Japan expands state of emergency due to COVID surgeEmergency measures in Tokyo will be extended until the end of August, after the Olympics as COVID overshadows the games. AP Interview: Japan minister urges young to get vaccinatedTOKYO (AP) — As Olympics host Tokyo saw another record number of coronavirus cases Wednesday, Japan’s vaccination minister said the speed of the country's inoculation campaign is less urgent than getting shots to young people, who some health experts Jamie Lee Curtis says her daughter is transgenderJamie Lee Curtis has proudly shared for the first time that her younger child is a transgender woman. South Korean president to skip Olympics after ‘masturbating’ comment by Japanese diploSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in scrapped plans to attend the Tokyo Summer Olympics and meet Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, his office said Monday – after a senior Japanese diplomat said… Typhoon with winds of up to 129mph to hit Olympics tomorrowBut organisers believe it is 'unlikely to cause much disruption'. First positive COVID tests for athletes in Olympic VillageTwo athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Tokyo Olympic Village, organisers said on Sunday, sparking fears of a larger outbreak just days before kickoff. Carlos Ghosn’s Escape Accomplices Have Been SentencedAn ex-Green Beret and his son pleaded guilty last month to helping the former Nissan CEO flee the country while he was on house arrest. China announces three-child limit in major policy shiftMove follows data showing sharp decline in number of births in world’s most populous country Toyota scraps Tokyo Olympics ads in Japan, despite being banner sponsorWith support for holding the games low among Japan's citizens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Toyota doesn't want to wade any deeper in. Softball gets delayed Olympics under wayAction at the delayed 2020 Olympic Games gets under way in Fukushima, with hosts Japan beating Australia in their opening softball fixture.