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'Early Blow for Tokyo 2020 After Governor Forced to Resign Following Corruption Scandal'


TokyoRacer said…
I completely disagree with this opinion. It's absurd to think that one man is going to affect Japan's preparations for an event that is still 6 years away. There will be thousands of bureaucrats, civil servants, company employees (ok, 10s of 1000s), etc. involved in Japan's preparations, which will of course, be completed with 100% efficiency. One politician more or less will make no difference whatsoever.

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daigaku - university
ekiden - a long-distance relay race
faito - a courseside audience cheer; see ganbatte
ganbatte (ganbare) - a courseside audience cheer; see faito
gasshuku - an intensive training camp
Hakone Ekiden - the annual university men`s championships
jitsugyodan - corporate-sponsored professional running teams
onsen - a hot spring
Q-chan - Naoko Takahashi, the 2000 Sydney Olympics women`s marathon gold medalist, Olympic record holder and first woman to break 2:20 in the marathon
rikujo - track and field, the marathon, and other running events
Rikuren - the JAAF
tasuki - the sash which is handed off during an ekiden
zannen - too bad
otaku - a nerdy, socially awkward person, usually male, who is obsessed with some esoteric topic

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