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Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start on March 25 in Fukushima Pref via Japan Today

[…] The relay will start from the J-Village soccer training center and last for 121 days while traversing all of Japan’s 47 prefectures. The previous schedule for each region was maintained aside from a one-day adjustment to fit next year’s … Continue reading

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Results of Radioactive Contamination Survey around Tokyo 2020 Olympics Torch-Relay Route via Chikurinsya

1 Results of radioactive contamination survey around Tokyo 2020 Olympics Torch-Relay route 3/3/2020 Nobuyoshi Ito: Iitate Village Resident Jun Nakamura: Co-Chairman, Fukuichi Area Environmental Radiation Monitoring Project Kazumasa Aoki: Vice President, NPO Radioactivity Monitoring Center for Citizen (Chikurin-sha) Purpose of … Continue reading

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Olympic torch relay faces cool welcome from nuclear evacuees via The Asahi Shimbun

FUTABA, Fukushima Prefecture–Dressed in protective plastic coveralls and white booties, Yuji Onuma stood in front of the row of derelict buildings that included his house, and sighed as he surveyed his old neighborhood. On the once-bustling main street, reddish weeds … Continue reading

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Olympics: Tokyo torch relay to add another Fukushima reactor town via The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games torch relay is likely to pass through the town of Futaba, which hosts the disabled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, as the government plans to lift the mandatory evacuation order … Continue reading

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Players on 2011 World Cup team to open Olympic torch relay via CBS17.com

TOKYO (AP) — Members of the Japan soccer team that won the Women’s World Cup in 2011 will be the first to carry the Olympic torch when the relay opens on March 26. The Japanese portion of the relay is … Continue reading

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