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Japan's Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda said Tuesday that he will step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games. Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Kasumigaseki Country Club has allowed women to have full memberships for the first time in decades. Here, a golfer is seen on the club's course, which will host men's and women's golf at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says new changes will boost female participation in the Olympics and attract young, urban viewers. He is seen here last fall, with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike (right) and an interpreter. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images hide caption

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16-year-old Amaiya Zafar (left) spars in the Circle of Disclipline gym in Minneapolis earlier this month. USA Boxing has granted Zafar a religious exemption to fight in one bout while wearing hijab. Sarah O'Keefe-Zafar hide caption

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Sarah O'Keefe-Zafar

The 80-year-old Tsukiji Fish Market currently sits on some of the most valuable land in Tokyo, with easy access to wholesalers, retailers and tourists. Naomi Gingold for NPR hide caption

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For Tokyo's Famed Fish Market, A Dreaded Death And A Hopeful Rebirth

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Tokyo's proposed National Stadium, a key part of its 2020 Olympics plan, is being reopened to design proposals after Japanese officials said new cost estimates had risen sharply. Japan Sports Council hide caption

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