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December 13, 2018

China, Guangzhou — Kenji Momota respond to cheers by starting a white star in men’s singles. Jiji Press

December 13, 2018

Professional baseball. Contract renewal Tokyo Minato-ku–Yakult’s Ishiyama Yasuki pitcher. Jiji Press

Sumo Wrestler Takanoiwa to Retire after Assault

December 7, 2018

Tokyo–Sumo wrestler Takanoiwa plans to retire to take responsibility for his assault on a lower-ranked stablemate, it was learned Friday. Takanoiwa, 28, a rank-and-file maegashira wrestler in the highest sumo division of makuuchi, was the victim of a separate assault

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Tokyo Marathon Entry Fees to Be Hiked for Higher Security Costs

December 6, 2018

Tokyo–The Tokyo Marathon Foundation decided at an executive meeting on Thursday to raise fees for joining the annual marathon race in the Japanese capital, beginning in 2020, in order to cover higher security costs. Since a terrorist bomb attack on

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Putin Invited to Japan for 2019 World Judo Championships

December 6, 2018

Tokyo–Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has proposed Russian President Vladimir Putin visit Japan next summer during the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, an aide to Abe said Wednesday. At their meeting in Argentina last week, Abe invited Putin, who holds a

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INTERVIEW: Ohtani Voices Desire to Play in World Series

December 5, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani has expressed a desire to play in the World Series, after his successful major league rookie season with the Los Angeles Angels. Speaking in an interview with Jiji Press in Tokyo on Tuesday, the two-way

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Applications for Tokyo Games Tourist Volunteers Top Target

December 5, 2018

Tokyo–The number of applicants for volunteer jobs to provide tourist information at airports and train stations during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics has topped the target of 20,000, the metropolitan government said Tuesday. The metropolitan government started accepting applications

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EXCLUSIVE: Tokyo Olympic Marathon Start to Be Moved Up

December 4, 2018

Tokyo –The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is planning to move up the starting time of marathon events by an hour to 6 a.m. due to concerns about the impacts of summer heat on athletes’ health, according to

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