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Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jun 30, 2019
David Villa, Andres Iniesta lead Vissel to win over Grampus
Former Spain internationals David Villa and Andres Iniesta each struck twice to lead Vissel Kobe to a 5-3 home win over Nagoya Grampus in the J. League first division on Sunday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jun 15, 2019
Andres Iniesta guides Vissel Kobe past FC Tokyo
After four no-shows at high-capacity stadiums in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area and just one Kanto appearance last October in Kawasaki, Andres Iniesta finally stood on a pitch in the capital in front of over 38,000 fans.
Rugby
Jun 12, 2019
All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick signs with Top League's Kobelco Steelers
All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick, the 2014 World Rugby Player of the Year, has signed a deal with the Kobe Kobelco Steelers, the Top League team said Wednesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jun 8, 2019
Vissel Kobe hire ex-Hamburger SV boss Thorsten Fink as new manager
Vissel Kobe on Saturday named former Hamburger SV boss Thorsten Fink as their new manager. He replaces Takayuki Yoshida.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Food Sustainability in Japan
May 25, 2019
For Eat Local Kobe, it's important to stick close to your roots
Through its farmer's market, cafe-supermarket and community events, Eat Local Kobe is building a sustainable and robust network to support the region's small organic farmers.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 12, 2019
Antlers beat struggling Vissel Kobe on Serginho goal
Serginho struck his first goal of the J. League first-division campaign Sunday as Kashima Antlers outclassed struggling Vissel Kobe 1-0.
Japan Times
SOCCER / From the Spot
Apr 24, 2019
Vissel faces challenges after week of turmoil
Seven weeks ago, David Villa's first J. League goal in front of an enthusiastic home crowd led even the most cynical of observers to wonder whether this could be the year that perennial underperformer Vissel Kobe would finally put together a campaign worthy of its arsenal of European talent.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 24, 2019
Eye-opener: Japanese doctor's work with iPS cells puts macular degeneration on notice
Science has Dr. Masayo Takahashi's mother to thank, in a way, for some of the most notable developments in regenerative medicine using stem cells.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Apr 23, 2019
Andres Iniesta replaces Lukas Podolski as Vissel Kobe captain
Andres Iniesta on Tuesday was named Vissel Kobe's new captain, a week after German teammate Lukas Podolski relinquished the armband.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 21, 2019
Accident involving bus in Kobe leaves two people dead and at least six injured
A public bus hit pedestrians on Sunday on a crosswalk near a major railway station in Kobe, killing two people and injuring at least six others.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Apr 20, 2019
Reds battle past struggling Vissel
Once again, the stage was set for Andres Iniesta to dazzle in front of a gigantic crowd at Saitama Stadium.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Apr 18, 2019
FC Barcelona to meet Chelsea, Vissel Kobe in summer friendlies in Japan
FC Barcelona will face English Premier League veteran Chelsea and the J. League's Vissel Kobe this July, adding to the list of star-studded club friendlies set to take place in Japan this summer.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 13, 2019
Man with intellectual disabilities wins damages after Japanese police collected his DNA without a warrant
A local court ordered Hyogo Prefecture on Wednesday to pay ¥110,000 in damages to a man with intellectual disabilities, saying the prefectural police illegally took his DNA without proper consent in 2015.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 13, 2019
Kobe Steel hit with ¥100 million fine over data fabrication that continued for four decades
A Tokyo court ordered Kobe Steel Ltd. on Wednesday to pay a ¥100 million ($898,000) fine for fabricating product quality data at its domestic plants.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 10, 2019
Andres Iniesta's Vissel dominate Vegalta
Midfield maestro Andres Iniesta put on a playmaking master class Sunday and David Villa scored for the second straight game as Vissel Kobe came from behind in a 3-1 win over Vegalta Sendai in the J. League first division.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 7, 2019
Vissel add Sergi Samper to loaded lineup
Vissel Kobe has added another name to its ever-growing list of Barcelona connections.
Japan Times
SOCCER / From the Spot
Mar 6, 2019
With super club dreams, Vissel Kobe tries to rewrite history
Most sports writers have their own personal pantheon of inspirations. At the top of mine is Hunter S. Thompson.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 2, 2019
Vissel edge Sagan on David Villa's goal
The fireworks around the Noevir Stadium pitch lit up as the players made their entrance.
Rugby
Feb 18, 2019
Steelers' Dan Carter returning to Racing 92 for rest of Top 14 season
Kobe Kobelco Steelers flyhalf Dan Carter will finish out the rest of the French first-division season with his former team Racing 92, the Top 14 club revealed Sunday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Feb 14, 2019
Iniesta excited about new season
The J. League set out to leverage its newfound star power on Thursday at the league's annual kickoff conference.

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