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Governor Inose named as Tokyo 2020 chairman

By Emily Goddard

Tokyo 2020 President Takeda welcomes new Tokyo Metropolitan Governor Naoki Inose to the Bid teamDecember 21 - Tokyo's newly elected Metropolitan Governor Naoki Inose has today been named as chairman of Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, after the 66-year-old prizewinning writer made a pledge to bring the Games back to the Japanese capital for the first time since 1964 at his election.

Britton and Lamdassem to defend Great Edinburgh Cross Country titles

By Mike Rowbottom

Fionnuala Britton 211212December 21 - Fionnuala Britton, who retained her European cross country title for Ireland earlier this month, and Spain's former European silver medallist Ayad Lamdassem will defend their individual titles in the annual international match between Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Team Europe and the United States at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country at Holyrood Park next month.