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Toyota to fly its executives on rival's HondaJet Elite

Business / Corporate Oct 30, 2019

Toyota to fly its executives on rival's HondaJet Elite

Toyota Motor Corp. will start flying its executives using a business jet from Honda Motor Co.'s U.S. aviation unit, corporate sources said Tuesday. The plan to use the HondaJet Elite from next spring is drawing attention because the two are rivals in the global auto ...

Hawks' stadium to be renamed PayPay Dome next season

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 30, 2019

Hawks' stadium to be renamed PayPay Dome next season

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks will change the name of their baseball stadium to the PayPay Dome next season, people familiar with the matter said Wednesday. SoftBank Group Corp., the largest shareholder of smartphone payment app provider PayPay Corp., hopes to promote its subsidiary's cashless services ...

Springboks keeping eyes on prize ahead of RWC final

Rugby Oct 30, 2019

Springboks keeping eyes on prize ahead of RWC final

by Andrew McKirdy

South Africa's Rugby World Cup players know how much lifting the trophy for a third time on Saturday would mean to their country — but they are looking no further than final opponent England. "I definitely think it will have a massive impact," Springboks lock ...

Unpredictable <I>banzuke</I> adds flavor to sumo

Sumo | INSIDE SUMO Oct 30, 2019

Unpredictable banzuke adds flavor to sumo

by John Gunning

For sports journalists based in Japan's capital, no reminders are needed to know the last of the three annual non-Tokyo tournaments is just around the corner. The decamping of the Japan Sumo Association to Fukuoka and its surroundings is lock, stock and barrel, meaning that ...