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SWIMMING

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Oct 2, 2014
Japan Swimming Federation plans meeting to determine punishment for Tomita
Japan Swimming Federation head Daichi Suzuki said Thursday the federation's executive committee will decide next Tuesday how to punish Naoya Tomita and senior swimming officials after Tomita was caught red-handed stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media organization at the Asian Games in Incheon.
Japan Times
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Sep 30, 2014
Prosecutors fine Tomita over theft
South Korean prosecutors on Monday fined Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita 1 million won (about ¥100,000) for stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media organization at the 17th Asian Games.
Japan Times
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Sep 29, 2014
Police send papers on expelled swimmer Tomita
Police on Monday sent papers to prosecutors, accusing swimmer Naoya Tomita of stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media organization at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Japan Times
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Sep 27, 2014
Japanese swimmer ejected from Asian Games for stealing camera
The Japanese Olympic Committee said Saturday swimmer Naoya Tomita has been expelled from Japan's team competing at the 17th Asian Games for a serious breach of discipline after admitting to stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media organization.
Japan Times
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Sep 26, 2014
Hagino not satisfied despite dominating in Asian Games
After collecting four gold, one silver and two bronze medals from seven events, one would think Kosuke Hagino would be happy with the Asian Games he's had.
Japan Times
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Sep 25, 2014
Irie takes gold in 200-meter backstroke; Hagino places third
Defending champion Ryosuke Irie powered to victory in the men's 200-meter backstroke at the Asian Games on Thursday, as compatriot Kosuke Hagino, a four-time gold medalist at this meet, won bronze.
Japan Times
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Sep 24, 2014
Hagino captures fourth gold of Asian Games
Kosuke Hagino continued to perform at a world-class level by winning his fourth gold medal of the Asian Games in the men's 400-meter individual medley Wednesday.
Japan Times
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Sep 23, 2014
Sun eclipses Hagino for men's 400-meter freestyle gold
Kosuke Hagino succumbed to the class of world and Olympic champion Sun Yang in the men's 400-meter freestyle, missing out on his fourth gold medal of the Asian Games on Tuesday.
Japan Times
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Sep 21, 2014
Hagino shocks Sun, Park to win 200-meter freestyle at Asian Games
Kosuke Hagino stunned the swimming world — mostly, himself.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / FOREIGN AGENDA
Jul 16, 2014
Ian Thorpe's coming-out: Yes, it does matter
Ian Thorpe's willingness to be open and honest and true to himself is a brave step, and it will make a difference in many people's lives. So yes, it does matter.
Japan Times
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Jun 19, 2014
Kitajima fails to qualify for 100m breaststroke for Asian Games
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Kitajima failed to meet the qualifying standard in the men's 100-meter breaststroke for Japan's team to this year's Asian Games when he finished third at the Japan Open on Thursday.
COMMUNITY / Voices / OVERHEARD
Nov 16, 2013
Lessons in life
Young man #1: Old men really don't like being overtaken in the pool.
Japan Times
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Feb 4, 2013
Kitajima to swim for at least one more season
Former two-time double Olympic breaststroke champion Kosuke Kitajima will not retire any time soon, saying Monday that he will continue to compete for at least another season.
/ Sarah Furuya Coaching
Jun 2, 2011
A hard road to the leading edge
Paul Frey writes in his May 29 letter, "Japan's return to the leading edge," that Japan can be a leader in the "new" areas of wind, solar, geothermal, conservation and energy efficiency. That goal will certainly not be reached tomorrow, but I agree with Frey that Japan ought to take serious steps in that direction.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on