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Okayama Korakuen Garden enjoys rebound in tourism

National Jun 5, 2016

Okayama Korakuen Garden enjoys rebound in tourism

Visitors to Korakuen Garden in Okayama, one of the nation's top three Japanese gardens, exceeded 800,000 for the first time in 15 years, thanks to a surge in tourism and events to lure young people. Attendance hit 817,260 in fiscal 2015 ended in March. The ...

Shirai locks up place on Olympic gymnastics team

More Sports / Gymnastics Jun 5, 2016

Shirai locks up place on Olympic gymnastics team

Floor specialist Kenzo Shirai will make his first Olympic journey this summer to Rio de Janeiro as he secured his place along with Yusuke Tanaka and Koji Yamamuro on Sunday following the national apparatus championships, which serve as Japan's final qualifying event. The trio joins ...

Halilhodzic vows to put emotions to one side against Bosnia

Soccer Jun 5, 2016

Halilhodzic vows to put emotions to one side against Bosnia

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic insists there will be no room for sentiment when the Samurai Blue take on Bosnia and Herzegovina in the final of the four-nation Kirin Cup on Tuesday night. The 63-year-old Halilhodzic, who holds Bosnian and French nationality, rejected the offer of ...