People-to-People Exchange

Sport Exchange

July 8, 2014

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Sport plays an important role in promoting international exchange and mutual understanding beyond borders, language and race. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes an effort to promote understanding and trust toward Japan and to cultivate Japanophile through international exchange in sports field, especially traditional sports such as Judo, Kendo and Karate. And also, the Ministry supports activities to host large scale international sport games such as the Olympic Games and the Soccer World Cup.