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INTERVIEW: Koike vows barrier-free city legacy for 2020 Tokyo Games

July 18, 2019

Tokyo–Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike expressed Wednesday her hopes of leaving a barrier-free city as a legacy of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, about a year before the quadrennial sporting event. “In 2035, one out of three people in

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2019 Artistic swimming world championships

July 18, 2019

Japan’s team compete in the free combination artistic swimming event during the 2019 World Championships at Yeomju Gymnasium in Gwangju on July 18, 2019. (Photo by François-Xavier MARIT / AFP) Jiji Press

Road to Tokyo 2020: Hotels slow to introduce barrier-free rooms

July 12, 2019

Tokyo–Hotel operators in Tokyo have been slow to respond to the calls from the Japanese and Tokyo metropolitan governments to step up the introduction of barrier-free guest rooms ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in the Japanese capital, leading

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Road to Tokyo 2020: Track athletes train for blistering heat

July 12, 2019

Tokyo–With just over a year to go until the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, marathon and racewalking athletes are entering the final stages of training with a focus on coping with the scorching summer heat. The Japan

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TTF World Tour Australia Open 2019

July 12, 2019

Miu Hirano (L) of Japan and Saki Shibata of Japan (R) in action in the Women’s Doubles quarterfinals match one against Chen Meng of China and Wang Manyu of China during the ITTF World Tour Australia Open 2019 in Geelong,

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Artistic Swimming 2019 World Championship

July 12, 2019

Japan’s Yukiko Inui competes in the solo technical artistic swimming event during the 2019 World Championships at Yeomju Gymnasium in Gwangju on July 12, 2019. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP)Jiji Press

Artistic Swimming 2019 World Championship

July 12, 2019

Japan’s Yukiko Inui and Japan’s Megumu Yoshida compete in the duet technical artistic swimming event during the 2019 World Championships at Yeomju Gymnasium in Gwangju on July 12, 2019. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP) Jiji Press

ITTF World Tour Australia Open 2019

July 12, 2019

Kasumi Ishikawa of Japan in action in the Women’s Singles Quarterfinal match against Chen Meng of China during the ITTF World Tour Australia Open 2019 in Geelong, Australia, 12 July 2019. Ishikawa of Japan won the Women’s Singles Quarters Final

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