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GEARING UP FOR THE GAMES

Japan Times
JAPAN / GEARING UP FOR THE GAMES
Jan 6, 2017
Japan aims to overcome language and cultural barriers before 2020 Games
Last of six parts
Japan Times
JAPAN / GEARING UP FOR THE GAMES
Jan 5, 2017
Advanced tech used by Paralympic athletes could throw perception of disabilities into question
On Dec. 10, some 40 elementary school children showed up for a running workshop at Shin-Toyosu Brillia Running Stadium, a brand new indoor track facility opened the day before in Tokyo's waterfront Toyosu district.
Japan Times
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Jan 4, 2017
Japan's rising sports stars look to raise the bar at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Setting new records, Japan's Olympians managed to haul in a very respectable 38 medals at the 2012 London Games and 41 last year in Rio de Janeiro. Their efforts are certainly something for the nation's up-and-coming young athletes to duplicate or even surpass, as there are many potential stars out there who could become household names by the time Tokyo hosts the Olympics about 3u00bd years from now.
Japan Times
JAPAN / GEARING UP FOR THE GAMES
Jan 3, 2017
Tokyo Olympics fueling expectations of an economic boom — and fear of a bubble
Third of six parts
Japan Times
JAPAN / GEARING UP FOR THE GAMES
Jan 2, 2017
Tokyo 2020 Olympics will come and quickly go, but the legacy is all-important
The eyes of the world will be on Tokyo for more than just the 16 days that it hosts the 2020 Olympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN / GEARING UP FOR THE GAMES
Dec 31, 2016
Final Olympics price tag almost certain to exceed current estimate
Even if the price tag for the Tokyo Games costs no more than the new target of u00a51.8 trillion, that is still more than twice the initial estimate.

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