Pandemic-hit Tokyo Olympics open in low-key ceremony without fans | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Pandemic-hit Tokyo Olympics open in low-key ceremony without fans | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: The Tokyo Olympics were declared open in an eerily empty stadium on Friday after defying a year’s pandemic delay and lingering coronavirus threats that will make them perhaps the most unusual Games in history. Japan’s Emperor Naruhito made the announcement against the backdrop of thousands of vacant seats at Tokyo’s 68,000-capacity Olympic Stadium, after … Read more

No fans, fewer athletes: Tokyo Olympics set for unusual opening ceremony | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

No fans, fewer athletes: Tokyo Olympics set for unusual opening ceremony | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: One of the strangest Olympics in history will get off to an equally unusual start when the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony takes place in front of thousands of empty seats on Friday. Just 1,000 dignitaries will be present at the 68,000-seat Olympic Stadium for the traditional extravaganza, usually a time of celebration for the … Read more

MS Dhoni Sports New Look, Fans Go Crazy Over ‘Fit’ CSK Captain! See Latest Pics

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s presence always makes an impact as fans go crazy on seeing the Chennai Super Kings captain in the flesh. The former India skipper was seen with a whole new look, where Dhoni is ‘fit’ and is also now sporting a new beard. Images have emerged on social media which … Read more

England vs India: Rohit Sharma’s Tweet In Hindi Sends Fans Into A Frenzy | Cricket News

ENG vs IND: Rohit Sharma practices during a training session in Durham.© Twitter Rohit Sharma took to social media to update fans about his training ahead of India’s upcoming five-match Test series against England. The opening batsman is currently in Durham gearing up for the visitors’ upcoming friendly warm-up match against County Select … Read more

Michael Vaughan, Pakistan Fans Hail ‘Unpredictably Brilliant’ Team

Babar Azam plays a shot during first T20I. (Twitter) Pakistan, after getting battered in the ODI series against England, made a comeback and registered a win in the first T20I on Friday. The 31-run win gave Pakistan much to cheer about, and to their fans too. Former England skipper Michael Vaughan and West Indian Ian … Read more

As Crackdown Looms, South Korea’s Defiant Cryptocurrency Fans Dig In

Cryptocurrency Trading Faces Strict Crackdown in China as Beijing Doubles Down on Rooting Out Digital Coins

Yun Hae-ri, a 26-year-old South Korean cryptocurrency investor, has seen the value of a coin named Metadium nearly wiped out since she bought it in April. Like many South Korean retail investors, Yun has thousands of won in smaller cryptocurrencies, seen as alternatives to Bitcoin, which have plummeted in value as regulators crack down on … Read more

We all regret no fans at Tokyo Olympics, says Thomas Bach | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

We all regret no fans at Tokyo Olympics, says Thomas Bach | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: The Tokyo Olympics will have a different feel with spectators banned from the venues due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday promised athletes a global digital audience of billions. On Thursday, Tokyo Games organisers decided the July 23-August 8 Olympics would take place without spectators as … Read more

Qualcomm Ties Up With Asus to Launch a Special Phone for Loyal Fans

Qualcomm Launches ‘Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders’ in Partnership With Asus: Price, Specifications

Qualcomm on Thursday launched its first smartphone in collaboration with Asus. Dubbed “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders,” the premium phone is designed specifically for the company’s loyalty programme called Snapdragon Insiders that was launched in March. It comes with top-notch specifications that include Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, 144Hz AMOLED display, and 512GB of onboard storage. The … Read more

Japan to declare COVID-19 emergency for Tokyo as it mulls Olympics without fans | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Japan to declare COVID-19 emergency for Tokyo as it mulls Olympics without fans | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: Japan is set to declare a state of emergency for Tokyo that will run through its hosting of the Olympics to try to contain a new wave of coronavirus infections, a key minister said on Thursday, as organisers consider banning all spectators from the Games. The move is the latest blow to the troubled … Read more

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