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Tokyo submits basic plan for 2020 Olympic Games

February 28, 2015 - 02:47
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have drawn up a basic plan to be used as guidelines to prepare for the events. (NHK)
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Soccer: JFA will offer job to ex-Algeria coach Halilhodzic

February 28, 2015 - 00:20
The Japan Football Association will make a formal offer to former Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic, a source confirmed on Friday. (Kyodo)
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Hakuho denies breaching sumo protocol

February 23, 2015 - 22:59
Record-breaking Mongolian sumo wrestler Hakuho on Monday fanned the flames of a row over sumo etiquette as he denied breaching the ancient Japanese sport's strict protocol with an outburst against officials. (The West)
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Sled dog racing begins in Wakkanai

February 22, 2015 - 22:28
Dozens of hardworking sled dogs are battling it out in an annual competition in Wakkanai City in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido. (NHK)
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Tokyo Marathon ends safely in tight security

February 22, 2015 - 22:18
The Tokyo Marathon on Sunday ended with no major trouble amid tight security that included police officers who ran along with participants. (Jiji Press)
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