Japan wrestling official accused of harassment

Mar 1, 2018

A senior official of the Japan Wrestling Federation has been accused of harassing four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho by interfering with her training

Germany, Canada lead in 2-man bobsled, US struggles

Feb 18, 2018

Germany leads, Canada in second, and the U.S. struggling at the midway point of the Olympic two-man bobsled race

The Latest: Shaun White's Olympic gold a highlight of Day 5

Feb 14, 2018

The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for American snowboarder Shaun White and a second consecutive gold medal in doubles luge for German duo Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt

At the #metoo Olympics, organizers confront sexual abuse

Feb 12, 2018

The winter Olympics in Pyeongchang arrives amid the revolution in women's rights that has brought down American celebrities, politicians and the entire board of U.S.A Gymnastics

Alibaba launches 1st Olympic project as IOC sponsor

Feb 10, 2018

The Alibaba Group has launched its first Olympic project at the Pyeongchang Olympics after paying hundreds of millions last year to become a top-tier sponsor of the IOC

Tweet from speedskater's account rips flagbearer coin toss

Feb 8, 2018

Tweet from speedskater Shani Davis' account rips coin toss used to choose U.S. flagbearer

China orders microblog operators to tighten censorship

Feb 2, 2018

Chinese microblog operators have been ordered by regulators to tighten censorship after the most popular service was criticized for failing to block prohibited material

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

YouTube punishes star blogger over apparent suicide post

Jan 11, 2018

YouTube says it has punished well-known blogger Logan Paul over a video that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest that is said to be a suicide spot

Japan's Emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

Dec 1, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019, in Japan's first such abdication in about 200 years

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