Rugby

Rugby World Cup trophy arrives in Japan for three-month tour

Kyodo

The trophy for this year’s Rugby World Cup arrived in Japan on Monday ahead of a three-month tour around the country.

The Webb Ellis Cup landed at Narita airport after traveling more than 300,000 km around the globe on the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.

It will tour around Japan between Wednesday, when it marks 100 days to go until the showpiece event, to Sept. 19, the day before the tournament commences.