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Japanese Olympic Chief Indicted In France

The head of Japan's Olympic Committee has been charged in Paris for "active corruption" in connection with the awarding of the 2020 Olympics to...
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Japan To Resume Commercial Whaling

Japan is withdrawing from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and will resume commercial whaling next year, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday, in a...
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England Boss Neville Excited By Japan Test

England manager Phil Neville admitted that a "great generation" of Japan players will pose a major threat to his team at the 2019 women's...
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Jones Glad As England Recover To Beat Japan

Eddie Jones said his team "played like England" in the second half after they came from behind to beat Japan 35-15 at Twickenham on...
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England Bounce Back To Beat Japan

Joe Cokanasiga scored a try on his Test debut as England came from behind to beat 2019 World Cup hosts Japan 35-15 at Twickenham...
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Leitch Says Jones Changed Japan’s Rugby Culture

Michael Leitch paid tribute to former coach Eddie Jones on Friday for changing Japan's rugby culture, on the eve of a Twickenham reunion with...

Second-String All Blacks Crush Japan

Flyhalf Richie Mo’unga sparked a second-string All Blacks side to a 69-31 victory over plucky Japan in Tokyo on Saturday.Mo’unga scored a try and...

Medvedev Stuns Nishikori To Win Japan Open

Kei Nishikori's hopes of a third Japan Open crown were dashed Sunday by Russian qualifier Daniil Medvedev, who crushed the local hero 6-2, 6-4...

Hamilton Storms To Japan Win

A rampant Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to move to the brink of a fifth Formula...

Hamilton Grabs 80th Pole As Vettel Flounders

World champion Lewis Hamilton roared to pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix as Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel slumped to eighth after a horror...
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Powerful Earthquake Rocks Japan, Causing Landslides

A powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power and forcing a nuclear...

Japan Acknowledges Radiation Death Among Fukushima Workers

Japan has acknowledged for the first time that a worker at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more than...
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Strongest Typhoon In Quarter Century Rips Through Japan

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, with more than a million people urged to evacuate as the storm...

Olympic Boss Moriyasu Appointed as Japan National Football Coach

Japan named Olympic coach Hajime Moriyasu as their new national football boss on Thursday.The 49-year-old replaces Akira Nishino, who led the Blue Samurai to...

EU, Japan Sign World’s Biggest Free-Trade Deal

One of the world’s biggest free-trade deals has been agreed between the European Union and Japan.The agreement covers nearly a third of the world’s economic output...

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