Category Archives: General Olympic News

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: 'A foreigner is driving'

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’ Japan has been really hard at work in preparation for the Olympic Games, and a whole slew of changes…

Japan has few options to tackle N Korea's provocations

Japan has few options to tackle N Korea’s provocations

Japan has few options to tackle N Korea’s provocations Japan is apparently at a deadlock on how to grapple with North Korea, which carried out its sixth nuclear test Sunday…

Japan’s cutesy ‘kei’ cars hit rocky road

Japan’s cutesy ‘kei’ cars hit rocky road Yoko Kojima loves zipping around Tokyo in her Daihatsu Tanto with its tiny wheels and pint-sized engine, but Japan’s beloved kei cars may…

Japan calls for int'l action after N Korea's 6th nuclear test

Japan calls for int’l action after N Korea’s 6th nuclear test

Japan calls for int’l action after N Korea’s 6th nuclear test Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Sunday for the international community to “show a strong will to protect world…

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

In bid to reassure nervous Asian allies, U.S. says North Korea threat would bring massive military response

In bid to reassure nervous Asian allies, U.S. says North Korea threat would bring massive military response   WASHINGTON – The U.S. issued a blunt warning to North Korea, just…

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday,…

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup Japan’s beleaguered head coach Vahid Halilhodzic will live to fight another day after his side qualified for their…

Abe, May issue statements after talks

Abe, May issue statements after talks

Abe, May issue statements after talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his British counterpart, Theresa May, have released joint statements on security and economic cooperation after their talks in…

North Korea's missile launch: Why Japan?

North Korea’s missile launch: Why Japan?

North Korea’s missile launch: Why Japan? TOKYO When nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan this week, it sparked international condemnation. But it also raised the question: Why…

Japan's Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open Japan’s Taro Daniel hopes that Rafael Nadal won’t come out with all guns blazing when he faces the Spanish legend for a place…