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Tokyoites celebrate triumphant 2020 Olympic bid

Sep 09, 2013

Tokyoites celebrate triumphant 2020 Olympic bid

The mood in Tokyo was ecstatic early Sunday as the city was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics by the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires. Close to 2,000 people watching a live broadcast of the IOC’s general session on a large screen ...

Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympics

Sep 09, 2013

Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee selects Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics on Saturday in Buenos Aires, giving Japan’s capital its second Summer Games, and first since 1964.

Sep 09, 2013

Hiroshima labor to reach Emperor's Cup third round

J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima squeezed into the third round of the Emperor’s Cup, but Nagoya Grampus were the victims of Sunday’s biggest upset. Kazuhiko Chiba’s 12th-minute goal was enough to keep Hiroshima in the tournament with a 1-0 win over Fukuoka University. But Grampus ...

Triumphant homecoming for Matsuyama

Sep 09, 2013

Triumphant homecoming for Matsuyama

America-bound Hideki Matsuyama earned his third JGTO tournament title as a pro on Sunday, when he triumphed on the second playoff hole to win the Fujisankei Classic. The 21-year-old university student, who started the day with a four-stroke lead, bogeyed the 18th hole to ...