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Japan Looks Back at the Tokyo Olympics
August 23, 2021

Japan Looks Back at the Tokyo Olympics

By Priyanka Borpujari
The highly-controversial and expensive Tokyo Olympic Games stirred up mixed emotions among Japanese.  

Why Indonesia Underachieves at the Olympic Games
August 11, 2021

Why Indonesia Underachieves at the Olympic Games

By Noto Suoneto
Given its population, Indonesia should perform better. Here’s what's holding it back.
Indonesia’s Quixotic Bid to Host the 2032 Olympics
November 17, 2020

Indonesia’s Quixotic Bid to Host the 2032 Olympics

By Sebastian Strangio
There is the question of Indonesia's bid can succeed. Then there's the question of whether it would be a good thing.

The 2020 Summer Games Can’t Save Japan
August 02, 2019

The 2020 Summer Games Can’t Save Japan

By Fumika Mizuno
The 2020 Games will wow and stun, but they will be no repeat of 1964.

What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
January 18, 2018

What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?

By Brad Glosserman
Given that little about what is occurring is new, here is a cliché-ridden assessment of what lies ahead for him.

South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
January 06, 2018

South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan

By Scott W. Harold and Jeffrey W. Hornung
Seoul is picking the wrong battle, with real implications for itself, Washington, and the region. 

ASEAN's Olympic Triumph
August 26, 2016

ASEAN's Olympic Triumph

By Mong Palatino
The region had its best competition yet.
Uzbekistan's Amazing Record-Setting Gymnast Takes on Rio
August 11, 2016

Uzbekistan's Amazing Record-Setting Gymnast Takes on Rio

By Catherine Putz
Oksana Chusovitina is the first gymnast in Olympic history to appear in seven Games.

Will Beijing Get Another Olympics?
July 10, 2014

Will Beijing Get Another Olympics?

By Samuel Chi
The Chinese capital may become the first to host both Summer and Winter Olympics, by default.

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.

Sadaf Rahimi – New Boxing Star?
March 12, 2012

Sadaf Rahimi – New Boxing Star?

Sadaf Rahimi has already beat the odds to compete in the Olympics. Being a woman in Afghanistan isn’t easy.

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