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Ikee determined to overcome leukemia

February 14, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee expressed on Wednesday her strong determination to fight and overcome leukemia and come back, after she revealed the previous day that she has been diagnosed with the disease. Thanking messages of encouragement and support from many

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3 Japanese dancers win prizes at Lausanne Ballet Competition

February 11, 2019

Lausanne, Switzerland, Feb. 9 (Jiji Press)–Japan’s Sumina Sasaki won the third prize at this year’s Prix de Lausanne, a prestigious international competition for young ballet dancers, on Saturday. Two other Japanese dancers, Yu Wakizuka and Mio Sumiyama, came to fourth

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USA Figure Skating Four Continents

February 11, 2019

Shoma Uno (L) of Japan wins the men’s competition in the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, with Boyang Jin (L) of China taking second, and Vincent Zhou (R) of the United States, coming in third, at the Honda Center in

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Briefing starts for volunteer applicants for 2020 Tokyo Games

February 9, 2019

Tokyo–The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, and the Tokyo metropolitan government kicked off on Saturday briefing sessions and interviews for people applying to volunteer in the quadrennial events. The briefing and interview venue, which is capable

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USA Figure skating Four Continents

February 9, 2019

Rika Kihira (C) of Japan takes the gold medal, Elizabeth Tursynbaeva (L) of Kazakhstan gets the silver medal and Man Mihara (R) of Japan wins the bronze medal in the Women’s Four Continents Figure Skating Championships at the Honda Center

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2020 Tokyo games committee likely to secure enough metals for medals

February 8, 2019

Tokyo–The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics said Friday that it is likely to secure enough recycled metals to create medals for the quadrennial games. The committee started to collect metals from end-of-life mobile phones and small

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3 Options eyed to ease traffic jams during Tokyo games

February 7, 2019

Tokyo–Three options, including a surcharge, have been proposed to ease traffic jams on metropolitan expressways during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The Tokyo metropolitan government and the Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee presented the ideas at a meeting of

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Tokyo Olympic ticket prices unveiled

January 31, 2019

Tokyo–The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics unveiled Olympic ticket prices Wednesday, including the maximum price of 130,000 yen for the men’s 100-meter sprint final. The committee also said it will accept applications for ticket lotteries on

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