In first, Russia to take Olympic torch into space

Nov 6, 2013

In first, Russia to take Olympic torch into space

Three new crew members blast off Thursday for the International Space Station (ISS) on a Russian rocket, taking with them the precious cargo of an Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. In an unprecedented move, the ...

Oct 11, 2013

Preparing for the 2020 Olympics

The government plan to establish an athlete-nurturing Sports Agency ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics should not overlook the need for a stronger sports foundation nationwide.

May 5, 2013

Mr. Inose does not understand

The Tokyo governor's remarks about Olympic Games rival Istanbul shows that he is not yet quite ready to participate in international society, let alone host the games.