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Gujo-Hachiman: Travel along the rivers of time

Travel Aug 16, 2019

Gujo-Hachiman: Travel along the rivers of time

by Stephen Mansfield

Perhaps it is the gurgling brooks that feed the town's roadside culverts, the colorful, vaguely Pyrenean window boxes, or the friendly, natural disposition of the locals — Gujo-Hachiman seems a place where people's spirits are pitched a notch or two higher than elsewhere.

Ex-Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic named Morocco's new coach

Soccer Aug 16, 2019

Ex-Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic named Morocco's new coach

Former Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic was named as the new coach of Morocco on Thursday, his third job with an African nation. The 67-year-old succeeds Herve Renard, who quit after the Africa Cup of Nations and has since taken over at Saudi Arabia. "To reach the ...

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

More Sports Aug 16, 2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday morning. Learmonth and Taylor Brown held hands as they crossed the line after organizers had earlier ...