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# japan - Monday 15 November, 2021

UN experts arrive in Japan to review plans for release of Fukushima water
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

UN experts arrive in Japan to review plans for release of Fukushima water

Nov 15th 2021, 9:33 AM 14,008 Views 7 Comments

The team will meet with Japanese officials and visit the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

# japan - Friday 12 November, 2021

Golovkin returning to the ring for middleweight unification bout with Japanese star Murata
# Triple G
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# Triple G

Golovkin returning to the ring for middleweight unification bout with Japanese star Murata

Nov 12th 2021, 11:30 AM 4,468 Views 0 Comments

The fight, scheduled for 29 December, will be the 39-year-old’s first in over a year.

# japan - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

20-metre passes and 50:22 kicks - Keenan is a key influence for Ireland
# Skillset
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# Skillset

20-metre passes and 50:22 kicks - Keenan is a key influence for Ireland

Nov 9th 2021, 7:13 PM 9,309 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster fullback is one of the first names on Andy Farrell’s team sheet.

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan

Nov 9th 2021, 3:04 PM 3,766 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland captain says that the All Blacks won’t present similar opportunities.

# japan - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape

Nov 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,607 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side scored nine tries as they dismantled Japan in Dublin.

# japan - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Paul McGrath, a samurai sword, and standing ovations - Sexton's special day
# 100
From The42
# 100

Paul McGrath, a samurai sword, and standing ovations - Sexton's special day

Updated Nov 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 45,044 Views 41 Comments

The 36-year-old Ireland captain enjoyed a perfect day.

Clean bill of health for Ireland as Farrell weighs up All Blacks selection
# Next Job
From The42
# Next Job

Clean bill of health for Ireland as Farrell weighs up All Blacks selection

Nov 6th 2021, 7:55 PM 9,349 Views 19 Comments

Ireland will bring some momentum into next weekend’s clash in Dublin.

Ireland obliterate Japan with slick performance as Sexton marks 100th in style
# Hammering
From The42
# Hammering

Ireland obliterate Japan with slick performance as Sexton marks 100th in style

Nov 6th 2021, 2:55 PM 54,193 Views 90 Comments

Ireland’s attack was superb as forwards and backs linked for some stunning scores.

Ireland's 'new breed' set for entertaining contest with inventive Japan
# Ball In Hand
From The42
# Ball In Hand

Ireland's 'new breed' set for entertaining contest with inventive Japan

Nov 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 6,299 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Connell is excited about the skill levels of Ireland’s players.

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'

Nov 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 36,378 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Mark Egan had great success as a rugby player in Japan and now works for the JRFU.

# japan - Friday 5 November, 2021

Ireland's XV includes 12 players who came through the Leinster academy
# Production Line
From The42
# Production Line

Ireland's XV includes 12 players who came through the Leinster academy

Nov 5th 2021, 12:53 PM 12,137 Views 20 Comments

The three other starters are natives of New Zealand.

Dynamic, quick, skillful - Ireland's forward pack looks finely balanced
# Up Front
From The42
# Up Front

Dynamic, quick, skillful - Ireland's forward pack looks finely balanced

Updated Nov 5th 2021, 8:32 AM 19,784 Views 32 Comments

Andy Farrell is excited about what his ‘brilliant pack’ can do against Japan.

Japan learning to live with great expectations and the pressure of being marked men
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

Japan learning to live with great expectations and the pressure of being marked men

Nov 5th 2021, 6:45 AM 3,283 Views 3 Comments

The Brave Blossoms take on Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

# japan - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Uncapped hooker Sheehan 'hits the ground running' to earn shot against Japan
# Dan The Man
From The42
# Dan The Man

Uncapped hooker Sheehan 'hits the ground running' to earn shot against Japan

Nov 4th 2021, 4:27 PM 8,940 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster hooker is set for his Ireland debut off the bench on Saturday.

Japan recall Kotaro Matsushima for Saturday's Test at the Aviva
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

Japan recall Kotaro Matsushima for Saturday's Test at the Aviva

Nov 4th 2021, 3:34 PM 4,209 Views 2 Comments

Yu Tamura also named in Brave Blossoms side to face Ireland in the first Test of the November series.

Conway and Lowe named to start for Ireland, Sheehan to debut off bench
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Conway and Lowe named to start for Ireland, Sheehan to debut off bench

Nov 4th 2021, 1:03 PM 39,210 Views 94 Comments

Johnny Sexton captains the team on the occasion of his 100th Ireland cap.

# japan - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

What will Ireland have picked out from Japan's only game since July?
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

What will Ireland have picked out from Japan's only game since July?

Nov 3rd 2021, 8:30 PM 5,587 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Joseph and Tony Brown’s side are incisive and intelligent in attack.

Sexton set to start on 100th Ireland cap with Lowe in line for recall
# J Lowe
From The42
# J Lowe

Sexton set to start on 100th Ireland cap with Lowe in line for recall

Updated Nov 3rd 2021, 7:58 PM 30,018 Views 60 Comments

Andy Farrell is set to go with a strong XV for the visit of Japan.

# japan - Monday 1 November, 2021

Farrell has intriguing options in Ireland's back row and back three
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Farrell has intriguing options in Ireland's back row and back three

Nov 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 13,883 Views 15 Comments

Johnny Sexton could win his 100th Ireland cap this weekend in Dublin.

Connacht's Mack Hansen called into Ireland squad ahead of Japan clash
# IQ
From The42
# IQ

Connacht's Mack Hansen called into Ireland squad ahead of Japan clash

Nov 1st 2021, 5:00 PM 27,826 Views 40 Comments

The 23-year-old qualifies to play through his Cork-born mother.

Man dressed as Joker injures at least 17 people in knife attack on Tokyo train
# Japan
# Japan

Man dressed as Joker injures at least 17 people in knife attack on Tokyo train

Nov 1st 2021, 8:12 AM 20,520 Views 4 Comments

Officers said the man stabbed one person and details of how the other 16 were injured are being investigated.

# japan - Sunday 31 October, 2021

Man held after 17 people injured in stabbing spree on Tokyo commuter train
# Tokyo Stabbing
# Tokyo Stabbing

Man held after 17 people injured in stabbing spree on Tokyo commuter train

Oct 31st 2021, 6:25 PM 19,513 Views 3 Comments

It was reported the suspect told police he used an earlier train stabbing case as an example.

# japan - Saturday 30 October, 2021

James Ryan: 'That game in 2019 is probably one of the toughest I've ever played'
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

James Ryan: 'That game in 2019 is probably one of the toughest I've ever played'

Updated Oct 30th 2021, 3:05 PM 25,920 Views 5 Comments

James Ryan is warning Ireland fans not to overlook Japan’s threat next weekend.

# japan - Friday 29 October, 2021

Sexton still the man as Farrell's Ireland look towards clash with thrilling Japan
# Big Picture
From The42
# Big Picture

Sexton still the man as Farrell's Ireland look towards clash with thrilling Japan

Oct 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,705 Views 37 Comments

The 2023 World Cup is looming into view as Ireland get set for an intriguing autumn series.

# japan - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

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

Oct 20th 2021, 3:06 PM 4,543 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

Oct 20th 2021, 7:44 AM 11,568 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 8,611 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 1,942 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 12,209 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 15,985 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 18,502 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 21,155 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 48,845 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 11,771 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 9,580 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 5,437 Views 0 Comments

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

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