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Nihon University rugby player accused of possessing marijuana

January 20, 2020 - 21:11
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a member of the Nihon University Rugby Club over the alleged possession of marijuana in Shibuya Ward, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Jan. 20). (
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Japan TV networks to rotate Olympics broadcasting on daily basis

January 18, 2020 - 20:43
Five major Tokyo-based private television networks will take turns airing daily coverage of the Tokyo Olympic Games this summer, sources close to the matter said Saturday. (Kyodo)
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Japanese badminton star injured in car crash

January 13, 2020 - 20:02
Japanese world number one badminton player Kento Momota has been injured in a vehicle crash near Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur. (NHK)
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Blackjack guide for beginners

January 9, 2020 - 22:18
There is a card game which among all the others brings with it the fashion and the charm of magic, which encloses luck and strategy more than any other one. We are talking about Blackjack (
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How to win playing online slots

January 9, 2020 - 22:16
Have you ever played online slots before? (
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Fruit themed slot games

January 9, 2020 - 22:08
Before they were fondly referred to as fruit machines, slots were known as one-armed bandits. (
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Athletes' village features accessibility, scenic views

January 9, 2020 - 21:03
Details of the waterfront athletes’ village for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games were revealed Thursday, with organizers emphasizing its accessibility and ease of use for para-athletes. (Japan Times)
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Japan snow shortage risks putting ski jump competition on ice

January 8, 2020 - 22:35
With snowfall at a fraction of its usual levels, this northern Japanese city may be forced to suspend an international women's ski jumping competition this month, Mayor Takahiro Sato told reporters Tuesday. (Nikkei)
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Avant-garde posters unveiled as Tokyo Olympics near

January 6, 2020 - 23:01
The official posters are out for this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. (Japan Today)
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Sports betting online guidelines

January 2, 2020 - 23:20
Online sports betting is a favorite pastime for many as it adds an extra thrill to the excitement of watching different games. (
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathon course finalized

December 19, 2019 - 19:59
The organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has finalized a marathon course, saying athletes will basically run three laps around central Sapporo. (NHK)
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Olympic officials consider marathon course

December 14, 2019 - 22:02
Organizers of next year's Tokyo Olympics along with officials from international organizations visited Sapporo, Hokkaido, on Saturday to finalize the course for the Olympic marathon event, which will be held in the city. (NHK)
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Japan rugby squad honored with parade in Tokyo

December 11, 2019 - 23:24
The Japanese national rugby team has been honored with a parade celebrating its historic run at this year's Rugby World Cup. (NHK)
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Russia banned from Olympics but door open to Tokyo Games for athletes as 'neutrals'

December 11, 2019 - 00:04
Russia may be banned from the next two Olympics but the door is open for Russian participation at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games if athletes can meet the rigid criteria laid out by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). (Japan Today)
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F.Marinos wins 1st J-League title in 15 years

December 8, 2019 - 01:27
Japanese soccer club, Yokohama F. Marinos, has clinched its first J-League championship in 15 years by defeating second-place FC Tokyo. (NHK)
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2 more Tokyo 2020 Olympic events rescheduled to beat the heat

December 5, 2019 - 23:52
Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Thursday two more Olympic events, the triathlon and equestrian cross-country, have been rescheduled to earlier start times to combat the expected sweltering summer heat. (Japan Today)
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Japan's new National Stadium completed

November 30, 2019 - 22:26
The main stadium of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been completed. (NHK)
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National high school body orders pitch limits for first time

November 29, 2019 - 20:49
High school games played at the spiritual home of Japanese baseball will get a new look in 2020 after the organizer of the prestigious national championship on Friday announced its first pitch limits. (Japan Times)
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These two Japanese stars will be key in securing Asia World Cup qualification

November 28, 2019 - 23:38
At the time of writing, Japan are well on course to finish at the top of Group F in their attempts to qualify for the highly-anticipated 2022 Asia World Cup. (
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