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Tokyo Games depriving locals of opportunities for sports, biz events

January 27, 2020

Tokyo–Renovation work to turn facilities in the Tokyo metropolitan area into venues for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics has been making it difficult for people and companies to find places for sporting and business events. Renovation work began in

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Palace saddened by death of NBA great Kobe Bryant

January 27, 2020

Malacanang has extended its condolences to the family, friends, and fans of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo described Bryant as being “well-loved by his Filipino fans.” “The Office of the President is saddened after

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Fans mourn death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

January 27, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant fans gather at LA Live across the street from Staples Center, home of the NBA Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles, California, USA, 26 January 2020. According to media reports former US basketball player Kobe

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Monument of Olympic rings shines in Tokyo Bay

January 25, 2020

Tokyo–A massive monument featuring the five Olympic rings in Tokyo Bay was lit up at a ceremony on Friday, six months before the start of the games. The rings shone in five colors and some 600 fireworks decorated the sky

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Hydrogen fuel to be used for Tokyo Games cauldron, relay torch

January 25, 2020

Tokyo–Hydrogen fuel will be used for the cauldron for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and the torch for the relay, the games’ organizing committee said Friday. The use of hydrogen fuel, which emits no carbon dioxide, is aimed at

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Olympic facilities almost complete 6 months before opening

January 24, 2020

Tokyo–With the Tokyo Olympics six months away, construction of related facilities is almost complete, including the new National Stadium, the main venue, and residential buildings in the Athletes’ Village in the Japanese capital’s Harumi district. Announcements of who will be

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Uniforms for Japanese olympians, paralympians unveiled

January 23, 2020

Tokyo–Japan on Thursday unveiled uniforms that will be worn by Japanese athletes during the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer and other ceremonies related to the sporting events. It is the first time that the same

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PHOTO: Australian Open Grand Slam

January 21, 2020

Nao Hibino of Japan in action during her women’s singles first round match against Peng Shuai of China at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 21 January 2020. EPA/FRANCIS MALASIG Jiji Press