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Adding sports for Tokyo 2020 to be decided in 2016

Baseball, softball and other sports that may be hoping to join the Olympics in 2020 will learn their fate in August 2016, just before the Rio 2016 Olympics. 230 more words


Japanese netizens proud to see Tokyo named safest city in the world, Osaka number three

Japan had plenty to boast last week when Tokyo was named as the safest city in the world by The Economist, with Osaka coming in a respectable third. 556 more words


Academia VS disabled sport in British schools: Rio 2016 hopeful reveals P.E exclusion

The way schools in Britain handle sport in comparison to academia could be damaging it has emerged after a promising young wheelchair basketball player was forced to miss PE. 372 more words

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Nihon-no: Is an entirely English-speaking village coming to Tokyo?

What is the best way to learn a language? Many foreign people in Japan will tell you living here and being immersed in Japanese is a pretty good way to pick up the lingo. 464 more words


Akira (1988)

Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action/Adventure


Synopsis: A teenager who is also a member of a biker gang in dystopian Neo-Tokyo acquires psychic powers after a run in with an anaemic child. 915 more words


Fukushima wants to host 2020 Olympic events

Fukushima’s new governor is following the lead of his predecessor, hoping the site of 2011 nuclear plant meltdowns caused by an earthquake and tsunami can be part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 146 more words


WBSC Welcomes Olympic Agenda 2020 Reforms As New Era For Sports And Athletes

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) joins the worldwide chorus of support following the successful reception and endorsement of key Olympic Agenda 2020 reforms at the extraordinary IOC session in Monaco today, particularly regarding the adoption of a more flexible Olympic sports programme. 695 more words