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Japan defeats Colombia in World Cup opener

June 20, 2018

Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in their Group H opening match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia on Tuesday. The Samurai Blue became the first Asian team to win a World Cup game against a South American side. Japan was

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Toyota Wins Le Mans 24 Hours on 20th Try

June 18, 2018

Le Mans, France- Toyota Motor Corp. has finally won the Le Mans 24 Hours race, an achievement that came at the Japanese automaker’s 20th attempt to grab the prestigious endurance competition title. Moreover, Toyota Gazoo Racing’s two TSO50 hybrid cars

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Shigakkan Univ. Wrestling Coach Sakae Fired

June 18, 2018

Tokyo- Shigakkan University said Sunday it has fired Kazuhito Sakae as head coach of the Japanese university’s wrestling team. The dismissal came as no improvement has been seen in his coaching attitude, said Kuniko Tanioka, president of the university, based

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Japan Gender Equality Report Highlights Female Athlete Health

June 15, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese government took up health problems female athletes face, such as amenorrhea and osteoporosis, in an annual gender equality report released Friday. The white paper said 16.7 pct of the surveyed female collegiate athletes who play gymnastics, rhythmic

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Ex-Wresting Coach Sakae Apologizes for Abuse of Power

June 14, 2018

Tokyo- Kazuhito Sakae, former chief of the Japan Wrestling Federation’s training headquarters, apologized on Thursday for his abuse of power against four-time Olympic gold medalist Kaori Icho. Sakae was meeting with reporters in Tokyo. It was the first time for

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Special Gym Built in Tokyo’s Daiba ahead of 2020 Paralympics

June 14, 2018

Tokyo- A gymnasium dedicated for disabled athletes aiming to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games has been completed in Tokyo’s Daiba waterfront district, great news particularly for wheelchair athletes, although the use of the new facility will be limited

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2020 Tokyo Olympic Committee Sets Ticket Prices

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee has drafted a plan to set ticket prices between 2,000 yen for competition events and 300,000 yen for the opening ceremony, it was learned Tuesday. The price plan for the general

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Head Coach Akira Nishino in preparation for 2018 Fifa World Cup, Friendly Soccer Match

June 9, 2018

Switzerland- Japan’s Head Coach Akira Nishino, top right, an international friendly soccer match in preparation for the upcoming 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia between Switzerland and Japan at the Cornaredo stadium in Lugano, Switzerland, Friday, 08 June 2018. EPA-Jiji

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