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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.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Feb 5, 2019
Vissel Kobe showcase stars in U.S. before J. League opener
Vissel Kobe are set to wrap up a weather-interrupted preseason tour to southern California on Tuesday, which the J. League club hopes will jump-start its campaign for a title.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2019
Kobe marks 24th anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake, with pledge to keep stories and lessons alive
The city of Kobe and neighboring areas on Thursday marked the 24th anniversary of the deadly Great Hanshin Earthquake, with residents and family members of the deceased remembering those that were lost and pledging to ensure that their stories and lessons learned from the disaster are passed on to future...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 16, 2019
Farewell, Johnny: Japan's oldest chimpanzee dies at 69
Johnny, Japan's oldest chimpanzee, has died at the estimated age of 69, a zoo in Kobe said Tuesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Jan 9, 2019
J. League bids farewell to era-defining group of legends
There are few praises which have not already been sung for Yokohama F. Marinos defender Yuji Nakazawa and Nagoya Grampus goalkeeper Seigo Narazaki, both of whom announced their retirement on Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 26, 2018
Kobe woman arrested for dumping trash off 31st-floor condo balcony
A 43-year-old unemployed woman is believed to have twice in December tossed garbage, including a glass bottle, from the balcony of her condo where she lives alone, investigators said.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Dec 21, 2018
J. League touts star power and digital marketing developments
For fans of the J. League, there is perhaps no date more anticipated than the opening day of the season.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Dec 19, 2018
Former Cerezo mainstay Hotaru Yamaguchi signs with Vissel
Vissel Kobe on Wednesday announced the signing of World Cup defensive midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi from neighboring J League first-division side Cerezo Osaka.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 16, 2018
Kobe's Carter named Top League MVP in first season
Dan Carter wrapped up his first season in Japan by claiming the Top League MVP award Sunday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 15, 2018
Steelers claim Top League title
The Kobe Kobelco Steelers claimed their second Japan Rugby Top League title Saturday with a 55-5 drubbing of Suntory Sungoliath at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 14, 2018
Nine medical schools in Japan rigged entrance exams to benefit men and relatives of alumni, ministry report says
The ministry will start preparing rules to ensure fairness in the entrance exams for the 2020 year and beyond.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 8, 2018
Sungoliath, Steelers advance to Top League final
Matt Giteau's Suntory Sungoliath and Dan Carter's Kobe Kobelco Steelers will play for the Japan Rugby Top League crown after winning their respective semifinals Saturday in Tokyo and Osaka.
JAPAN
Dec 5, 2018
Wild boar bites off woman's finger and attacks another before death at hands of hunting club near Kobe
A wild boar bit off an elderly woman's finger Tuesday in the Hyogo Prefecture city of Ashiya, police said.
Japan Times
Rugby
Dec 2, 2018
Verblitz down Wild Knights, Kobe ease past Ricoh to reach semis
Toyota Verblitz and Kobe Kobelco Steelers are set to meet in the Japan Rugby Top League semifinals following two contrasting quarterfinals on Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 26, 2018
Wild boar found wandering around residential area of Kobe
A wild boar was seen Sunday afternoon strolling around a residential area in Kobe, surprising passersby.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 30, 2018
Ex-Kobe assemblyman guilty of public funds fraud
A former Kobe city assemblyman who initially came under the spotlight for an affair with a singer-turned-lawmaker was found guilty Monday of defrauding his local assembly of public funds slated for use in political activities.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Oct 25, 2018
Antlers to play Persepolis for ACL title
The stage is set for the AFC Champions League final following the Kashima Antlers' wild 6-5 aggregate win over the Suwon Bluewings in the two-legged semifinals, which concluded on Wednesday night at Suwon World Cup Stadium.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Oct 20, 2018
Title-chasing Frontale overcome two-goal deficit in wild win over Vissel
There is a well-worn tradition in the J. League of championship contenders making their title run much more difficult than it needs to be.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 13, 2018
Seven squads secure playoff berths on pivotal day in Top League
Seven teams confirmed their places in the playoffs to determine the Japan Rugby Top League champion Saturday as the pool stage reached its penultimate round.
SOCCER / J. League
Oct 12, 2018
Vissel Kobe suspend Shunki Takahashi for one month for leaking news about Andres Iniesta
Vissel Kobe have suspended defender Shunki Takahashi for a month for leaking news about teammate Andres Iniesta's absence from the lineup ahead of a recent J. League match, the club said Friday.

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