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Japanese Olympic Committee approves Sapporo’s 2030 Winter Olympics bid

Sara Takanashi of Japan competes on day two of the FIS Ski Jumping Women's World Cup in Sapporo. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) executive board has approved Sapporo’s bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics.

The JOC invited Japanese cities interested in hosting the Games to come forward between November and December last year but Sapporo was the only one to register an interest.

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