Tag - international-olympic-committee

 
 

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

SUMO
Mar 1, 2013
Wrestling's fall from Olympic grace sends wake-up call to International Sumo Federation
The quest of the International Sumo Federation (IFS) to have amateur sumo accepted as a bona fide Olympic sport has long been viewed as as a pie-in-the-sky proposition by many.
EDITORIALS
Feb 19, 2013
Save Olympic wrestling
Japan should join the other countries that are opposed to the IOC's decision to possibly exclude wrestling from the 2020 Olympics and launch strong lobbying activities to save the sport.

Longform

The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan