• Japan Set to Host Sport Contests to Gear Up for 2020 Olympic Games

    1 month ago - By Global Traveler

    In order to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Japan is set to play host to several noteworthy contests through 2019.
    The nation is hosting a wide variety of games before the actual Olympics to increase enthusiasm and awareness of other sports in Japan and on the global stage.
    First up is the Nippon Baseball Series, which kicks off Oct. 27. Baseball is widely considered one of the most popular sports in Japan, according to the nation's national tourism organization.
    The Cycling Shimanami Bike Tour follows the baseball series on Oct. 28. This world-famous race collects...
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