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Lower-tier sumo wrestler dies at 28, one month after bout injury

April 30, 2021 - 12:56
Twenty-eight-year-old sumo wrestler Hibikiryu has died of acute respiratory failure after hitting his head during the sport's last grand tournament in March, the Japan Sumo Association announced Thursday. (Japan Today)
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With the Olympic Games looming, Japan has 85 days to sort its coronavirus outbreak

April 30, 2021 - 01:41
Olympic organisers have unveiled a new rule book to explain how the Games will be conducted in the middle of a pandemic. (ABC News)
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20J1 Played in Japan, Made by the World: J.LEAGUE kits around the world

April 29, 2021 - 06:13
‘20J1 in 2021’ is a project from J.LEAGUE to celebrate the remarkable diversity, unique club cultures, and iconic, vibrant fashions that are at the heart of Japanese football. (J.LEAGUE International)
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Tokyo 2020 spectator cap decision to come in June

April 29, 2021 - 06:08
The coronavirus continues to create serious question marks for Tokyo 2020 organizers. (NHK)
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Sumo tournament to begin with no spectators

April 27, 2021 - 03:16
The Japan Sumo Association has decided to hold the first three days of its upcoming tournament in Tokyo without spectators in response to a coronavirus state of emergency. (NHK)
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