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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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Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon

The 16-year-old Shintaro Mochizuki made history on Sunday becoming the first player of Japan to win a boy’s Grand Slam tittle after beating Spain’s Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, pumping his fist after hitting a backhand … Continue reading

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The 8 Most Popular Sports in Japan (part 3)

5. Sumo Sumo is commonly considered the national sport of Japan, and has been around since antiquity. Professional sumo tournaments began in 1684 in Tokyo’s Tomioka Hachiman-gu Shrine, originally arising from a Shinto ritual of a human wrestling with a … Continue reading

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Japan stipulates that casino resorts must have big hotels

The government of Japan has announced standards that it hopes to set for casino resorts which will be built by the mid-2020s – requiring them to have some of the biggest hotels and conference rooms in the country. The government … Continue reading

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Facts About Japan You May not Have Known (Part 3)

More than 3000 McDonald’s restaurants The USA is the only country that has more Mcdonald’s restaurants than Japan in the world. In spite of that, it’s very rare to see obese Japanese people when going around the cities. To slurp … Continue reading

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