Tokyo Olympics

Gigantic Gundam steals the show at the Tokyo Olympics triathlon

Some of the world’s greatest athletes hang a left at the life-size anime robot in their race for Olympic gold.

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Japan’s perception of skateboarding could change thanks to Olympic wins, pro skater says

Skaters in Japan hope that they’ll be able to skate in public without fear of stigma. 

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Nihon? Nippon? What’s the correct name for “Japan” at the Tokyo Olympics (and in general)?

Japan, the country so nice they named it twice?

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13-year-old Japanese girl becomes first-ever women’s skateboarding Olympic gold medalist【Video】

Junior high school student and street skateboarder Momiji Nishiya puts herself in record books as youngest Japanese athlete ever to win gold medal.

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Canadian reporter’s love for 7-Eleven steals the show at Tokyo Olympics

Feel-good story about a Japanese convenience store becomes one of the most unexpected surprises at the Olympics.

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Dragon Quest at Olympics opening ceremony? Game theme, Eva-connected song heard coming from stadium

Long-awaited start of the Tokyo Olympics might be a special treat for sports fans and otaku alike.

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Sailor Moon wishes Japan good luck at the Olympics in tweet, sparks backlash from fans

Anime ambassador’s quick message of support doesn’t land right with critics.

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Please drink alone in your room and don’t have sex, Tokyo Olympics tells athletes

Organizers don’t want people getting randy or rowdy in the Olympic Village.

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High-ranking Tokyo Olympics official dies in apparent suicide

Deceased department head identified from ID card.

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Please take Tokyo Olympics condoms back to your home country and use them there, organizers say

Basically, more than 150,000 condoms will be given to athletes as souvenirs of their time in Japan.

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Tokyo Olympics committee announces safety plans for the Games, including priority hospital beds

Athletes will be in Japan, but they won’t get to see much of it.

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Original Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony plans leaked, with Akira and Mario taking centre stage

An opening ceremony so good it gave Naomi Watanabe goosebumps.

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Japan’s Olympic stadium to fill thousands of empty spectator seats with waifu pillows

Not sure if creative or cringey.

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Tokyo Olympic torch flame goes out twice on first day of relay, filling commenters with dread

This isn’t the first time this sort of thing has happened, though.

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Tokyo Olympics Village looks like an eerie ghost town

Athletes Village could be the real-life setting for a disaster film right now.

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Tokyo Olympics will not allow spectators from overseas

Long-suspected precautionary measure is latest sad development for troubled event.

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Tokyo Olympics Official Shop branch closes down four months before Games may or may not start

The latest sad development for the troubled event.

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Naomi Watanabe responds to “Olympig” remark from Tokyo Olympics ceremony chief

Derogatory comment gets a boss response.

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Tokyo Olympics ceremony chief quits after suggesting Naomi Watanabe dress as an “Olympig”

Another day, another scandal for the Tokyo Olympics.

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Tokyo Olympics losing volunteers even after president’s resignation for sexist remarks

Games are scheduled to start in less than five months.

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