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Skateboarders hope gold changes minds in Japan

Supersport 25 Jul 2021
I know it's hard, but I want to skateboard like him in the future," he smiled.</p><strong>'SUPPOSEDLY DANGEROUS'</strong></p>The home boy's win made top news in Japan.</p>The Mainichi and Yomiuri dailies issued extra editions ...
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After 13 years, Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott yearn for a golden chance at revenge

The Los Angeles Times 25 Jul 2021
... is determining the home team for the championship. Abbott, 35, has made Japan her part-time home for more than a decade ... The empty seats prompted by COVID-19 restrictions can’t erase Japan’s home-field advantage, regardless of whether it bats in the top or bottom of an inning.
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Twins turning focus to youth development, add pregame drills

Grand Forks Herald 25 Jul 2021
While Kenta Maeda won’t have the opportunity to return home to Japan and compete in the Olympic Games, the Twins’ pitcher expressed his excitement for the beginning of the Games in his home country. “What are the chances in your lifetime of having your home country as a host ...
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IOA Seeks Relaxation in COVID-19 Tests for Athletes Returning From Japan

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jul 2021
When Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returns home from Japan on Monday, she will not be allowed to board her flight from Tokyo unless she carries her latest COVID-19 test (RT-PCR) report as a mandatory requirement for all travellers from Japan ... Away From Home.
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Meet the Texas native who beat the odds and is trying to help Japan's 3x3 basketball team do the same

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jul 2021
And he couldn’t possibly have imagined playing 3x3 basketball for Team Japan ... As a young kid he bounced between his relatives' overcrowded homes ... In Japan, Brown, a 6-foot-4 Black man from Texas, felt at home ... By the time they divorced in 2017, “Japan was pretty much home for me,” he said.
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Softball: Japan walks off in extra innings, will face USA for gold

WPTV 25 Jul 2021
Japan improves to 4-0,&nbsp;the same record as Team USA ... Starting with a runner on second in extra innings didn't change much for Canada, as Japan didn't allow Sara Groenewegen to advance to third let alone home ... Japan's Yukiko ...
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Olympics: U.S. starts off strong in swimming, including its first gold

West Hawaii Today 25 Jul 2021
SAITAMA, Japan — After a stunning loss in the opener, the U.S ... Takato won Japan’s first gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan’s Yang Yung-wei in the men’s 60-kilogram judo final to cap a series of dramatic victories that could erase some of his nation’s profound ambivalence about these trouble-plagued games.
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IOA seeks relaxation in Covid tests for athletes, officials returning from Japan

Suryaa 25 Jul 2021
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) When Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returns home from Japan on Monday, she will not be allowed to board her flight from Tokyo unless she carries her latest Covid-19 test (RT-PCR) report as a mandatory requirement for all travellers from Japan.
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Naohisa Takato claims Japan's 1st Tokyo gold with judo win

The Roseburg News-Review 25 Jul 2021
Takato won Japan’s first gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan’s Yang Yung-wei in the men’s 60-kilogram judo final to cap a series of dramatic victories that could erase some of his nation’s profound ambivalence about these trouble-plagued games. Japan came agonizingly ...
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Yuto Horigome now a ‘legend’ among skateboarders

Asahi News 25 Jul 2021
“This is my only one chance in my life to skateboard in my home town,” he told reporters prior to the Games ... “I will build a home in America one day,” he declared when he attended elementary school, as those around him laughed at him ... Last October, he bought a home with four rooms in Los Angeles after winning sponsors in and out of Japan.
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Olympics Latest: Japanese siblings both win gold in judo

Beaumont Enterprise 25 Jul 2021
Hifumi Abe has won Japan’s third judo gold medal at its home Olympics with an ippon victory over Georgia’s Vazha Margvelashvili. He joins his younger sister among Japan’s gold medalists in the country's beloved homegrown martial art ... Uta Abe has won Japan’s ....
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Japan tops Mexico 2-1, stays perfect in men's Olympic soccer

Eagle-Tribune 25 Jul 2021
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Takefusa Kubo and Ritsu Doan scored in the opening 11 minutes to lead Japan to a 2-1 victory over ... Japan has a perfect record in Group A after winning both matches at its home Olympics.
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Japan tops Mexico 2-1, stays perfect in men’s Olympic soccer

Wtop 25 Jul 2021
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Takefusa Kubo and Ritsu Doan scored in the opening 11 minutes to ... Japan has a perfect record in Group A after winning both matches at its home Olympics.
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U.S. too tall for Mexico

The Star Democrat 25 Jul 2021
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Turned down for a job in the U.S ... plays Australia on Sunday and host Japan on Monday to complete the group stage ... Japan 5, Italy 0 ... Yamamoto drove a 66 mph fastball to the opposite field in right-center off Alexia Lacatena (0-1) for Japan’s first hit of the game and her second home run of the Olympics.
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Osterman pitches US softball over Mexico 2-0 for 3-0 start

The Roseburg News-Review 25 Jul 2021
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Turned down for a job in the U.S ... plays Australia on Sunday and host Japan on Monday to complete the group stage ... JAPAN 5, ITALY 0 ... Yamamoto drove a 66 mph fastball to the opposite field in right-center off Alexia Lacatena (0-1) for Japan’s first hit of the game and her second home run of the Olympics.
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