TOKYO Tokyo doused its Olympic flame on Sunday in a ceremony that echoed the restraint of a Games held without spectators and transformed by the global pandemic, dazzling sport and deeply person turmoil. | Video
TOKYO, Aug 8 Japan will douse its more than year-old Olympic flame on Sunday, closing out a Tokyo Games that were upended by the pandemic and transformed by the drama of politics, dazzling sport and deeply personal turmoil.
TOKYO Sumo wrestling isn't part of the Tokyo Games, but its storied stadium is lending Olympic boxing a little of the flavour of Japan's 1,500-year-old national sport.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Cuban welterweight Roniel Iglesias powered to his second Olympic gold medal on Tuesday, while self-described "unathletic" featherweight Sena Irie took maiden gold for Japan in a pivotal moment for women's sport.
TOKYO Top-ranked women's lightweight Kellie Harrington is staying off social media to screen out distractions in her battle for gold at the Tokyo Olympics - even if that prevents her from seeing messages of support from home.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Without Simone Biles, America's dominance of women's gymnastics continued on Thursday with a gold in the individual https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/lee-grabs-all-around-gold-us-biles-watches-2021-07-29 all-around competition for the fifth Olympics in a row.
TOKYO Simone Biles withdrew from the individual https://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-2020-gar/olympics-biles-out-of-next-event-at-tokyo-games-idUSKBN2EY04S all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, a day after she shocked the world by pulling out of the team event. | Video
TOKYO U.S. gymnast Simone Biles dropped out of the women's team event after a single vault at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, ramping up the drama at Games that have already seen a number of shocking upsets.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Ireland's Kurt Walker overcame a cut over his right eye and a patchy second round to clinch a unanimous decision in featherweight Olympic boxing on Saturday, advancing to face top-ranked Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov in the next bout.