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Faiyez last won the day on November 25 2016

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  1. Faiyez

    Transport for Tokyo 2020

    I'm pretty sure you have to purchase that.
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    Transport for Tokyo 2020

    Transport would be free for ticket holders? That's news to me.
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    Tokyo 2020 Ceremonies

    I wholeheartedly disagree, but since L.A. did it first I wouldn't mind if we see jetpacks again in the next L.A. games. And you don't need to tell me it's technically not a jetpack. I know and the concept is still the same.
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    Tokyo 2020 Ceremonies

    Ugh, terrible. That crap has been beaten to death and legitimately the last thing I want to see at the OC. I really don't feel like being preached or talked down to. I've had enough of that crap already.
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    Tokyo 2020 Ceremonies

    What the heck is a "stadium-theater" director, and why do you think anyone in the opening event committee would benefit from consulting some Chinese dude? You realize this is the TOKYO Olympics, right? I'm assuming the British didn't feel any need to consult any Chinese dude for their own thing, did they? So why bring up Chinese dudes now?
  6. Had a chance to stroll around Meiji jingu Gaien this September. I'm so glad that the new stadium isn't going to interfere with all the surrounding greenery. This stadium is the epitome of what Agenda 2020 is supposed to be about.
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    TOKYO 2020 Venue Plan

    This is just disgusting. You'd think that they gave the games to Istanbul and not Tokyo. Another thing: I can guarantee Japan is going off easy with international coverage of this snafu. Can you imagine the backlash if it was a majority muslim host such as Turkey?
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    TOKYO 2020 Venue Plan

    The IOC does appear to be committed to support every initiative for cost reduction. It's actually the sport federations crying foul at broken promises. It all comes back to how TOCOG submitted their bid originally, and the expectations built upon it. Part of the reason Tokyo won the 2020 bid was because they confidently pitched all those new, glitzy venues with the impression that actually making them wasn't going to be a big deal. Now we're scrambling to see what can be trimmed, moved and retrofitted. This is so uncharacteristic of Japan. It's might set an unfortunate reality where Agenda 2020 only matters after the bid is won. For a sport federation, however, it's just an outcome that amounts to a bait and switch. So, of course they're going to protest.
  9. I'm pretty sure that javelin throw was illegal!
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    Tokyo 2020 News - General

    There are quite a few countries ranked ahead of Japan for suicide rate, both male and female. South Korea actually has a worse rate, so logic dictates you should be more concerned for Pyeongchang.
  11. Wow. That one looks much nicer, actually.
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    TOKYO 2020 Venue Plan

    Why don't you ever post shortly after the previous comment? That way, I wouldn't have to deal with an extra notification for your shitty posts!
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    TOKYO 2020 Venue Plan

    No, I mean people still being scared of Fukushima. I find it frustrating at this point, really.
  14. Faiyez

    TOKYO 2020 Venue Plan

    Why is this news. Baseball's top stars won't play in the Olympics and it's not because a venue is in Fukushima, but because Olympic baseball is irrelevant.
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    TOKYO 2020 Venue Plan

    Is this for real? Because if this is real, it's a very clever and ballsy way to strike at their pride and compel them to stick to the original plan. There will be no events held anywhere other than Japan.
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