Japan’s Olympic committee reversed its stance on Tuesday and decided to scrap the controversial logo for the 2020 Games in Tokyo amid accusations of plagiarism.
The Japanese designer of the official emblem for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday denied referring to the logo of a Belgian theater amid a controversy over their similarity.
Roger Federer of Switzerland, the seven-time Wimbledon champion, has topped a list of the most marketable sports stars in the world, with six other tennis players in the top 20.
The Japanese Prime Minister announced on Friday the government decided to scrap the design of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after soaring costs sparked public anger.
Japan’s sports minister said on Monday that the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics should delay its plan to install a retractable roof as the government runs short of money and time.
The Japan Football Association dismissed on Tuesday its national team coach Javier Aguirre after confirming that a Spanish court had accepted a criminal complaint over a 2011 match-fixing scandal.
Japan’s national team arrived in Sydney on Saturday ahead of their defense of the Asian Cup title amid a match-fixing scandal in Spain