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Japan Star Hanyu Wins Gold At Four Continents

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YAHOO SPORTS
 
Seoul (AFP) - Japan's two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu clinched his first Four continents title on Sunday, becoming the first male skater to complete the so-called "Super Slam".
Hanyu skated to Japanese composer Shigeru Umebayashi's "Seimei" for his free skate, relying on the...

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Japan Studies Impact Of Coronavirus On Olympics

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NHK
 
Japan's Sports Agency has begun examining the impact the coronavirus outbreak could be having on athletes preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic games, which open in Tokyo in about six months.
The Sports Agency is surveying Japanese sports associations to assess how the outbreak has affec...

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Japan Testing 3,700 People Quarantined On Cruise Ship After Hong Kong Novel Coronavirus Case

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CHANNEL NEWS ASIA
 
TOKYO: Japanese officials began screening more than 3,700 passengers and crew on a cruise ship quarantined off the port of Yokohama near Tokyo on Tuesday (Feb 4) after a Hong Kong man who sailed on the vessel last month tested positive for coronavirus.
The 80-year-old man flew...

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Outrage Sparks As Investigation On Burned Shuri Castle Is Closed With No Conclusive Results

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SORA NEWS
 
Many can only speculate as to what happened to Okinawa’s beloved castle.
Designated as a UNESCO heritage site in 2000, Shuri Castle is a symbol of the many facets making up Okinawa’s complex history and culture.
Serving as the palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom in the 1300s and appropriated...

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New Harajuku Station Building Shown To Press

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) showed the press the Yamanote Line’s new Harajuku Station building and platform Wednesday.
The station in Tokyo stands near Takeshita Street, a center of fashion and youth cultures that draws many visitors from abroad.
The new...

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Japanese Chef Wins First Ever Three-Star Rating In France

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
PARIS (Reuters) — The French edition of the Michelin Guide, the bible of gastronomy, for the first time in its history awarded the highest rating of three stars to a Japanese-born chef.
The accolade, unveiled at a ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, went to chef Kei Kobayashi wh...

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Japan Mourns Kobe Bryant, The Man Who Helped Put Kobe Beef On The Global Map

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WASHINGTON POST
 
TOKYO — Kobe beef has long been a famous delicacy in Japan, but one man did more than most to put it on the global map.
“Mr. Kobe Bryant was named after Kobe beef after his father had a taste of it and loved it,” said Tetsunori Tanimoto, director of the Kobe Beef Marketing and D...

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Tokyo Enters Final Straight In Olympics Preparations

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Tokyo 2020 organizers enter the final stretch of a decade of Olympics planning on Friday, six months before the start of the Games, with most major wobbles in the rearview mirror.
The organizers are dealing with fewer issues than their counterparts did in the build-up to Rio...

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Japan Retail, Tourism Industries On Alert To Prevent Virus Infection

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THE MAINICHI
 
 
 
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese retail and tourism industries were on full alert Friday after a second infection with a new deadly coronavirus was confirmed in the country at the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays.
"In Japan, it has not yet spread widely but I am worr...

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Testy Osaka, Teen Gauff Set Up Clash

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
MELBOURNE (AFP-Jiji) — Naomi Osaka conceded she had been “a bit childish” after her frustrations boiled over on Wednesday in setting up a third-round showdown with teenager Coco Gauff at the Australian Open.
The reigning champion handled the blustery Melbourne conditions to defea...

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