The Japan Times


Sep 25, 2019
RWC scores try with Japanese soccer media

Last weekend saw packed crowds take over Ajinomoto Stadium and Nissan Stadium, two of the J. League’s biggest venues, for pageantry-filled days of sport.That sport, ...

2019 Rugby World Cup, journalism, media, rugby, Rugby World Cup

Sep 23, 2019
World Cup lifts stadium food ban after long lines spur complaints

The 2019 Rugby World Cup organizing committee announced on Monday that it has modified its in-venue food policy amid a shortage of provisions at stadium ...

Rugby World Cup

Sep 19, 2019
Cancer survivor completes 12,000-km cycle from U.K. to Japan for Rugby World Cup

On the rain-soaked shores of Lake Kawaguchi in Yamanashi Prefecture, Patrick McIntosh, 63, looks relaxed, unperturbed by the inclement weather. In the context of his ...

2019 Rugby World Cup, cancer, charity, disease, rugby, Rugby World Cup

Sep 19, 2019
Why rugby is the greatest game in the world

As we approach the start of what some claim is the third-largest sporting event in the world behind the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics, ...

2019 Rugby World Cup

Aug 31, 2019
Home advantage: World Cup puts Japanese rugby back in the spotlight

The date is June 4, 1995, and the Japan national rugby team is facing New Zealand’s mighty All Blacks in its final pool game at ...

2019 Rugby World Cup, Rugby World Cup, Timeout

Jul 19, 2019
Cheer song ‘Daenzakura’ unites players, fans

Music and sports are completely different fields. There are many situations, however, where their paths cross. Often it’s music and songs that help cheer up ...

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