Members of Japan's women's Tokyo 2020 Olympic volleyball team. Along with table tennis and hockey, volleyball is set to be one of the sports at the 2024 Paris Games in which Japan's female players will don new uniforms that help protect them against secret photography while they compete.
Jul 16, 2024
New uniforms to help protect athletes against secret photography
The clothes will be used by Japanese athletes in volleyball, table tennis and hockey at the Paris Games.
Paris La Defense Arena will host swimming events during the 2024 Paris Olympics.
OLYMPICS / Swimming
Jul 16, 2024
World Aquatics to strengthen testing of Chinese swimmers at Games
The first aquatics events of the Paris Games are set to take place on July 27.
Mai Tarumi, who previously volunteered at the postponed Tokyo Olympics in 2021, has a travel budget of ¥1 million for her trip to volunteer at the Paris Games.
Jul 14, 2024
She’s paying ¥1 million to help behind the scenes at the Paris Olympics
While news sites have suggested that being a volunteer is a way to attend the Games for “free,” that doesn’t apply to international volunteers like Mai Tarumi.
Japanese athletes during a send-off ceremony for the upcoming Paris Games, in Tokyo on July 5.
Jul 13, 2024
Mental health experts to join Japan delegation at Paris Olympics
It will be the first Summer Olympics during which such experts, called "welfare officers," will accompany Japanese athletes.
Japanese businessman Kazunori Takishima, seen at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, has attended four Summer Games and four Winter Games since his first in 2006.
Jul 12, 2024
Japanese superfan with Olympic-sized wallet eager to make new memories in Paris
The 48-year-old Tokyo native spends large chunks of his disposable income on Olympic tickets.
The Clippers' Kawhi Leonard will skip the Paris Olympics to focus on his preparations for the upcoming NBA season.
OLYMPICS / Basketball
Jul 11, 2024
Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Olympics; Derrick White added to Team USA roster
Celtics guard Derrick White will play for Team USA in place of the Clippers star.
Russian Andrey Rublev holds his gold medal on the podium after the Tokyo Olympic mixed doubles competition in August 2021. Rublev declined an invitation to the Paris Games.
Jul 11, 2024
List of Russian athletes for Paris Games continues to shrink
Athletes from Russia and Belarus, Moscow's closest ally in the 2022 invasion of Ukraine, are barred from the Paris Games unless they compete as neutrals.


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