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Tokyo 2020 committee to pick at least 11 women to join board: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee is expected to add at least 11 women to its board as it expands the panel to 45 from 35, Fuji Network News (FNN) said on Saturday, citing unidentified sources.

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Tokyo 2020 committee to pick at least 11 women to join board: media

AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game

MIAMI (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has heard all the reasons why the league should not have an All-Star Game in Atlanta next weekend.He has two reasons why the league should: the fans and the game’s economy.

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AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game

Kara Kohler is heading to Tokyo

SARASOTA COUNTY (SNN TV) -- 30-year-old Kara Kohler will represent the United States in the 2021 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.Kohler won the women's individual sculls Friday at Nathan Benderson Park.

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Kara Kohler is heading to Tokyo

Robot pets in Japan ease loneliness of lockdown

TOKYO: Nami Hamaura says she feels less lonely working from home thanks to her singing companion Charlie, one of a new generation of cute and clever Japanese robots whose sales are booming in the pandemic.

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Robot pets in Japan ease loneliness of lockdown

Why Japan took so long to start Covid-19 vaccinations, even with the Olympics looming

Tokyo (CNN)With the Olympic games due to start in Tokyo in July, Japan had every reason to move quickly to approve a Covid-19 vaccine and begin inoculations.

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Why Japan took so long to start Covid-19 vaccinations, even with the Olympics looming

SoftBank settles WeWork lawsuit, to give ex-CEO extra US$50mil

TOKYO: Internet investor SoftBank Group said Saturday it reached a settlement with WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann and other investors in the office sharing giant, amid reports that the deal would give the ex-CEO an extra US$50 million.

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SoftBank settles WeWork lawsuit, to give ex-CEO extra US$50mil

Japan to begin allowing foreign athletes to enter the country next month: report

Athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics can begin entering Japan after it lifts its emergency declaration order next month, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday.

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Japan to begin allowing foreign athletes to enter the country next month: report

IOC and Tokyo organizers to discuss the possibility of Olympic spectators next week

The International Olympic Committee and four other organizing bodies of this summer’s Tokyo Games plan to hold a high-level meeting next Wednesday to discuss how to handle spectators amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials with knowledge of the matter said.

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IOC and Tokyo organizers to discuss the possibility of Olympic spectators next week

Olympic hopeful Zoe Skirboll finds creative ways to train

Sixteen-year-old Zoe Skirboll, of Aspinwall and Fox Chapel High School, has her sights set on the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.Watch the full story in the video player above.

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Olympic hopeful Zoe Skirboll finds creative ways to train

Michelle Carter Preps for Tokyo Olympics

North Texan Michelle Carter was ready to defend her gold medal in shot put, but then the pandemic hit.She’s had to wait an extra year for the Tokyo Olympics.“It’s been slow,” she said.

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Michelle Carter Preps for Tokyo Olympics

The enchanted city, official: the master John Caird at work on a theatrical adaptation

Hayao Miyazaki, founder of Studio Ghibli, has approved for the first time a theatrical adaptation of The enchanted city, after talking privately with the legendary John Caird, a world-renowned British theater director.

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The enchanted city, official: the master John Caird at work on a theatrical adaptation

An ‘old men’s club’ dominates Japan. The young just put them on notice.

For a moment, it looked as if the most powerful people in Japan were three 20-something women.

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An ‘old men’s club’ dominates Japan. The young just put them on notice.

From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1971: Fifty Years Ago: Artificial blood

TOKYO: Two Japanese firms claimed today [Feb 26] that they had successfully used artificial blood in tests with animals.

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From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1971: Fifty Years Ago: Artificial blood

Kyle Coon chases Paralympic dream

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Kyle Coon was part of a group of Paralympic hopefuls who toured the Olympic and Paralympic museum this week.Maybe one day, he'll have his own place on the halls of history.

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Kyle Coon chases Paralympic dream

SoftBank says deal reached with WeWork founder, directors

TOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp. has reached a settlement in a U.S. legal dispute with directors of office space-sharing venture WeWork Inc. and its founder Adam Neumann, the Japanese technology company said Saturday.

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SoftBank says deal reached with WeWork founder, directors

NBA All Star Silver Basketball

FILE - in this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before an NBA preseason basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors in Saitama, near Tokyo. Silver, in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, defended

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NBA All Star Silver Basketball

Japanese luxury hotel’s new month-long stay plan lets you live Yokohama life with amazing twist

Bayside hotel’s deal is already great, gets even better if you and your friends work together.Quick quiz: We all know that Tokyo is the biggest city in Japan, but what’s the second?

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Japanese luxury hotel’s new month-long stay plan lets you live Yokohama life with amazing twist

AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game

Recommended Video: MIAMI (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has heard all the reasons why the league should not have an All-Star Game in Atlanta next weekend.He has two reasons why the league should: the fans and the game’s economy.

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AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game

AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game

Recommended Video: MIAMI (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has heard all the reasons why the league should not have an All-Star Game in Atlanta next weekend.He has two reasons why the league should: the fans and the game’s economy.

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AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game

AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game

Recommended Video: MIAMI (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has heard all the reasons why the league should not have an All-Star Game in Atlanta next weekend.He has two reasons why the league should: the fans and the game’s economy.

myjournalcourier.com ,  5h 0
AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All-Star Game