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Tokyo Olympic Torch Relay to Start in Fukushima on March 26, 2020

July 12, 2018

Tokyo- The torch relay for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will start in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 26 of that year, the organizing committee of the games announced on Thursday. The relay will take place over a period of

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Fukushima’s J-Village Soccer Center to Be Used toward Olympics

July 9, 2018

Fukushima- The Japanese government plans to actively use the J-Village national soccer center in Fukushima Prefecture toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as a symbol of postdisaster reconstruction. The facility is set to reopen on July 28, after being

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16-Year-Old Japanese Pitcher Signs Minor League Contract with Royals

July 9, 2018

Osaka- The Kansas City Royals have agreed to sign a 16-year-old Japanese pitcher Kaito Yuki, who graduated from a junior high school only months ago, to a minor league contract. Yuki is the youngest Japanese baseball player to ink a

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Nishino to Step Down as Coach of Japan National Soccer Team

July 6, 2018

Narita, Chiba Pref.- Akira Nishino, who led the Japanese national soccer team to the last 16 at the FIFA World Cup in Russia as its coach, will step down from the post once his current term expires at the end

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Japan’s Captain Hasebe Retires from National Soccer Team

July 4, 2018

Kazan, Russia- Japanese soccer player Makoto Hasebe, who led Japan in the FIFA World Cup in Russia as team captain, has announced his retirement from the Japanese national squad. The 34-year-old midfielder, who currently plays for Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany’s

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S. Korean Basketball Players Arrive in Pyongyang

July 3, 2018

Seoul- South Korean athletes arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday to take part in inter-Korean friendly basketball matches. The matches will be held as part of sports exchange activities between the two Koreas. The 50 male and female basketball players are part

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Australian basketball team leaves Philippines

July 3, 2018

The Australian basketball team who were involved in a brawl with the Philippines during their FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifier match on Monday left Tuesday afternoon on board Philippine Airlines. The Australian cagers were assisted by Australian Embassy staff upon entering Ninoy

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Japan Fails to Reach World Cup Last Eight

July 3, 2018

Rostov-on-Don, Russia- Japan failed to reach the quarterfinals at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, after allowing Belgium’s come-from-behind win at their knockout-round match in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Monday. After the scoreless first half, the Samurai Blue’s Genki Haraguchi shook

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