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Naomi Osaka Describes ‘Special Feeling' Of Dropping U.S. To Play For Japan In 2020 Olympics

10 monthes ago   |   By News One

Tennis star Naomi Osaka seems to be dropping the U.S. like a bad habit and putting all her heart into her home country of Japan.
Accoding to CNN , Osaka has decided to become a sole citizen of Japan over the U.S. just in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The 22-year-old was born in Japan to a Japanese mom and a Haitian father but was later brought to the U.S. She maintained a duel nationality, but according to Japanese law, people with dual nationality must pick one before their 22nd birthday. Osaka's big day is October 16.
She told Japanese public broadcaster NHK that it gives her “a...
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