"My goal is to keep my jockey title. Because when you are on top, you need to do your best to stay on top," Lemaire said.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto said organizers are determined to host a successful Olympic Games without wasting any time for preparations.
"Here in Japan, it's kind of a social link to play golf. You play with the owners, with the trainers, with the jockeys," Lemaire said.
Sodashi, the daughter of Kurofune, began her five-race winning streak at the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies in December.
North Korea, which boycotted the 1988 Seoul Games, became the first nation to announce it will skip the upcoming Olympics amidst the global pandemic.
The 17-year-old Okayama Prefecture native became the first Asian to capture a title at the home of the Masters.
The 20-year-old won the women's 100-meter butterfly final at the Japan Swimming Championships. Ikee earned a spot on the 4x100-medley relay team.
Ichiro played a pivotal role in the Seattle Mariners' come-from-behind victory in his first MLB game on April 2, 2001.
“Without support from my fans, I would not have made a comeback here, so please continue to support me," Spring Basho winner Terunofuji said.
"The torch of Tokyo 2020 will become a bright light for hope for Japanese citizens and citizens in the world and a light at the end...
The Sunrockers Shibuya, Toyama Grouses, Alvark Tokyo, Nagoya Diamond Dolphins and Akita Northern Happinets are in the hunt for two wild-card berths.
"Division I hockey in America is a pretty big deal over here, so I am honored that I still get to play," the University of New...