Takahito Tamura

For Takahito Tamura's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Olympics Jan 31, 2006

Blogs by Olympics participants to be banned

The Japanese Olympic Committee is telling athletes competing at the Turin Winter Olympic Games not to open web logs because the Olympic Charter bans athletes' journalist activities when the games are on, and violators will be disqualified. Japanese speed skater Aki Tonoike skates in the ...

Business Feb 24, 2005

Ski firms eye China ahead of Summer Games

A wave of businesses seeking entry into the Chinese market in Beijing has advanced to the ski goods industry ahead of the 2008 Summer Games. Salomon & Taylor Made Co. Ltd., a Japanese subsidiary of Adidas-Salomon of Germany, is providing ski goods and lending a ...