Baseball May 13, 2016

Jingu Stadium users, operator close to deal over 2020 eviction

Historic Jingu Stadium will be vacated for nearly three months for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics after the ballpark's operator and its other regular users agreed in principle to a modified proposal from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic organizing committee on Friday. If the agreement ...

Tokyo to rebuild iconic Jingu, Chichibunomiya stadiums

National Apr 2, 2015

Tokyo to rebuild iconic Jingu, Chichibunomiya stadiums

Two of Tokyo's most iconic sports landmarks, Jingu Stadium and Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, will be replaced by 2025, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday. Jingu, home to Nippon Professional Baseball's Yakult Swallows as well as Tokyo's two biggest university baseball leagues, was built ...