Tokyo Olympics: S Korea team brings own meals over radiation fears

Japan Sports News - July 29, 2021 - 15:37
The South Korean Olympic squad's decision to bring its own team of chefs and food ingredients to the Tokyo Games has led to a controversy in Japan. (
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Ex-AKB48 star Oshima, Japanese actor Hayashi to tie knot

Japan Society News - July 29, 2021 - 15:34
Yuko Oshima, a former leading member of the popular Japanese all-girl idol group AKB48, and Japanese actor Kento Hayashi are set to marry, the couple said Thursday. (Kyodo)
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24 new coronavirus cases linked to the Olympics

Japan Sports News - July 29, 2021 - 15:32
The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has announced that 24 people related to the Games tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday. (NHK)
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Man awarded $190,000 for slipping on wet floor

Japan Society News - July 29, 2021 - 15:27
A Tokyo court has ordered a supermarket operator to pay the equivalent of about 190,000 dollars to a man who was injured after slipping over on floor made wet by water from lettuces while he was shopping. (NHK)
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Olympics: Games organizers admit to wasting about 4,000 boxes of food

Japan Sports News - July 29, 2021 - 07:51
Tokyo Games organizers on Wednesday admitted to throwing away approximately 4,000 of the 10,000 pre-ordered bento boxes full of food that was to be fed to volunteers on the day of the opening ceremony. (Kyodo)
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