Category Archives: General Olympic News

Katy Perry appears in Japanese commercial for Laundrin’

Katy Perry appears in Japanese commercial for Laundrin’

Katy Perry appears in Japanese commercial for Laundrin’ American songstress Katy Perry is known around the world for her hit songs, extravagant costumes, and her bad blood with fellow singer…

Japan's economy growing but slower, quarterly data show

Japan’s economy growing but slower, quarterly data show

Japan’s economy growing but slower, quarterly data show The Japanese economy grew at a slower pace in the April-June quarter, not the surprisingly strong spurt indicated by an earlier estimate,…

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0 South Korea and Saudi Arabia qualified for next year’s World Cup on Tuesday, while war-torn…

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only…

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok on Thursday, where responses to North Korea…

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea The United States said Monday it would target countries doing business with North Korea as U.N. Security Council members called…

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia soccer SEOUL, South Korea For five countries still contending for two direct spots at the World Cup, the Asian…

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…