Dogged by problems since preparations began, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics now face another potential scandal. The Guardian has revealed a mysterious payment made to a Singaporean bank account linked to a ...
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The controversy over the new National Stadium to be built for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rolls on and on. After Kengo Kuma's design was chosen in the second contest that became necessary when Zaha ...
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In need of some holiday cheer? Fed up with all the bad news stories clogging up on your feed? Then take a gander at something that is bound to make you smile: the Running Christmas ...
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The winner of the design competition to find a replacement for the much-troubled New National Stadium is Proposal A, designed by Kengo Kuma. The new stadium will be the prime venue for the 2020 ...
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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
On October 9th, Nike Japan renovated its 15-year-old store in Kichijoji, the well-to-do area of west Tokyo, as Tokyo's first Nike branch specializing in running. The newly reopened Nike Kichijoji ...
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Nike is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its range of Air Jordan 1 shoes with a special event, Museum 23 Tokyo. Running from October 16th-18th, the free event will be held unusually at a public ...
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Adidas have teamed up with a student from Aoyama Gakuin University to create a new sports accessory. The Cosmetic Bag, a special compact tote bag set, goes on sale from September 1st, priced ...
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The debacle over the new Tokyo National Stadium is the gift that keeps on giving. Not a week goes by without yet another government U-turn or yet another bump in the already inflated budget. ...
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The umbrella that might just get you arrested!
It was meant to be the triumph of the 2020 Olympic Games. But now it's going to be naked. The controversial New National Stadium, the centerpiece of the Tokyo Games, will not be ready for the ...
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How do you promote cycle racing, a sport that rarely gets much of a look-in from the baseball-obsessed media? Easy. You sex things up and push cute girls to the forefront. Girl's Keirin is a ...
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Nike is opening a women-only sports space in Shibuya for the spring. Opening March 3rd at a location nine minutes' walk from Shibuya Station, Nike Women's Studio features a basement training ...
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Google has shared shared the top search terms in Japan for 2014. Here are the top search terms, which were of course originally in Japanese and so vary slightly from the translation or English ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
We were pointed to this neat Kickstarter campaign for Runbell. The project offers "frustration free urban running". As keen joggers ourselves, we certainly sympathize with its aims. Ever been ...
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Have our worst dreams come true? After ASEAN, will the Opening Ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games feature a battalion of skimpily clad, underage girls representing Japan?! This nightmare ...
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A football match on Saturday between the Urawa Reds, a major soccer team in the J-League Division 1 based in Saitama, just north of Tokyo, and Sagan Tosu, was marred by a banner hung at the venue ...
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