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# japan - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

'I would love to leave Munster with hopefully two trophies' - De Allende
# Final Chapter
# Final Chapter

'I would love to leave Munster with hopefully two trophies' - De Allende

May 4th 2022, 12:00 PM 19,378 Views 40 Comments

The in-form Springbok centre is leaving at the end of the season.

# japan - Monday 25 April, 2022

Japan sightseeing boat accident death toll rises to 11
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# Hokkaido Island

Japan sightseeing boat accident death toll rises to 11

Apr 25th 2022, 9:02 AM 11,946 Views 1 Comment

The Kazu I sent a distress signal on Saturday afternoon in the waters off Japan’s northern Hokkaido island.

# japan - Sunday 24 April, 2022

10 dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat sinks off Japanese coast
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# Shiretoko Peninsula

10 dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat sinks off Japanese coast

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 12:09 PM 29,997 Views 5 Comments

The Kazu I sent a distress signal on Saturday afternoon after it began taking on water off the remote northeastern tip of Japan’s Hokkaido region.

# japan - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Ireland Women set for their first-ever summer tour in Japan
# Development
# Development

Ireland Women set for their first-ever summer tour in Japan

Apr 20th 2022, 6:45 AM 2,423 Views 1 Comment

Head coach Greg McWilliams feels the tour will be crucial in developing Ireland’s players.

# japan - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Tokyo residents warned of potential blackouts as a result of earthquake
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Tokyo residents warned of potential blackouts as a result of earthquake

Mar 22nd 2022, 10:51 AM 9,757 Views 0 Comments

Homeowners and businesses have been asked to conserve power after coal-fired power stations stopped working because of the quake.

# japan - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Tsunami alert lifted after powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Japan
# Quake
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# Quake

Tsunami alert lifted after powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Japan

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 9:55 PM 18,269 Views 10 Comments

The quake was centred off the coast of the Fukushima region at a depth of 60 kilometres.

# japan - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity
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# Mount Fuji

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity

Mar 15th 2022, 1:28 PM 24,006 Views 4 Comments

Training was held near Mount Fuji as the allies strengthen military cooperation.

# japan - Monday 28 February, 2022

Arrested rugby star Ferguson details Japan prison nightmare
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Arrested rugby star Ferguson details Japan prison nightmare

Feb 28th 2022, 4:55 PM 13,106 Views 1 Comment

The player was arrested over an alleged assault and possession of illegal drugs in Tokyo last month.

Toyota suspends production at domestic plants after reported cyber attack
# Japan
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# Japan

Toyota suspends production at domestic plants after reported cyber attack

Feb 28th 2022, 1:25 PM 21,620 Views 7 Comments

A spokeswoman for Toyota said that the stoppage, which for now will last a day, would affect production of 13,000 vehicles.

# japan - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Japan agrees US military curbs to tackle 'sharp rise' in Covid cases
# Japan
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Japan agrees US military curbs to tackle 'sharp rise' in Covid cases

Jan 9th 2022, 8:22 AM 23,266 Views 13 Comments

The spike has been blamed on the US military because the case increases are most pronounced in areas near the bases.

# japan - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Rare snow in Tokyo forces over one hundred domestic flight cancellations
# Japan
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# Japan

Rare snow in Tokyo forces over one hundred domestic flight cancellations

Jan 6th 2022, 11:28 AM 16,366 Views 9 Comments

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a heavy snow alert for the city for the first time since 2018.

# japan - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea
# North Korea
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# North Korea

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea

Jan 5th 2022, 6:38 AM 9,633 Views 14 Comments

The launch followed a speech by Kim Jong Un last week in which he said North Korea would continue to build up its military capabilities.

# japan - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Japan executes three prisoners for first time since 2019
# Death Row
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# Death Row

Japan executes three prisoners for first time since 2019

Dec 21st 2021, 7:08 AM 41,466 Views 72 Comments

Japan and the US are the only members of the G7 group of developed countries that still use the death penalty.

# japan - Monday 29 November, 2021

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant
# Closed Borders
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# Closed Borders

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant

Nov 29th 2021, 6:48 AM 23,484 Views 21 Comments

The Philippines also said it would temporarily suspend plans to allow fully vaccinated tourists.

# japan - Sunday 28 November, 2021

No joy for O’Brien in Japan Cup as Contrail ends on a high
# Two-length Victor
# Two-length Victor

No joy for O’Brien in Japan Cup as Contrail ends on a high

Nov 28th 2021, 12:43 PM 2,468 Views 0 Comments

Triple Crown winner now heads to stud.

# japan - Monday 15 November, 2021

UN experts arrive in Japan to review plans for release of Fukushima water
# Fukushima
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# Fukushima

UN experts arrive in Japan to review plans for release of Fukushima water

Nov 15th 2021, 9:33 AM 14,047 Views 7 Comments

The team will meet with Japanese officials and visit the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

# japan - Friday 12 November, 2021

Golovkin returning to the ring for middleweight unification bout with Japanese star Murata
# Triple G
# Triple G

Golovkin returning to the ring for middleweight unification bout with Japanese star Murata

Nov 12th 2021, 11:30 AM 4,496 Views 0 Comments

The fight, scheduled for 29 December, will be the 39-year-old’s first in over a year.

# japan - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

20-metre passes and 50:22 kicks - Keenan is a key influence for Ireland
# Skillset
# Skillset

20-metre passes and 50:22 kicks - Keenan is a key influence for Ireland

Nov 9th 2021, 7:13 PM 9,385 Views 6 Comments

The Leinster fullback is one of the first names on Andy Farrell’s team sheet.

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan
# Try Time
# Try Time

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan

Nov 9th 2021, 3:04 PM 3,806 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland captain says that the All Blacks won’t present similar opportunities.

# japan - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape
# Analysis
# Analysis

Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape

Nov 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,830 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side scored nine tries as they dismantled Japan in Dublin.

# japan - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Paul McGrath, a samurai sword, and standing ovations - Sexton's special day
# 100
# 100

Paul McGrath, a samurai sword, and standing ovations - Sexton's special day

Updated Nov 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 45,114 Views 41 Comments

The 36-year-old Ireland captain enjoyed a perfect day.

Clean bill of health for Ireland as Farrell weighs up All Blacks selection
# Next Job
# Next Job

Clean bill of health for Ireland as Farrell weighs up All Blacks selection

Nov 6th 2021, 7:55 PM 9,432 Views 19 Comments

Ireland will bring some momentum into next weekend’s clash in Dublin.

Ireland obliterate Japan with slick performance as Sexton marks 100th in style
# Hammering
# Hammering

Ireland obliterate Japan with slick performance as Sexton marks 100th in style

Nov 6th 2021, 2:55 PM 54,246 Views 90 Comments

Ireland’s attack was superb as forwards and backs linked for some stunning scores.

Ireland's 'new breed' set for entertaining contest with inventive Japan
# Ball In Hand
# Ball In Hand

Ireland's 'new breed' set for entertaining contest with inventive Japan

Nov 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 6,330 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Connell is excited about the skill levels of Ireland’s players.

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'

Nov 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 36,608 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Mark Egan had great success as a rugby player in Japan and now works for the JRFU.

# japan - Friday 5 November, 2021

Ireland's XV includes 12 players who came through the Leinster academy
# Production Line
# Production Line

Ireland's XV includes 12 players who came through the Leinster academy

Nov 5th 2021, 12:53 PM 12,204 Views 20 Comments

The three other starters are natives of New Zealand.

Dynamic, quick, skillful - Ireland's forward pack looks finely balanced
# Up Front
# Up Front

Dynamic, quick, skillful - Ireland's forward pack looks finely balanced

Updated Nov 5th 2021, 8:32 AM 19,871 Views 32 Comments

Andy Farrell is excited about what his ‘brilliant pack’ can do against Japan.

Japan learning to live with great expectations and the pressure of being marked men
# Brave Blossoms
# Brave Blossoms

Japan learning to live with great expectations and the pressure of being marked men

Nov 5th 2021, 6:45 AM 3,303 Views 3 Comments

The Brave Blossoms take on Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

# japan - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Uncapped hooker Sheehan 'hits the ground running' to earn shot against Japan
# Dan The Man
# Dan The Man

Uncapped hooker Sheehan 'hits the ground running' to earn shot against Japan

Nov 4th 2021, 4:27 PM 8,967 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster hooker is set for his Ireland debut off the bench on Saturday.

Japan recall Kotaro Matsushima for Saturday's Test at the Aviva
# Brave Blossoms
# Brave Blossoms

Japan recall Kotaro Matsushima for Saturday's Test at the Aviva

Nov 4th 2021, 3:34 PM 4,230 Views 2 Comments

Yu Tamura also named in Brave Blossoms side to face Ireland in the first Test of the November series.

Conway and Lowe named to start for Ireland, Sheehan to debut off bench
# Team News
# Team News

Conway and Lowe named to start for Ireland, Sheehan to debut off bench

Nov 4th 2021, 1:03 PM 39,256 Views 95 Comments

Johnny Sexton captains the team on the occasion of his 100th Ireland cap.

# japan - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

What will Ireland have picked out from Japan's only game since July?
# Analysis
# Analysis

What will Ireland have picked out from Japan's only game since July?

Nov 3rd 2021, 8:30 PM 5,636 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Joseph and Tony Brown’s side are incisive and intelligent in attack.

Sexton set to start on 100th Ireland cap with Lowe in line for recall
# J Lowe
# J Lowe

Sexton set to start on 100th Ireland cap with Lowe in line for recall

Updated Nov 3rd 2021, 7:58 PM 30,056 Views 60 Comments

Andy Farrell is set to go with a strong XV for the visit of Japan.

# japan - Monday 1 November, 2021

Farrell has intriguing options in Ireland's back row and back three
# Selection
# Selection

Farrell has intriguing options in Ireland's back row and back three

Nov 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 13,922 Views 15 Comments

Johnny Sexton could win his 100th Ireland cap this weekend in Dublin.

Connacht's Mack Hansen called into Ireland squad ahead of Japan clash
# IQ
# IQ

Connacht's Mack Hansen called into Ireland squad ahead of Japan clash

Nov 1st 2021, 5:00 PM 27,990 Views 40 Comments

The 23-year-old qualifies to play through his Cork-born mother.

Man dressed as Joker injures at least 17 people in knife attack on Tokyo train
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# Japan

Man dressed as Joker injures at least 17 people in knife attack on Tokyo train

Nov 1st 2021, 8:12 AM 20,548 Views 4 Comments

Officers said the man stabbed one person and details of how the other 16 were injured are being investigated.

# japan - Sunday 31 October, 2021

Man held after 17 people injured in stabbing spree on Tokyo commuter train
# Tokyo Stabbing
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# Tokyo Stabbing

Man held after 17 people injured in stabbing spree on Tokyo commuter train

Oct 31st 2021, 6:25 PM 19,532 Views 3 Comments

It was reported the suspect told police he used an earlier train stabbing case as an example.

# japan - Saturday 30 October, 2021

James Ryan: 'That game in 2019 is probably one of the toughest I've ever played'
# Brave Blossoms
# Brave Blossoms

James Ryan: 'That game in 2019 is probably one of the toughest I've ever played'

Updated Oct 30th 2021, 3:05 PM 25,973 Views 5 Comments

James Ryan is warning Ireland fans not to overlook Japan’s threat next weekend.

# japan - Friday 29 October, 2021

Sexton still the man as Farrell's Ireland look towards clash with thrilling Japan
# Big Picture
# Big Picture

Sexton still the man as Farrell's Ireland look towards clash with thrilling Japan

Oct 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,726 Views 37 Comments

The 2023 World Cup is looming into view as Ireland get set for an intriguing autumn series.

# japan - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

McClenaghan fumes over 'slippery' pommel horse after missing out on world championship final
# Gymnastics
# Gymnastics

McClenaghan fumes over 'slippery' pommel horse after missing out on world championship final

Oct 20th 2021, 3:06 PM 4,555 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old had to compete after an unscheduled 90-minute break, during which workers disinfected the apparatus.

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