Author Archives: Nicholas Robinson

Olympic 2020 Boosts Japan’s Sports Market (part 1)

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are intended to boost the weakening Japanese sports market. The boundaries and conventions in the more traditional market are breaking down – outdoor is also in the land of the rising sun in. The … Continue reading

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American casino operators double down on Japan plans

American casino operators are staking out promising sites in Japan, which will begin allowing gambling resorts during the next decade, in a bid to enter an entirely new market of bettors. U.S.-based Las Vegas Sands has its eye on Yokohama, … Continue reading

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Naomi Osaka to represent Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Naomi Osaka has announced that she intends to represent Japan at the next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Though the two-time Grand Slam champion carries the flag of Japan besides her name on the WTA Tour, Naomi Osaka is a dual citizen … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup 2019 breaks records and wins hearts during the emotional pool stage

The Japan Rugby 2019 Organising Committee has praised the Japanese people, the teams, and fans after 37 matches which showcased the best of rugby and the best of Japan on and off the field. ·        More than … Continue reading

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Japan shock the world again after humbling Ireland in Rugby World Cup boilover

On Saturday, hosts Japan stunned Ireland 19-12 in an extraordinary upset to win their second match of the Rugby World Cup 2019, putting themselves in pole position to reach the knockout round for the first time. The Japanese team came … Continue reading

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Japan Allow Bets on Hosting Mega Casino Resorts

After the legalization of casinos in Japan, the battle to attract casino operators has happened amidst divided residents and business communities. It is surprising to find out that although the lottery, horse racing, and slot machines are part of Japan’s … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup 2019 preparations hit a bump with concerns over the readiness of pitch

Rugby Union has never been synonymous with impeccable playing surfaces and luscious green grass. But the venue for 2019’s Rugby World Cup final didn’t have even a blade of grass on it as it was stripped bare and re-laid just … Continue reading

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National Olympic Committees confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat and water quality issues

Heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar yesterday said they are confident that their hosts will find solutions ahead of the next year’s Olympic … Continue reading

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2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan

2020 is an Olympic year, with the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo. So start planning your medals parties and book some vacation for the big sports event. Here’s everything you need to know. 2020 Olympics dates and schedule … Continue reading

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Online Betting in Japan

The great thing about sports betting in Japan is that online betting is available. You can do online both the Toto and horse racing betting. The online betting firm is fully licensed and regulated by the Japanese government. However, to … Continue reading

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