Category Archives: General Olympic News

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura HIROSHIMA – Yusuke Nomura allowed two runs over six innings on Tuesday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp held off the second-place Hanshin Tigers 4-3….

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea Japan has lodged a protest with China over what it described as suspicious activity in a maritime area rich in…

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities Video captured Friday of North Korea’s latest test of a powerful long-range missile appears to show that the nuclear-armed…

Gov't panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill

Gov’t panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill

Gov’t panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill A Japanese government panel formulating rules to introduce casino gambling delivered its recommendations Monday, aiming to make casinos attractive to foreign…

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest LOS ANGELES – Yu Darvish is coming to Dodger Stadium — plus a pair of…

Defense Minister Inada, GSDF chief to quit over alleged coverup of logs

Defense Minister Inada, GSDF chief to quit over alleged coverup of logs Defense Minister Tomomi Inada intends to step down following a deepening data coverup scandal that has caused confusion…

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator Honda Motor Co. said on Thursday that a Takata air bag inflator ruptured in a…

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist   Tokyo will not benefit long term from hosting the 2020 Olympics — contrary to the hopes and prayers of…

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test The Pentagon has picked up signs that North Korea is prepping for another missile test, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday,…

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security Major Japanese airlines on Tuesday began implementing tighter airport security measures on U.S.-bound passengers, checking for explosives planted in personal…