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Quad summit kicks off in Tokyo

The second in-person summit of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) leaders, where Japan, the US, India and Australia are participants, started in Tokyo on Tuesday. The summit opening was broadcast by the national public TV. Key …

Expelled Russian diplomats leave Tokyo embassy

Expelled Russian diplomats leave Tokyo embassy

A bus with Russian diplomats, earlier expelled by the government of Japan, left the Russian embassy’s territory and headed to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. The diplomats and their family members will be brought back to Russia …

Russian woman judo wrestler wins bronze at Tokyo Paralympics

Russian woman judo wrestler wins bronze at Tokyo Paralympics

Russian female judo wrestler Alesya Stepanyuk overpowered Japan's Yui Fujiwara in a clash for the bronze at the Tokyo Paralympics tournament for visually impaired athletes in the weight category of under 52 kilograms. This is a …

Russian cyclist Astashov captures gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Russian cyclist Astashov captures gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Russian cyclist Mikhail Astashov has won gold in men’s C1 3,000m individual pursuit final event at the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Earlier on Thursday, he set a world record in the qualifying event covering the distance …

Paralympic flame arrives in Tokyo

Paralympic flame arrives in Tokyo

The Paralympic flame arrived in Tokyo on Friday as virus cases hit fresh records nationwide just four days before the Games begin. Japan's daily infections topped 25,000 for the first time on Thursday, with the number of severe …

Afghanistan not to take part in Tokyo Paralympics

Afghanistan not to take part in Tokyo Paralympics

The Afghanistan Paralympic team will not compete in the Tokyo games with all commercial flights grounded as the Taliban seizes control of the country.  "Due to the serious ongoing situation in the country, all airports are …

Paralympic Games: Georgian athletes aiming for medals in Tokyo

Paralympic Games: Georgian athletes aiming for medals in Tokyo

Over a dozen Georgian athletes have departed for Tokyo to compete in the upcoming Paralympic Games, aiming to improve on the medal count from the 2016 competition with an expanded squad. The Georgian Paralympic Committee said 14 …

Russian boxer wins Olympics silver in men’s heavy

Russian boxer wins Olympics silver in men’s heavy

Russian boxer Muslim Gadzhimagomedov was defeated by Cuba’s Julio la Cruz in men’s heavy (81-91 kg) final bout at the Tokyo Olympics and won a silver medal. The Team ROC boxer’s final result was 0-5, according to the …

Russia wins five medals on Day 13 of Tokyo Olympics

Russia wins five medals on Day 13 of Tokyo Olympics

The Russian national team of athletes finished in the 5th place of the overall medals standings after Day 13 of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in the Japanese capital of Tokyo. The team of athletes from Russia won two gold, one silver …