Tag Archives: J-Village

TEPCO’s Fukushima Reconstruction HQ Moves to Town of Futaba via Nippon.com

[…] The accident, triggered by a powerful earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, occurred at TEPCO’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station, which straddles Futaba and the town of Okuma in the prefecture. The Japanese government’s evacuation order, placed after … Continue reading

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Cancel.The.Olympics via the New York Times

By Jules Boykoff Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers insist that the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games will go on. Even with widespread cancellations in European soccer, Formula One auto racing, and professional and collegiate basketball … Continue reading

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By William Boardman […] The Bangkok Post argues that time is running out on the Tokyo Olympics:  Japan needs to rethink the Olympics. The most pressing reason to postpone or cancel the 2020 Tokyo summer games, which are due to start in late … Continue reading

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Radiation Hot Spots Found Near Japan’s Olympic Torch Relay Site via Time

BY AYA TAKADA AND STEPHEN STAPCZYNSKI / BLOOMBERG DECEMBER 4, 2019 Tepco removed tainted soil near the sports complex where the 2020 Olympic torch relay will start in Japan after Greenpeace Japan found radiation hot spots there, utility spokesman Koichiro Shiraki said … Continue reading

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Radiation hot spots found at Tokyo 2020 torch relay start: Greenpeace via WKZO

[…] Greenpeace found that radiation levels around the recently refurbished venue, which also hosted the Argentina team during the Rugby World Cup earlier this year, were significantly higher than before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor meltdown following the March 2011 … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking ceremony held at Fukushima station near J-Village soccer center via The Japan Times

[…] “In order for our region to be revitalized and become a new and attractive area, I hope that the reopening of J-Village and the building of the new station will make substantial contributions,” Naraha Mayor Yukiei Matsumoto said in … Continue reading

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