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SOCCER / J. League
Jun 6, 2023
Barcelona beats Vissel Kobe in Andres Iniesta's Tokyo swansong
The 39-year-old, who has said he intends to continue his playing career, started on the pitch for Vissel and lasted until the 81st minute.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Jun 6, 2023
Fleeing disaster a century ago, a group of Indians established a community in Kobe
Though the Indian diaspora's presence in Kobe has waned in the past few years, the roots of those who remain stretch back three and four generations.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 28, 2023
Leader Kobe sees off Tokyo thanks to Yoshinori Muto brace
Former Japan international Yoshinori Muto inflicted the damage against the club where he played youth soccer and made his professional debut.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 26, 2023
Japan's top court admits role in loss of important trial records
In a report over the discarding of the records, the Supreme Court admitted its failure to give sufficient instructions to courts across the country on record preservation.
Japan Times
SOCCER
May 25, 2023
Former Spain great Andres Iniesta to leave Vissel Kobe during season
The 39-year-old midfielder will play his final home game for Kobe on July 1 against Consadole Sapporo at Noevir Stadium.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 24, 2023
Father of 1997 murder victim slams court over destroying records despite law
The court discarded the records despite a bylaw decided by the Supreme Court stipulating permanent conservation of records on high-profile cases, Mamoru Hase noted.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 14, 2023
Yoshinori Muto goal ensures Kobe win over tricky Sanfrecce
Elsewhere, Yokohama FC climbed off the bottom of the table by beating Kashiwa Reysol away for their second win of the season.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 10, 2023
Vissel Kobe to play Barcelona in June friendly
Vissel's second-round Emperor's Cup game, originally scheduled for June 7, has been postponed until June 14 to accommodate the rare midseason friendly.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Apr 23, 2023
FC Tokyo ends Hiroshima's winning run; Vissel loses to F. Marinos
Tokyo came into the match without a league win in four games but held on for all three points at Edion Stadium.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 22, 2023
Ramen shop owner shot dead in Kobe
Investigative sources said the man could be linked with a yakuza crime syndicate.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Apr 2, 2023
Koya Yuruki brace helps J1 leader Kobe ease past Kyoto
Kobe, which welcomed back Andres Iniesta as an unused substitute, is top on 15 points following its fifth win from six games this season.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 5, 2023
Vissel hammer Gamba to take top spot in J. League after three straight wins
After going 11 straight games without a win to start last season, Kobe's fortunes turned following the appointment last June of manager Takayuki Yoshida.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Mar 1, 2023
Family of late Kobe Bryant awarded nearly $29 million in photos case
The settlement includes $15 million that a federal jury awarded to Vanessa Bryant in August after finding that firefighters and deputies violated her privacy and caused emotional distress.
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JAPAN
Jan 22, 2023
Four killed and three others feared dead in predawn fire at Kobe apartment
Four men were confirmed dead at the scene, while three others, believed to be in their 60s and 70s, were all unconscious and taken to a hospital.
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JAPAN
Jan 17, 2023
Kobe marks 28 years since deadly quake
Residents and victims' families observed a moment of silence at 5:46 a.m., the same time the Great Hanshin Earthquake struck.
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SOCCER
Jan 11, 2023
Kobe's 21-year-old forward Yutaro Oda joins Hearts in Scotland
Hearts are currently third in the Scottish top tier, 26 points behind leaders Celtic.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 20, 2022
Kobe man arrested for allegedly punching mom unconscious on her 100th birthday
Hiromu Nozawa, 69, is suspected of committing the assault on his mother Toshiko at their home in Kobe at around 4 a.m. on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 16, 2022
Japan's top court found to have discarded reports on permanent records
The revelation came after it was learned last month that records of high-profile cases involving minors, including the serial murder of children in Kobe in 1997, had been discarded.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 20, 2022
Against rules, Kobe court disposed of records on serial killings by minor
The top court said it would refrain from commenting on the family court's decision to destroy the documents as it was not currently aware of the reasons behind the move.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Aug 22, 2022
Urawa advances to ACL semifinals; Vissel knocked out in extra time
Ricardo Rodriguez's men eased past Thailand's BG Pathum United to set up an East Zone semifinal showdown with fellow two-time ACL champions Jeonbuk Motors.

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