Feature: Japanese judo coach to have key role for Brazil at Olympics

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Feature: Japanese judo coach to have key role for Brazil at Olympics 

TOKYO, Feb. 11 — A Japanese judo instructor working for Brazil's national team is bringing cultural and technical experience to her pupils as they ramp up their training program with just six months to go before the opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Feature: Japanese girl band still stirring waves against government

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Japanese girl band still stirring waves against government 

TOKYO, July 29 — After making waves with their criticism of the government last month, a Japanese all-girls political pop group is back in the public limelight, delivering its no-holds-barred message.

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