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France looking to impose attacking style of play against Argentina

Japan: Sports - 1 hour 20 min ago
France coach Jacques Brunel thinks he knows how to beat Argentina — impose an attacking style of play early on and then batter the Pumas ...

Sumo 101: New Otani hotels and sumo

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 11 min ago
Last Friday, several members of the Ireland rugby team, including Clan Healy and Rory Best, visited Isegahama stable to watch a training session.It’s unusual for ...

Takakeisho moves ahead of the pack

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 12 min ago
Takakeisho took the outright lead at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday, beating Myogiryu to improve to 10-2 and secure promotion back to ozeki.The ...

Man City cruises past Shakhtar in Champions League

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 13 min ago
Manchester City became the only English club to win its opening Champions League game, beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 on Wednesday.After Chelsea and Liverpool lost and ...

Why the Fed is trying to stay flexible

America: CNN - 2 hours 37 min ago
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Russia captain Vasily Artemyev says ‘pressure is on’ Japan in opener

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 38 min ago
Russia captain Vasily Artemyev has warned Japan that unless it brings its “A” game in Friday’s Rugby World Cup opener, the Brave Blossoms could face ...

Haka embodies spirit of New Zealand’s All Blacks

Japan: Sports - 3 hours 5 min ago
The crowd is erupting in anticipation. The national anthems of both teams have just concluded and all eyes are now firmly fixed on the action ...

England favorites to win World Cup, says former Brave Blossoms assistant Sawaki

Japan: Sports - 3 hours 6 min ago
Keisuke Sawaki, 44, a former Japan assistant coach under Eddie Jones in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, has made bold predictions for the upcoming World ...

Retooled Brave Blossoms look to take world by storm

Japan: Sports - 3 hours 6 min ago
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has a clear goal for the 2019 Rugby World Cup — lead his team to the quarterfinals for the first ...

On-demand streaming service available for overseas visitors to RWC

Japan: Sports - 3 hours 9 min ago
An online streaming service designed for the more than 400,000 overseas visitors expected here over the next two months for the Rugby World Cup was ...

Cancer survivor completes 12,000-km cycle from U.K. to Japan for Rugby World Cup

Japan: Sports - 4 hours 9 min ago
On the rain-soaked shores of Lake Kawaguchi in Yamanashi Prefecture, Patrick McIntosh, 63, looks relaxed, unperturbed by the inclement weather. In the context of his ...

Gerrit Cole reaches 300 strikeouts for season as Astros clinch playoff berth

Japan: Sports - 4 hours 11 min ago
Gerrit Cole wanted to get his milestone strikeout at home, and he accomplished the feat in an important win for the Houston Astros.Cole struck out ...

Eight years since nuclear disaster, Fukushima hopes Rugby World Cup can clean up its image

News from Japan - 4 hours 34 min ago
On pristine pitches in northeastern Japan, the Argentine men’s rugby team practiced their scrums, line-outs and set plays in the sunshine in preparation for their ...

Japan hosts groundbreaking Rugby World Cup

Japan: Sports - 4 hours 34 min ago
The eyes of the world will be on Tokyo on Friday when Japan kicks off the 2019 Rugby World Cup in the opening game against ...

All Blacks select playmakers Beauden Barrett, Richie Mo’unga for opener against South Africa

Japan: Sports - 4 hours 37 min ago
Defending champion New Zealand has stuck with a dual playmaker model, selecting Richie Mo’unga at flyhalf and Beauden Barrett at fullback for their Rugby World ...

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