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Tokyo Games organizers: No decision yet on Osaka torch relay

TOKYO (AP) — A decision has not yet been reached on rerouting the Olympic torch relay later this month around the city of Osaka, the president of the Tokyo Games organizing committee said Friday. ...

Tokyo Olympics hit by another scandal over sexist comment

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympics creative director Hiroshi Sasaki is resigning after making demeaning comments about a well-known female celebrity. It is yet another setback for the post...

To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and surrounding areas. Amid the surging virus, he again promised the postponed Tokyo Olympics would be “saf...

Tick-Tock: The Tokyo Olympics hit the 200-days-to-go mark

TOKYO (AP) — Tick-Tock-Tick. The countdown clock for the postponed Tokyo Olympics hit 200 days to go on Monday. Tick-Tock-Tick. Also on Monday, Ja...

Probe of IOC's Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — A month ago, Tsunekazu Takeda was warmly applauded by 1,400 Olympic dignitaries as he spoke alongside International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Tokyo. A m...

In Japan: Ichiro's move start of long 'Sayonara' for legend

TOKYO (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki says he hasn't retired, but his move to the front office of the Seattle Mariners is seen by many in Japan as the beginning of a long "Sayonara" for a national treasure. ...