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Sports Agency Japan will attempt to dig up hidden talent for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics/Paralympics and beyond through a new national program called “Japan Rising Star Project,” it announced Tuesday.

The project is part of the agency’s athlete development and support plans that it hammered out last fall, dubbed “the Suzuki Plan” after its commissioner, Daichi Suzuki.

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