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Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 30, 2022
Brazilian soccer legend Pele dies at 82
Pele transcended soccer — like no player before or since — and became one of the first global icons of the 20th century.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 27, 2022
Bolsonaro's call to arms inspired foiled Brazil bomb plot, suspect tells police
The incident has added a new dimension to post-election violence in Brazil, where tensions remain high after the most fraught vote in a generation.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 14, 2022
Deforestation of Brazilian savanna surged around 25% in a year
Such an increase would mean more than 10,000 square kilometers of native vegetation were destroyed over 12 months — the most since 2015.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 10, 2022
Minutes from elimination, Croatia roars back to eliminate Brazil
A late shock goal in extra time forced penalty kicks. Croatia made the most of them.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 8, 2022
Brazil hoping to dance past Croatia into World Cup semifinals
'We are dreaming of winning the title, that's obvious, but we have to go step by step,' Neymar said after the team's victory over South Korea.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 6, 2022
Brazil dedicate World Cup win to ailing Pele
Following the last-16 match at Stadium 974 in Doha, the players unfurled a huge banner to the 82-year-old, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 6, 2022
South Korea's luck runs out at World Cup as Brazil exposes gulf in class
Any dreams of South Korea replicating its historic World Cup run from 20 years ago have come crashing down with a 4-1 humiliation at the hands of five-times champions Brazil.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 4, 2022
Brazil soccer legend Pele says he remains 'strong' amid cancer battle
In a report on Saturday, medical staff at the Albert Einstein Hospital said Pele has responded well to treatment for a respiratory infection diagnosed after his hospitalization.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 29, 2022
Brazil and Portugal join France in World Cup knockouts
Portugal sits atop Group H with six points after two matches, while Brazil's Selecao safely advanced to the last 16 despite the absence of talismanic striker Neymar.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 29, 2022
'Neymar haters': Brazil's political divide spills over to World Cup
The Selecao superstar came under criticism after saying he would dedicate his first 2022 FIFA World Cup goal to Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 25, 2022
Brazil expects Neymar to continue playing at World Cup despite ankle injury
Team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said Brazil would wait 24 to 48 hours before assessing Neymar's injury.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Nov 14, 2022
Tears flow as George Russell arrives as Brazilian Grand Prix winner
Sunday's well-deserved win at Interlagos, the penultimate race of the campaign, was a first of the season for Mercedes.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 8, 2022
Neymar ready to carry the weight of a nation on his shoulders
The PSG star's form and attitude in the first three months of this season bode well ahead of Brazil's bid to win a record sixth World Cup crown.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
Nov 4, 2022
Brazil’s former president returns: Let the challenges begin
Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da, now the president-elect, will have little time to celebrate his return to power as he takes over a deeply divided Brazil.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 3, 2022
Bolsonaro supporters urge Brazil military to keep him in power
Since Bolsonaro gave a short speech in which he neither accepted defeat nor congratulated Lula on his win, his supporters have rallied in front of military installations.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 2, 2022
Brazil’s Bolsonaro vows to follow constitution and orders transition to Lula
While stopping short of formally conceding defeat, the remarks are being seen as enough of a gesture to lay to rest lingering concerns about the transition of power.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 1, 2022
Trucker blockades in Brazil increase in wake of Bolsonaro election defeat
Video footage showed some truckers at roadblocks calling for a military coup to prevent leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva becoming president, as protests spread across part of the country.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 31, 2022
Lula narrowly wins Brazil’s presidency in stunning comeback
The vote signals a change in direction for Latin America's largest economy after a heated campaign that showed extreme polarization among the electorate.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 29, 2022
Viagra, exorcism and lies: Brazil's testy final election debate
Far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and leftist ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva slung insults as they debated topics such as the economy, corruption and the Amazon rainforest.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 25, 2022
LGBTQ football fans fight for safe space in Brazilian stadiums
Although almost all top Brazilian soccer clubs have at least one LGBTQ fan group, most of which emerged in the past decade, the vast majority keep their presence to social media.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan