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Record applications for torchbearers at Tokyo leg of Olympic relay

Tokyo, Sep 6 (Xinhua) The Tokyo metropolitan government said on Friday that it has collected 16,910 applications for runners to participate in the Tokyo leg of the 2020 Olympics torch relay, more than 100 times of the 165 runners to be publicly recruited.
The 2020 Olympic Games torch relay will start in Fukushima Prefecture on March 26 next year.
About 10,000 torchbearers will run roughly 200 meters each during the Japan leg of the relay, which will pass through all 47 prefectures of the country and feature major landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters such as the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
The torch relay in the Tokyo area itself will be held for 15 days from July 10 to July 24 next year. Among the torchbearers, 165 runners will have been recruited publicly.
According to the organizers, the applicants will know in December whether they have been chosen through a screening process based on documents they submitted earlier.
"It has become extremely competitive," Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said at a press conference. "We would like to increase the level of expectations for the Olympics and Paralympics," he added.
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Panaji, Sep 19 (UNI) Maharashtra were crowned champions yet again, retaining the titles they had won last time, by winning the Junior and Senior Mixed Team championship events at the Yonex Sunrise West Zone Inter State Badminton championships 2019, held at multipurpose stadium, Peddem, in North Goa on Thursday.

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Sindhu crashes out, Momota and Chen Long go through in China Open

19 Sep 2019 | 8:29 PM

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Mariano Aguerre to lead La Pegasus Polo in inaugural X-treme Polo League

19 Sep 2019 | 8:26 PM

Mumbai, Sep 19 (UNI) Mumbai based La Pegasus Polo, one of India’s upcoming Premiere Polo Establishments on Thursday announced their team for the inaugural edition of the X-treme Polo League (XPL), scheduled to begin from September 25
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24 teams confirmed for FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments

19 Sep 2019 | 8:26 PM

Beijing, Sep 19 (Xinhua) FIBA announced on Thursday all 24 participating teams at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments following the conclusion of FIBA Basketball World Cup and release of latest FIBA World Ranking.

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South Africa A fight back to tibe 17-run lead to India A

19 Sep 2019 | 8:15 PM

Mysuru, Sep 19 (UNI) In a fight back South Africa ‘A’ made 400 in first innings against India ‘A’ first batting total of 417 on the penultimate day of the ‘unofficial test’ played at SNW stadium here today.

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