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Ohtani Looks Back on Rookie Season in MLB as “Good”

November 22, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani said Thursday that his rookie season in Major League Baseball was “good.” Speaking at a press conference in the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, Ohtani, who came back to Japan on Wednesday, said he

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Myanmar Wushu Taolu World Cup

November 18, 2018

Myanmar-(Left to right) Silver medallist Tomoya Okawa of Japan, gold medallist Wong Son Wong of Malaysia and bronze medalist Muhammad Daffa Golden of Indonesia celebrate during the award giving ceremony of Men’ Qiangshu at the 2nd Wushu Taolu World Cup

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Otoguro Becomes Japan’s Youngest Male World Wrestling Champion

October 23, 2018

Budapest- Takuto Otoguro won the final in the men’s freestyle 65-kilogram class at the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest on Monday, becoming Japan’s youngest world champion in men’s wrestling, including the Olympics. The wrestler aged 19 years and 10 months

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Table Tennis Star Fukuhara Announces Retirement

October 22, 2018

Tokyo- Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara, a four-time Olympian for Japan, announced her decision to retire from competition on her blog Sunday. “I’ve come to feel that I’ve fulfilled my mission as a player,” said the 29-year-old two-time Olympic medalist.

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Fukushima City, Towns Hold Relay to Attract 2020 Olympic Flame

October 15, 2018

Iwaki, Fukushima Pref.- Some 100 children in three coastal municipalities in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, have held a torch relay to demonstrate the local communities’ bid to host the torch relay for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Local residents gave applauds

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Watanabe Becomes 2nd Incumbent Japanese IOC Member

October 11, 2018

Buenos Aires- Morinari Watanabe became the second incumbent Japanese member of the International Olympic Committee in a vote in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. Watanabe, 59, president of the International Gymnastics Federation, is also the 14th Japanese IOC member since the

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Refugee Team to Participate in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

October 10, 2018

Buenos Aires- The International Olympic Committee decided at a general meeting in Buenos Aires on Tuesday that a refugee team will be formed to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, following the first such initiative in the 2016 Games in

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EXCLUSIVE: Start May Be Moved Up for Tokyo Olympic Rowing Events

October 10, 2018

Buenos Aires- The organizing committee of the Tokyo Olympics is considering moving up the starting time of rowing events in the 2020 Games by up to one hour to 8:30 a.m., Jiji Press learned Monday. The World Rowing Federation, or

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