SPORTS – 4

Aug 02
The Japan Amateur Boxing Federation is facing a wide range of allegations of misconduct, including the inappropriate use of grant money.
(NHK)

Aug 01
The Japan Amateur Boxing Federation has responded to allegations of fraud, including the misuse of federal grant money, saying “a lot of” the accusations made by regional federation executives and former boxers are false. (Japan Times)

Jul 25
The extreme heat that is affecting much of Japan has prompted some foreign media outlets to express concern about the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
(NHK)

Jul 23
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics has unveiled the names of the mascots for the Games.
(NHK)

Jul 22
In sumo, Mitakeumi beat Tochiozan on the 14th day of the Nagoya tournament on Saturday to win his first title with 13 wins and one loss, ahead of the final day.
(NHK)

Jul 21
Tokyo Olympic organizers on Friday unveiled ticket prices for the 2020 Games ranging from 2,020 yen up to 300,000 yen, largely in line with prices at the London Olympics in 2012. (Japan Today)

Jul 20
The Japan Swimming Federation conceded defeat on Thursday in its effort to have the Tokyo 2020 Olympics swimming finals aired domestically in the evening. (Japan Today)

Jul 19
The schedule for the Tokyo Olympics has been broadly determined. Starting times of the marathon and other races along roads were moved forward in view of the hot summer weather.
(NHK)

Jul 19
The main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, now under construction, has been shown to media 2 years ahead of the games’ opening.
(NHK)

Jul 19
The International Olympic Committee and organizing committee for the Tokyo Games failed to agree on what time the swimming finals will be held.
(NHK)