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2019 World Championships Women’s 100 meter backstroke event

July 22, 2019

USA’s Olivia Smoliga, USA’s Kathleen Baker and Japan’s Natsumi Sakai compete in a heat for the women’s 100m backstroke event during the swimming competition at the 2019 World Championships at Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center in Gwangju, South Korea, on

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International CSI Ascona Equestrian

July 22, 2019

Karen Polle of Japan on With Wings competes during the International CSI Ascona Equestrian event in Ascona, Switzerland, 21 July 2019. EPA/SAMUEL GOLAY Jiji Press

Pacquiao captures WBA super welter title by split decision over Thurman

July 21, 2019

Manny Pacquiao edged Keith Thurman with a split decision to capture the W0rld Boxing Association ( WBA) super welterweight division title on Saturday night in Las Vegas. It was the 62nd win by Pacquiao against seven losses and two draws.

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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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