympics, a poll showed Monday, as organisers prepare to make a decision on
By AFP | 1 month ago
Local media: Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games
Overseas spectators are likely to be shut out from the Tokyo Olympics, Japanese media reported Thursday, after organisers said that public safety woul
AFP | 2 months ago
Smartphone app to allow fans to send virtual cheers, jeers to sports stadiums
A new smartphone app will allow fans to send virtual cheers and jeers to sports stadiums in the hope of creating...
AFP | 11 months ago
May 13, 2020
A tale of two Japanese drugs in tests to fight COVID-19
In the global hunt for coronavirus treatments, a Japanese antiviral medicine known as Avigan has won plaudits from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
May 10, 2020
Driver Steve recounts glorious moments in motorsport contests
He raced with some of the best and greatest world rally big names. Before his retirement in active rallying in 2011, Steve Anthony through his...
Apr 10, 2020
Kenya seeks Japanese flu drug for Covid-19 as cases hit 184
Favipiravir is meant to treat influenza but has shown some promising results in treating Covid-19 patients.
Apr 06, 2020
Japan's PM Abe to declare state of emergency as soon as Tuesday: Yomiuri
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will declare a state of emergency as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus spreading
Mar 09, 2020
Man with coronavirus goes on bar crawl to 'spread virus' after testing positive
A man in his 50s who tested positive for coronavirus went bar-hopping "to spread the disease", it has been reported.
Nov 15, 2018
Cyber security minister admits not using computer
Japanese minister in charge of cyber security has admitted not ever used a computer in his professional life by being baffled by the concept of a USB.
Omalla upbeat after leaving to join Swedish outfit Linkoping City