The indie documentary Runner, about South Sudanese athlete Guor Maker, is about the hunger for recognition and respect that fuels the popularity of the Olympics.
Japan will be making a much-anticipated return to the sport in both the men’s and women’s competitions.
The NBA forwards headline a versatile squad set to make its first appearance in the Summer Games in 45 years.
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The first Japanese to win a medal in canoe slalom hopes to repeat his success for the host country.
“There is no event which is as unifying as the Olympics,” said the foil specialist in an interview.
“The Tokyo 2020 official app is the fan’s personal guide and companion to the Olympic and Paralympic Games,” according to a press release.
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The latest edition of the athletes’ playbook should “make both Japanese citizens and athletes feel safe,” says the Games’ delivery officer, Hidemasa Nakamura.
There are approximately 130 million karate enthusiasts across 194 countries and regions. Usami’s kata has been described as the “most beautiful in the world.”
Japan has much more to lose than money. The international trust in Japan and the Japanese people will be hard to regain once lost.