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Figure Skater Hanyu Receives People’s Honor Award

July 2, 2018

Tokyo- Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu received the Japanese government’s People’s Honor Award on Monday. Hanyu, 23, appeared at the award ceremony, held at the prime minister’s office, dressed in a traditional hakama made of textiles from his

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Retired Olympic Figure Skating Medalist Takahashi Coming Back

July 2, 2018

Tokyo- Olympic figure skating medalist Daisuke Takahashi, who retired in 2014, said Sunday he will return to competition this autumn. He aims to make a comeback at the Kinki regional championships in October and seek a berth for the national

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150 Years of Japan-U.S. Baseball History Being Traced in Washington

July 1, 2018

Washington- An exhibition to trace the 150-year history of Japan-U.S. baseball ties has been held at the Japan Information & Culture Center of the Japanese embassy in Washington. The main purpose of the event, which runs through Aug. 10, is

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Nihon Univ. Panel Finds Coaches Responsible for Dangerous Tackle

July 1, 2018

Tokyo- A third-party panel set up by Nihon University found Friday former head coach Masato Uchida and former assistant coach Tsutomu Inoue responsible for a dangerous tackle by a member of the Japanese university’s American football team. Uchida and Inoue

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Japan’s World Cup Progress Stirs Up Mixed Feelings among Supporters

July 1, 2018

Volgograd, Russia- Supporters of Japan’s national soccer team revealed mixed feelings when they saw the team, nicknamed Samurai Blue, advance to the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia after “willfully” losing its final Group H match with

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Japan Reaches World Cup Last 16 despite Defeat to Poland

June 29, 2018

Volgograd, Russia- Japan narrowly progressed to the last 16 at the FIFA World Cup in Russia despite its 1-0 defeat to Poland in their final match in Group H on Thursday. It is the third time for the Samurai Blue

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IOC’s Bach May Meet with Abe in Tokyo over N. Korea

June 22, 2018

Lausanne, Switzerland- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Thursday indicated the possibility of having talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mainly on North Korea. Speaking to some media organizations, Bach said such a meeting may be held when

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2020 Tokyo Games to Be Fully Powered by Renewable Energy

June 22, 2018

Tokyo- The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee aims to fully power the games with renewable energy under its plan to help realize a sustainable society through the quadrennial events. The electricity used at all venues will be derived

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