Japan value China rivalry with Tokyo target in mind

FILE PHOTO: A firefighter stands during a drill at the main stadium ahead of the upcoming Asian Games at Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Japan will go toe-to-toe with China at the 18th Asian Games, hoping sparring with the continent’s most dominant sporting nation will boost their bid for a record medal haul in their home Olympics in 2020, its delegation chief said on Saturday. Japan topped the medal standings in the first Asian Games in […]

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