Olympic Notes: 70 Athletes Receive OK By Singapore NOC To Participate At AYG
A total of 70 athletes "got the nod from the Singapore National Olympic Council on Monday to take part in the upcoming Asian Youth Games." They "hail from seven sports," including aquatics (diving and swimming), athletics, shooting and table tennis (STRAITS TIMES, 5/6). ... Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda reminded his organization on Tuesday "not to repeat the kind of trouble caused last month by comments from Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose about a rival bid city's qualifications to host the 2020 Olympics" (KYODO, 5/7).