Apr 24, 2017

Mao to receive honorary citizen award from Aichi Prefecture

The Aichi prefectural government said Monday it has created an honorary citizen award and selected recently retired figure skater Mao Asada as the first recipient. The 26-year-old native of Nagoya and silver medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, who announced her retirement earlier in the ...

Sep 21, 2016

Aichi-Nagoya bid for 2026 Asian Games finalized

The Japanese Olympic Committee said Wednesday it has received a report from the Aichi prefectural and Nagoya municipal governments confirming their agreement to seek to co-host the 2026 Asian Games. With the submission of the document under the names of Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura and ...

Jan 4, 2016

Aichi governor announces bid for 2026 Asian Games

Aichi Prefecture will bid to host the 2026 Asian Games, with Nagoya expected to be the main venue, Gov. Hideaki Omura said Monday. If Aichi lands the 20th edition of the event known as Asiad, it will be the third time Japan will play host. ...