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JAPAN / History / Regional Voices: Tohoku
Aug 21, 2020
Striving to keep memories of WWII Kamaishi bombardment alive
The city has been spurred on by local residents sharing their stories of the two naval attacks in 1945.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 20, 2020
Sanriku Railway, icon of 3/11 recovery, back to full service after typhoon
All sections of Sanriku Railway Co.'s Rias Line in Iwate Prefecture resumed operations Friday, about five months after the regional train line was hit hard by a powerful typhoon.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Feb 10, 2020
Aichi students send Hanshin quake-linked sunflowers to disaster-hit areas
Sunflowers that students in Aichi Prefecture cultivated from seeds originally grown at the home of a 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake victim were displayed during a memorial ceremony on Jan. 17, marking the 25th anniversary of the disaster.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 13, 2019
Canadian rugby players help clean-up efforts in Kamaishi after typhoon leads to game cancelation
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.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 12, 2019
Canada, Namibia hoping to end RWC campaigns with triumph in Kamaishi
Canada and Namibia are both looking to finish their Rugby World Cup campaigns on a winning note by posting their first victory of the tournament on Sunday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 26, 2019
Kamaishi saluted by fans and players for its resilience
High school student Yukime Sasaki and two other young girls were all beaming smiles to greet hundreds of visitors who stopped by on Wednesday afternoon before a Rugby World Cup game between Uruguay and Fiji.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 25, 2019
Uruguay upsets Fiji as tsunami-hit Kamaishi hosts first Rugby World Cup match
Wednesday may have been a little breezy, but overall it was an absolutely beautiful day with a vivid blue sky above as Kamaishi Unosumai Recovery Memorial Stadium hosted its first-ever Rugby World Cup game.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 1, 2019
A guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup and its host cities
What to do, see, drink and eat in each of the RWC cities as well as match dates and information on stadiums, transport and accommodation.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 2, 2019
Kamaishi draws strength from traditional ties to rugby
"Kamaishi has the rugby power."
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 27, 2019
Stadium built on grounds of tsunami-hit Iwate Prefecture schools hosts Japan-Fiji rugby match
Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium in disaster-hit Iwate Prefecture held its first international rugby match Saturday, delighting an emotional crowd made up of residents of the area and fans from all over.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 3, 2019
Temporary stands completed at Kamaishi's Rugby World Cup stadium
The construction of two temporary stands at the new rugby stadium in Kamaishi, northeastern Japan, has been completed ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup, the operator of the facility said Wednesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 25, 2019
Special edition train unveiled in Iwate Prefecture in run-up to Rugby World Cup
A special edition train designed for the upcoming Rugby World Cup was unveiled to reporters at Kamaishi Station in on Tuesday in the build-up to the tournament kicking off across Japan in September.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 16, 2019
Former All Blacks player recalls the day Kamaishi was washed away
March 11, 2011, is a date that will stick long in the memory of former All Black Pita Alatini, and not just because it was his birthday and he was in Japan.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 21, 2019
Organizing committee chief Akira Shimazu hopes World Cup will be catalyst for growth
With half a year to go until the first-ever Rugby World Cup in Asia, organizing committee chief Akira Shimazu insisted that the hosts are focused on making the tournament in Japan a "ground-breaking" event.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 22, 2018
New stadium gives recovering Kamaishi hope for future
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Japan Times
Rugby
May 15, 2018
Events set to commemorate opening of new stadium in Iwate Prefecture
The construction of a new stadium in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, which will host two games in the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be completed in August and celebration events are planned to open the stadium on Aug. 19, organizers announced on Tuesday at a news conference in Tokyo.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 7, 2017
Veteran forward Takeomi Ito to retire after season: source
Former Japan international Takeomi Ito will retire after this season, ending his 25-year rugby career, a source said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 24, 2016
Airbnb scores tourism-promotion deal with city in Iwate
Airbnb Inc., a popular U.S. online marketplace and home-stay network, and Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, have agreed to join hands on promoting tourism in the city, the company's first deal with a Japanese municipality.
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JAPAN
Mar 5, 2014
Sacred dance helps preserve community spirit in Tohoku
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