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Japan swimming gets sinking feeling over morning finals

Added: 20.07.2018 8:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

The Japanese Swimming Federation (JSF) has expressed disappointment that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule is likely to cater for U.S. audiences, depriving local television viewers a chance to watch finals in a prime-time slot.


Heat wave has Tokyo residents concerned about Olympics

Added: 20.07.2018 7:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

A deadly heat wave in Japan has many residents in the Japanese capital questioning the wisdom of staging the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in July and August


Tokyo 2020 needs foreign help: IOC's Coates

Added: 20.07.2018 5:19 | 12 views | 0 comments

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has said 2020 Tokyo Games organizers must seek foreign expertise in sports where the country has little tradition or experience.


Images from the 1995 Tokyo Sarin attack

Added: 19.07.2018 17:31 | 3 views | 0 comments

Pictures of Japan's worst terrorist incident and the doomsday group behind the attack.

Tags: Japan, Tokyo
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Tokyo Ghoul:re CALL to EXIST for PS4 and PC Gets New Screenshots Showing Battle

Added: 19.07.2018 11:18 | 6 views | 0 comments

Bandai Namco released a new gallery of screenshots of its upcoming anime game Tokyo Ghoul:re CALL to EXIST for PS4 and PC.

Tags: PS4, PC, Tokyo

Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan

Added: 19.07.2018 8:39 | 14 views | 0 comments

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan. The companies announced the plan Thursday for a service that will use artificial intelligence and data analysis on a technology platform available for free to all taxi companies in Japan. The service will roll out later...

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Softball to give Tokyo 2020 symbolic start

Added: 19.07.2018 3:55 | 15 views | 0 comments

A softball game in Fukushima prefecture will give the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a symbolic start after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved the Games' session schedule at its meeting in Lausanne on Wednesday.

Tags: UK, Olympics, USA, Tokyo

Faster, Higher, Hotter - Tokyo weather prompts 2020 fears

Added: 18.07.2018 9:44 | 13 views | 0 comments

As the two-year mark approaches for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan is being scorched by an intense heatwave that has prompted fears of similar extreme weather when the sporting showpiece takes place in the country.


Tokyo Olympic venues make progress with 2 years to go

Added: 18.07.2018 8:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Japan Sports Council gave a progress report on the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying the project is 40 percent complete with two years to go before the opening ceremony


Dollar's advance puts squeeze on gold, commodities

Added: 18.07.2018 7:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

Asian share markets were mostly firmer on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank buoyed the dollar, lifted Tokyo shares to a one-month top and sent gold to a one-year trough.

Tags: Gold, Tokyo

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