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# tokyo - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic Challenge

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

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

# tokyo - Friday 22 May, 2020

From The42 'We can't postpone it again': Olympic official preparing for problematic Games 2021

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

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

# tokyo - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

From The42 Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas' Thomas Barr

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

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

# tokyo - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

From The42 Next year's Olympics will be cancelled if pandemic not over, says Games chief Tokyo Drift

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

The delayed Tokyo Games won’t be postponed again.

# tokyo - Friday 10 April, 2020

From The42 'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete'' Column

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

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

# tokyo - Monday 6 April, 2020

From The42 Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that Big 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.

# tokyo - Monday 23 March, 2020

From The42 Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training Looking Ahead

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

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

# tokyo - Sunday 22 March, 2020

From The42 'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk' Tokyo 2020

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

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

From The42 Some athletes at disadvantage for Tokyo Games, Coe fears Tokyo Games

Some athletes at disadvantage for Tokyo Games, Coe fears

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

From The42 Tokyo Games could be postponed until end of 2020, says Japan’s Olympic minister Coronavirus

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

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

From The42 IOC 'fully committed' to Tokyo Games despite virus, insists Olympics chief Tokyo

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

Thomas Bach says the Games will start on 24 July.

# tokyo - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From The42 'I want to be undeniably the best in the world at the Olympics' My Lovely Horse This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year Top Honour

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

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

# tokyo - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

From The42 World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other Physicality

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

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

# tokyo - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From The42 'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand' Reaction

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

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

# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2019

From The42 The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt Influence

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

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

# tokyo - Monday 16 September, 2019

From The42 Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session Balls

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

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?

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

# tokyo - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From The42 'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row Favourites

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

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

# tokyo - Monday 9 September, 2019

From The42 Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport Typhoon Faxai

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

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

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From The42 Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Done Deal

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star

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

# tokyo - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From The42 Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory Venue

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

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

From The42 Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain Tokyo 2020

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

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

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

# tokyo - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From The42 Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Tokyo 2020

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

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

# tokyo - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 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

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

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

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

# tokyo - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

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

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

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

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

# tokyo - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts Beat The Heat

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

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.

# tokyo - Saturday 22 September, 2018

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot Setback

Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

With 10 teams competing in today’s event, a top-six finish would have been enough.

# tokyo - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From The42 Players asked to cover their tattoos during Rugby World Cup in Japan Inked

Players asked to cover their tattoos during Rugby World Cup in Japan

Tattoos have long been associated with the Yakuza crime syndicates in Japan.

# tokyo - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

# tokyo - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Japanese mother held for dumping newborn baby's body in locker

The suspect is likely to also later face a murder charge.

# tokyo - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash' Wall Street This post contains videos

Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash'

Stocks suffered one of their worst days ever yesterday.

# tokyo - Saturday 3 February, 2018

# tokyo - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that

The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.

# tokyo - Friday 8 December, 2017

Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine

It is understood that the fight erupted due to a family vendetta.

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