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Momota Wins Men’s World Badminton Title, 1st for Japan

August 6, 2018

Nanjing, China- Kento Momota became the first Japanese man to win a badminton world championship on Sunday, capturing the men’s singles title in Nanjing, China. Momota, seventh in the world rankings, defeated Shi Yuqi of China, ranked third in the

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2 Years to Go: Some Competition Finals May Be Held in Morning

August 5, 2018

Tokyo- The chief of an International Olympic Committee panel says athletes will need to adapt to competition schedules different from the usual at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, suggesting that some finals may be held in the morning. Event schedules

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Japan Amateur Boxing Head Defends Himself over Alleged Misconduct

August 3, 2018

Osaka- The embattled chairman of the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation has come out to make a defense against allegations of subsidy misappropriation and unfair judgement, the latest in a series of sporting scandals in the country. “I can’t accept the

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PH bags 9 golds, finishes 6th in 2018 ASEAN Schools Games

August 2, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR-  Team Philippines ended its 2018 ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) campaign with a total of 36 medals to finish sixth overall among the 10 competing countries on July 26. The country competed in 10 out of 11 events and

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2 Years to Go: Tokyo Police Tightening Waterfront Security ahead of 2020 Games

August 1, 2018

Tokyo- Tokyo police are set to beef up security in waterfront areas of the Japanese capital to prevent terrorist attacks from the sea during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Events for the Tokyo Games are scheduled to take place

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2 Years to Go: Clean Image of Japan Sports Tarnished before Tokyo Games

July 31, 2018

Tokyo- Revelations about a series of doping incidents involving Japanese athletes in recent years have shaken the very foundations of the Japanese sporting world and its reputation for fair play. Many of the doping cases from cycling, swimming, speed skating

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Olympic Flame for 2020 Games to Arrive in Japan at Miyagi

July 31, 2018

Fukushima- Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee, said Monday that the Olympic flame for the 2020 Games will arrive in Japan at Miyagi Prefecture. The announcement was made at a board meeting in J-Village, a

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Japan Falls to 2-0 in Soccer Tournament of Nations

July 30, 2018

East Hartford, Connecticut- Japan lost to Brazil 2-1 in their second match of the Tournament of Nations on Sunday, falling to 2-0 in the four-team women’s international soccer tournament. A stoppage-time goal for sixth-ranked Japan on a header by Rika

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