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Tokyo Olympics: Japanese, English _ but where’s the French?

Tokyo Olympics: Japanese, English _ but where’s the French?

TOKYO (AP) — The French language has been almost invisible during the drawn-out preparations for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. News conferences in Tokyo are conducted...
Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020...
Suzuki shoots 67 to win Japan Classic by 3 strokes

Suzuki shoots 67 to win Japan Classic by 3 strokes

SHIGA, Japan (AP) — Overnight leader Ai Suzuki shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 to win the LPGA Japan Classic by three strokes on Sunday. Suzuki...
Tokyo gives in: Olympic marathons head north to Sapporo

Tokyo gives in: Olympic marathons head north to Sapporo

TOKYO (AP) — Next year's Olympic marathons and race walks will be run in the northern city of Sapporo as the IOC followed through...
Tokyo governor challenges IOC over move of 2020 marathon

Tokyo governor challenges IOC over move of 2020 marathon

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has told powerful IOC members she wants the Olympic marathon held in Tokyo and lashed out at...
N Korean women team to skip football competition in S Korea

N. Korean women team to skip football competition in S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea won't send its women's soccer team to a regional competition set to take place in South Korea...
Tokyo officials feud with IOC over Olympic marathon switch

Tokyo officials feud with IOC over Olympic marathon switch

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo city officials are in a public feud with the International Olympic Committee over IOC plans — made without consulting the...
Osaka out of WTA Finals because of injured right shoulder

Osaka out of WTA Finals because of injured right shoulder

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a right shoulder injury ahead of her scheduled round-robin match...
Tokyo Olympics: How about a marathon at 3 a.m. _ or 5 a.m.?

Tokyo Olympics | How about a marathon at 3 a.m. _ or 5 a.m.?

TOKYO (AP) — How about running next year's Tokyo Olympic marathon at 3 a.m. — or 5 a.m.? That may be proposed to Olympic organizers...
Unprecedented Tokyo Olympic demand drives Paralympic sales

Unprecedented Tokyo Olympic demand drives Paralympic sales

TOKYO (AP) — Unprecedented demand for Tokyo Olympic tickets is driving interest in the Paralympics, although Tokyo may struggle to surpass London's 2012 record. Tokyo...

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