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2020 Tokyo Olympics: Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parents

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parents

Japan officially recognizes two types of "karoshi", as deaths by overwork is known: cardiovascular illness linked to overwork, and suicide following mental stress related to work.

IOC approves new events in gender parity push for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

IOC approves new events in gender parity push for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

IOC sports director Kit McConnell said the Tokyo Games would include 321 events, up from 306 at Rio 2016, with a focus on redressing the Olympic movement's long-standing disparity between male and female athletes.

Japanese school kids to choose Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot

Japanese school kids to choose Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot

The winning designs will be announced in March, with the mascots to be given official names by August 2018.

Nuclear-hit Fukushima gets nod to host baseball at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Nuclear-hit Fukushima gets nod to host baseball at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Chief organiser Yoshiro Mori said the International Olympic Committee's executive board had agreed to hold baseball and softball in Fukushima at a meeting in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Tokyo 2020 bid chief Tsunekazu Takeda quizzed over payments: Reports

Tokyo 2020 bid chief Tsunekazu Takeda quizzed over payments: Reports

French authorities said in May last year that they were investigating the 2.8 million Singapore dollar payments to a Singapore-based consultancy.

Tsunami survivor Deborah Herold has not met her parents for four years, to focus on Olympic qualification

Tsunami survivor Deborah Herold has not met her parents for four years, to focus on Olympic qualification

She survived the tsunami by remaining atop a tree for five days eating leaves and tea bark before rejoining her parents who got separated with her initially by the huge waves of water.

Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

If this arrangement comes to fruition, Sushil can become the second Indian superstar in world's premier sports entertainment, after The Great Khali.

Disheartened at lack of support for Aditi Ashok, says WGAI Chief

Disheartened at lack of support for Aditi Ashok, says WGAI Chief

She is currently placed 3rd in the LET Rookie of the Year ranking.

Tokyo recommends five more sports for 2020 Games

Tokyo recommends five more sports for 2020 Games

 Five additional sports, including skateboarding and surfing, have been recommended by the organisers of the Tokyo Olympics for inclusion at the 2020 Summer Games, it was announced on Monday.