• Kyodo


Canada missed their chance to play their final Rugby World Cup match due to a powerful typhoon, but the team stayed in Kamaishi on Sunday to help out local residents with their cleanup efforts.

Canada were aiming for their first win of the tournament in their game against Namibia in the city, one of the northeastern cities that was largely destroyed in the country’s 2011 earthquake-tsunami twin disasters.

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