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Tokyo Olympics paves the way for sport climbers

A Durban teenager will represent South Africa, when the code makes its debut at the Games in July

‘Wrong side of history’: Caster Semenya’s CAS appeal shot down

South Africa’s star Olympic athlete may well have run out of legal options after latest loss in Swiss tribunal

Olympics halt good for everyone

They took time, but the International Olympic Committee have finally done the responsible thing and postponed Tokyo 2020

Fear and uncertainty grip sports due to Covid-19 outbreak

Bankruptcy? Quarantine centres? SA’s sporting bodies are facing their greatest-ever challenge

Develop the Advanced Manufacturing Institute to increase SA’s competitiveness

The institute should develop products that are applicable to different industries, such as 3D-imaging and self-driving cars

Local skater sets sights on Tokyo

Jean-marc Johannes already holds two Guinness World records and is striving to be among the first skateboarders representing their countries at the Olympics in the sport’s debut at the 2020 Games

What would an Olympics cancellation cost Japan?

Japan has a diversified economy not heavily reliant on tourism. But with domestic spending already weak, the hit from a cancellation could ripple through and further depress local purchasing.

Indonesia seizes half-a-million masks amid coronavirus panic buying

Authorities were questioning two people after a raid at a warehouse in satellite city Tangerang, where nearly 600 000 surgical masks were found

Two South Africans infected on coronavirus-hit Japanese cruise ship

Government was alerted that 12 South Africans were among the crew members on board the ship only at the end of their quarantine

Cherry blossoms prompt full-blown scandal for Japan’s PM

It's the latest headache for Japan's longest-serving premier, who has already weathered two cronyism scandals in recent years

If rot starts at the top, so too must hope begin with leadership

Deteriorating governance fuels inequality. But they also hold the key to a better fortune for all

Woman sues Tokyo medical schools over discrimination

Last year it emerged that medical universities had routinely altered the admissions test scores of applicants to keep some of them out

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn pays bail, set to leave Japan cell

The tycoon is expected to walk out of the custody centre in Toyko after the court rejected a last-ditch appeal from prosecutors to block his release

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn makes fresh bail request

The former high-flying executive has been in detention since his shock November 19 arrest, and has tried repeatedly without success to secure bail

Carlos Ghosn’s lead defence lawyer resigns

There was no immediate explanation as to why the attorneys, who include lead lawyer Motonari Otsuru, were leaving Ghosn's defence team

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