Sport Body Urges Transparency In Cycling Selection

Sport body urges transparency in cycling selection

The Japan Sports Arbitration Agency has urged the country's Cycling Federation to ensure its selection process for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is transparent and satisfactory to athletes.

The agency made the request despite its earlier dismissal of a cyclist's complaint that the federation's selection criteria unfairly discriminates by gender.

Selection Of New Era Name In Final Stage

Selection of new era name in final stage

Japan's government has revealed that on March 14 it officially selected multiple experts to consider a new name for the era of the nation's next emperor. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga's announcement on Sunday suggests that the selection process is now in the final stage.

The government will decide the new era name on April 1 by holding a meeting of experts. Emperor Akihito will abdicate the throne on April 30, and Crown Prince Naruhito will ascend the throne the following day, May 1.

Android's Smart Text Selection Coming To Chrome Os Soon

Android's Smart Text Selection Coming To Chrome OS Soon

Google first introduced Smart Text Selection with Android 8.0 Oreo. It has two core components. When the user taps on a word the feature automatically selects the entire phrase and it then suggests relevant actions based on what has been selected. For example, a link to Google Maps comes up with an address is selected. This feature will soon be available in Chrome OS as well.

It’s not surprising to see that this feature is making its way to Chrome OS given that the entire Android ecosystem is now available on Chrome OS. The flag for the Smart Text Selection feature is available in the latest Canary channel build of Chrome OS. The description mentions that the feature “shows quick actions for text selections in the context menu.”

Mori Celebrates All-star Selection With Homer

Mori celebrates All-Star selection with homerSaitama Seibu Lions designated hitter Tomoya Mori could hardly have found a more appropriate way to commemorate becoming the youngest player ever to top fan voting for the All-Star series.
Nippon Pro Baseball announced the results of the fan voting on Friday, with 19-year-old Mori earning 536,267 votes — the most of all players in both leagues — for the Pacific League’s DH spot.

Matsui Gets 1st Selection To Samurai Japan

Matsui gets 1st selection to Samurai JapanJapan announced its 26-man roster on Monday for the squad set to play against a group of All-Stars from Europe on March 10 and 11 at Tokyo Dome.
The Samurai Japan roster features four newcomers, including second-year hurlers Yuki Matsui, 19, and Katsuki Matayoshi, 24.

Canon Pixma Pro Partner Program Offers Expanded Selection Of Specialty Print Media For Pixma Pro-series Inkjet Printers

Canon PIXMA PRO Partner program offers expanded selection of specialty print media for PIXMA PRO-series inkjet printersCanon Europe announced today the start of a new program launched in cooperation with paper manufacturers and paper sellers that provides users with an expanded selection of specialty print media compatible with the Canon PIXMA PRO series of inkjet printers. The program allows professional and advanced-amateur users of PIXMA PRO printers to choose the ideal paper according to their personal preferences and print project demands.