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2 Years to Go: 2020 Games Biggest Driving Force for Japan

August 10, 2018

Tokyo- Toshiaki Endo, vice president of the organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, sees the quadrennial sporting events as the “biggest driving force” for Japan. More than half a century has passed since the previous Tokyo Olympic

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Pan Pacific Swimming Championships 2018

August 10, 2018

(From Left) Silver medallist Japan’s swimmer Ryosuke Irie, golde medallist US swimmer Ryan Murphy and bronze medallist Australia’s swimmer Mitchell Larkin pose on the podium of the 100m backstroke men final of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships 2018 in Tokyo,

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Japan Amateur Boxing Head Resigns over Scandals

August 8, 2018

Osaka- Amid subsidy and other scandals, Japan Amateur Boxing Federation head Akira Yamane announced his resignation on Wednesday. “I resign today,” Yamane, 78, told a press conference in Osaka. “As the chairman of the group, I feel sorry for athletes

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2 Years to Go: Govt Boosting Health Support for Female Athletes

August 7, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese government is boosting medical and other assistance to female athletes with health problems, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Existing support measures for athletes suffering from amenorrhea, osteoporosis and other problems resulting from strenuous training

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Momota Wins Men’s World Badminton Title, 1st for Japan

August 6, 2018

Nanjing, China- Kento Momota became the first Japanese man to win a badminton world championship on Sunday, capturing the men’s singles title in Nanjing, China. Momota, seventh in the world rankings, defeated Shi Yuqi of China, ranked third in the

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2 Years to Go: Some Competition Finals May Be Held in Morning

August 5, 2018

Tokyo- The chief of an International Olympic Committee panel says athletes will need to adapt to competition schedules different from the usual at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, suggesting that some finals may be held in the morning. Event schedules

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Japan Amateur Boxing Head Defends Himself over Alleged Misconduct

August 3, 2018

Osaka- The embattled chairman of the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation has come out to make a defense against allegations of subsidy misappropriation and unfair judgement, the latest in a series of sporting scandals in the country. “I can’t accept the

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PH bags 9 golds, finishes 6th in 2018 ASEAN Schools Games

August 2, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR-  Team Philippines ended its 2018 ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) campaign with a total of 36 medals to finish sixth overall among the 10 competing countries on July 26. The country competed in 10 out of 11 events and

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