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Shinzo Abe -- aka 'Super Mario' -- loses out on Olympics

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2016, file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears as the Nintendo game character Super Mario during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Abe was a star of the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, parading before a 70,000 sellout at the Maracana stadium as Nintendo game character Super Mario. It was Abe's humorous invitation to the next Olympics in Tokyo. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP, File)

Paralympic documentary: 'None of the bodies look the same'

FILE -In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, Matt Stutzman, of United States, holds the bow with his foot as he competes in the individual compound-open, during the Paralympic Games at the Sambadrome, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Stutzman is among several Paralympic athletes who are profiled in the Nexflix documentary

Tokyo Skytree lights up to mark 1 year to go for Paralympics

During a long exposure catching a streak of light from passing cars, journalists report on the special lighting of the Tokyo Skytree in red, blue and green; the symbol colors of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, in Tokyo on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. The lighting Monday marked one year to go before the planned opening of the Paralympics that was postponed due the the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

Stanford sports cuts could mean big loss for US Olympic team

FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Penn State's Bo Nickal, rear left, wrestles with Stanford's Nathan Traxler in the 197-pound championship bout of the Southern Scuffle wrestling tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn. Stanford announced Wednesday, July 8, 2020,  that it is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The school will discontinue men's and women's fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men's rowing, co-ed and women's sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men's volleyball and wrestling after the 2020-21 academic year. Stanford also is eliminating 20 support staff positions.(C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP, File)

Survey: Majority of Japanese firms oppose Olympics next year

A symbol installed for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 on a barge is moved away from its usual spot by tugboats off the Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. The five Olympic rings floating on a barge in Tokyo Bay were removed for what is being called