Monday, January 25, 2021
Olympians fear Tokyo Games could spread virusJanuary 24, 2021 Japanese athletes expecting to participate in the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games fear the sports extravaganza could end up exacerbating the novel coronavirus pandemic, posing an added risk to themselves as well as fans, an Asahi Shimbun poll shows.
COVID-19 cases in Tokyo fall below 1,000 for 1st time in 12 daysJanuary 24, 2021 Tokyo reported 986 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Jan. 24, the first time in 12 days for the daily figure to drop below the 1,000-level, the metropolitan government said.
Daieisho wins 1st career victory, beating all above his rankJanuary 24, 2021 Rank-and-file Daieisho clinched his first career victory at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 24 in a race marked by no-shows due to the COVID-19 pandemic and disappointing performances by high-ranked competitors.
Historians describe the Nomonhan Incident, a little-known 1939 Japan-Soviet border conflict, as the starting point of World War II.
A mother of two sons recounts the days when she lived with the novel coronavirus.
The Asahi Shimbun aims “to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” through its Gender Equality Declaration.
Let’s explore the Japanese capital from the viewpoint of wheelchair users and people with disabilities with Barry Joshua Grisdale.