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Groups promote Olympic legacy

Olympics Jan 27, 2018

Groups promote Olympic legacy

by Kaz Nagatsuka

"Legacy" or "legacies" has been a key world in the recent history of the Olympic Games. In fact, it is used by officials and administrators, including the International Olympic Committee, to convince host cities and the public that the Summer or Winter Games are not ...

Emmert offers insight on NCAA

General Sep 2, 2017

Emmert offers insight on NCAA

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Mark Emmert, the National Collegiate Athletic Association president, supports Japan trying to establish its own college sports governing body. Emmert, who stopped here after visiting Taipei for the World University Games, was invited to meet a group of leaders that are studying the U.S. model ...

Japanese collegiate sports study ends Phase 1

More Sports Apr 2, 2017

Japanese collegiate sports study ends Phase 1

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Japan is currently working to reform college sports and establish its own version of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), creating athletic departments at universities to help it function more efficiently. When that's accomplished, the hope is that it will benefit universities as a whole, ...

Device enables endoscope images to be viewed on iPhones

Business / Tech Apr 7, 2016

Device enables endoscope images to be viewed on iPhones

Optical equipment maker Microscope Network Co. and the University of Tsukuba have developed a system that enables doctors to monitor and save endoscope images on Apple Inc. iPhones. The system, comprising a lens equipped with an endoscope attached to an iPhone camera, allows high-resolution images ...