REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:52

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...

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears

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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 kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
2019-08-15, 02:13

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 rapidly aging society....
2019-07-18, 14:00

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....
2019-08-17, 12:13

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 before next year's Tokyo games....
2019-08-06, 16:39

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 ahead of next year's Summer Olympics....
2019-08-20, 16:26

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 several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event in Tokyo at the weekend,...
2019-08-12, 11:52

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."...
2019-08-20, 16:52

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than expected in May....
2019-06-03, 10:26

Biscuits Start Baking In Hot Car During Heat Wave The National Weather Service in Nebraska has demonstrated the effects of the heat wave in the US state with an innovative experiment - baking biscuits inside a hot car....
2019-07-19, 09:26

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
2019-06-08, 16:52

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers familiar with such transactions....
2019-06-14, 13:52

England make promising start to Women's World Cup but wilt after the break as heat takes toll The start of England Women's World Cup campaign and the final stages of the men's Nations League participation had similarities: a controversial decision by VAR, problems playing out from the back and the loss of control in midfield....
2019-06-10, 15:13

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 attraction at Sunday’s inauguration of the Sea Forest Waterway was a showdown between alumni membe...
2019-06-16, 10:26

Paralympics: Intensity, emotion and a lot of noise at sitting volleyball Sitting volleyball could be one of the most thrilling and loudest of the Paralympic disciplines at next year's Tokyo 2020 Games if events during the Sitting Volleyball Challenge tournament in Chiba on Friday are anything to go by....
2019-05-24, 13:13

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
2019-06-13, 14:39

Europe to experience 'intense heat' in multi-day heat wave Europe will be struck by a "potentially dangerous" heat wave next week, according to forecaster Accuweather, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday and Thursday....
2019-06-22, 12:39

Watch for these heat stroke symptoms as US braces for heat wave Heat stroke is a life-threatening heat-related illness that can develop when heat exhaustion is untreated. It can lead to muscle damage, kidney, liver and brain damage, and even heart damage....
2019-07-19, 21:39

The difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke Tucson- Right now Tucson is dealing with brutally hot temperatures and excessive heat warnings and that can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, but do you know the difference between the two? news 4 tucson’s sean mooney has more on what you need to know. Below is what you need to know and...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Women's World Cup and Paralympics would be added to TV's 'crown jewels' under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
2019-06-13, 08:26

'Breaking' the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests As the globe warms in the years ahead, days with extreme heat are forecast to skyrocket across hundreds of U.S. cities, a study suggests.        ...
2019-07-16, 11:39

What Is the Heat Index? Is it the Heat, the Humidity, or Both? With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature. Here’s what it all means....
2019-07-19, 01:39

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
2019-05-21, 17:52

AI could be the key to catching Type 1 diabetes much earlier Will AI lead to a quicker diagnosis of diabetes, a condition often called the silent killer? IBM researchers are hoping so. They recently announced an AI-powered screening tool that could potentially identify Type 1 diabetes antibodies in people's bl......
2019-06-18, 04:26

Bad Times in Tech? Not if You’re a Start-Up Serving Other Start-Ups Meet the two Stanford dropouts, both 23, who run Brex, which provides charge cards to start-ups. Its growth is a sign of Silicon Valley’s unflagging exuberance....
2019-08-02, 17:26

Sprint's Deal Is Still a Marathon Sprint and T-Mobile moved closer to a deal with a positive decision from the FCC on Monday, but the market’s strong reaction gives a misleading sense of the improved chances....
2019-05-21, 15:26

The Next Level of Marathon Training Is Here Elite marathoners don’t just wing it when it comes to training. They use high-tech gadgets to hack their bodies and achieve times they once thought impossible. Here’s how you can too....
2019-08-02, 21:39

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
2019-07-10, 21:13

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
2019-08-02, 02:39

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? Shout your loudest objections in the chat!...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
2019-06-03, 22:52

Thomas: ‘My legs were good… I wanted to go earlier’ "Geraint Thomas admits he felt \"stuck between a rock and a hard place\" after failing to take full advantage of the first sign of cracks from Julian Alaphilippe."...
2019-07-21, 23:13

Amid a Great Run, the Mets Become an Earlier Version of Themselves A defeat in Atlanta gave the Mets a three-game losing streak, evoking memories of a weak first half. There were also echoes of 2015, as Ruben Tejada returned to a team he once inspired....
2019-08-16, 17:13

The Electric Marathon Is the All-EV Rally You've Never Heard Of On Monday, six cars set out from Monte Carlo, Monaco en route to St. Petersburg, Russia. The 2,920-mile rally will pass through 10 countries and 29 cities in a mere 11 days. And did I mention that all the cars are fully electric? It’s called the Electric Marathon rally, and it’s the coolest all-EV r...
2019-05-30, 20:39

'This is a marathon': can Joe Biden go the distance for Democrats? The former vice-president’s lead in the polls has proven durable, but some fear a replay of 2016A small cheer went up as Joe Biden walked into the Detroit One Coney Island Restaurant, took off his sunglasses and beamed. The candidate shook hands and talked with diners for more than an hour while cam...
2019-08-04, 11:39

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
2019-05-22, 09:00

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 months earlier than expected In a shocking turn of events, Google shared the first image of its next smartphone on Wednesday, confirming many of the leaks that have been spreading around the internet over the last few weeks. If Google sticks to the same release schedule it had for the Pixel 3, then the Pixel 4 won’t offic...
2019-06-13, 04:26

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launched a retaliatory cyber strike against Iranian computer systems amid escalating tensions between the two countries. Three U.S. officials tell The Associa...
2019-06-23, 01:52

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
2019-07-10, 20:26

Why Couldn't It Have Happened Earlier: Anand Mahindra On Article 370 Industrialist Anand Mahindra today extended his complete support for the BJP-led central government's move to scrap the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir through Article 370, saying that it......
2019-08-05, 20:13

Stocks rise on trade hopes, but off from earlier high U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but were well off highs that sent the S&P 500 to a record, fueled by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
2019-07-01, 21:52

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Blogger says she got an injunction for a post published five days earlier (credit: Chris Potter) The blogger behind a widely followed data-breach reporting service said an online counseling service has obtained an injunction barring her from publishing an article that went live five days earlier. The blogger says her article is also the subject of a criminal complaint. ...
2019-08-09, 08:00

CRISPR-Cas9 babies likely to die earlier, Berkeley study says Last year, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shocked the scientific community. He had artificially conceived genetically manipulated children. Now a study confirms: They have a significantly shorter life expectancy....
2019-06-03, 18:26

New York Marathon expands 'virtual race' Jogging solo in Florida in near 80 degree Fahrenheit heat, Theresa Winterhalter's New York City Marathon experience last November looked much different to what you would expect from the world's biggest marathon....
2019-06-11, 18:13

Sei Young Kim shoots 64 to take Marathon Classic lead Sei Young Kim shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 in the Marathon Classic       ...
2019-07-13, 03:13

Pliskova falls to Muchova in marathon match Unseeded Karolina Muchova outlasted third seed and fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to reach the last eight of Wimbledon in the longest women's match at the championships so far this year....
2019-07-08, 20:00

The Latest: Dimitrov outlasts Cilic in 5-set marathon The Latest from the French Open: Grigor Dimitrov outlasts 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in a 6-7 (3), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 marathon that went nearly 4 ½ hours _ the longest match so far at this year's tournament        ...
2019-05-29, 20:52

EU summit: Marathon leadership talks delayed again EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. More than 18 hours of talks in Brussels have failed to reach a breakthrough....
2019-07-01, 20:39

| Cape Town Marathon announces best-ever line-up Upholding excellence in all areas, this year’s Cape Town Marathon is taking a no-holds-barred approach to whom it secures for the elite marathon runners field....
2019-07-31, 18:26

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
2019-07-03, 05:13

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 14:32

The well-meaning Brittany Runs A Marathon can’t quite go the distance In the past decade, there’s been an ever-growing divide in how people think about body issues. The traditional view point associates health and fitness with a thin, trim body. The more radical body-positivity movement (as seen, for example, on Hulu’s Shrill) pushes for acceptance of bodies of all sh...
2019-08-21, 03:13

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday....
2019-08-15, 00:26

Earlier release sought in deadly post-Katrina shooting A former New Orleans police officer in federal prison for his role in the deadly shooting of unarmed civilians amid post-Hurricane Katrina chaos in 2005 is asking for an earlier release....
2019-06-01, 01:52

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Game warden says the same bobcat was likely responsible for another earlier attack in the area (WPXI) A man is recovering after a rabid bobcat attacked him outside his Franklin, Pennsylvania home. The man said he thought it was a cat under his porch and when he tried to rescue it, the bobcat lunged at him and injured his arm. “It came out from where it was and it attacked and bit him fr...
2019-07-17, 10:52

Judge refuses earlier release for post-Katrina shooter NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to order an earlier release date for a former New Orleans police officer convicted in deadly shootings of unarmed civilians following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Robert Faulcon is currently set for release on Dec. 25, 2020. He sought an earlier ...
2019-06-12, 02:26

| Hungary boat tragedy captain already under investigation over earlier accident The captain of a river cruise ship involved in a deadly collision last week with a smaller sightseeing boat in Budapest is already under investigation over another accident in April, Hungarian prosecutors said Thursday, as the toll rose to 17....
2019-06-07, 11:13

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative....
2019-06-08, 02:39

India successfully launches Moon mission after earlier scrub India’s Space Research Organization expected to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission last week, pushing the country one big step closer to becoming the fourth country to complete a soft landing on the Moon. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite go to plan, and the mission had to be called off a...
2019-07-23, 04:52

After missing earlier drills, Jones is at Dolphins mini-camp DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones is taking part in the Miami Dolphins’ mandatory mini-camp after skipping earlier voluntary offseason practices. Jones, the team’s highest-paid player at $13 million this year, reported Tuesday for the first of this week’s thr...
2019-06-04, 17:52

China copper imports in June fall 27% from a year earlier China's unwrought copper imports in June fell 27.2% from a year earlier, official data showed on Friday, as a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy continues to weigh on demand for the metal....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, according to reports. A Justice official told the Associated Press on condition of anonymity that Barr is s...
2019-07-09, 21:52

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal....
2019-05-21, 19:13

‘Total Maya Warfare’ Happened Much Earlier Than Scientists Believed Archaeologists studying the fate of the flame engulfed ancient Maya city of Witzna believe that in AD 697 an army of Naranjo’s, from a kingdom in what is now Guatemala ...
2019-08-06, 00:52

Rosie Ruiz, who cheated to win Boston Marathon, dies at 66 Rosie Ruiz, the female runner who infamously cut the course at the Boston Marathon and was stripped of her victory in the 1980 race, died of cancer last month. She was 66....
2019-08-09, 17:26

EU leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc....
2019-07-02, 22:39

LA Marathon disqualifies 70-year-old runner for alleged cheating LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Marathon disqualified 70-year-old runner Frank Meza, saying video shows he left the course during his record-setting performance in March and that his time during one stretch was so fast it was “impossible,” according to a report Monday. Meza has repeatedly ...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Barty and Sakkari to meet after marathon wins in Cincinnati "Top seed Ashleigh Barty overcame 49 unforced errors and a stiff challenge from Anett Kontaveit to reach the quarter-finals with a 4-6 7-5 7-5 win in the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday."...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Boston Marathon cheat Ruiz dies aged 66 Rosie Ruiz, the woman who famously crossed the line first at the 1980 Boston Marathon before being disqualified for cheating, has died of cancer at the age of 66....
2019-08-09, 11:13

Tennis: Zverev reaches fourth round after another five-set marathon It took Alexander Zverev all five sets again as he reached the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-4 6-2 4-6 1-6 6-2 victory over Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Saturday....
2019-06-01, 21:00

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
2019-07-16, 20:52

Wawrinka outslugs Tsitsipas in marathon 'battle of the backhands' Former champion Stan Wawrinka thumped 62 winners as he outlasted Stefanos Tsitsipas in a bruising five-hour "battle of the backhands" on Sunday to reach the French Open quarter-finals....
2019-06-02, 21:52

Marathon man Medvedev beats Goffin for Cincinnati crown Russian Daniil Medvedev survived cramps and tantrum where he cracked a racquet to clinch his first Masters 1000 title on Sunday with a 7-6(3) 6-4 win over David Goffin in the final of the Cincinnati Masters....
2019-08-19, 02:00

Tennis: Marathon man Zverev ready to go the distance against Fognini Alexander Zverev has made a habit of taking his Roland Garros matches to the fifth set but he is confident that the extra miles he has clocked on court will not be a hindrance when he takes on Italian Fabio Fognini in Monday's fourth-round clash....
2019-06-03, 09:26

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October "Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge\u0027s second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organisers INEOS said on Thursday."...
2019-06-27, 23:26

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
2019-05-23, 11:52

Kim leads Marathon Classic; Thompson 1 shot back Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 66 in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson into the final round        ...
2019-07-14, 10:00

Kenyan marathon runner tests positive for strychnine MONACO (AP) — Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been banned for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a drug commonly known as rat poison. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been banned until Nov. 14 and disqualified from his second-place finish at the Singapore Marathon i...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Boston Marathon bombing victims' memorial goes up Four bronze spires that will make up part of a memorial to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings have been put in place near the finish line. The spire will serve as light poles for the memorial and were installed Wednesday. (July 10)        ...
2019-07-11, 02:39

Saudi Aramco Reports $47 Billion in Earnings, a Drop From a Year Earlier Profit for the first half of 2019 fell from a year earlier, reflecting a challenging oil market. The report is a first for the secretive state-owned oil company....
2019-08-12, 12:39

Mars meteorite assault stopped 500 million years earlier than thought The Late Heavy Bombardment may have stopped on Mars 4.48 billion years ago, allowing it to become more favourable to life earlier than previously suggested...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
2019-08-13, 08:26

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
2019-05-21, 18:52

Dunkin’ Donuts brings back pumpkin coffees earlier this year Dunkin’ Donuts announced a new early fall lineup menu, including pumpkin-flavored coffees. Dunkin’ will start selling its pumpkin-flavored items nationwide on August 21, which is a week earlier than last year. Do you think Dunkin' Donuts releasing its #pumpkin coffee drinks on Augus...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Children Of Asia's Elite Leaving Home Earlier Than Ever To Study Abroad Wealthy Asian families have long viewed US universities as a golden ticket to help ensure their children's futures, but a growing number are looking to get an early edge on the competition....
2019-08-17, 05:52

Captain in Budapest Cruise Accident Was Involved in Earlier Boat Crash The captain of the Viking Sigyn, which rammed a smaller tourist boat last week, killing several South Korean tourists, was on a ship that collided with an oil tanker in the Netherlands in April....
2019-06-07, 15:52

Power mostly restored in London after outages disrupted train service earlier Most power is restored after cuts affected a large area of London and the South East due to an issue on the national transmission network. Train service was also disrupted....
2019-08-09, 22:13

Park named after Boston Marathon bombing victim opening BOSTON (AP) — A park named in honor of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is being formally opened this weekend. Martin’s Park, named for 8-year-old Martin Richard, is opening Saturday in a ceremony that is scheduled to include Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, Democratic May...
2019-06-15, 16:52

70-Year-Old Disqualified Marathon Runner Found Dead In The L.A. River Frank Meza, the 70-year-old distance runner who had his age group–record time at the L.A. Marathon disqualified on Monday after officials deemed that he had cheated, was found dead in the Los Angeles River on Thursday morning, according to local TV station ABC 7....
2019-07-05, 19:39

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa positive for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping. Track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been sent a “notice of allegation” pending a disciplinary case. The Kenya-born Kir...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Athletics: Boston Marathon cheat Ruiz dies aged 66 Rosie Ruiz, the woman who famously crossed the line first at the 1980 Boston Marathon before being disqualified for cheating, has died of cancer at the age of 66....
2019-08-09, 03:52

Swimmer, 67, dies during Hudson River marathon, race organizers say A retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher who was swimming a marathon down New York's Hudson River was confirmed dead after disappearing during the race, organizers said....
2019-06-16, 20:13

Target challenges Amazon Prime Day with its own 48-hour deal marathon Target is targeting Amazon's Prime Day with a 48-hour deal marathon of its own. Just like Prime Day, Target's "Deal Days" event will be held from July 15 to July 16 and feature a flurry of discounts and deals on thousands of products.But unlike Prime Day, which only paying Amazon Prime subscribers c...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Marathon swimmer who vanished on Hudson confirmed dead by his family The marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race on the Hudson River has been confirmed dead by his family, according to organizers. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, had been competing in the “8 Bridges Race” on Friday when he vanished near the Ne...
2019-06-17, 10:13

The Marathon Continues: Puma x Nipsey Hussle Collaborations Are Coming Soon The death of rapper Nipsey Hussle continues to be mourned by communities around the world, but now there’s another way to support his vision and help out his family in the process. This week, PUMA Brand and Marketing Global Director Adam Petrick announced that the collaborations with Hussle that wer...
2019-05-27, 03:13

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
2019-05-22, 15:26

70-year-old Frank Meza disqualified in hostile marathon controversy It was too fast to be true. Three months after Frank Meza completed the 2019 Los Angeles marathon in 2:53:10, the fastest time ever logged by a man of his age, it has been revealed that the 70 year-old retired physician left the course at one point and reentered at another location. Security camera ...
2019-07-03, 22:26

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
2019-05-22, 15:26

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson        ...
2019-07-15, 00:52

UPDATE 1-Marathon Oil profit jumps 50% on higher U.S. shale production Marathon Oil Corp reported a 50% jump in quarterly adjusted profit on Wednesday, as higher U.S. shale output countered lower realized crude prices and production costs fell....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Record-Setting 70-Year-Old Marathon Champ Disqualified For Cheating This March, septuagenarian distance runner Frank Meza finished the Los Angeles Marathon in 2:53:10. That would be a record time for his age group, only it’s been stripped from him after L.A. Marathon officials disqualified the result and ruled that one particularly suspicious stretch of his alleged ...
2019-07-02, 23:00

Kipchoge likens sub-two hour marathon attempt to moon landing Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says running a marathon in under two hours would be comparable in the annals of human achievement to standing on the moon or scaling Everest for the first time....
2019-08-15, 02:13

Marathon swimmer vanishes in Hudson River during 120-mile race A marathon swimmer from North Carolina went missing in the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridge on Friday while competing in a 120-mile race. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, disappeared on the New Jersey side of the bridge about 3:10 p.m. in the second-to-last stage of the 8 Bridges Hudson Rive...
2019-06-15, 15:52

Parliamentary workload, marathon voting could kill someone someday, MPs warn Winnipeg MP Kevin Lamoureux says he thinks it's only a matter of time before someone dies after being forced to stay awake for 30 hours or more for a marathon voting session....
2019-07-14, 21:26

Missing marathon swimmer’s body recovered from Hudson River The body of the marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race in the Hudson River last week was found Tuesday, police said. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst’s body – still wearing a swimming cap and swimming trunks – was discovered at around 9:50 a.m. along the Hudson River shoreline near D...
2019-06-18, 20:13

Rosie Ruiz, notorious Boston Marathon cheater, dead at 66 The infamous Rosie Ruiz, who was caught cheating in the 1980 Boston Marathon, has died at the age of 66. According to an obituary posted on the website of a West Palm Beach funeral home, Rosie M. Vivas, the name she went by later in life, died on July 8 after a 10-year cancer fight.......
2019-08-09, 02:26

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in profits."...
2019-06-14, 12:26

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says The former cellmate's lawyer, Bruce Barket, told NBC that officials at the jailhouse said in an email that Tartaglione would face no charges or internal discipline now that the investigation had concluded....
2019-08-16, 23:39

When does the English transfer window close? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
2019-08-07, 13:26

When does the transfer window close in England? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
2019-08-07, 05:39

Stock futures pare earlier losses, Dow set to open more than 50 points lower on Tuesday Stock futures pared earlier losses on Tuesday morning stateside, but continued to point to a lower open for Wall Street on Tuesday after stocks stateside saw their worst day of 2019 in the previous session amid intensifying trade-war fears....
2019-08-06, 08:13

Shares on Shanghai's new tech board largely decline after strong debut a day earlier Shares on China's new tech-focused board — the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or Star Market — mostly saw steep declines on Tuesday, on the second day of trade....
2019-07-23, 11:39

China to issue scrap import licenses by end-June, earlier than expected by industry China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas by the end of June for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal shipments into the nation, a government spokesman said, slightly earlier than previously expected by the industry....
2019-05-29, 08:26

Northern Irish police releases man arrested earlier over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland released the 46-year-old man who was arrested earlier on Thursday without any charges, the police tweeted....
2019-06-07, 02:01

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusin...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Dayton shooter was armed counter-protester at KKK rally earlier this year: report Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts was reportedly spotted carrying a gun and protesting at a Ku Klux Klan rally earlier this year. The 24-year-old was among the 500 to 600 counter-protesters who attended the May 25 event in opposition of the KKK, according to the Dayton Daily News. He spoke briefly wi...
2019-08-07, 06:00

North Korea fires two projectiles shortly after Trump dismissed earlier launches Projectiles fired at dawn on Saturday from area around north-eastern city of Hamhung, South Korea’s military saysNorth Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, South Korea’s military said.The latest launch comes shortly after the US president, Donald T...
2019-08-10, 04:39

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Another country radio host to interview Pete Buttigieg after Cumulus spiked earlier sit-down After country radio conglomerate Cumulus nixed an interview one of its hosts conducted with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, a radio host from Indiana told Fox News he's nailing down an interview of his own with the mayor....
2019-07-24, 00:52

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 leak hints it's coming earlier than expected Samsung looks like it's readying its next smartwatch for launch in August, but it could be that the company announces it just before the expected August 7 date, if a leaked press shot is to be believed.According to an image provided by famed leaker Evan Blass, the watch may instead to be unveil...
2019-07-24, 13:13

UN chief condemns deadly Somalia attacks on offices visited earlier by UN envoy UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s deadly terror attacks in Somalia, that targeted the offices of the mayor of Mogadishu, reportedly killing six Government officials and injured several others....
2019-07-31, 17:52

Pelosi adds her voice to those calling for Acosta’s resignation over earlier Epstein case The House speaker said in a tweet that the former U.S. attorney made an “unconscionable agreement” with the financier in 2007 in another case involving sex trafficking allegations....
2019-07-09, 15:52

Novak Djokovic eats grass to celebrate his marathon Wimbledon championship Djokovic outlasted Fedeer in an epic five-set match that made history and celebrated his fifth Wimbledon title like a GOAT.       ...
2019-07-14, 22:52

Confusion hangs over Mueller testimony, as Dems plan marathon hearings House Democrats are planning to turn former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated congressional testimony next week into a marathon string of hearings, setting the stage for what could be hours of back-to-back questioning by dozens of lawmakers in public and closed-door settings. ...
2019-07-10, 21:39

Marathon Petroleum tops estimates on refining beat, retail strength U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, benefiting from better-than-expected earnings from its refining segment as well as higher sales in its gas stations business....
2019-08-01, 16:52

Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber’s appeal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are urging a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s (juh-HAHR’ sar-NY’-ev) convictions and death sentence. Prosecutors told the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday that it should deny Tsarnaev’s claim tha...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Vienna to host Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to break two-hour marathon barrier • World record holder will make second attempt to achieve feat• ‘It’s not unlike trying to put a man on the moon’Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna in October. The Austrian capital has been chosen to host the Ineos 1:59 Challenge, in which the Kenyan...
2019-06-28, 04:13

Rosie Ruiz, runner stripped of Boston, NYC marathon titles, dies at 66 Rosie Ruiz, a woman whose 1980 New York City and Boston marathon titles were stripped from her after she was found to be cheating, died last month in Florida, her obituary indicates. She was 66....
2019-08-09, 01:26

Alena Sharp, Youngin Chun share Marathon Classic lead at 64 Alena Sharp of Canada and Youngin Chun of South Korea shared the Marathon Classic lead at 7-under 64, a stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis and three others at Highland Meadows Golf Club        ...
2019-07-12, 04:26

Death of marathon runner, 70, disqualified for cheating, ruled suicide: coroner The marathon runner who was found dead in a river last week after being disqualified from the Los Angeles Marathon for alleged cheating died by suicide, the coroner's office said....
2019-07-09, 17:26

Canada’s Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected, Study Shows. Scientists Are ‘Quite Surprised’ The Canadian Arctic permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than expected, a rate shocking a group of scientists who released the findings of their long-term study this month. A research team affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks observed three sites over a period of 13 years between 200...
2019-06-19, 21:52

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an American ban.Read more......
2019-05-21, 16:00

Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days....
2019-08-13, 22:00

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
2019-06-07, 04:13

Novak Djokovic Outlasts Roger Federer In Five-Set Marathon To Repeat As Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 to repeat as Wimbledon champion, and win the tournament for the fifth time in his career. The match was simply a bout of epic proportions between two world class athletes who each spent time on the edge of winning the whole damn thing j...
2019-07-14, 23:39

Michael Cohen implicated at least 4 people in Trump's orbit during marathon House testimony REUTERS/Carlos Barria The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released the transcripts of Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony to the committee in February and March. Cohen painted a damaging portrait of just how far people in President Donald Trump's orbit went to thwart the FBI's Russia inves...
2019-05-22, 02:00

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why the marathon shall, indeed, continue....
2019-06-17, 20:00

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in Tokyo.Speaking after winning the Vitality London 10...
2019-05-27, 20:52

UPDATE 2-Marathon Petroleum tops estimates on refining beat, retail strength U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, benefiting from better-than-expected earnings from its refining segment as well as higher sales in its gas stations business....
2019-08-01, 16:13

Los Angeles Marathon runner, 70, who set record time disqualified after officials determined he cheated A 70-year-old Los Angeles Marathon runner who set a record run for his age group during the event in March was disqualified Sunday after officials determined he violated several rules....
2019-07-03, 21:52

Stock futures give up earlier gains as traders remain confused about future rate policy Stock futures gave up most of their gains as traders digested comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that tempered future rate-cut expectations....
2019-08-01, 15:00

Paint makers reach $305 mln settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
2019-07-17, 20:26

Boston Marathon bomber had fair trial despite news deluge, U.S. prosecutors argue in appeal Prosecutors on Thursday urged a federal appeals court to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's claim that trying his case in a city reeling from an attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others deprived him of a fair trial....
2019-06-28, 02:13

Thai soccer team marks one year since going missing in cave with marathon, bike event When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change....
2019-06-23, 18:52

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
2019-07-17, 19:26

Half marathon training with the Polar Vantage V: Detailed plans, reports, and coaching lead to solid results Several months ago I started training for my half marathon with a Polar Vantage V and Polar training plan. The plan guided me to a successful race, although conditions outside of Polar's control prevented me from achieving a PR....
2019-06-30, 19:00

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....
2019-07-11, 15:52

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....
2019-05-27, 17:13

| 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....
2019-06-11, 10:39

| The rugby-mad duo cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo They survived dogs in Iran and stomach bugs in India ... it's been a madcap adventure for a pair of rugby enthusiasts cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo ahead of the World Cup....
2019-08-11, 13:00

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 from here?Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushrooming, figuratively bursting at the seams. Except,...
2019-06-14, 10:52

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?       ...
2019-07-24, 13:13

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, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well-appointed homes, supermarkets and fast-food resta...
2019-06-14, 20:39

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 design buildings that organic and not static, making them reminiscent of living beings....
2019-06-27, 20:39

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....
2019-08-03, 14:39

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromise in a marathon overnight session. The bill passed...
2019-06-13, 15:26

The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an idea he had to help funnel investment dollars in his native South L.A. as well as other distressed b...
2019-05-25, 08:39

Angelina Jolie: 'I could have been burnt at the stake' if I was born earlier In a new essay, Angelina Jolie shared how independent women have been branded as "wicked" and "witches" throughout history.        ...
2019-08-06, 01:39

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....
2019-05-28, 17:26

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....
2019-07-24, 18:26

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 fans came out in droves....
2019-07-09, 13:39

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) executive board recommended on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 19:13

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....
2019-07-24, 22:52

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 learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going to be overwhelmingly — no. The same will be true fo...
2019-06-20, 05:39

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 shortages, organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are resolutely upbeat with one year to go ...
2019-07-24, 09:52

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."...
2019-07-19, 01:13

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....
2019-07-25, 03:26

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 suggested fast-food chains and Michelin-star eateries. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Boasti...
2019-07-02, 00:13

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 appreciation. The latest? This a cappella dub of the first drift race....
2019-07-18, 18:39

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 of old Tokyo in a modern metropolis Continue reading......
2019-08-12, 14:26

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....
2019-08-13, 15:39

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’Kazuyoshi Otsuka didn’t talk to his neighbours much. They knew he worked for the Shochiku movie studio, whe...
2019-06-11, 14:39

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children’s song Yuyake Koyake chimes acros...
2019-06-12, 16:52

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....
2019-07-22, 06:26

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 movie is for sale, fully restored and clean as can be, but it’s lacking that very thing—the RB26. Ins...
2019-05-31, 23:39

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....
2019-08-14, 12:26

FC Tokyo beats Shimizu 2-0 to stay top of J-League Kotaro Omori and Kensuke Nagai scored first-half goals as FC Tokyo beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to stay first in the J-League       ...
2019-07-20, 17:52

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 position....
2019-05-27, 13:39

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 rebalance the situation....
2019-05-26, 06:39

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       ...
2019-07-14, 17:39

| 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....
2019-08-01, 14:26

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....
2019-07-31, 22:26

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-sized flight simulator. Fittingly, it’s called the “Superior Cockpit Room.”Read more......
2019-07-10, 14:52

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 tournament.However the International Olympic Committee has confirmed that boxing will continue as an...
2019-05-22, 20:13

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 “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground. Only a single floor of each inverted 35-storey s...
2019-06-12, 01:00

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....
2019-07-05, 18:52

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost four years....
2019-07-05, 18:26

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
2019-08-12, 13:26

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."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

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....
2019-07-24, 11:00

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."...
2019-06-29, 14:39

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
2019-06-11, 11:00

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account in the name of a man who had been dead for 1,000 years.The bank was a branch of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (now part of MUFG, the largest bank in Japan), w...
2019-06-10, 13:13

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 javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I. robot cars....
2019-07-22, 06:13

$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 volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitpoint Japan exchange, discovered that about ¥3.5bn ...
2019-07-12, 16:00

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."...
2019-07-24, 21:13

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the years b......
2019-07-24, 14:26

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."...
2019-07-24, 21:13

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 streets of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s most famous red light district, hum with people. Some are tourists, h...
2019-06-15, 10:39

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....
2019-06-11, 10:26

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics       ...
2019-06-23, 12:39

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
2019-06-12, 16:52

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....
2019-05-23, 20:13

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 a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the actual trial, the date for which has not been set...
2019-05-23, 09:52

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....
2019-07-04, 18:26

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        ...
2019-05-22, 21:13

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table       ...
2019-07-24, 16:26

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....
2019-06-20, 20:00

Canada's Wonderland marathon: Riding all of the Toronto park's roller coasters in a day Canada's Wonderland is tied with Ohio's Cedar Point for the second-biggest collection of roller roasters at 17. We rode almost all of them in one day.       ...
2019-06-20, 19:13

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

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"....
2019-06-05, 13:26

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...
2019-06-10, 03:26

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 the organizers....
2019-07-22, 17:39

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....
2019-06-11, 10:52

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
2019-08-13, 23:26

'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 illustrations; I also like to make things. During my childhood I lived in Fukagawa, a downtown area of T...
2019-06-14, 16:52

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
2019-06-11, 12:00

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....
2019-07-24, 13:52

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 news conference in April during a previous release from detention, but he was rearrested instead and...
2019-06-28, 11:39

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
2019-07-02, 01:26

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 to him in Pyongyang....
2019-07-05, 08:13

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 of the rodents, with some descending from refrigerated display racks. The company that owns the conve...
2019-08-09, 00:39

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 national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
2019-08-09, 04:52

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 chief said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 20:00

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 suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
2019-06-19, 20:39

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 microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-13, 11:39

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 buildup to the event....
2019-07-23, 09:52

The year of Akira: how does 2019 Neo-Tokyo compare with today's city? From architecture to highways and the Olympic stadium, how does reality shape up against Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 animated dystopia?It’s 2019 and Tokyo is a sprawling megalopolis preparing for the 2020 Olympics. The city is crowded, fraying at the edges. The young are aimless and underemployed, obsess...
2019-06-16, 11:26

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....
2019-07-22, 20:39

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.       ...
2019-07-24, 13:13

Resurgent Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medal table       ...
2019-07-24, 13:13

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 rapidly aging society."...
2019-07-18, 19:00

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, forcing up the prices of some by 70%.Japan has been hit by unseasonably cloudy weather and cool temper...
2019-07-17, 13:00

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....
2019-05-25, 11:00

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....
2019-05-21, 14:52

'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 Continue reading......
2019-05-21, 15:13

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....
2019-05-26, 04:13

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 set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, briefly halted nearby bullet trains, but did not dera...
2019-05-25, 21:26

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 institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm offensive Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cont...
2019-05-26, 15:13

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......
2019-07-24, 12:26

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the triathlon for organizers of next year's Olympic and Paralympics       ...
2019-08-17, 21:00

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 Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
2019-08-09, 09:13

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."...
2019-06-27, 23:26

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's creative director, Ikumi Nakamura, debuted the new......
2019-06-10, 04:52

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 nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the chance to become the billion-dollar behemoth it is ...
2019-07-19, 02:26

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, even on a dark, wet afternoon in early June. The X-shaped building dominates the skyline of the unfashi...
2019-06-12, 16:52

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....
2019-05-25, 16:00

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites cram into overcrowded trains across the world’s largest city. Most must stand, often squeezed uncomfortably together. So, earlier this month, one ente...
2019-06-14, 16:52

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       ...
2019-07-24, 04:52

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 schedule....
2019-07-06, 09:00

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 an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When Japan’s capital first won the right to host the G...
2019-06-11, 14:39

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.       ...
2019-07-24, 01:13

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 adventure Starfield were left disappointed at Bethesda’s E3 conference in Los Angeles on Sunday. Bu...
2019-06-10, 15:13

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 extravagant ceremony, which was attended by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach a...
2019-07-24, 16:52

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected in a knife attack against schoolgirls and others this week that left two people dead before the man killed himself. The attack near Tokyo on Tuesday has raised concerns about how children can be protected on their way to school. Of...
2019-05-29, 07:39

| 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....
2019-07-25, 10:39

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 2011 earthquake....
2019-07-24, 21:26

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 centre in Japan where it operates 13 sites....
2019-07-23, 13:39

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" venue on schedule....
2019-06-16, 08:39

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), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
2019-07-18, 21:26

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 recent natural disasters. The torch will travel to 857 municipalities in all of Japan’s 47 prefe...
2019-06-01, 07:39

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....
2019-06-01, 11:13

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....
2019-08-17, 12:13

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....
2019-07-25, 07:13

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scramble crossing every day, few realise that beneath their feet is something else flowing, unseen and ...
2019-06-13, 18:26

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....
2019-06-01, 20:26

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....
2019-08-07, 15:39

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       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

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....
2019-07-15, 10:13

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....
2019-05-28, 05:13

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 and chases people around during escape drills at a Japanese zoo....
2019-06-28, 19:52

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 invite retaliation by Japanese authorities, his lawyers said....
2019-06-28, 17:00

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....
2019-06-28, 07:39

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 of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestion during next year’s Olympics. With more than 8 mi...
2019-07-16, 08:52

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 around the station as well as in public parks....
2019-06-20, 17:26

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions. The post Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-12, 19:13

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning 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 destruction....
2019-07-10, 14:52

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....
2019-07-18, 10:13

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....
2019-08-17, 06:13

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....
2019-07-17, 00:52

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.       ...
2019-07-23, 17:26

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 celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to ...
2019-07-24, 13:39

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 across Europe*."...
2019-07-24, 18:13

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The post The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics appeared first on L...
2019-05-22, 18:13

Olympic Channel documentary to shine spotlight on gymnastics hopefuls for 2020 Tokyo Games 'All Around' follows American Morgan Hurd and two other gymnasts as they prepare for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Go behind the scenes.       ...
2019-07-09, 19:13

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....
2019-05-28, 09:52

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 Tokyo, industry executives said....
2019-07-08, 17:13

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. The International Triathlon Union reduced the running portion of the triathlon from 10 kilometers t...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Steam Heat You’ve felt it each time you’ve stepped outside the last few days. The sultry air is back! Temperatures have been building towards 90 degrees this week. Lexington’s temperature hit 91° this afternoon, making it the hottest day of the week, the month, and the year. It was also the f...
2019-06-29, 04:52

Heat Safety Typically, May is not a month that we start discussing heat safety. However, the heat that is in place right now is more typical of July or August and therefore we should be discussing it. The hot days make for great outdoor weather, but safety must be prepared for and practiced.   Practicing good h...
2019-05-25, 16:13

Getting more heat out of sunlight A newly developed material that is so perfectly transparent you can barely see it could unlock many new uses for solar heat. It generates much higher temperatures than conventional solar collectors do — enough to be used for home heating or for industrial processes that require heat of more than 200...
2019-07-02, 08:26

Everything you need to know about heat intolerance Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the causes and more here....
2019-05-21, 23:52

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       ...
2019-07-05, 13:52

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 the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
2019-07-19, 02:39

A Simmering Heat Wave Temperatures continue to simmer. Lexington has hit 90 degrees for the second straight day. And the hottest days of this heat wave are still to come. Highs will remain in the lower 90s through at least Tuesday. Factor in the humidity and heat indices will consistently run in the mid 90s. Thunderstorm...
2019-06-30, 00:00

No Records, Despite the Heat Wave It’s no secret that we’re entering a very stagnant weather pattern. The persistent heat ridge will bring a very familiar forecast each day through the middle of the upcoming work week. Temperatures will heat up from the warm low 70s each morning and top out around 90 degrees each afternoon. Despite...
2019-06-29, 17:13

Russell Westbrook and the Heat seem to want each other Monday is the ninth anniversary of LeBron James’ “The Decision,” and this time, it seems another star might soon be taking his talents to South Beach. Russell Westbrook is open to the idea of leaving Oklahoma City after 11 years with the team, according to ESPN, just days after the Thunder traded Pa...
2019-07-09, 03:52

Excessive Heat Warning TUCSON – Excessive Heat Warning in effect for most of Pima and Pinal County until 8 PM tonight. Temperatures will range from 107 to 111 degrees this afternoon! If you are overexposed to the heat this afternoon, heat-related illnesses will be possible. Those include heat cramps, heat exhaustio...
2019-08-05, 16:13

Heat Ridge Activated After two days of warm but comfortable temperatures, we have started the turnaround. Temperatures at noon today were already hitting the 80s and we still have more hours of heating still ahead of us. Skies remain mostly sunny. Rain showers and t-showers are showing up mostly west of us as dying cold...
2019-05-22, 20:13

Conditions will dry out and heat up in Tucson TUCSON – Isolated showers and thunderstorms were limited mainly to areas in the higher terrain Sunday afternoon. Early this week, showers will be confined to our south. On Monday, there is only a 10% chance of rain in Tucson. Monday’s daytime high will reach 100 degrees under mostly sun...
2019-08-12, 06:00

A Heat Wave is Coming There’s a good shot some spots will hit 90° for the first time tomorrow. If not tomorrow, then Saturday. Not matter how you slice it, it’s getting hot leading into Memorial Day weekend. And it’s going to stay hot. This heat wave will bring some of the hottest temperatures of the ye...
2019-05-24, 09:39

The Heat Is On Memorial Day Weekend It’s the unofficial start of summer and this long Memorial Day weekend we’re set to simmer in the Commonwealth.That dominant heat ridge anchored southeast will keep pumping heat and humidity into the Ohio Valley this weekend and into next week. Lexington hit 89° the last two days and we ...
2019-05-24, 10:13

Heat Relief is Coming No surprise here, we are capping off the holiday weekend with another very warm day. Some mid-level clouds have kept things tamped down, at least compared to the last several afternoons. This pre-summer heat wave will spike tomorrow with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s area-wide. We are expectin...
2019-05-27, 23:26

Should You Avoid Alcohol in the Heat? The hotter it gets, the more refreshing a beverage seems—including an ice-cold beer or a glass of frosé. But you might want to minimize your alcohol consumption during a heatwave, for safety reasons....
2019-07-18, 23:39

N4T Investigators: FaceApp Fears TUCSON – There is growing concern about the wildly popular FaceApp, that lets users change their face. FaceApp is now number one on iPhones and Android devices, with more than 100-million installations. Now, U.S. lawmakers want to know what the Russian-based company that makes the app is doing...
2019-07-25, 07:26

Supervolcano fears: 'Big One' is coming California’s uncanny “earthquake pause” is over. It should have already had several “big ones” by now. All that pressure has to go somewhere. Now geologists are nervously eyeing eight nearby volcanoes. And why has Yellowstone supervolcano been acting so weird?...
2019-07-09, 20:26

Dangerous heat today and tomorrow TUCSON – It’s going to be a HOT start to the week. As a result, an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect today and tomorrow.  Today: Most stay dry, sunny and hot (10%). High: 107° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 80° Tomorrow: Another hot day with a slight chance for isolated storms m...
2019-07-15, 17:52

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. At the Phoenix Zoo, animals were beating the heat with cooling sprays of water and ice treats. (July 16)        ...
2019-07-17, 04:00

Record-tying heat yesterday! TUCSON – On Wednesday afternoon, temperatures soared into the triple digits nearly all across Southern Arizona. At the Tucson International Airport, the high temperatures hit 109° tying it with the record high on Wednesday. This temperature has been reached in the past but not often. The recor...
2019-07-12, 00:13

Feeling the Heat? Blame Concrete If your city was slammed by record-shattering heat this summer, you can partly blame the stuff the city itself is made of. The scorching temperatures across Europe and the U.S. in July were made worse by one of humanity’s most widely used but least-loved inventions: concrete. To most people, c...
2019-08-20, 17:26

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offenders......
2019-07-01, 19:26

Need For Speed: Heat seems painfully uncool Need For Speed: Heat is the newest entry in EA's racing franchise, but the trailer makes it look as uncool as ever. Did you know that we "own the night"?Read More...
2019-08-15, 04:00

Heat wave scorches Europe Forecasters say Europeans will feel sizzling heat this week with temperatures soaring as high as 104 degrees Fahrenheit in an "unprecedented" June heatwave hitting much of Western Europe.        ...
2019-06-28, 08:52

Heat index could hit 110 degrees in New York The sweltering heat wave that’s settled on the Big Apple continues today, with the mercury expected to hit 97 or higher by midday — along with a blistering heat index approaching 110 degrees. An excessive heat warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday, and Mayor Bill de Blasio implored residents on ...
2019-07-21, 21:52

The best Las Vegas pools to beat the heat How you keep your cool at the gambling tables in Las Vegas? By taking a dip in one of city's glorious pools. Read on for the best ones to beat the desert heat....
2019-07-10, 23:39

Bol slides to Heat at No. 44, traded to Nuggets Oregon center Bol Bol, whom ESPN projected to be a lottery pick early in the college basketball season, slid to the Heat with the 44th pick and was then traded to the Nuggets on Thursday night....
2019-06-21, 14:52

Excessive heat Tuesday and Wednesday TUCSON – Temperatures remain above average this week with highs making a run for the record Tuesday and Wednesday. Our chance for storms increases the second half of the week, so at least there’s that! Today: Sunny and hot. High: 105° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: N...
2019-08-19, 18:39

The heat is on: how to make the feelgood hit of the summer The warmer months have replaced Christmas as pop’s key battleground. But what strange alchemy brings about a Shotgun or Despacito, and who are this year’s contenders?As the days get longer, a strange phenomenon occurs. Everything you do becomes soundtracked by one seemingly omnipresent melody, one i...
2019-06-07, 21:13

Tuesday Forecast: Another day of above-average heat TUCSON – Temperatures will start to bounce back to where they should be for this time of year. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 105 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so temperatures will still be above-average for this time of year....
2019-07-02, 20:26

Feeling the Heat? Here’s When Fans Can Help—And When They Don’t—According to Science With cities around the world hitting record-breaking temperatures, finding quick and effective ways to cool off has become a top priority. Air-conditioning is a great option, but not every country can afford or sustain the energy infrastructure required to climate cool their populations. Even in wea...
2019-08-07, 23:13

How to cool off during this weekend’s heat wave Feeling the heat? Here are seven ways to stay cool this record-breaking weekend: Five extra New York Public Library branches will be open Sunday to provide a cool spot to relax, and Brooklyn and Queens libraries will also keep doors open at a number of branches. Many libraries function as official c...
2019-07-21, 21:52

Here’s how to survive NYC’s upcoming heat wave With heat indexes expected to soar well above 100 degrees this weekend, city officials are scrambling to keep the Big Apple from turning into a baked apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio and health officials held a press conference Wednesday announcing the opening of cooling centers, an extension of pool hou...
2019-07-17, 20:26

The heat is on the top players at the Cincinnati Open As players feel pressure to sort out their hard-court games this week, some questions remain: Should Serena Williams risk playing? And can anyone stop Novak Djokovic?...
2019-08-13, 15:39

Afcon 2019: Why the heat is a hot topic High temperatures have been a big talking point at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt - but will the knock-out stages feature more goals now that the afternoon kicks-offs have gone?...
2019-07-05, 14:26

Despite Fears, Aviation’s Future Will Be More Automated In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by software and automated systems – as opposed to the friendly pilots sitting in the cockpit. Older commercial airliners, such as the Beechcraf...
2019-06-04, 23:26

Cisco Yields to Slowdown Fears Cisco’s forecast for the current quarter was a bit below expectations, knocking a stock that had already shed 4% during the regular session down another 7% after hours....
2019-08-15, 04:00

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers increases, so does the courage of its opposition, writes Mirodrag Soric....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Oil dives 4.7% on fears of a global slowdown Oil prices tumbled more than 4% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
2019-08-08, 01:52

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the answer – by using the detritus of domestic life to ...
2019-07-20, 18:26

Ashanti's New Swimwear Collection Will Heat Up Your Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
2019-07-01, 16:39

'Lefty' feels the heat after lightning strike Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his participation in the final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah in some doubt....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Heat wave outside has little impact on UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Officials say U.N. talks on tackling climate change made limited progress over the past 10 days, but key issues still need to be resolved by year’s end. U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa noted Thursday that the meeting in Bonn, Germany, took place as Europe was gripped by a re...
2019-06-28, 00:26

This Week's Brutal U.S. Heat Wave Could Be a Killer The sweltering heat outside is not only annoying as hell; it’s downright dangerous. There’s no better time to sit inside with the air conditioner blasting—except that our collective need for artificial cooling may also push local power grids over the edge into a blackout similar to what New York Cit...
2019-07-19, 23:13

Natural-Gas Traders Bet Heat Wave Will Fizzle Natural-gas prices declined for the second straight day on signs that producers will continue to push output to new highs, while forecasts that the current heat wave will dissipate threatened demand....
2019-07-16, 22:52

Ewan overcomes 'suffering' heat to take second stage win "Caleb Ewan (Lotto–Soudal) admits he \u0027played all the scenarios in his head\u0027 having kicked off the final week of the Tour de France with his second stage victory in scorching conditions in Nimes."...
2019-07-23, 18:26

Prague zoo animals cool down with sorbet in the heat Adorable pictures show gorillas and polar bears at Prague’s zoo keeping cool during the current European heat wave by eating their own version of sorbet....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Nuggets pick up Bol Bol in 2nd round trade with Heat DENVER (AP) — Denver and the Miami Heat agreed to a draft night trade that will send Oregon center Bol Bol to the Nuggets. The Nuggets didn’t have a draft pick Thursday, but swung a deal after the Heat took Bol at No. 44. In exchange, Miami will receive a future second-round pick and cash cons...
2019-06-21, 08:13

Record heat, rain, and a tale of two cities TUCSON – For starters, Tucson broke another heat record today as the City topped off at 109 degrees. And then this happened! #AZwx #KVOAwx #Monsoon2019 pic.twitter.com/sSuFRNfnxZ — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) August 5, 2019 Then came the rain. The rain that cooled the City of Nogales down to 73 d...
2019-08-06, 17:00

Heat to dominate much of U.S. ahead of Fourth of July With the exception of the northeastern and northwestern corners, much of the United States can expect hot and summery conditions during the weekend prior to the Fourth of July....
2019-06-27, 20:39

This $79 portable AC is the eco-friendly way to beat the heat this summer The alternative? Split the difference by creating a comfortable micro-climate around you that doesn’t involve cooling an entire building. The EvaChill EV-500 Personal Air Conditioner accomplishes just that -- and right now, you can save $20 on this eco-safe and wallet-friendly summer reliever for ju...
2019-07-16, 16:26

'Need For Speed Heat' is an ode to Miami street racing You knew EA couldn't go long without another Need for Speed game. Ghost Games and EA have taken the wraps off Need for Speed Heat, an open world arcade racer that "deepens and expands" the familiar mechanics of street races and police chases. It's......
2019-08-14, 18:13

4 riding in non-air-conditioned train car die in Indian heat LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Four people returning from a Hindu pilgrimage have died while traveling in a non-air-conditioned coach on an Indian train during a summer heat wave. Temperatures during the day Tuesday had soared to 48 Celsius (118 Fahrenheit). Railway official Manoj Kumar says the four, who we...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Mickelson feels the heat as Thomas wins BMW Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his participation in the final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah in some doubt....
2019-08-19, 16:39

Sources: Blazers to acquire Whiteside from Heat The Miami Heat have agreed to trade center Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers for Mo Harkless and Meyers Leonard, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
2019-07-01, 19:39

Japan heat wave has killed at least 57 in last 9 days The Japanese government said Tuesday a major heat wave that's scorched the island nation this summer has killed almost 60 people since the beginning of last week....
2019-08-06, 19:13

De Blasio warns New Yorkers to take heat wave seriously As New Yorkers prepare to deal with record temps on Sunday — again — Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to take the weekend heatwave seriously. “This is really serious. This is not business as usual,” the mayor said on Good Morning America Sunday morning. Those who stay in the city Sa...
2019-07-21, 21:52

6 tips for keeping your pet safe during a heat wave iStock INSIDER spoke with experts from the ASPCA and learned some helpful tips on how to keep your pets happy, healthy, and safe during your summer holiday. High temperatures can cause animals to experience stress, dehydration, and death. Pet owners should not leave their animals alone near swimmin...
2019-07-20, 11:52

Cops ask crooks to please take weekend off due to extreme heat Police in a Massachusetts town are asking crooks to take the weekend off — because it’s too hot. “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold off until Monday,’’ Braintree cops said in a Facebook post. “It is straight up hot as soccer balls out there. Co...
2019-07-21, 05:13

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-28, 23:39

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing his presidential dream in Iowa last weekend when a large swath of Manhattan lost power. “I am staying...
2019-07-17, 18:26

Anchorage breaks 50-year heat record Alaska’s largest city is reeling from a record-breaking heatwave that canceled Fourth of July fireworks and has sent residents on a quest for fans and ice....
2019-07-06, 23:26

Maine company wants to turn cow poo into gas to heat homes CLINTON, Maine (AP) — A natural gas distribution company in Maine plans to get into the production side of things with a poop-to-gas renewable energy project to heat homes. Summit Utilities is partnering with Maine’s dairy industry through construction of an anaerobic digester in Clinton to pr...
2019-05-23, 23:26

AP source: Whiteside opts in for $27 million with Heat MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Hassan Whiteside has told the Miami Heat that he is exercising his $27.1 million player option for next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because neither the Heat nor Whiteside announced the de...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Germany Scorned Air Conditioning---Then Came the Heat Wave America’s fondness for artificially chilled air was long viewed as wasteful, unnatural and wimpy, but record temperatures have some Germans rethinking....
2019-06-30, 22:52

4 ways to cool your home from the hot summer heat Don't suffer from the heat this summer. A/C experts from Phoenix, Arizona share their top tips to keep your home cool.       ...
2019-07-16, 14:26

Climate change could break the heat index It’s not the heat, it’s the … killer heat index. As the Big Apple bakes with higher-than-normal temps this week, a new study suggests that the number of dangerously hot days each year will skyrocket this century if climate change is not addressed. In fact, even the dreaded “heat index” – the “feels-...
2019-07-16, 16:00

Heat wave kills 11 people in Japan The Japanese government said Tuesday that 11 people died and more than 5,600 were treated at hospitals for heat-related conditions last week due to a heat wave that swept across the island nation....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Building Heat & Humidity Before Late Day Storms It’s been a relatively quiet overnight period with mainly cloud coverage and lows about where they were at this time yesterday. Fog will be an issue for some and the lower visibilities are showing up in southern and southeastern counties. The calm or light wind isn’t helping things much. A dying bat...
2019-06-23, 16:00

How to keep your family and pets safe in a heat wave _____ Experts predict that this year’s heat waves are going to be frequent and severe. We’ve already seen some scorching temperatures blister across the country of late, and it’s likely that, unless and until climate change is forcefully addressed, heat waves will continue to worsen, threatening the...
2019-06-29, 19:39

France Just Obliterated Its All-Time Heat Record France has never been hotter. The intense dome of high pressure sitting over Europe has shattered heat records across the continent. At least five countries set June heat records on Thursday and on Friday, France smashed its all-time temperature record at at least a dozen weather stations.Read more....
2019-06-28, 23:26

Need For Speed Heat's Hero Car Is A Turned-Up Polestar 1 The Need for Speed games have been the gateway to car culture for youths across the globe for decades, introducing kids to badass cars that seemed like they could only feasibly exist in their imaginations. Its newest iteration, Need for Speed Heat, doesn’t disappoint—and it’s because it features a r...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Move over record heat, it’s storm season TUCSON – Well we finally hit 110 degrees in Tucson today for the hottest day of the year. This was good enough to tie the record also reached back in 1998. Too hot! Tucson reaches the hottest temperature of year! #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/M11MJoVYe1 — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) July 16...
2019-07-17, 10:52

'Surprise' Ocean Heat Waves Are Becoming More Common There are two flavors of surprise: good and bad. Winning the lottery? Good. Extreme heat waves cooking the oceans with more regularity, ruining fisheries that millions of people rely on? Decidedly bad.Read more......
2019-08-05, 22:13

Heat's Waiters answers trolls with new physique Dion Waiters showed off his new physique on Instagram on Monday and wrote about ignoring "the outside noise" from social media critics about his conditioning last season....
2019-07-16, 22:13

NYC island-hopping will crank up the heat on your summer fun When you’re a New Yorker, there’s no need to fly to the Caribbean to to go island hopping. Along with the city’s two big islands — Manhattan and Staten — there are plenty of smaller ones, each with its own personality, activities and ways to get there. Here’s a look at what’s going on this......
2019-06-01, 03:13

Heat wave expected to roast NYC this weekend The Big Apple will bake this weekend as a heat wave sends the mercury up to temps in the mid-90s, with heat indexes above 100, forecasters predict. Temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to top out around a sticky 90 degrees — and then cool down slightly to 85 degrees as a thunders...
2019-07-16, 17:13

How to Stay Cool During Europe’s Heat Wave Temperatures are near or above 100 degrees in some places, and air-conditioning can be scarce. Here’s how to find relief in nine popular destinations....
2019-07-31, 19:52

The monsoon ebbs while the heat is turned back on TUCSON – The weekend was feeling very monsoon-like. Most of Tucson picked up some much needed rain. The pattern is about to shift to what we’ve seen recently: hot and dry. An excessive heat warning is in place for all of Tucson for Tuesday as daytime highs climb to levels well above the ...
2019-07-16, 09:52

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....
2019-06-13, 12:13

European shares dip as trade war fears weigh European shares edged lower on Wednesday as concerns over a protracted U.S.-China trade war again worried investors, while a drop in the pound propped up London's blue-chip index....
2019-05-22, 10:13

US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
2019-08-15, 04:39

BA and Lufthansa cancel flights over terrorism fears British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment." The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a "heightened risk of terrorism against aviation."...
2019-07-22, 06:52

Recession Fears Take a Rest at Home Depot For Home Depot, a mixed second quarter was enough to send its stock sharply higher Tuesday. Investors had apparently steeled themselves for worse results....
2019-08-20, 18:52

My toddler saw her grandma take a bad fall: how can I calm her fears? Answer her questions factually and simply, says Annalisa Barbieri, and don’t be afraid of her worry – some stress is essential for developmentSome weeks ago, my mother had a bad fall, which left her in a coma and in intensive care. My daughter, who is two, saw the aftermath, with my mother on the fl...
2019-06-21, 21:00

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law's requirement for filtering content had the potential for c......
2019-05-26, 11:39

500,000 tumble dryers set to be recalled in UK over fire fears In an "unprecedented" step, the government plans to order a company to recall hundreds of thousands of tumble dryers over fears they pose a fire safety risk....
2019-06-11, 20:13

Brent oil up 5% this week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel on Friday and was on track for a 5% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
2019-06-21, 14:52

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rallied on Friday with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5% on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
2019-06-21, 19:26

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the border for trial for the first time....
2019-06-08, 16:39

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
2019-06-07, 18:26

California’s Recent Earthquakes Are Reigniting Fears of the ‘Big One’ RIDGECREST, Calif. — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded “Big One” strikes. California is spending more than $16 mi...
2019-07-08, 14:39

Oil falls on fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices fell on Monday amid worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as oil....
2019-08-12, 15:52

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committee that CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have no control ov...
2019-07-24, 21:39

British town evacuated over fears of dam collapse Authorities in northwest England have said damage to a reservoir dam near Whaley Bridge "poses a significant threat to life." Residents have been told to expect to stay away from the area for several days....
2019-08-02, 06:39

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
2019-07-10, 15:52

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U.S.-Iran tensions....
2019-05-28, 17:26

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You may also be familiar with its highly photogenic atm...
2019-06-19, 05:26

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached the point of no return. You tip-toed hesitantly out to the edge, the lifeguards snarling at you to hurry up, fellow kids sniggering behind your back. God...
2019-07-03, 18:00

Yankees quell all fears with drubbing of White Sox CHICAGO — Late Friday night, there were real signs the foundation built by the Yankees in the opening two months of the season had severe cracks. J.A. Happ and CC Sabathia were punished in the first two games of a four-game series by the White Sox, the Yankees’ lineup totaled six runs and they had.....
2019-06-16, 23:52

Oil's Slide Highlights Global-Growth Fears Oil prices have remained soft this month despite rising geopolitical tensions and threats of supply disruptions, the latest sign that investors fear trade friction will hit global growth and sap demand for crude....
2019-06-17, 03:39

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic....
2019-05-23, 23:52

Oil rises despite fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude....
2019-08-12, 19:52

Oil rises 0.8% despite fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude....
2019-08-12, 21:13

| Pochettino fears transfer window 'mess' Mauricio Pochettino fears the decision to shut the Premier League transfer window before many of the other major leagues could "create a mess" at Tottenham Hotspur....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
2019-06-04, 00:13

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR....
2019-06-20, 14:26

Sunday Forecast: Mostly dry conditions with seasonable daytime heat TUCSON – Typical mid June heat for the most part with strong high pressure off the west coast as well as over central Mexico. 68 degrees Sunday night. Monday will start out partly cloudy and clear out by the afternoon with 101 degrees for the high. The rest of the week will be back to average ...
2019-06-17, 04:52

Storms and sweltering heat seen hitting U.S. South on Memorial Day Sweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the U.S. southern Plains and southeastern states on Memorial Day after a spate of deadly tornadoes and flooding in the region....
2019-05-27, 13:52

In extreme heat, electric fans inadvisable unless it's humid In extreme heat, electric fans may offer some relief when it's very humid, but when temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually make a person feel hotter, increasing strain on the heart and raising core temperature, a new report warns....
2019-08-06, 02:26

Russians keep heat on police after reporter's case closed About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist's arrest on drug-dealing charges that the government admitted days later had no basis....
2019-06-16, 19:39

Russians keep heat on police after reporter’s case closed MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist’s arrest on drug-dealing charges that the government admitted days later had no basis. Organizers had official permission for Sunday’s protest rally, u...
2019-06-16, 18:26

German unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves The trade union umbrella organization DGB has called for a longer break than the typical 30 minutes for lunch, as is common in Mediterranean countries. Last month, Germany recorded its highest-ever June temperatures....
2019-07-06, 20:26

Head of Deadspin, The Onion facing heat from own reporters The head of G/O Media, which owns The Onion, Jezebel and other popular websites, is going on the defensive over a planned expose on his hiring practices — to be published by one of his own reporters. G/O Media’s CEO, Jim Spanfeller, is punching back at a yet-to-be-published report by Deadspin about ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Ex-Giants lineman Petrus, 32, dies of heat stroke Mitch Petrus, who won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants during his three-year NFL career, has died of apparent heat stroke at the age of 32....
2019-07-19, 19:52

When Trump turns up the heat on trade, Americans will feel it too Until now, the US has tried to avoid hurting consumers when imposing tariffs. From next month, they will be fully exposedThe timing could not be better. On 1 September 1939, German troops crossed the border into Poland, triggering the start of the second world war. Eighty years to the day later, on ...
2019-08-04, 11:39

Phoenix, under excessive heat warning, reaches 114 degrees PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters warned that this weekend would be especially scorching in metro Phoenix and they were right. The National Weather Service reported Saturday that the high temperature in Phoenix climbed to 114 degrees (45.5 Celsius), tying the second hottest day of the year and tying the re...
2019-08-05, 00:13

US heat wave is just warming up for a long and scorching weekend The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend....
2019-07-18, 17:26

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorage. (July 10)        ...
2019-07-10, 08:00

Relief From Intense Heat Likely In 2 Days, Says Weather Office Heatwave conditions are likely to continue over North, central and south India for two more days but will abate gradually, the Indian Meteorological Department said today...
2019-06-02, 18:39

Severe storms cut power to 365,000 amid sweltering heat Following the derecho that produced hurricane-force wind gusts in South Dakota and southern Minnesota on Saturday morning, new incidents of damaging winds and flooding are developing across the midwestern United States....
2019-07-21, 01:26

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
2019-06-03, 01:39

Wednesday Forecast: Triple digit heat continues TUCSON – The triple digit heat will hang around until Friday. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards through the work week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 101 degrees under plenty of sunshine. Today’s average high in Tucson is 101 degre...
2019-06-20, 05:26

This is how zoo animals across the country are keeping cool during the heat wave As temperatures rose from the East Coast to the West Coast, zoos have had to get creative in keeping their animals safe under the extreme conditions. Elephant showers, wolf pool parties and frozen watermelons have been just a few of the ideas they came up with....
2019-07-22, 17:00

India Heat Wave, Soaring Up to 123 Degrees, Has Killed at Least 36 The government warned that the extreme temperatures, which have struck large parts of northern and central India, might continue as the arrival of monsoon rains has been delayed....
2019-06-13, 11:13

Tyler Herro Selected 13th Overall by Miami Heat Lexington (LEX 18) – Former Kentucky Guard Tyler Herro was selected 13th overall by the Miami Heat in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Herro was one of the fan favorites from this past season with his swagger on the court and ability to hit big shots. He was the ‘Herro’ in Kentucky̵...
2019-06-21, 03:26

5 TV shows to binge-watch to beat the heat this weekend From ice-cold TV series like "The Terror" to red hot "Hawaii Five-0" and "Love Island," stay in the air conditioning and watch TV this weekend.        ...
2019-07-18, 08:00

Severe storms, flooding to wipe away heat from Northeast After a heat wave baked the northeastern United States over the weekend, violent thunderstorms and torrential downpours will sweep into the region on Monday and signal an end to the torrid weather....
2019-07-22, 18:52

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title....
2019-06-21, 08:52

Eastern, Central U.S. to sizzle in weekend heat wave A heat wave threatening temperatures as high as 110 degrees F (43 C) from Friday through the weekend moved toward the eastern and central United States, igniting safety warnings....
2019-07-18, 23:00

US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting temps are set to begin on Friday and last through Sunday, and more than 185 million people nationwi...
2019-07-19, 19:26

Expect dangerous heat across Southern Arizona this week TUCSON – Expect another dry day in Tucson. Tomorrow: Mostly sunny and hot. High: 105° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tucson is expected to remain dry tomorrow. A slight chance of Isolated showers will be possible for areas south and east of Tucson. Highs tomorrow will run 5...
2019-08-19, 08:26

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing the world's second-largest crude exporter which is already battling an oil contamination problem....
2019-08-02, 21:52

‘It’s brutal’: Heat wave across half the US cancels events NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system. The National Weather Service said “a dangerous heat wave” sent temperatures into ...
2019-07-21, 01:39

Summer Heat b-ball tourney a success at Pueblo TUCSON – The Summer Heat basketball tourney helped raise hundreds of dollars for Pueblo High School athletics.  A number of former college athletes (and U of A standouts) suited up this weekend.  The “Phoenix Elite” took home the title.   Here’s more from Sunday’s sport...
2019-07-22, 08:00

Delhi, San Francisco Set Heat Records. Such Spells May Be The New Norm Simultaneous heat waves scorched land areas all over the Northern Hemisphere last summer, killing hundreds and hospitalizing thousands while intensifying destructive and deadly wildfires....
2019-06-12, 13:26

Sources: Heat finalizing sign-and-trade for Butler The Heat are finalizing a sign-and-trade with the 76ers to acquire Jimmy Butler, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, with Josh Richardson headed to Philadelphia as part of the deal....
2019-07-01, 10:26