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IOC, Tokyo organizers aim to cut costs for the 2020 Olympics
by Jim Armstrong - October 5, 2017 - 2:35am
The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo organizing committee wrapped up a two-day project review on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) vowing to cut costs for the 2020 Games and address concerns over water...
Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years
by Jim Armstrong - September 6, 2017 - 4:01am
Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades.
A Japanese reaches top sumo rank for 1st time in 19 years
by Jim Armstrong - January 25, 2017 - 3:45pm
A Japanese sumo wrestler has reached the pinnacle of the country's ancient sport for the first time in almost two decades.
Ronaldo hat trick leads Real Madrid to Club World Cup title
by Jim Armstrong - December 19, 2016 - 10:49am
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick on Sunday as European champion Real Madrid claimed its second Club World Cup title by beating Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 after extra time.
5 things to know about the next Olympics in Tokyo
by Jim Armstrong - August 24, 2016 - 3:04pm
The countdown to the 2020 Olympics began Wednesday with the arrival of the Olympic flag in Tokyo from Rio de Janeiro. The contrast between the two host cities couldn't be starker.
IOC praises 'balanced package' of proposed sports for Tokyo
by Jim Armstrong - October 14, 2015 - 2:23pm
IOC vice president John Coates is pleased with the "balanced package" of proposed additional sports for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and expects that skateboarding will soon be represented by a single international federation...
Vettel to leave Red Bull at end of 2014 season
by Jim Armstrong - October 4, 2014 - 12:28pm
Four-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel will leave Red Bull at the end of the season, with the team expecting him to join Ferrari.
Hamilton fastest in practice for Japanese GP
by Jim Armstrong - October 3, 2014 - 5:52pm
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, edging teammate and Formula One rival Nico Rosberg on Friday.
Tokyo governor defends call to review Olympic plans
by Jim Armstrong - July 30, 2014 - 3:38pm
Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe has defended his call for a review of the venue plan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens the proposal of having almost all the facilities close to the Athlete's Villa...
Honda to return to F1 as engine supplier
by Jim Armstrong - May 16, 2013 - 5:24pm
Japanese automaker Honda is returning to Formula One in 2015 as an engine supplier to McLaren, recreating a partnership that was dominant in the 1980s and 1990s.
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