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A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
November 06, 2018
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
The IOC, responding to Rakhimov’s election, expressed “grave” concern over judging scandals, anti-doping, and governance.
A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
October 31, 2018
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
A Kazakh boxing legend and an Uzbek businessman face off for leadership of the scandal-ridden International Boxing Association.
2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing
Japan’s Famed Tsukiji Fish Market Celebrates New Location
October 15, 2018
Japan’s Famed Tsukiji Fish Market Celebrates New Location
After a two year political saga, the relocation of Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market is finally complete.
Japan’s Famed Tsukiji Fish Market Celebrates New Location
Can the 2020 Olympics Push a Rethink of Japan's Counterterrorism Strategy?
August 08, 2018
Can the 2020 Olympics Push a Rethink of Japan's Counterterrorism Strategy?
A new terrorism center suggests that Japan may finally be getting serious about the potential for attacks at home.
Can the 2020 Olympics Push a Rethink of Japan's Counterterrorism Strategy?
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
Seeking international recognition through grand sport events exacts a heavy price on Asian cities.
The Game of the Great Games: How the Olympic Fad Hurts the Postcolonial World
Japan Shrugs at Plan for North Korea to Attend 2020 Tokyo Olympics
April 06, 2018
Japan Shrugs at Plan for North Korea to Attend 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Despite thawing tensions, Japan remains reluctant to forge ties with North Korea.
Japan Shrugs at Plan for North Korea to Attend 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo's Governor Throws in With a New Political Party
June 02, 2017
Tokyo's Governor Throws in With a New Political Party
Yuriko Koike has officially withdrawn from the LDP to head the new Tomin First no Kai.
Tokyo's Governor Throws in With a New Political Party
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
March 16, 2017
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
From China to Iran, Cold War politics shaped the participation of Asian countries in the Olympic Games.
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
Tokyo 2020 and Japan’s Soft Power
August 31, 2016
Tokyo 2020 and Japan’s Soft Power
Japan's cultural appeal is at its best when the government takes a hands off approach.
Tokyo 2020 and Japan’s Soft Power
Goodbye Rio, Hello Tokyo: The Outlook for the 2020 Olympics
August 23, 2016
Goodbye Rio, Hello Tokyo: The Outlook for the 2020 Olympics
With four years to go, Tokyo still has hurdles to clear to host the perfect Olympic Games.
Goodbye Rio, Hello Tokyo: The Outlook for the 2020 Olympics
What Does Tokyo's New Governor Mean for Japanese Politics?
August 03, 2016
What Does Tokyo's New Governor Mean for Japanese Politics?
How an independent candidate managed to beat out candidates from both the ruling LDP and the main opposition coalition.
What Does Tokyo's New Governor Mean for Japanese Politics?
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
October 12, 2014
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
Expanding the international tourism industry will be a cultural challenge for Japan.
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Lessons from Los Angeles
September 12, 2013
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Lessons from Los Angeles
Tokyo could pull off a highly successful Olympics in 2020. Here are some lessons from the past.
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Lessons from Los Angeles
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