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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# big in japan

Last year
Bradley wins Zozo Championship to end four-year title drought
Bradley won in Japan having started the day one shot behind Rickie Fowler.
'A tour like this is invaluable. We talk about it every day, how special it is'
Katie O’Dwyer is part of a new-look Ireland squad gearing up to face Japan on their historic summer tour.
'We want to show people what this team is made of… there's nothing to lose'
Greg McWilliams’ Ireland head on their first-ever summer tour today.
All time
RFU 'comfortable' with Jones advising All Blacks' Barrett in Tokyo
New Zealand fly-half Barrett is on a sabbatical to play with the Japanese club
Ben Smith, Aaron Cruden and Franco Mostert are moving to Japan's Top League
Smith and Cruden will play for Kobe Steelers while Mostert is on his way to Honda Heat.
Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby
The 34-year-old was a popular figure at last year’s World Cup in Japan.
Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.
Tiger purrs as Woods bounces back to earn share of Zozo lead with stunning 64
The American superstar recovered from a horror start, while Shane Lowry was the best of the Irish.
Big in Japan: Ireland get warm welcome as Sexton hones in on Scotland
Joe Schmidt’s men were officially welcomed to the Rugby World Cup today.
Chelsea spoil Barcelona debuts for Griezmann and De Jong
Goals from Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley earned Frank Lampard’s side a 2-1 friendly win.
Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup
The 29-year-old is set to move to Japan’s Top League.
Tiger Woods to return to Japan after long absence for historic PGA Tour event
It’ll be the Masters champion’s first time to compete there since 2006.
Murphy Crowe hits form to help Ireland 7s battle into quarter-finals
A big win over Fiji to start the day made all the difference as France await in the quarter-finals.
Barcelona and Spain legend Iniesta signs for Japan's Vissel Kobe
The 34-year-old Spanish World Cup winner lifted 32 major trophies during his Barcelona career.
Overshadowed by Lions, but Ireland a joy to watch at tail end of historic season
The finale of a lengthy international campaign is your early-morning appetiser.
Forget about China: Lukas Podolski signs €5m/year deal to move to Japan
German World Cup winner will join Vissel Kobe this summer.
Watch Boris Johnson slam a 10-year-old schoolboy to the ground during a rugby match
International diplomacy, Boris style.
Japanese vending machines are way better than our vending machines
Will we just move to Japan? Ah, we will.
Deep-fried soup is the latest food fad
Yes, that’s right. DEEP-FRIED SOUP.