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OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK

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OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Aug 18, 2018
Statue honoring 1964 Olympic icon Billy Mills needs home
Some of track and field's biggest names have lent their prominent voices toward an effort to honor Olympic icon Billy Mills in 2020, The Japan Times has learned.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
May 25, 2018
Michael Socolow explores evolution of global sports broadcasting through prism of 1936 Berlin Olympics in award-winning book
With a sharp eye for detail, American author and media historian Michael Socolow combines elements of geopolitical intrigue, Olympic history and sports broadcasting exploration infused with vigorous enthusiasm for rowing in his notable November 2016 book "Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics."
Japan Times
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Nov 5, 2016
Gold in 1964 Tokyo Games set Cassell on life path
From humble roots growing up in a coal mining camp in Wise County, Virginia, Ollan Cassell built a successful, inspiring career in track and field.
Japan Times
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Aug 19, 2016
Real personality of Rio hidden from view behind IOC's security blanket
The eyes of the world are on Rio de Janeiro while the Olympics are in town, but it is difficult to shake the feeling that the city is not showing its true face.
Japan Times
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May 28, 2016
Experts decry bringing pro boxers to Rio
Whether or not the International Boxing Association (AIBA) allows professional boxers to compete at the Olympics for the first time at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Games, the idea has sparked widespread criticism.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Mar 19, 2016
Balas raised bar with win streak, records
Outside of her native Romania, Iolanda Balas' name and athletic accomplishments weren't common knowledge to a large segment of the global population in recent years.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Dec 19, 2015
Shearman details life behind sporting lens
Mark Shearman has achieved extraordinary success as a sports photographer, specializing in track and field. He has a remarkable portfolio — containing images of Olympic legends such as Edwin Moses and Carl Lewis, Usain Bolt and Sebastian Coe — that few can ever hope of compiling. But, he admits without hesitation, he's as hungry as ever to remain at the top of his game.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Sep 26, 2015
'Munich 72 and Beyond' chronicles aftermath
Forty-three years ago this month, the Munich Massacre shocked the world.
Japan Times
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Jun 20, 2015
Clarke’s legendary records still resonate 50 years later
Nearly three weeks after American sprinter Henry Carr's passing, another iconic runner from the 1964 Tokyo Games has passed away.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Jun 13, 2015
Carr starred at Tokyo Games
Henry Carr didn't have the longevity of Olympic track legends like hurdler Edwin Moses or sprinter/long jumper Carl Lewis. But to those who witnessed and remembered what he accomplished at the Tokyo Olympics in October 1964, his greatness as a runner left an indelible impression.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
May 9, 2015
Vizer stands by criticism of IOC
Two weeks after his shocking speech in Sochi, Marius Vizer gave a passionate, yet defiant defense of his fiery rhetoric, which drew the scorn of the IOC and other global sports governing bodies.
Japan Times
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May 2, 2015
Vizer's attack may be costly
Playing political hardball with the IOC is not a winning proposition.
Japan Times
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Apr 4, 2015
Olympic channel set to innovate, inspire
The evolution of Olympic TV coverage mirrors technological changes that have transformed broadcast media — and society — over the past 50-plus years.
Japan Times
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Feb 21, 2015
Tokyo Dome a worthy option for basketball
One of the key selling points of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic bid was its compact plan, which called for 85 percent of the venues to be within 8 km of the Olympic Village.
Japan Times
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Jan 10, 2015
Kenyan greats call for law to punish dopers
Is it time to make doping in athletics a criminal offense?
Japan Times
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Sep 20, 2014
Legendary gymnast Uchimura preparing to defend world title
Kohei Uchimura will return to the spotlight after the Asian Games.
Japan Times
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Aug 9, 2014
Legacy of 1984 Olympics still growing strong
What will be the legacy of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics?
Japan Times
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Jul 19, 2014
New sports center symbol of Haiti's recovery
Haiti's recovery from the 2010 earthquake that devastated the Caribbean nation is a slow, difficult process.
Japan Times
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Jun 28, 2014
IOC visit puts spotlight on 2020 venues, budget
It's no shocking revelation that the IOC's planning revolves around lots of meetings.
Japan Times
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Jun 14, 2014
USOC chief calls for changes in bid voting
Larry Probst, the United States Olympic Committee chairman, won't win a popularity contest within the IOC anytime soon.

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