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Osaka set to represent Japan at Tokyo Olympics

Seattle Times Thursday, 10 October 2019
TOKYO (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka says she intends to represent Japan at next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The Olympic Channel says Osaka, who plays under a Japanese flag in WTA events and in the Fed Cup, has told national broadcaster NHK that she has started proceedings to choose Japanese citizenship. Osaka holds […]
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Naomi Osaka Chooses Japanese Citizenship for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The tennis star has decided to represent Japan over the U.S. in the upcoming games. Osaka, who was born in Japan but raised in the U.S., holds dual citizenship to both countries. Japan requires those with dual citizenship to relinquish...

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