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Posted in: Court denies Belarus sprinter's legal bid to run in Olympics See in context

She won’t have much difficulty adapting to her new home. Belarusian and Polish are both Slavic languages and quite close to each other. Good luck !

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Posted in: Olympic gymnastics champ Hashimoto responds to scoring criticism See in context

The FIG issued a statement saying the judgement was “fair and accurate” and that’s the end of the story.

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Posted in: Officials in Tokyo alarmed at lack of sense of crisis as virus cases hit record highs See in context

The fact that Tokyo had a record 3865 coronavirus cases simply means that number of people tested positive for the PCR test. Testing positive and getting infected are two different things, I would like to know how many of those tested positive have developed any symptoms.

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Posted in: Olympic broadcasters curb sexual images of female athletes See in context

To achieve the goal of the ultimate gender equality, why not compete in the nude, as the ancient Greeks did?

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Posted in: Abe siblings win judo gold in Olympic first See in context

Congratulations! Nice brother and sister.

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Posted in: Osaka in Olympic spotlight, but biracial Japanese face struggles See in context

“Japan remains a largely homogeneous society”

True. And there’s basically nothing wrong with that. Racial and cultural homogeneity is the key to stable society and helps keep crime rates low.

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Posted in: Beach volleyball match canceled after Czech player tests positive for COVID See in context

This Olympics is rapidly becoming a race for survival of the fittest: athletes with a best immune system will win the medals in the end,

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Posted in: Emperor tells Bach holding Olympics amid pandemic 'not easy' See in context

The emperor is clearly against holding the Olympics amid the pandemic. But since he has no political power, “not easy” was all he could say to the IOC chief.

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Posted in: Jill Biden to have busy 3 days in Tokyo See in context

They believe viruses stay away from foreign dignitaries, especially the US first lady

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Posted in: Emperor to attend Tokyo Olympic opening ceremony See in context

The emperor’s words subject to the IOC’s prior approval? That might anger nationalists here. I thought the honor of hosting the Olympics was given to the hosting city, not the country.

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Posted in: Police find missing Ugandan weightlifter in Mie Prefecture See in context

How was he planning to find work here? There must be an underground network to find jobs for illegal aliens.

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Posted in: South Korean president to skip Olympics See in context

The Korean president made the right decision not to come to Japan. You’re not welcome here. Stay home and watch the Olympics on TV.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,410 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 3,886 See in context

Just 59 people with severe symptoms out of the population of 12 million. What are they making all the fuss about? Even if you get infected, if you don’t develop the symptoms you’re in good shape.

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Posted in: Internet misinformation fans COVID vaccine hesitancy among Japanese young people See in context

The inoculations have only just begun. The vaccines are still on clinical trial and no one knows for certain what long-term effects the vaccines might cause. No wonder young people with more access to the internet and SNS have second thoughts about getting vaccinated.

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Posted in: Missing Ugandan athlete leaves note saying he wants to work in Japan See in context

He won’t be missing much longer. Can’t speak the language. A suspicious looking and behaving African person can’t mingle with the locals.

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Posted in: Djokovic says he will play at Tokyo Olympics See in context

I won’t be watching the Olympic tennis on TV so I don’t care who’s coming to compete or not.

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Posted in: IOC's Bach brings attention to Hiroshima — some of it unwanted See in context

After all, the Games will be held during the pandemic. Will the IOC chief say, looking at the A-bomb monument in Hiroshima, “I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds”?

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Posted in: Pandemic clouds Japan's hopes of active diplomacy during Olympics See in context

There’s no need for Suga to meet with Moon, the leader of the country that keeps breaking treaties and agreements and utterly untrustworthy.

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Posted in: Bach corrects Chinese slip-up in Olympic talks; calls Tokyo best-ever prepared host city See in context

He’s more interested in the 2021 Winter Olympics in Beijing than the one coming up next week.

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Posted in: Chinese athletes complain about lax virus measures at Tokyo Olympics hotel See in context

What country started the pandemic in the first place that has ruined lives of millions around the world? If the Chinese team aren’t happy about the anti-infection measures here, go back where they come from.

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Posted in: Japan retracts controversial policy over alcohol-serving restaurants See in context

The country is run by madmen. I’ve never seen so inept a government as Suga’s. He’s so incompetent that he makes Abe look competent.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 920 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 2,191 See in context

Testing positive for the PCR test doesn’t automatically mean you are infected with COVID-19. It simply means you tested positive for a test with dismal accuracy records.

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Posted in: Prosecutors drop case against all 100 recipients of ex-minister's bribes See in context

Overloaded and overworked prosecutors just couldn’t indict a hundred suspects.

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Posted in: Japan urges Myanmar to prevent repeat of raids on embassy, aid staff See in context

The media often criticize Myanmar’s military regime and foreign companies setting up shop there but they are less vocal about multinationals doing business in far more brutal countries such as China. The power of China money I suppose.

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Posted in: Airlines eye shift to greener fuels with carbon neutrality in sight See in context

Hydrogen is highly explosive and dangerous. If you’re looking for safe, zero-emission aircraft, what about airships filled with helium?

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Posted in: Prosecutors seek nearly 3 years jail for Ghosn escape accomplices See in context

It’s a standard tactic for criminals on trial to look repentant in order to get a lighter sentence and that’s exactly what the Taylors are doing. The father and son will probably get out of this with a suspended sentence. Until then, enjoy Japanese hospitality. in the Tokyo detention center.

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Posted in: Chinese people vexed by Communist Party's image among Japanese See in context

If Chinese want to improve their image in Japan, respect Japan’s sovereignty over the Senkakus and just stop violating Japanese waters and airspace immediately.

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Posted in: Americans apologize to Tokyo court for role in Ghosn escape See in context

A former Green Beret bowing and holding back sobs. That must have been a spectacle. Now it’s time for the big fat rat in Lebanon to be brought to justice.

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Posted in: China seen as top U.S. partner in Asia, Japan more reliable: poll See in context

I’m not surprised. The US goes where money goes. Japan has been a convenient milch cow and will be dumped when it’s run out of money.

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Posted in: Naked man detained after damaging car, attacking driver See in context

Immediate deportation.

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