Mascots and javelin carriers: Tokyo adds robots to Olympic roster

A robot called Erica (right), created by Japan’s Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories, conducting an interview. (AFP pic) TOKYO: A roster of Olympic robots that will do everything from welcoming visitors to transporting javelins has been unveiled as Tokyo works to showcase Japanese technology at next year’s Summer Games. Japan hopes the 2020 Olympics will be a […]

FIFA’s African football takeover plan set for court challenge

CAF is in crisis following corruption allegations against Ahmad which he has denied. (AFP pic) CAPE TOWN: FIFA’s plan to take over the running of African football is set to face a possible roadblock with an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) saying he will challenge the decision in court. Hasan […]