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#Japan

# japan - Yesterday’s News

McClenaghan fumes over 'slippery' pommel horse after missing out on world championship final
# Gymnastics
From The42
# Gymnastics

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

18 hours ago 4,260 Views 0 Comments

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

Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century
# Volcano
# Volcano

Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century

Wed 7:44 AM 11,233 Views 10 Comments

The volcano sits on the so-called Pacific “Ring of Fire” where many of the planet’s eruptions are recorded.

# japan - Friday 3 September, 2021

Japan's Prime Minister bows out of party leadership race in sign he will step down
# Yoshihide Suga
# Yoshihide Suga

Japan's Prime Minister bows out of party leadership race in sign he will step down

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:57 AM 4,453 Views 2 Comments

The politician’s support ratings have declined to around 26% amid criticism over the Olympics taking place during the pandemic.

# japan - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Japan to expand Covid emergency areas as cases rise
# Delta
# Delta

Japan to expand Covid emergency areas as cases rise

Aug 25th 2021, 8:51 AM 8,596 Views 2 Comments

Officials deny any direct link between increased cases and the Tokyo Olympics.

# japan - Thursday 19 August, 2021

First virus case reported in Paralympic Village
# Japan
From The42
# Japan

First virus case reported in Paralympic Village

Aug 19th 2021, 8:12 AM 1,938 Views 0 Comments

The case involves a Games-related member of staff who is not resident in Japan.

# japan - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Japan braces for more rain after floods and landslides
# Downpours
# Downpours

Japan braces for more rain after floods and landslides

Aug 15th 2021, 11:00 AM 12,208 Views 3 Comments

Two million people were advised to urgently seek shelter as rivers overflowed.

# japan - Thursday 12 August, 2021

President Higgins sends best wishes to Ireland's Paralympics team
# Paralympics Ireland
# Paralympics Ireland

President Higgins sends best wishes to Ireland's Paralympics team

Aug 12th 2021, 7:44 PM 15,969 Views 3 Comments

The 29 athletes representing Ireland at the Paralympics in Japan will compete in nine sports.

# japan - Monday 9 August, 2021

Nagasaki marks atomic bomb anniversary with sombre ceremony
# Japan
# Japan

Nagasaki marks atomic bomb anniversary with sombre ceremony

Aug 9th 2021, 7:58 AM 18,495 Views 34 Comments

The bombing came three days after the United States made the world’s first atomic attack on Hiroshima.

# japan - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Man held after 10 passengers stabbed on Tokyo train
# Japan
# Japan

Man held after 10 passengers stabbed on Tokyo train

Aug 7th 2021, 7:23 AM 21,146 Views 4 Comments

The attack is not believed to be connected to the Olympics.

# japan - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Belarus athlete lands in Vienna, as husband offered humanitarian visa by Poland
# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya

Belarus athlete lands in Vienna, as husband offered humanitarian visa by Poland

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 48,838 Views 30 Comments

The IOC has received a report from Belarus’s Olympic committee, which is “being evaluated.”

# japan - Friday 30 July, 2021

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics

Jul 30th 2021, 7:33 AM 11,763 Views 5 Comments

“We need to send a strong message,” said Japan’s Health Minister Norihisa Tamura.

# japan - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 8:18 AM 3,317 Views 3 Comments

Irish 49er sailing duo Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are experiencing a delay as a result.

# japan - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Tokyo will be under state of emergency for Olympics due to rising Covid infection rates
# Olympics
# Olympics

Tokyo will be under state of emergency for Olympics due to rising Covid infection rates

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 11:39 AM 21,839 Views 8 Comments

The Summer Olympics, already delayed a year by the pandemic, begin on 23 July and will finish on 8 August.

# japan - Monday 5 July, 2021

Rescuers struggle to locate dozens of residents in landslide-hit Japanese town
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

Rescuers struggle to locate dozens of residents in landslide-hit Japanese town

Jul 5th 2021, 3:55 PM 4,594 Views 1 Comment

64 people are missing after a Japanese holiday town was hit by a landslide at the weekend.

Ireland set to experiment against US after Farrell's men see off Japan
# Last Assignment
From The42
# Last Assignment

Ireland set to experiment against US after Farrell's men see off Japan

Jul 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,577 Views 7 Comments

Gavin Coombes made his debut last weekend and more should follow this Saturday.

# japan - Sunday 4 July, 2021

'It's about belief in our game' - Japan are becoming rugby's great entertainers
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

'It's about belief in our game' - Japan are becoming rugby's great entertainers

Jul 4th 2021, 9:34 PM 5,421 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Joseph and Tony Brown back their team to take risks and attack with intent.

Two people dead and 20 missing after mudslide rips through Japan town
# Atami
# Atami

Two people dead and 20 missing after mudslide rips through Japan town

Jul 4th 2021, 11:33 AM 6,057 Views 0 Comments

The deluge crashed down a mountainside into rows of houses following heavy rains that began several days ago.

Van der Flier outstanding for Ireland after missing out on Lions call-up
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Van der Flier outstanding for Ireland after missing out on Lions call-up

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 9,294 Views 10 Comments

Ireland boss Andy Farrell praised the openside’s contribution against Japan.

# japan - Saturday 3 July, 2021

'It wasn't a mixed bag for me, I'm delighted with the win' - Farrell
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

'It wasn't a mixed bag for me, I'm delighted with the win' - Farrell

Jul 3rd 2021, 6:17 PM 8,329 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland head coach was satisfied with his team’s 39-31 victory over Japan.

'Shizuoka was a bit of a motivation for us' - Ryan's delight at Ireland win
# Victory
From The42
# Victory

'Shizuoka was a bit of a motivation for us' - Ryan's delight at Ireland win

Jul 3rd 2021, 3:38 PM 9,770 Views 12 Comments

Josh van der Flier was named man of the match in Dublin.

Farrell's Ireland get over the line in battle against thrilling Japan
# Entertainers
From The42
# Entertainers

Farrell's Ireland get over the line in battle against thrilling Japan

Jul 3rd 2021, 2:53 PM 39,281 Views 68 Comments

The home side scored five tries against the exciting and ambitious visitors.

As it happened: Ireland v Japan, Vodafone Summer Series From The42
Live Jul 3rd 2021, 12:51 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Japan, Vodafone Summer Series

Two bodies found after mudslide sweeps away houses in central Japan
# Atami
# Atami

Two bodies found after mudslide sweeps away houses in central Japan

Jul 3rd 2021, 11:22 AM 10,729 Views 3 Comments

Heavy rain has been lashing across Japan since earlier this week.

Farrell's strong Ireland XV underlines threat posed by exciting Japan
# Test
From The42
# Test

Farrell's strong Ireland XV underlines threat posed by exciting Japan

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:00 AM 17,341 Views 8 Comments

Memories from the 2019 World Cup remain very fresh.

# japan - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Ryan captains Ireland as Carbery makes long-awaited return against Japan
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ryan captains Ireland as Carbery makes long-awaited return against Japan

Jul 1st 2021, 4:04 PM 26,225 Views 39 Comments

Gavin Coombes is set for his debut off the bench on Saturday.

# japan - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress
# Speed
From The42
# Speed

Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress

Jun 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,066 Views 13 Comments

The 25-year-old moved to Ulster in 2017 and hasn’t looked back since.

# japan - Monday 28 June, 2021

Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad
# Update
From The42
# Update

Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad

Jun 28th 2021, 12:16 PM 13,981 Views 40 Comments

The second row hasn’t officially been ruled out of this weekend’s clash with Japan.

# japan - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Lions look past 'huge loss' of Jones as they set off for South Africa
# Awj
From The42
# Awj

Lions look past 'huge loss' of Jones as they set off for South Africa

Jun 27th 2021, 10:00 PM 8,572 Views 3 Comments

Out-half Dan Biggar enjoyed playing with the Irish centre pairing of Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw.

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,601 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old said Alun Wyn Jones offered him a few words of advice last night.

Murray the biggest winner from a tumultuous day for Gatland's Lions
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Murray the biggest winner from a tumultuous day for Gatland's Lions

Jun 27th 2021, 7:15 AM 12,939 Views 15 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric were ruled out of the tour.

# japan - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over

Jun 26th 2021, 4:58 PM 47,591 Views 58 Comments

Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, and Bundee Aki were among the standout performers.

Furlong and Henshaw are nailed on Test starters - rest of Irish have to prove themselves
# Audition Time
From The42
# Audition Time

Furlong and Henshaw are nailed on Test starters - rest of Irish have to prove themselves

Jun 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,718 Views 8 Comments

Today’s game provides an opportunity for outsiders like Bundee Aki and Jack Conan to sneak into the Test reckoning.

# japan - Friday 25 June, 2021

Lions wing Van Der Merwe blocks out social media messages questioning his place
# Trolls
From The42
# Trolls

Lions wing Van Der Merwe blocks out social media messages questioning his place

Jun 25th 2021, 4:25 PM 8,519 Views 13 Comments

The South Africa-born Scotland wing says the messages also motivate him.

Two-time tourist Furlong set for big Lions impact as Aki makes presence felt
# Experience
From The42
# Experience

Two-time tourist Furlong set for big Lions impact as Aki makes presence felt

Jun 25th 2021, 3:31 PM 9,052 Views 1 Comment

The Wexford man was a Test starter last time around in 2017.

Munster star Gavin Coombes primed to take his chance with Ireland
# On Fire
From The42
# On Fire

Munster star Gavin Coombes primed to take his chance with Ireland

Jun 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,298 Views 8 Comments

‘I would have always backed myself, I knew what I could do.’

# japan - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'
# Blade
From The42
# Blade

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'

Jun 24th 2021, 4:15 PM 8,246 Views 9 Comments

Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade has earned his Ireland call-up with some superb form.

Japan name one debutant among team of World Cup stars to face the Lions
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

Japan name one debutant among team of World Cup stars to face the Lions

Jun 24th 2021, 2:08 PM 2,627 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Joseph’s men haven’t played a Test since 2019.

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson

Jun 24th 2021, 1:00 PM 14,870 Views 13 Comments

The Scotland prop has been ruled out of Saturday’s game due to a back spasm.

'I was more nervous about the haka than the game... It was a huge honour'
# Highlander
From The42
# Highlander

'I was more nervous about the haka than the game... It was a huge honour'

Jun 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,693 Views 2 Comments

Japan star Kazuki Himeno is back on international duty after a season in New Zealand.

# japan - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

World Cup star Matsushima set for 'once-in-a-lifetime experience' against Lions
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

World Cup star Matsushima set for 'once-in-a-lifetime experience' against Lions

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 5,120 Views 0 Comments

The Clermont flyer is hoping Japan can pick up where they left off in 2019.

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