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Fans mourn death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

January 27, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant fans gather at LA Live across the street from Staples Center, home of the NBA Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles, California, USA, 26 January 2020. According to media reports former US basketball player Kobe

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Monument of Olympic rings shines in Tokyo Bay

January 25, 2020

Tokyo–A massive monument featuring the five Olympic rings in Tokyo Bay was lit up at a ceremony on Friday, six months before the start of the games. The rings shone in five colors and some 600 fireworks decorated the sky

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Hydrogen fuel to be used for Tokyo Games cauldron, relay torch

January 25, 2020

Tokyo–Hydrogen fuel will be used for the cauldron for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and the torch for the relay, the games’ organizing committee said Friday. The use of hydrogen fuel, which emits no carbon dioxide, is aimed at

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Olympic facilities almost complete 6 months before opening

January 24, 2020

Tokyo–With the Tokyo Olympics six months away, construction of related facilities is almost complete, including the new National Stadium, the main venue, and residential buildings in the Athletes’ Village in the Japanese capital’s Harumi district. Announcements of who will be

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Uniforms for Japanese olympians, paralympians unveiled

January 23, 2020

Tokyo–Japan on Thursday unveiled uniforms that will be worn by Japanese athletes during the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer and other ceremonies related to the sporting events. It is the first time that the same

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Olympic torch relay to visit Fukushima N-Plant host town

January 23, 2020

Fukushima–The Fukushima prefectural government decided Thursday to add a host town of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to the list of municipalities that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic torch relay will visit. Torch bearers will run in the town

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PHOTO: Australian Open Grand Slam

January 21, 2020

Nao Hibino of Japan in action during her women’s singles first round match against Peng Shuai of China at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 21 January 2020. EPA/FRANCIS MALASIG Jiji Press  

Philippines proclaimed SEA Games overall champs for 2nd time

December 11, 2019

The Philippine team was proclaimed overall champion as the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games officially ended at the New Clark City on Wednesday. This is the country’s first victory after 14 years, when the biennial event was also held in

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