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Jul 25, 2018

Japan crafts new cybersecurity strategy for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The government crafted a new cybersecurity strategy Wednesday as it steps up preparations for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020. During a meeting at the prime minister's office, it also decided to introduce a five-stage index to classify the severity of cyberattacks to ...

Katie Ledecky sets lofty goals  in the pool

/ Jul 25, 2018

Katie Ledecky sets lofty goals in the pool

Katie Ledecky, the freestyle phenomenon who bagged her 14th world record in May, says she'll keep trying to push her boundaries as she looks toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ledecky, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics to take her tally to ...

Yuto Nagatomo eager to play in Tokyo Olympics

Jul 24, 2018

Yuto Nagatomo eager to play in Tokyo Olympics

Galatasaray defender Yuto Nagatomo said Tuesday he is eager to represent Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games if he is picked as an overage player for the men's under-23 squad. Speaking at an event in Tokyo, the 31-year-old Nagatomo said he is ready to ...

Japan still in hunt for 2020 berth

Jul 7, 2018

Japan still in hunt for 2020 berth

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Everyone that is associated with the Japan men's national team and its fans breathed a huge sigh of relief after it managed to book a spot for the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers with a win over Taiwan on ...