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Beijing was Japan's most successful Winter Games ever

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Congratulations!” to Team JAPAN. Well Done, young men & women. Well done.

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Like it or not, Japan did it well..

Well done Japan Olympians!!..

Keep winning more medals for Japan!!..

I love you Japan, coolest country of the World!!!..

頑張れ 日本!!!!....

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it wasn’t a good olympics because of China and the ROC. With the atheletes uncertain of their fate to compete!

The living conditions and mental state of the athletes. The lack of real snow. The poor 15 year old being drugged and the postponement of the award ceremonies for the deserving athletes that had done nothing wrong.

The attacks by China and the u.s on social media about which country the athlete was from and so on!

Not to mention it was on so late at night. Sorry guys it was one of the worst Olympics. Just because some journalist described it as the best!

As they said in the Matrix….. “open your eyes, I’m only offering you the truth nothing more”

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Most successful. Which isn't all that successful at all.

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Japan won 18 medals - that's more than a lot of bigger winter countries!

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@Steve -

"...Not to mention it was on so late at night..."

That's strange. Here in Japan it was on at almost perfect time.

And re the snow. The artificial snow - made and kept in perfect conditions of -20+C - was commended for it's predictability. Not my opinion, but the opinion of many of those in the know.

There may well be plenty to criticize the Beijing olympics over - that's for sure, but there were certainly many, many highlights to be enjoyed - that's for sure.

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Thanks to " DOORDARSHAN SPORT" live telecast in India got to watch the entire Winter Olympics back home in Mumbai.

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Let's remember Tibet.

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Wonder what China would say about Tibet?

pmsl

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I am totally not interested after Japan stabbed China in the back. China had totally supported the Tokyo Olympics, and yet USA's minion then decides it must listen to USA and decided to call a diplomatic boycott.

Tom:

Let's remember Tibet.

Yeah, I am. They're doing well. They're prospering. Life is on the up for them. Try asking and visiting them.

Steve:

The living conditions and mental state of the athletes.

So Tokyo was better? On top of that, the athletes were raving about the food and beds in Beijing.

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Now I hope companies will hire these wholesome and nice athletes to promote their products, instead of prime donne tennis players.

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That's more than a lot of bigger winter countries!

Is it? The top medals earner was Norway, with a population 4% the size of Japan's. Japan was also beaten by other tiny population countries Sweden, Austria and Switzerland.

My country, Canada, was ahead of Japan, with less than a quarter of the population, with 26 medals compared to Japan's 18, and the Canadian people and media aren't celebrating much, not nearly like Japan's is.

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it wasn’t a good olympics because of China and the ROC.

ROC?

The ROC is Taiwan.

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The ROC is Taiwan.

ROC = "Russian Olympic Committee," since Russia is banned for doping (a ban which will now likely be extended after that debacle with Valieva).

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Congratulation to Japan!

One of the Winter Olympics power in the making.

Looking forward to Sapporo 2030!

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I am totally not interested after Japan stabbed China in the back. China had totally supported the Tokyo Olympics, and yet USA's minion then decides it must listen to USA and decided to call a diplomatic boycott.

So, Japan not sending a handful of diplomats to this event is somehow construed as "stabbing China in the back"? You were really hanging out to see those diplomats from Japan, NZ, Australia, Canada, the US and UK who chose not to attend?

Get a grip.

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Vaccine works !

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That's more than a lot of bigger winter countries!

Is it? The top medals earner was Norway, with a population 4% the size of Japan's. Japan was also beaten by other tiny population countries Sweden, Austria and Switzerland.

My country, Canada, was ahead of Japan, with less than a quarter of the population, with 26 medals compared to Japan's 18, and the Canadian people and media aren't celebrating much, not nearly like Japan's is.

Yes Norway was great and so were Sweden, Austria, Switzerland with keep completing without doping.

We do not need another such kind of competition after the games.

Japan just won the most medal in it's Winter Olympics history and cerebrated it. No need to be ironic.

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I have very little interest in spectator sports and look on the current Olympics with loathing. But for some reason I have a soft spot in my heart for Japanese curlers and their mathematical precision. Hurray!

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@Khuniri

It seems curling is the hot spot for this season! Everyone I know was watching it. And for good reasons too, it's not a judged sport and there are both strength and intelligence gone into it.

I hope the Japan government puts more funding into the Loco Solare team.

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Congratulations Olympians of Nippon!

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I love you Japan, coolest country of the World!!!..

Let's not go overboard

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I love you Japan, coolest country of the World!!!..

Let's not go overboard"

Lol, some people dont get out much by the look of it :)

That's more than a lot of bigger winter countries!

Is it? The top medals earner was Norway, with a population 4% the size of Japan's. Japan was also beaten by other tiny population countries Sweden, Austria and Switzerland."

Now now, don't spoil the narrative by minor facts.

One of the Winter Olympics power in the making."

Right on ....better check the country ranking board first.

Looking forward to Sapporo 2030!"

Most Japanese taxpayers aren't...no time to get over the Tokyo games budget black hole yet.

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It seems curling is the hot spot for this season! Everyone I know was watching it. And for good reasons too, it's not a judged sport and there are both strength and intelligence gone into it.

Most of my friends & I watched it for the cute J- team girls, now there is a sport we can support ;)

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@marcelito

What is your problem lol?

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Gambare Nippon:

So, Japan not sending a handful of diplomats to this event is somehow construed as "stabbing China in the back"? You were really hanging out to see those diplomats from Japan, NZ, Australia, Canada, the US and UK who chose not to attend?

Choose not to attend? Is that why USA applied for so many diplomatic visas during the Olympics? They forced the minions into a diplomatic boycott, then left them in the lurch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ROFL

By the way, you sure know a lot considering you were supposed to be on a boycott yourself.

Wasn't Eileen Gu great? Absolute highlight!

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If it wasn’t for curling, GBR would have gone home with zero medals.

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It seems curling is the hot spot for this season! 

Curling, or any other obscure sport, becomes "hot" in Japan only if a Japanese person or team does well at it some tournament somewhere.

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