Gundam To Encourage Olympians In Tokyo Games

Gundam to encourage Olympians in Tokyo Games

A project is underway to have the mechanical hero Gundam from the popular Japanese anime series travel to space to cheer on athletes competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The Games' organizing committee and Japan's space agency JAXA announced the project on Wednesday.

Olympians Teach Judo In Buffalo

Olympians teach Judo in BuffaloTwo Olympic medalists taught the sport of Judo in Buffalo Saturday.
Two-time Olympic Champion Kayla Harrison and silver medalist Travis Stevens came out to help the next generation of athletes at Aikido of Suenaka-Ha Buffalo on Niagara St.

Soccer : Coach Turns Losing U-23s Into Olympians

Soccer : Coach turns losing U-23s into Olympians“Before developing as a player, you must develop as a human being.”
This is the phrase Japan under-23 manager Makoto Teguramori kept repeating to his team after taking over the post in January 2014.

Sdf Produces 12 Olympians Headed For London

SDF produces 12 Olympians headed for LondonTwelve members of the Self-Defense Forces have been chosen to represent Japan at the London Olympics this summer. What is the secret behind these public servants-turned-athletes?

On May 17, 10 of the 12 visited the Defense Ministry and met with Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka for a pep talk.