• Kyodo


With 64 day to go until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, tickets destined for international fans began shipping Thursday from Tokyo.

Around 33 percent of the 1.8 million tickets that the local organizing committee hope will be sold by the time the extravaganza begins on Sept. 20 are destined for fans living overseas, and the shipping process will see packages delivered to more than 170 countries worldwide.

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