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National Olympic Committees confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat and water quality issues

Heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar yesterday said they are confident that their hosts will find solutions ahead of the next year’s Olympic … Continue reading

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2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan

2020 is an Olympic year, with the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo. So start planning your medals parties and book some vacation for the big sports event. Here’s everything you need to know. 2020 Olympics dates and schedule … Continue reading

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Online Betting in Japan

The great thing about sports betting in Japan is that online betting is available. You can do online both the Toto and horse racing betting. The online betting firm is fully licensed and regulated by the Japanese government. However, to … Continue reading

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Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon

The 16-year-old Shintaro Mochizuki made history on Sunday becoming the first player of Japan to win a boy’s Grand Slam tittle after beating Spain’s Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, pumping his fist after hitting a backhand … Continue reading

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The 8 Most Popular Sports in Japan (part 3)

5. Sumo Sumo is commonly considered the national sport of Japan, and has been around since antiquity. Professional sumo tournaments began in 1684 in Tokyo’s Tomioka Hachiman-gu Shrine, originally arising from a Shinto ritual of a human wrestling with a … Continue reading

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Japan stipulates that casino resorts must have big hotels

The government of Japan has announced standards that it hopes to set for casino resorts which will be built by the mid-2020s – requiring them to have some of the biggest hotels and conference rooms in the country. The government … Continue reading

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Facts About Japan You May not Have Known (Part 3)

More than 3000 McDonald’s restaurants The USA is the only country that has more Mcdonald’s restaurants than Japan in the world. In spite of that, it’s very rare to see obese Japanese people when going around the cities. To slurp … Continue reading

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Facts About Japan You May not Have Known (Part 2)

  Cleaning is a part of the education in most schools Law and Order is a big thing in Japan, and it’s important to learn this since being a child. That’s the reason why many Japanese schools have their students … Continue reading

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The 8 Most Popular Sports in Japan (part 2)

Auto Racing In Japan, auto racing has existed since the 1920s, but the sport only had a permanent, dedicated track after the Tamagawa Speedway was opened in 1936. Soichiro Honda was one of the early competitors at the new track, … Continue reading

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Facts About Japan You May not Have Known (Part 1)

  Japan is the country that is incredibly unique and interesting, making the country a dreamy destination for a lot of travelers. If you visit Japan, at first glance, you might see it as a modern, Westernized country with large, … Continue reading

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