July 27, Tuesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. The Japanese pair won the table tennis mixed doubles on Monday, earning Japan’s first Olympic gold medal in that sport.
2. UNESCO has added a cluster of archaeological sites dotted across the northern Japanese prefectures of Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate and Akita to its list of World Cultural Heritage sites. 3. Tropical storm Napartak is likely to make landfall on the Pacific coast of northern Japan on Wednesday.