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North Korea accuses Japan of plotting suppression of resident Koreans

North Korea accuses Japan of plotting suppression of resident Koreans

North Korea on Wednesday accused Japanese authorities of plotting an overall suppression of pro-Pyongyang resident Koreans in Japan.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
Kei Nishikori in race to return for Australian Open

Kei Nishikori in race to return for Australian Open

Nishikori has dropped to 14th in the rankings after missing the U.S. Open, the final grand slam of the year, but is also entered to play in the Brisbane International, a warm-up for the year`s first major in Melbourne.

Oct 06, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

The 27-year-old world number nine becomes the latest of a clutch of high-ranked players to take time out from the sport due to injury.

Aug 17, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Last month, he lost in the final of Singapore Open to compatriot B Sai Praneeth. This was his fourth Super Series final. He had previously won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open.

Jun 18, 2017, 16:19 PM IST

Japan high court rules nuclear reactors can restart

A Japanese appeals court today ruled that a pair of nuclear reactors halted by a lower court order can be restarted, in a victory for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's energy policy.

Mar 28, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Japan`s Ippei Watanabe sets breaststroke world record in swimming

Japan`s Ippei Watanabe sets breaststroke world record in swimming

Watanabe clocked a time of 2:06.67 at the Kosuke Kitajima Cup in Tokyo, eclipsing the previous best set by countryman Akihiro Yamaguchi.

Jan 29, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Japan knife attacker grins before cameras

A Japanese man who admitted to murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabled grinned to news cameras on Wednesday before being questioned over the country's worst killing spree in decades.

Jul 27, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

Dhaka attack: Sole Japanese survivor hid in cafe's garden

A Japanese who survived the deadly terror attack on an upscale cafe in Dhaka says he hid in the bushes of the cafe`s lawn.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Miami Open: Kei Nishikori survives five match points to beat Gael Monfils; enters semis

Miami Open: Kei Nishikori survives five match points to beat Gael Monfils; enters semis

Nishikori lost the first set 4-6, then fought back to win the 2 hour 32 minute long grueling match under Miami sun thanks to a third set tie-breaker.

Apr 01, 2016, 17:32 PM IST

Eat like Japanese to live longer

The research by Kayo Kurotani at the National Centre for Global Health and Medicine in Tokyo suggest that balanced consumption of grains, vegetables, fruits and adequate intake of fish and meat, can contribute to longevity in the Japanese population.

Mar 23, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

Japanese student spotted cleaning garbage in Delhi

Yumi, a Japanese student, who came to Delhi to learn Hindi, was spotted cleaning garbage in the country's capital.

Feb 11, 2016, 21:18 PM IST

Watch: How this Japanese woman is getting Mumbai's slum kids to school!

A Japanese woman, Yuri Nishimura paid her visit to the slums of Mumbai and began educating the poor kid living in there.

Jan 27, 2016, 20:20 PM IST

Japan's 105-year-old "Golden Bolt" sets sprint record, misses personal best

Japanese centenarian Hidekichi Miyazaki set a fresh record as the world`s oldest competitive sprinter this week, one day after turning 105, but said he was disappointed at falling short of his own personal best.

Sep 24, 2015, 12:20 PM IST
Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return

Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return

Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori, last year`s US Open runner-up, makes another bid to become the first Asian man to win a Grand Slam singles title starting Monday.

Aug 30, 2015, 23:27 PM IST
Japan star Yoshinori Muto hoping not to trip up in Bundesliga

Japan star Yoshinori Muto hoping not to trip up in Bundesliga

Yoshinori Muto, the Bundesliga`s latest Japanese import, is hoping to make his debut in Germany`s top flight on Saturday -- even if the length of defenders` legs is something new.

Aug 14, 2015, 22:47 PM IST
Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teenager Kanako Watanabe won the women`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to claim her second medal in Kazan.

Aug 07, 2015, 22:11 PM IST
Kei Nishikori withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury

Kei Nishikori withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury

Injury-plagued Japanese star Kei Nishikori limped out of Wimbledon on Wednesday as top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams targeted quickfire wins to escape temperatures soaring to a brutal 34 degrees.

Jul 01, 2015, 19:00 PM IST
Kei Nishikori eases into Halle quarter-finals

Kei Nishikori eases into Halle quarter-finals

Second seed Kei Nishikori eased into the last eight of the Halle Open on Thursday, beating serve and volleyer Dustin Brown 7-5 6-1 to set up a clash with Poland`s Jerzy Janowicz.

Jun 18, 2015, 23:18 PM IST

Swimming: Japanese swimmer convicted of Asiad theft

A South Korean court Thursday found disgraced Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita guilty of stealing a journalist`s camera at the Asian Games last year.

May 28, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Compensation win for Japanese teachers forced to sing anthem

A Japanese court has awarded millions of dollars in compensation to a group of teachers who were punished for refusing to sing the country`s anthem, the group said Tuesday as it condemned nationalism in education.

May 26, 2015, 12:32 PM IST