Global trade on the line as Trump and Xi meet face to face

Business Nov 27, 2018

Global trade on the line as Trump and Xi meet face to face

To hear U.S. President Donald Trump tell it, he was made for a moment like this: A high-stakes faceoff. A ticking clock. A cagey adversary. The man who calls himself a supreme deal-maker will have the opportunity this week to put himself to the test. ...

Soccer Aug 25, 2018

Iconic stadium changing name

A plaque at the main entrance of the Argentinos Juniors club stadium reads: "The best player of all times made his career debut in this stadium on October 20, 1976." Diego Maradona played his first professional game in this small club in a Buenos Aires ...

Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympics

National Sep 8, 2013

Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee selects Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics on Saturday in Buenos Aires, giving Japan’s capital its second Summer Games, and first since 1964.

Tokyo sets up English website on radiation

National Sep 4, 2013

Tokyo sets up English website on radiation

by Mizuho Aoki

The metro government opens an English website offering radiation-related information — a last-ditch effort before the 2020 Olympics host is picked — to brush off the negative impact from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant mess.

National Sep 3, 2013

Suga irked, says princess' trip to IOC not political

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday he was distressed by remarks Imperial Household Agency Grand Steward Noriyuki Kazaoka made regarding Princess Hisako's attendance at the upcoming International Olympic Committee meeting in Buenos Aires. On Monday, Kazaoka said it was a "difficult decision" for the ...