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Former President of Japan Boxing Federation, Akira Yamane, Passes Away at 84

January 31, 2024 - 23:22
Akira Yamane, the former president of the Japan Boxing Federation, has passed away at the age of 84. (News On Japan)
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Predictions for the Development of the Japanese Online Casino Industry in 2024

January 31, 2024 - 17:32
The land of the rising sun welcomes each day before everyone else in the world. It is only logical that they are leading the rest of the world in many things. (News On Japan)
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Nagasaki's casino resort plans rejected!

January 31, 2024 - 16:32
The attempt to make a second integrated resort dedicated to gambling has been shut down by the Japanese administration, citing financial concerns. (News On Japan)
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Unlocking Japan's Sports Betting Potential: from Baseball to Esports

January 31, 2024 - 16:07
Japan is still at a crossroads regarding the legalization of sports betting. They're weighing the good and bad sides of it. The Japanese love sports like baseball, soccer, sumo wrestling, and the new phenomenon of e-sports. If the country allows sports betting, it could be a big market, maybe around $47.3 billion. (News On Japan)
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Rui Hachimura Unleashes Thunderous Dunk in Asahi Super Dry's New Commercial

January 31, 2024 - 08:04
Asahi Beer is set to release a new television commercial for "Asahi Super Dry," entitled "The Sharp Taste of Excellence. Rui Hachimura," commencing February 1. (News On Japan)
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Hideki Matsui Returns as Special Coach for Giants After Six Years

January 30, 2024 - 14:46
Hideki Matsui, star of the Yomiuri Giants and the New York Yankees, will serve as a special coach for the Giants' spring training camp in Miyazaki starting February 1st, making his first comeback to the coaching arena in six years. (News On Japan)
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Harimoto and Hayata Triumph in All-Japan Table Tennis Championships

January 29, 2024 - 09:08
On the final day of the All Japan Table Tennis Championships held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo, the men's and women's singles finals took place on Sunday, January 28. (News On Japan)
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Behind the Scenes: Vissel Kobe Chairman Hiroshi Mikitani Unveils Path to League Victory

January 28, 2024 - 10:09
Soccer show "FOOTxBRAIN" features Hiroshi Mikitani, chairman of Vissel Kobe, champions of J-League last year, talking out the secrets to success, with MC Masanobu Katsumura and former Vissel Kobe player Tomoaki Makino. (News On Japan)
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Two-Year-Old Prodigy Amazes with 'Divine Swing'

January 26, 2024 - 13:37
A two-year-old boy has hit the big time, not only captivating audiences with his batting skills but also his remarkable pitching talent. (News On Japan)
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Japan Defeats Indonesia to Advance to Asian Cup Knockout Stage

January 25, 2024 - 00:46
Japan's national soccer team faced off against Indonesia in their third match of the Asian Cup group stage, securing a 3-1 victory. With two wins and one loss, Japan finished second in Group D, thus advancing to the knockout stage of the tournament. (News On Japan)
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Can We See More Japanese Contestants In 2024 Kentucky Derby?

January 24, 2024 - 18:46
The Kentucky Derby remains one of the most significant horse races on the international calendar, and therefore it is little surprise that there have been no shortage of international challengers look to land success in the massive Triple Crown race throughout history. (News On Japan)
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The Fascinating World of Cricket Betting in India: Insights into its History and Evolution

January 24, 2024 - 14:54
In India, cricket is a way of life as much as a sport. It is hardly surprising that, when it comes to sports betting in the nation, cricket has taken center stage. (newsonjapan.com)
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Kickoff: J1 League's Opening Day Details Unveiled

January 24, 2024 - 08:15
The J1 League, Japan's top level of professional soccer, has announced the schedule and venues for its opening matches, with the new season kicking off on the 23rd of February at Hiroshima's new stadium where Sanfrecce Hiroshima will face Urawa Reds. (News On Japan)
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Tenshin Nasukawa Achieves TKO Victory in First Match Against a World-Ranked Boxer

January 24, 2024 - 08:03
Professional boxer Tenshin Nasukawa achieved his first technical knockout victory in a boxing match against world-ranked Luis Robles of Mexico on Tuesday night in Osaka. (News On Japan)
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Japan Suffers Defeat to Iraq in the Second Match of the Asian Cup Group Stage

January 20, 2024 - 04:19
In the Asian Cup football tournament currently underway in Qatar, Japan faced defeat in their second group stage match, losing 1-2 to Iraq. (News On Japan)
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Call for Dismissal of Entire Board of Japan Clay Shooting Association

January 18, 2024 - 10:37
Mired by confusion and suspicions, the Japan Clay Shooting Association will hold a general meeting to discuss the potential dismissal of all directors over suspicions of inappropriate use of funds solicited from corporate sponsors. (News On Japan)
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Shohei Ohtani Becomes Ambassador of Konami's Baseball Game

January 17, 2024 - 11:30
Shohei Ohtani, the star baseball player, has been named as the ambassador for Konami Digital Entertainment's baseball games. (News On Japan)
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Naomi Osaka Knocked Out in First Round of Australian Open

January 16, 2024 - 05:34
Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka made her return to Grand Slam tennis at the Australian Open following the birth of her child, exiting the stage in straight sets to French player Caroline Garcia, ranked 19th in the world. (News On Japan)
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Scoring with J-League: How "Football Manager 2024" Tailors the RPG Experience for Japanese Players

January 15, 2024 - 17:53
From SEGA, the popular soccer management simulation game "Football Manager 2024" is now available on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Netflix. (News On Japan)
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Japan Kicks Off Asian Cup with Comeback Victory over Vietnam

January 15, 2024 - 04:23
In a dramatic start to their quest for Asian Cup supremacy, Japan's Samurai Blue, eyeing their first title in three appearances, battled from behind to clinch a 4-2 victory against Vietnam in their group stage debut. (News On Japan)
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