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#Tokyo

# tokyo - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region
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Olympic torch relay banned from public roads across Japan's Osaka region

Apr 7th 2021, 10:00 PM 9,533 Views 5 Comments

Olympic officials are battling the logical issues tied to a new surge in cases.

# tokyo - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'Ray of light': Olympic torch relay begins after year's delay
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'Ray of light': Olympic torch relay begins after year's delay

Mar 25th 2021, 8:05 AM 5,782 Views 3 Comments

Spectators were barred from the departure ceremony and first leg over ongoing fears about Covid-19.

# tokyo - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital
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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake felt in Japanese capital

Mar 20th 2021, 10:14 AM 23,143 Views 24 Comments

A tsunami advisory has been issued for Japan’s north-east coast.

# tokyo - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Another Olympic chief resigns over insulting remark
# More Scandal
# More Scandal

Another Olympic chief resigns over insulting remark

Mar 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 2,131 Views 0 Comments

The Tokyo 2021 creative director stepped down after his ‘very, very inappropriate’ ‘Olympig’ jibe.

# tokyo - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games: local media
# Shut Out
# Shut Out

Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games: local media

Mar 4th 2021, 8:45 AM 1,193 Views 0 Comments

Officials fear that an influx of visitors from abroad will endanger the Japanese public.

# tokyo - Friday 26 February, 2021

Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows
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Japan to end state of emergency over Covid-19 in some regions as rate of infection slows

Feb 26th 2021, 9:14 AM 7,256 Views 3 Comments

Tokyo’s response to the virus is being closely watched around the world as doubts swirl over the postponed Tokyo Olympics

# tokyo - Friday 22 January, 2021

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled
# Tokyo 2020
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Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:41 AM 9,185 Views 10 Comments

Organisers have said they are “fully focused on hosting the Games this summer”.

# tokyo - Sunday 30 August, 2020

The film that will make you fall in love with sport again
# Essential Viewing
# Essential Viewing

The film that will make you fall in love with sport again

Aug 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 8,521 Views 1 Comment

The42 chats to directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui about ‘Rising Phoenix’.

# tokyo - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic
# Challenge
# Challenge

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Jun 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 17,559 Views 2 Comments

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

# tokyo - Friday 22 May, 2020

'We can't postpone it again': Olympic official preparing for problematic Games
# 2021
# 2021

'We can't postpone it again': Olympic official preparing for problematic Games

May 22nd 2020, 10:59 AM 2,274 Views 2 Comments

John Coates hopes that plans can be put in place if the pandemic is contained by October.

# tokyo - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'
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# Thomas Barr

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'

May 5th 2020, 8:02 PM 20,995 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Barr also discusses adjusting to lockdown and current drug-testing procedures.

# tokyo - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Next year's Olympics will be cancelled if pandemic not over, says Games chief
# Tokyo Drift
# Tokyo Drift

Next year's Olympics will be cancelled if pandemic not over, says Games chief

Apr 28th 2020, 8:05 AM 9,596 Views 4 Comments

The delayed Tokyo Games won’t be postponed again.

# tokyo - Friday 10 April, 2020

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''
# Column
# Column

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''

Apr 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 12,213 Views 5 Comments

Mark Downey recalls the difficult journey that ultimately led to securing a spot at the Olympics.

# tokyo - Monday 6 April, 2020

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
# Big In Japan
# Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Apr 6th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,526 Views 0 Comments

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

# tokyo - Monday 23 March, 2020

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,752 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# tokyo - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk'

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:45 PM 1,579 Views 0 Comments

Athletes from several sports have criticised the IOC’s advice that they continue to prepare for the Games “as best they can”.

# tokyo - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Some athletes at disadvantage for Tokyo Games, Coe fears
# Tokyo Games
# Tokyo Games

Some athletes at disadvantage for Tokyo Games, Coe fears

Mar 19th 2020, 8:25 AM 2,889 Views 2 Comments

The World Athletics boss thinks competitors whose countries come out of the coronavirus pandemic sooner can do more training ahead of the Olympics.

# tokyo - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Tokyo Games could be postponed until end of 2020, says Japan’s Olympic minister
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Tokyo Games could be postponed until end of 2020, says Japan’s Olympic minister

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:28 PM 9,576 Views 10 Comments

Seiko Hashimoto told Japanese parliament that the government’s contract with the IOC could allow a delay to Tokyo 2020 due to the coronavirus.

# tokyo - Friday 28 February, 2020

IOC 'fully committed' to Tokyo Games despite virus, insists Olympics chief
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# Tokyo

IOC 'fully committed' to Tokyo Games despite virus, insists Olympics chief

Feb 28th 2020, 9:31 AM 1,445 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Bach says the Games will start on 24 July.

# tokyo - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'I want to be undeniably the best in the world at the Olympics'
# My Lovely Horse
# My Lovely Horse

'I want to be undeniably the best in the world at the Olympics'

Feb 25th 2020, 6:10 PM 4,390 Views 1 Comment

Gymnast Rhys McClenaghan is one of Ireland’s brightest Olympic hopes and in this amazing video you can see why.

# tokyo - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year
# Top Honour
# Top Honour

Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year

Nov 3rd 2019, 2:17 PM 15,062 Views 22 Comments

Rassie Erasmus was named Coach of the Year, while South Africa earned Team of the Year.

# tokyo - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other
# Physicality
# Physicality

World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other

Oct 29th 2019, 10:18 AM 9,703 Views 8 Comments

England defence coach John Mitchell is expecting a very different challenge this weekend.

# tokyo - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 8,044 Views 15 Comments

James Ryan said the Irish dressing room was bitterly disappointed with their 32-point defeat to New Zealand.

# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2019

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt
# Influence
# Influence

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 8:46 AM 18,406 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

# tokyo - Monday 16 September, 2019

Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session
# Balls
# Balls

Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session

Sep 16th 2019, 4:00 PM 9,457 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland’s side have had massive local support, but Ireland are staying under the radar.

# tokyo - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Explainer: A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?
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Explainer: A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

Sep 15th 2019, 7:30 AM 33,787 Views 13 Comments

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

# tokyo - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row
# Favourites
# Favourites

'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row

Sep 14th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,529 Views 1 Comment

Steve Hansen said Ireland are World Cup favourites after going number one in the rankings.

# tokyo - Monday 9 September, 2019

Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport
# Typhoon Faxai
# Typhoon Faxai

Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport

Sep 9th 2019, 12:43 PM 10,317 Views 7 Comments

Typhoon Faxai pummelled the Japanese capital Tokyo with record winds and torrential rain.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star

Jul 16th 2019, 11:44 AM 9,364 Views 4 Comments

Hiroki Abe has signed from the Kashima Antlers of the J-League.

# tokyo - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory
# Venue
# Venue

Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory

Jun 16th 2019, 11:22 AM 4,750 Views 1 Comment

The Sea Forest Waterway was unveiled on Sunday as Japan’s venue for the Olympic rowing’s eight-day programme.

# tokyo - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain

Jun 9th 2019, 2:56 PM 4,158 Views 2 Comments

The 20km race walker finished in a time of 1:20:50 on Sunday, just inside the qualifying standard time.

# tokyo - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan
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Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan

May 28th 2019, 7:27 AM 21,240 Views 2 Comments

Over a dozen people were injured, and there was no immediate motive for the attack.

# tokyo - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

May 14th 2019, 6:29 PM 28,712 Views 80 Comments

The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.

# tokyo - Friday 22 March, 2019

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:34 PM 3,243 Views 2 Comments

Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov has been shrouded in controversy since his appointment last November.

# tokyo - Friday 18 January, 2019

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work
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# Banksy

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

Jan 18th 2019, 7:25 AM 21,765 Views 16 Comments

The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.

# tokyo - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish
# Top Dollar
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# Top Dollar

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish

Jan 5th 2019, 3:31 PM 44,552 Views 41 Comments

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

# tokyo - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' Floyd Mayweather before first-round defeat
# A Moment Of Reflection
# A Moment Of Reflection

Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' Floyd Mayweather before first-round defeat

Jan 2nd 2019, 12:30 PM 16,607 Views 26 Comments

The former five-weight world champion finished an exhibition bout against Tenshin Nasukawa inside the first two minutes of the opening round.

# tokyo - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Nine people injured in Tokyo after man drives car into crowd
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Nine people injured in Tokyo after man drives car into crowd

Jan 1st 2019, 10:20 AM 16,912 Views 4 Comments

Local media said a container with kerosene inside was found inside the rental car.

# tokyo - Monday 10 December, 2018

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct
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# Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Dec 10th 2018, 7:08 AM 8,473 Views 0 Comments

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

# tokyo - Friday 2 November, 2018

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts
# Beat The Heat
# Beat The Heat

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts

Nov 2nd 2018, 1:33 PM 3,556 Views 1 Comment

Health officials in Japan are calling for the race to start at 5.30am instead of 7am to avoid potential deaths due to soaring temperatures.

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