• Kyodo


The Diet passed a bill Wednesday to create a sports agency that will coordinate administration in the sector ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The body will come into existence on Oct. 1 and will answer to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

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