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Designated city in Hokkaido, Japan

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Sapporo: Designated city in Hokkaido, Japan
Sapporo is the largest Japanese city north of Tokyo and the largest city on Hokkaido, which is Japan's northernmost main island. It is the capital city of Hokkaido Prefecture and Ishikari Subprefecture. Sapporo lies in the southwest of Hokkaido, within the alluvial fan of the Toyohira River, which is a tributary stream of the Ishikari. Sapporo is considered the cultural, economic, and political center of Hokkaido.

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Tokyo 2020: Marathon test event takes place in Sapporo [Video]

Tokyo 2020: Marathon test event takes place in Sapporo

A marathon test event was held in Japan on Wednesday ahead of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:03Published
Runners ready for Tokyo Olympic marathon test event in Sapporo [Video]

Runners ready for Tokyo Olympic marathon test event in Sapporo

The Tokyo Olympic marathon course will get a test on May 5 when runners take to the streets in the northern city of Sapporo.The Olympic marathon was moved to the Sapporo due to organisers concerns over..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:07Published

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