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Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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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Lyon 0 Barcelona 0: Messi off colour as Valverde's men are held

Lyon 0 Barcelona 0: Messi off colour as Valverde's men are held

Lyon held on to a 0-0 Champions League draw at home to Barcelona on Tuesday, as Ernesto Valverde's men wasted many opportunities. Read more ...

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Blow for Bayern as Kimmich suspended for Liverpool second leg

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No. 5 Tennessee wins 58-46 as Vandy loses 14th straight

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NBA free agency rumors: Raptors signing veteran Jodie Meeks to 10-day contract

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