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Switzerland has been helping Japan investigate Carlos Ghosn

Business / Corporate Jul 30, 2019

Switzerland has been helping Japan investigate Carlos Ghosn

Swiss prosecutors say they have been assisting investigations in Japan into former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been indicted on charges of financial misconduct and breach of trust. Tokyo prosecutors requested Swiss assistance on Jan. 14, and the request was forwarded to ...

Deadly heat a major concern for Tokyo Games

National Jul 30, 2019

Deadly heat a major concern for Tokyo Games

by Ayano Shimizu

With Tokyo's summer heat and unpredictable weather likely to prove a severe headache during the 2020 Olympics, sports bodies are using every resource at their disposal to prepare athletes and spectators for extreme conditions. Several organizations have turned to a weather forecasting company to feed ...

Big guns set to lead Japan at FIBA World Cup

Basketball Jul 30, 2019

Big guns set to lead Japan at FIBA World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Japan's "Big Three" — Rui Hachimura, Yuta Watanabe and Nick Fazekas — headline the provisional roster of the Japan men's national team for the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Japan Basketball Association officially announced on Tuesday. The 16-man squad was introduced at Fuji Television ...

Legendary thoroughbred Deep Impact euthanized

More Sports / Horse Racing Jul 30, 2019

Legendary thoroughbred Deep Impact euthanized

Japanese racehorse Deep Impact, the winner of seven domestic Grade One titles and one of the world's leading sires, was put down Tuesday at the age of 17, the stud farm operator said. According to the Shadai Stallion Station, Deep Impact, who was crowned Japanese ...