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Yuto Nagatomo eager to play in Tokyo Olympics

Soccer Jul 24, 2018

Yuto Nagatomo eager to play in Tokyo Olympics

Galatasaray defender Yuto Nagatomo said Tuesday he is eager to represent Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games if he is picked as an overage player for the men's under-23 squad. Speaking at an event in Tokyo, the 31-year-old Nagatomo said he is ready to ...

Japan still in hunt for 2020 berth

Basketball Jul 7, 2018

Japan still in hunt for 2020 berth

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Everyone that is associated with the Japan men's national team and its fans breathed a huge sigh of relief after it managed to book a spot for the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers with a win over Taiwan on ...

Olympics Jun 12, 2018

Tokyo 2020 organizers plan to cap ticket prices at ¥300,000

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games plans to cap ticket prices at ¥300,000 ($2,720) while setting a minimum ticket price of ¥2,000 ($18), sources familiar with the matter said late Monday evening. According to the sources, the highest-priced tickets are ...