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November/December 2014 Issue

November/December 2014 Issue

The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020

Publisher's Note
Gateway to the Asia-Pacific Region
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020
The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 ~ A Message from the Japanese Sports Community
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 1
Government Activities for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games
By Takeo Hirata (director-general, Office for the Promotion of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Cabinet Secretariat)
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 2
Implications of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for Sports in Japan
By Ichiro Hirose (head of Total Sports Strategies)
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 3
Assessment of the Legacy of the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games ~An Important Lesson for Tokyo 2020
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 4
An Interview with Augusto Pestana, Counsellor at the Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Can Be a Good Model for Japan in Hosting a Major Sports Event
Interviewer: Naoyuki Haraoka    Writing: Chaobang Ai
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 5
An Interview with Shunichiro Okano, Honorary Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) What Can We Expect from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics?
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 6
Interview with Shigeru Hatta, Director of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Career Academy Program How Will Business Work with Athletes to Make the 2020 Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics Successful?
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 7
Sport Tourism in Japan: Present & Future Perspectives
By Munehiko Harada (professor at Tokyo's Waseda University)
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 8
The Yoga Business: Spreading Beyond the Boundaries of Age & Sex
By Kei Shimizu (president and representative director of LOHAS International, Inc.)
Cover Story • The Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics in 2020 • 9
Seeking a World Where Everyone Can Play Sports with Everyone: the Vision of Keio Media Design (KMD)
By Minato Takeda (student with the Reality Media Project at the Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University) & Masahiko Inami (professor at the Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University)
Special Article • 1
How Can We Convert Health Care from Public Cost to Growth Industry? Commitment of Local Governments Is as Important as Deregulation
By Shinichi Ueyama (professor at the Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)
Special Article • 2
Indo-Japanese Economic Ties: Prospects & Outcomes Under New Prime Minister
By Sanjeev Sinha (director of Deals, PPP & Infrastructure at PriceWaterhouseCoopers)
Special Article • 3
Will Preparing Childcare Facilities Really Enable Women to Shine?
By Takashi Unayama (principal economist of the Policy Research Institute at the Ministry of Finance)
Interview
Naohito Shiroma, Director of Kawada Robotics Robots Will Create New Aspects of Collaboration
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Book Review
Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival David Pilling (Penguin Press. 416 pp. $29.95)
By Richard Solomon (contributor to the Nikkei Asian Review and The Japan Times)
BOOK INTRODUCTION
Developing Linguistic & Business Skills that Work Internationally
By Jillian Yorke (Japan-related translator, writer, and editor)
VIEWS OF JAPAN'S YOUNGER GENERATION
Is Japan Ready for the 2020 Olympics?
By Tomoya Sasaki (senior student at the Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)