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Finally, an easy one: US rolls by Japan 98-45 at World Cup

Finally, an easy one: US rolls by Japan 98-45 at World Cup

SHANGHAI (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 20 points, Kemba Walker added 15 and the U.S. World Cup team finally got to enjoy an easy...
Want Tokyo Olympic tickets? No problem if you have $60,000

Want Tokyo Olympic tickets? No problem if you have $60,000

TOKYO (AP) — Having trouble getting tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics? That's no problem if you have $60,000 to spare. Tokyo Olympic organizers are offering...
Kenki Fukuoka scores a try for Japan during Pacific Nations Cup rugby action against the United States at ANZ Stadium in the Fijian capital of Suva. (The Japan News/ANN)

Japan diving in strong ahead of Rugby World Cup

SUVA (The Japan News/ANN) - Kenki Fukuoka scores a try for Japan during Pacific Nations Cup rugby action against the United States at ANZ...
This Wednesday marks one year before the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The participants live near the stadium, which will be the venue for soccer, rugby and modern pentathlon during the Games. (NOWnews)

Kids mark ‘1 Year to Go’ before Tokyo Games

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — About 400 people, including children and their parents, grouped together to form the words “1 Year to Go!” at...

Tokyo governor sees excitement build for 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (CNA) — Yuriko Koike, governor of Tokyo who received the Olympic Flag from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach at the closing...
The Japan national team, ranked No. 7 in the world, was a finalist in the previous World Cup in Canada in 2015, after winning the tournament held in Germany in 2011. The eighth-ranked Dutch made sure Nadeshiko would not make a third consecutive trip to the final. (The Japan News/ANN)

Dutch double knocks Japan out of World Cup

RENNES, France (The Japan News/ANN) – Japan was eliminated from the FIFA Women’s World Cup by the Netherlands in Rennes, France, on Tuesday, losing...
The Rugby World Cup in Japan features 20 teams and 48 matches spread across 12 venues. The tournament starts Sept. 20 and ends on Nov. 2. (The Japan News/ANN)

100 days until Rugby World Cup begins in Japan

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) – With 100 days to go before the Rugby World Cup begins in Japan, a clock counting down to the...
Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo

TOKYO (AP) — Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its...

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