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  1. China Winter Olympics mascot

    China chooses panda as Winter Olympics mascot

  2. Japanese fans have been out in force ahead of the Rugby World Cup

    'Rugby-mania': Praise for Japan as World Cup excitement grows

    Organisers said the Rugby World Cup was set to break broadcast records and grow the game in Asia as excitement builds in Japan, with huge crowds ...
  3. Misugu Okamoto (centre), Sakura Yosozumi (left) and  Sky Brown celebrate

    Japan skateboard sensation, 13, cools Olympic talk after world title

    Japanese schoolgirl Misugu Okamoto is refusing to entertain thoughts of Tokyo Olympic gold despite becoming skateboarding's youngest world ...
  4. Gabriel Medina of Brazil rides a wave in the men's heats of the ISA World Surfing Games

    Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier

  5. Kelly Slater, here taming the Miyazaki surf at the weekend, won his first world championship 27

    Olympics: Old man and the sea - Slater warms to Olympic surf challenge

    At the ripe old age of 47, surfing icon Kelly Slater is old enough to be the father of some of his chiselled, tousle-haired rivals.
  6. A woman holding a sunshade walks past Olympic rings displayed at Nihonbashi district in Tokyo

    Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020

    One of Japan's top doctors has slammed the decision to hold the Olympics at the height of Tokyo's baking summer, warning that heatstroke will be ...
  7. The snow was slightly coarser than some were expecting.

    Cold comfort: Tokyo 2020 tests fake snow to beat the heat

    Tokyo 2020 organisers blasted volunteers with fake snow on Friday as they trial ever more extreme ways to beat the heat ahead of the Games.
  8. IOC President Bach walks with Japan's PM Abe during the 'One Year to Go' ceremony ce

    Olympics: IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo's 'urban festival'

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s "urban festival", which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic sports, ...
  9. A girl cools off at a mist station at Shiokaze Park during the beach volleyball test event for the

    Olympics: Tokyo to test artificial snow to cool Olympic spectators

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympic organising committee has already rolled out everything from misting stations to flowerbeds to beat the heat at next year's ...