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1st Meeting Held for Tokyo Olympics “Host Towns”

June 7, 2018

Tokyo- A first meeting for the leaders of Japanese municipalities registered as “host towns” to welcome guests from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics participant nations was held at the prime minister’s office on Wednesday. In the meeting, Shunichi Suzuki,

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Ex-Football Coach Quits Nihon Univ. Board

June 2, 2018

Tokyo- Masato Uchida, former coach of Nihon University’s American football team, has resigned as a member of the Japanese university’s board over a controversial personal foul by a member of the team, the university said Friday. Uchida, 62, Wednesday offered

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Ohtani Becomes Most Favorite Athlete in Japan

June 2, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese major leaguer Shohei Ohtani became the most favorite athlete in Japan this year for the first time, a survey showed Friday. Ohtani, a Los Angeles Angels pitcher and designated hitter, replaced another Japanese major leaguer Ichiro Suzuki, according

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Figure Skating Champ Hanyu to Get People’s Honor Award

June 1, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese government on Friday decided to give the People’s Honor Award to two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu. Hanyu, 23, won the gold medal at two consecutive Olympics, in the 2014 Sochi Games in Russia and the

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2020 Olympic Marathon Route to Tour Tokyo Landmarks

May 31, 2018

Tokyo- The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games announced Thursday the course for the marathon event in the Olympics, which will give runners a glimpse of some of the major tourist spots in the Japanese capital.

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Nihon Univ. Football Player Says He Takes Punishment Seriously

May 31, 2018

Tokyo- The Nihon University American football player, who has been suspended over a violent hit, said Wednesday that he takes the disciplinary measure seriously. On Tuesday, the Phoenix defensive player and the entire team were suspended for the 2018 season

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Tochinoshin Promoted to 2nd-Highest Sumo Rank

May 30, 2018

Tokyo- The Japan Sumo Association decided on Wednesday to promote Tochinoshin to the second-highest rank of ozeki from sekiwake from the upcoming Nagoya grand sumo tournament in July. The 30-year-old from Georgia is the 11th ozeki born outside Japan and

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Ex-Nihon University Coaches Expelled from Football

May 30, 2018

Tokyo- The board of the Kantoh Collegiate Football Association on Tuesday decided to expel two former coaches of Nihon University’s American football team over a violent hit by one of its players. The two, who received the harshest penalty the

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