With the Rio De Janeiro 2016 Olympics now less than a year away, Jeremie Crystal, Lukasz Chomicki, Emily Jamieson and Dan Kelly undertook a number of interviews with Olympic hopefuls and veterans. 30 more words
Officials in Japan are aiming for 16 gold medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
“Medals will encourage athletes,” Olympics minister Toshiaki Endo was quoted as saying in… 265 more words
If surfing comes to the Tokyo Olympics, it’s possible surfers will have the American military to thank.
After the Pacific War ended and General MacArthur assumed nearly imperial-like status in running Japan, military bases with thousands of American troops were established throughout the country. 386 more words
I recently came to the realisation that I am not getting any younger and that I will definitely die soon. Admittedly, I am 24, so I probably won’t die all that soon, but nevertheless for the first time I realised that I was getting older – after all, if I were footballer, I’d no longer be considered a young talent. 248 more words