Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July.
The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled yesterday with exactly one year to go until next year’s Games.
With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December.
A more cerebral and certainly more sedentary set of competitors got down to business.
The 18th Asian Games torch is welcomed to the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta, with a military parade and traditional dancing.
The International e-Sports Federation is “deep in talks” with organisers of the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Japan’s new home-sharing law was meant to ease a shortage of hotel rooms.
The Olympics ethics watchdog will “monitor” developments, IOC president says.
The US and South Korea announce the start of their annual joint military drills next month.
Trump predicts “tremendous success” in upcoming talks with Kim Jong Un.
North Korean athletes and delegates arrive in the South as part of an Olympics-driven detente between the two neighbours.
South Korea is to award International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach with the country’s highest sporting honour.
S. Korea sends a delegation of security officials for a two-day visit to the North.
At Ice Park in Aeon Mall, the Cambodia Ice Skating Federation is seeking to capitalise on a surge in interest in the sport.
The International Olympic Committee lifts a doping ban against Russia, restoring the country’s rights in full.
Japanese Yuzuru Hanyu says he would like to successfully land a quintuple jump and break the five-spin barrier.
The IOC tried to punish Russia for alleged state-sponsored doping by taking away its flag and anthem. But when the OARs won gold in ice hockey at the 2018 Winter Games, the strange name and Olympic flag fooled nobody, writes DW’s Chuck Penfold.
The White House says any talks with North Korea must lead to an end to its nuclear.
Many of the men and women at the Winter Games will this week return to their jobs and the humdrum of daily life.
Marit Bjoergen lifted Norway top of the final Pyeongchang medals table.
Russian curler Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal after admitting doping.
An image of a giant dove lit up the night sky at the Olympics opening ceremony.
The International Olympic Committee tells its longest-serving member, Dick Pound, he was free to leave.
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is hit by a third doping scandal, casting a dark shadow over the magic on ice.
The prospect of seeing a unified Korean women’s ice hockey team return to action at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
A Russian curler who passed rigorous vetting to attend the Pyeongchang Olympics was hit by a drug case yesterday.
Hirscher masters the jitters that have afflicted Shiffrin and Vonn when he powered to his second Winter Olympics title.
Tennis ace Novak Djokovic has invited French lookalike Winter Olympic champion Pierre Vaultier for a get-together after the snowboard gold medallist noted the resemblance between the two men.
North Korean skaters Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik qualify for today’s pairs final at the Winter Olympics.
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are freezing cold but they might just be the hottest dating spot on the planet right now – no wonder organisers dished out a record 110,000 condoms.