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Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games
July 17, 2019

Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games

By Catherine Putz
The AIBA has been suspended and Rakhimov has resigned but boxing will still appear in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

The Game of the Great Games: How the Olympic Fad Hurts the Postcolonial World
May 03, 2018

The Game of the Great Games: How the Olympic Fad Hurts the Postcolonial World

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Seeking international recognition through grand sport events exacts a heavy price on Asian cities.
Preparing for Cyber Attacks on Japan
December 19, 2017

Preparing for Cyber Attacks on Japan

By Richard H. Ledgett, Jr.
Japan must prepare itself for cyber attacks ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Championship and the 2020 Olympics.

Japan to ASEAN: Tourists Yes, Terrorists No
March 12, 2015

Japan to ASEAN: Tourists Yes, Terrorists No

By Yo-Jung Chen
The country is welcoming Muslim tourists from Southeast Asia, but worries about the threat of terrorism.

How Japan Could Truly Benefit from the 2020 Olympics
March 23, 2014

How Japan Could Truly Benefit from the 2020 Olympics

By Julian Dierkes and Nanami Akimoto
By exploring new models for hosting the Games, Japan could alter perceptions and invigorate its society.

Casinos in Tokyo: An Olympic-Sized Cash Cow?
September 30, 2013

Casinos in Tokyo: An Olympic-Sized Cash Cow?

With the 2020 Olympics bid clinched, the case for legalizing casinos in Japan has received a boost.

Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?
September 29, 2013

Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?

Hosting major events like the Olympics brings some well-known issues. Tokyo would be wise to address them now.

Nissan’s Autonomous Car Cleared for Public Road Testing in Japan
September 27, 2013

Nissan’s Autonomous Car Cleared for Public Road Testing in Japan

The Japanese government issues its first license for a self-driving vehicle.

2020 Olympics: A Fourth Arrow for Abenomics?
September 10, 2013

2020 Olympics: A Fourth Arrow for Abenomics?

Tokyo’s successful bid should boost Japan’s economy, and may help Abe get other reforms done.

Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympics
September 08, 2013

Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympics

Beating out Istanbul, the news provides another addition to the Japanese government’s comeback narrative.

Fukushima Reporting Complicates Tokyo’s Olympic Bid
September 06, 2013

Fukushima Reporting Complicates Tokyo’s Olympic Bid

Although still the front-runner, radiation fears—overhyped though they may be—could derail Tokyo’s Olympic bid.

Tokyo’s Kasumigaoka National Stadium: A Facelift by Zaha Hadid
July 02, 2013

Tokyo’s Kasumigaoka National Stadium: A Facelift by Zaha Hadid

Here’s a glimpse of the makeover of Tokyo’s National Stadium, meant to boost the city’s 2020 Olympic bid.

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