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Tennis star Osaka lights flame as COVID-hit Tokyo Olympics open

TOKYO: Japan’s global superstar Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron to mark the start of Tokyo 2020, in an opening ceremony overshadowed by a pandemic but defined by hope, tradition and gestures of diversity. Postponed by a year due to

Naomi Osaka, Kylie Minogue, Priyanka Chopra among winners at Glamour Awards

LONDON: Frontline workers for Britain’s National Health Service, tennis player Naomi Osaka and designer Vivienne Westwood were among those honoured at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards, in a virtual event which paid tribute to those who have sought

Tennis star Osaka becomes highest-paid female athlete

NEW YORK: Tennis star Naomi Osaka earned $37.4 million last year, a record for a female athlete, surpassing American great Serena Williams. According to the coveted Forbes magazine, the previous record was fellow tennis player Maria Sharapova’s $29.7 million in