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Construction of 2020 Olympic stadium to start in October

TOKYO (AP) — Demolition of Tokyo’s old National Stadium will be completed by September and construction of the new main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will start in October, the venue’s management group said Thursday.

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Dice-K starts comeback bid in Japan with solid outing

NISHINOMIYA, Japan (AP) — Daisuke Matsuzaka made the first start of his comeback in Japan on Wednesday, returning to the scene of one of his most memorable pitching performances.

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Kearney finishes 3rd to secure 6th overall moguls title

TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Hannah Kearney of the United States finished third in Sunday’s freestyle World Cup dual moguls event to clinch her sixth overall moguls title.

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Kingsbury wins 6th straight World Cup event to claim title

TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won his sixth straight World Cup moguls event on Saturday to clinch his fourth overall title.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics have 3 venue changes approved by IOC

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got the go-ahead Friday from the IOC executive board to change three venue locations, with more changes expected in the next few months as the Japanese try to cuts costs.

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