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That's a Lot of Yen! Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium to Cost Over $2 Billion

Jun Hongo reports: Japan’s sports minister on Monday said the government will stick to its original construction plan for a new national stadium for the… 95 more words


Thomas Bach will return to Montreal to celebrate the rings

Feature photo: Thomas Bach in his fencing days (picture-alliance/dpa via dw.com)

The Canada Olympic Excellence Day celebrations on July 9 will feature many champions, but perhaps none more prominent than Thomas Bach. 267 more words


Amsterdam 7s success continues, as Rugby Canada women's development squad takes elite competition

A day after Canada seized their first senior title at the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series event in Amsterdam, Rugby Canada’s Maple Leafs development squad has won a title of their own in The Netherlands. 260 more words


Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen - [TED Talks]

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At this school in Tokyo, five-year-olds cause traffic jams and windows are for Santa to climb into. Meet: the world’s cutest kindergarten, designed by architect Takaharu Tezuka.

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Jumpin' to the Moon: L0 High-Speed Rail Inaugurates New Transport Revolution!

New L0 Series high-speed #maglev train sets new world record of 601 km/h – 375 mph – as #Japan takes the transportation lead once again…

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BREAKING: 5 People Killed in Stabbing Spree in Sumoto, Rural Western Japan

(OSAKA, Japan) — Police say five people have been killed in a stabbing spree in a small town in western Japan.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the Monday morning attacks. 131 more words

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Photos from 140 years ago show Tokyo’s skyline was amazing long before the Skytree was ever built

Amazing how things change over time. When I think back to how Tokyo has changed, I like to imagine how Tokyo was back in the 60’s and 70’s. 69 more words