Nikkei gives back some gains, BOJ awaited

TOKYO, April 27 Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Thursday, giving back some of this week's gains as sentiment soured on Wall Street losses and wary investors awaited the Bank of Japan's policy decision. The Nikkei was down 0.2 percent at 19,243.76 ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo overcomes setbacks in 2020 Games

TOKYO — With just over three years to go, sports administrators from around the world are already visiting Tokyo to check on the city's Olympic preparations for the 2020 Games. While Tokyo has had to overcome some initial setbacks, such as the delay of ... ( read original story ...)