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Yokohama beat rivals Tokyo to secure J.League title

07 Dec 2019

TOKYO Yokohama Marinos eased past title rivals FC Tokyo 3-0 on Saturday to clinch their first J.League trophy since 2004.

Soccer-Yokohama beat rivals Tokyo to secure J.League title

07 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 7 Yokohama Marinos eased past title rivals FC Tokyo 3-0 on Saturday to clinch their first J.League trophy since 2004.

Tokyo 2020 marathon, race walk events rescheduled after Sapporo move

04 Dec 2019

TOKYO The women's marathon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and all the race walks have been rescheduled, following the controversial decision taken in October to move the events out of the capital 800 kilometres north to the city of Sapporo.

Radiation hot spots found at Tokyo 2020 torch relay start - Greenpeace

04 Dec 2019

TOKYO Radiation hot spots have been found at the J-Village sports facility in Fukushima where the Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay will begin, Greenpeace Japan said on Wednesday.

Minor communication hitch at opening of Tokyo 2020 gymnastics test event

29 Nov 2019

TOKYO Confusion over the participation of two Portuguese athletes failed to derail an Olympic rehearsal at the newly-built Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo as the Trampoline World Championships got underway on Friday ahead of next year's Games.

Tokyo 2020 venues near completion eight months from Games

21 Nov 2019

TOKYO Construction at two Tokyo 2020 venues is nearing completion eight months before the start of the Olympics, as preparations for the Games enter the final stretch on schedule.

Springboks' Du Toit, Erasmus take World Rugby gongs

03 Nov 2019

TOKYO South African flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit was named World Rugby player of the year at a glitzy ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday, with Rassie Erasmus claiming the coaching award, fresh from securing the World Cup title on Saturday.

Rugby-Springboks' Du Toit, Erasmus take World Rugby gongs

03 Nov 2019

TOKYO, Nov 3 South African flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit was named World Rugby player of the year at a glitzy ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday, with Rassie Erasmus claiming the coaches’ award, fresh from securing the World Cup title on Saturday.

World Rugby aiming to use Japan 2019 as springboard for tier two progress

03 Nov 2019

TOKYO World Rugby is looking to use the success of this year's world cup tournament in Japan as a springboard for developing nations to play more matches against the established elite.

Crushing final defeat may motivate for years to come - England’s Itoje

02 Nov 2019

YOKOHAMA Maro Itoje said it was “not exactly a disco” in the England dressing room following the crushing 32-12 loss to South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday but the players will try to use the pain of defeat as motivation for the future.

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