May 22, 2015

Four Club World Cup matches to be held in Osaka

Club World Cup matches will be played in Osaka for the first time as the tournament returns to Japan after two-year absence in December, the Japan Football Association said Friday. Yanmar Stadium Nagai, boasting a capacity of over 47,000, will host four games, including ...

May 18, 2015

What now for Osaka, Hashimoto?

The failure of Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's effort to reorganize Japan's second largest city will have major repercussions that extend to national politics.