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Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) - In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organisers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with manmade snow.

Rugby:'Waste sweat' and humidity a test for players at World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) - This year's Rugby World Cup, the first to be held in Asia, will produce many unique challenges for the world's top players but one of the biggest might be Japan's varied climate.

Paralympics: Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears

TOKYO (Reuters) - The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organisers' efforts to tackle the heat threat to athletes and fans in the Japanese capital.