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  • August 19, 2016
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All networks and most national papers led with extensive reports on Japanese athletes’ performance in the Rio Olympics. Saori Yoshida was beaten by the U.S.’s Helen Maroulis in women’s wrestling, failing in her bid to claim the gold medal in four consecutive Olympics. Nikkei’s lead item was a public-private initiative of some 20 companies and research institutions including Toyota and Riken to develop a core artificial intelligence technology.

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