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Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima

5 days ago   |   By USA Today

Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics say the torch relay will start in Fukushima, an area hit by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster
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High temperatures a concern for Tokyo 2020 organizers

5 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

TOKYO - The head of an IOC inspection team says organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will explore all options to combat the extreme summer heat that will likely prevail in the Japanese capital during the games.
John Coates was in Tokyo for a two-day inspection of the city's preparations for the games which are just two years away.
The 2020 Olympics will run from July 24 to Aug. 9 when temperatures in central Tokyo can exceed 35 degrees Celsius. It's common to see thousands of people rushed to hospitals with heatstroke during those months.
Experts have warned the risk of heatstroke in...
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