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Murofushi calls ends to 20-year national title streak

June 15, 2015 - 23:30
Koji Murofushi said Monday he will not take part in the national championships at the end of June, putting an end to his 20 straight titles in men's hammer throw. (Japan Times)
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World Cup: Japan beats Cameroon

June 13, 2015 - 23:28
In Women's World Cup soccer in Canada, defending champions Japan defeated Cameroon 2-1 in a Group C match held in Vancouver on Friday. (NHK)
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Organisers hope Olympic stadium final design will be ready in July

June 12, 2015 - 22:59
The final design for Tokyo's new National Stadium, the centerpiece of the 2020 Summer Olympic games, is currently expected at the start of July but could be delayed, Japanese officials said on Friday. (Japan Today)
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Miyama's penalty kick sends Japan to win over Switzerland

June 9, 2015 - 22:51
Nadeshiko Japan launched the defense of its Women's World Cup title with a 1-0 win over Switzerland in Group C in Vancouver on Monday. (Japan Times)
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IOC approves new events for 2020 Tokyo Games; stadium delays worry Bach; baseball may make comeback

June 9, 2015 - 06:42
The International Olympic Committee's executive board has approved the venues for eight more sports on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic program, bringing the total to 26 confirmed locations out of the 28 that are currently scheduled. (Japan Times)
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