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Tokyo: Capital of Japan
Tokyo, officially the Tokyo Metropolis, is the capital and most populous prefecture of Japan. Located at the head of Tokyo Bay, the prefecture forms part of the Kantō region on the central Pacific coast of Japan's main island of Honshu. Tokyo is the political and economic center of the country, as well as the seat of the Emperor of Japan and the national government. As of 2021, the prefecture has an estimated population of 13,960,236. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.393 million residents as of 2020.

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Tokyo summer games: Macron greets olympians & paralympians at Elysée Palace [Video]

Tokyo summer games: Macron greets olympians & paralympians at Elysée Palace

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Sarah Storey: ‘Huge honour’ to be UK’s greatest Paralympian [Video]

Sarah Storey: ‘Huge honour’ to be UK’s greatest Paralympian

Dame Sarah Storey has spoken of the “huge honour” of becoming the UK’s greatest ever Paralympian, after she won three golds at Tokyo 2020 to bring her total to 17. “It’s a lifetime’s..

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Tokyo bids farewell to Paralympics with fireworks display [Video]

Tokyo bids farewell to Paralympics with fireworks display

Tokyo bids a spectacular farewell to the Paralympics with a firework display over the city, as organisers hail the pandemic-delayed Games as the "most important edition" ever

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29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long reflects on the successes of Tokyo 2020 [Video]

29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long reflects on the successes of Tokyo 2020

29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long started as a Paralympian when she was 12 years old and tells CNN’s Selina Wang about her Paralympic journey to Tokyo 2020.

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Tokyo Paralympics 2021 |  India's Finest Ever 5 Gold, 8 Silver and 6 Bronze | Oneindia News [Video]

Tokyo Paralympics 2021 | India's Finest Ever 5 Gold, 8 Silver and 6 Bronze | Oneindia News

Indian athletes have scripted history at the Tokyo Paralympics as they return home with as many as 19 medals. This is the best-ever tally in a single edition of the Paralympics by far. India has bagged..

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Afghan Paralympian beats the odds to compete in Tokyo [Video]

Afghan Paralympian beats the odds to compete in Tokyo

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Tokyo Paralympics: Indian athletes stun on Monday with medal haul! | Oneindia News [Video]

Tokyo Paralympics: Indian athletes stun on Monday with medal haul! | Oneindia News

India started its Monday with a medal haul at the Tokyo paralympic games 2020! Yogesh Kathuniya won silver in men's discus throw. Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh won silver and bronze medals,..

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Bhavinaben Patel clinches silver medal in Table Tennis at Paralympics 2020| Oneindia News [Video]

Bhavinaben Patel clinches silver medal in Table Tennis at Paralympics 2020| Oneindia News

Paddler Bhavinaben Patel wins the silver medal in Table Tennis at the Paralympics 2020 in Tokyo. The 34-year-old Patel's impressive run at the Games ended with a fighting 7-11 5-11 6-11 loss to Zhou, a..

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are putting inclusion and accessibility issues under the microscope in Japan [Video]

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are putting inclusion and accessibility issues under the microscope in Japan

Activists have welcomed the progress made on accessibility and inclusion issues but warn that there is still a long way to go in changing attitudes towards disabled people in Japan.

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Paralympic medallist : 'I don't ever take gold for granted' [Video]

Paralympic medallist : 'I don't ever take gold for granted'

ParalympicsGB's dressage champion Sir Lee Pearson has celebrated the "very, very special achievement" of winning gold in Tokyo with his homebred horse Breezer. Following the pair's victory in Grade..

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Neera Chopra defends Arshad Nadeem, says he did nothing wrong | Oneindia News [Video]

Neera Chopra defends Arshad Nadeem, says he did nothing wrong | Oneindia News

Indian javelin thrower and Tokyo gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has come out in defense of his Pakistani counterpart Arshad Nadeem. Chopra in a video posted on twitter said that Arshad did nothing wrong..

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This US soldier lost a leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq. Now, Melissa Stockwell aims for gold in Tokyo [Video]

This US soldier lost a leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq. Now, Melissa Stockwell aims for gold in Tokyo

Melissa Stockwell is an American two-time Paralympic triathlete, swimmer and former U.S. Army officer. Stockwell lost her left leg when a roadside bomb exploded when she was leading a convoy in..

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ParalympicsGB cyclist 'over the moon' after silver success [Video]

ParalympicsGB cyclist 'over the moon' after silver success

ParalympicsGB cyclist Crystal Lane-Wright has said she is "ecstatic" after winning silver in the C5 3,000m individual pursuit in Tokyo, behind winner Dame Sarah Storey. "I'm over the moon just to be..

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Fireworks mark start of Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games [Video]

Fireworks mark start of Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games

Fireworks light up the sky above Tokyo's National Stadium as the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games kick off, with people gathering outside the stadium, hoping to taste the atmosphere despite being..

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Paralympic flame in Tokyo as virus surges days before opening [Video]

Paralympic flame in Tokyo as virus surges days before opening

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Robot cafe offers new spin on disability inclusion in Tokio [Video]

Robot cafe offers new spin on disability inclusion in Tokio

At a Tokyo cafe, robots are intended to be more than just a gimmick, offering job opportunities for those who cannot work outside their homes. The robots are remotely controlled by disabled people, who..

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Tokyo robot cafe offers new spin on disability inclusion [Video]

Tokyo robot cafe offers new spin on disability inclusion

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A hi-tech repair shop for Paralympians has just opened its doors in Tokyo [Video]

A hi-tech repair shop for Paralympians has just opened its doors in Tokyo

With over 100 specialists staffing the shop, athletes in the Paralympic village can be sure their prosthetics, wheelchairs and other equipment is in mint condition during the Games.

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PM Modi shares ice cream with Sindhu, hosts Indian Oympians after Tokyo success | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi shares ice cream with Sindhu, hosts Indian Oympians after Tokyo success | Oneindia News

PM Narendra Modi today hosted all the Olympians from India who brought laurels for the country at the recently concluded Olympic games in Tokyo. He also fulfilled his promise of having an ice cream..

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Jason and Laura Kenny ‘raced home’ from Tokyo to see son [Video]

Jason and Laura Kenny ‘raced home’ from Tokyo to see son

Team GB’s golden couple have spoken of the “race to get home” to see their young son Albie after Tokyo 2020. Track cyclists Jason and Laura Kenny, who both took home gold medals, said..

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BMX star hails ‘successful’ addition of new Olympic sports [Video]

BMX star hails ‘successful’ addition of new Olympic sports

Team GB's Charlotte Worthington has praised the ‘successful’ addition of new sports such as BMX and skateboarding to the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The BMX freestyle gold medallist said: “These..

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Exiled Olympian: 'People in Belarus are really afraid' [Video]

Exiled Olympian: 'People in Belarus are really afraid'

Kristina Timanovskaya, Belarusian Olympic sprinter turned unlikely dissident gives her account of what happened in Tokyo, her new life in Poland and her message to the people of Belarus and the world

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Neeraj Chopra honored, AFI names August 7th as 'Javelin Throw Day' in India| Oneindia News [Video]

Neeraj Chopra honored, AFI names August 7th as 'Javelin Throw Day' in India| Oneindia News

Federation of India (AFI) decides to name August 7 as 'Javelin Throw Day' in India to honour Neeraj Chopra’s historic gold. Neeraj Chopra made history in Tokyo, becoming the first Indian to win a..

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Defiant Belarus leader shrugs off sanctions [Video]

Defiant Belarus leader shrugs off sanctions

A defiant President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday a Belarusian sprinter defected at the Olympic Games only because she had been "manipulated" by outside forces and shrugged off a coordinated..

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Celebrations as Team GB athletes return from Tokyo [Video]

Celebrations as Team GB athletes return from Tokyo

Athletes who represented Great Britain arrive at Heathrow Airport, London following the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.Includes Jason Kenny, Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald.

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Tokyo Paralympics: Two-time champion Jonnie Peacock wins joint bronze in T64 100m

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Tokyo Paralympics: GB cyclists continue Tokyo medal haul on day two

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Tokyo Paralympics: : Tully Kearney takes silver in dramatic 200m freestyle final

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Tokyo Paralympics: Day-by-day guide to key events, big stars and British medal hopes

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