Ghosn's Side Takes Files, Cash From Rio Apartment

Ghosn's side takes files, cash from Rio apartment

Nissan Motor officials say representatives of its ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn have retrieved documents and cash from a corporate apartment in Rio de Janeiro.

The officials say Ghosn's representatives entered the apartment on Friday with permission from a Brazilian court. Nissan's representatives oversaw them in the apartment.

Safes Found At Ghosn's Apartment In Rio

Safes found at Ghosn's apartment in Rio

Nissan Motor officials found safes in an apartment in Rio de Janeiro provided to its ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn. They suspect that the safes may contain assets that Ghosn allegedly purchased illegally.

Court filing shows that Nissan officials found 3 locked safes on November 30th as part of an in-house probe into the alleged financial misconduct by Ghosn. They are seeking permission from a court in Brazil to open them.

Rio Silver Medalist Yoshida To Continue Wrestling, Aims For Tokyo Games

Rio silver medalist Yoshida to continue wrestling, aims for Tokyo GamesThree-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida said on Sept. 20 that she will continue competing with a goal to participate in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
"The Olympics will come to Tokyo and people can watch the Games live. I want to work toward being able to move people (through sports) and giving them courage," the 33-year-old Rio Olympics silver medalist said at an event in Tokyo.

Koike Takes Flag As Paralympics Ends With A Bang In Rio

Koike takes flag as Paralympics ends with a bang in RioAn armless guitarist ripped out riffs with his toes, dancers in wheelchairs performed handstands and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike was handed the Paralympic flag by Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes.
They marked the highlights of the closing ceremony of the Rio Paralympics on Sept. 18, as all eyes were shifting to the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

Paralympics: Curtain Drawn On Rio Games, Flag Handed To Tokyo

Paralympics: Curtain drawn on Rio Games, flag handed to TokyoThe curtain came down Sunday on the Rio Paralympics, the largest multisport event for athletes with disabilities held for the first time in South America.
The Paralympic flag was handed over from Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo during the closing ceremony at Maracana Stadium, with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike receiving the flag from Philip Craven, president of the International Paralympic Committee.

Gold Athlete Rewarded With Golden Nissan Leaf For Rio Success

Gold Athlete Rewarded With Golden Nissan Leaf For Rio SuccessAs the official automotive sponsor and partner of the British Paralympic Association, Nissan will hand over the keys of a brand new Gold Leaf to Richard Whitehead.
The Paralympic 200m T42 Rio 2016 World Champion, who also happens to be one of the brand's ambassadors, is starring in a short film, called "Living with the Leaf", alongside his strength and condition coach Dave Jackson.

Japanese Athletes Leave For Rio Paralympics

Japanese athletes leave for Rio ParalympicsAnother group of Japanese athletes that will take part in the 2016 Paralympics has left for Rio de Janeiro.
Japan is sending 230 athletes and staff to the games.
On Tuesday, 90 of them left from Narita Airport near Tokyo. The group included wheelchair tennis player Yui Kamiji and national team leader Hiroya Otsuki.

Nishikori Set Own Pace In Rio, Even In Toilet Break

Nishikori set own pace in Rio, even in toilet breakKei Nishikori won the bronze medal in the men's singles tennis at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games on Aug. 15 after he defeated Spain's Rafael Nadal in a match underscoring his ability to go at his own pace -- including during a lengthy bathroom break.