Category Archives: Japanese sports

Tokyo enters final straight in Olympics preparations

Tokyo 2020 organizers have entered the final stretch of a decade of Olympics planning since the late January, six months before the official start of the Games, with most key wobbles in the rearview mirror. The organizers are having to … Continue reading

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Threat grows to Tokyo 2020 qualifying events in Wuhan as coronavirus spreads to Japan

An emergency board meeting are going to be held by the planet Health Organisation (WHO) tomorrow to debate the outbreak of a replacement coronavirus in China, which has killed six people and infected almost 300. Concerns over the spread of … Continue reading

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Olympics 2020 opening ceremony to employ characters as appeal for peace

The opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics will employ characters from famous animation industry of Japan as part of its appeal for peace, according to games sources. The theme of the 2020 Tokyo opening ceremony will be coexistence … Continue reading

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Olympic 2020 Boosts Japan’s Sports Market (part 2)

Trendy Outdoor Clothing becomes a Fashion Statement It seems that the traditional Japanese society is getting a little younger and looser. Clothing is not an exception. Although in the past, suits and costumes were more or less compulsory on the … Continue reading

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TOKYO SUMMER OLYMPICS 2020 MARATHON AND RACE WALK VENUE APPROVED

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced that Sapporo Odori Park in Hokkaido was approved by the IOC as the venue for the marathon and race walk … Continue reading

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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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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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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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