Professor Sanada provided his opinions on holding the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Professor Sanada Hisashi of University of Tsukuba provided opinions on the importance and new way of holding the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games which has been postponed to 2021.
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Asahi Shimbun Digital「五輪、簡素でも楽しい 祭典のカタチ、考えた〈２〉」（Jul 20,2020）
Nikkei Digital「コロナ克服し新たな歴史を」（Jul 25, 2020）
Sankei Shimbun Digital「【1年後に思う】コロナで分断された世界、五輪がつなぐ」（Jul 27, 2020）
Kyodo News「History shows importance of holding Tokyo Olympics in 2021」（Aug 26, 2020）
He is a professor of the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba.
His main research fields are sport anthropology, Olympic history, legacy of KANO Jigoro, and Olympic education.
For the NHK period drama in 2019, Idaten, he was in charge of sports history review.
He is the chairman of TIAS (Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies), the director of CORE (Centre for Olympic Research and Education), the member of OPOP (Office for the Promotion of Olympic and Paralympic Activities).
Also he serves as the advisor for CEO of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the vice president of JOA (Japan Olympic Academy), and so on.