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Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 16, 2021
Vissel Kobe confirm Japanese winger Kyogo Furuhashi joining Celtic
Furuhashi will join a Celtic side led by former Yokohama F Marinos head coach Ange Postecoglou, who moved to Scotland last month after having led the Marinos to the J. League title in 2019.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 23, 2021
An earthquake in Kobe speaks to a sea wall in San Francisco
Researchers worldwide view Kobe as an example of a modern city where, in 1995, structures failed to perform the way engineers thought they would.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 22, 2021
Urawa withstands Vissel pressure to deliver second-half knockout
Andres Iniesta and company failed to take advantage of a strong first half at Saitama Stadium as Japan U-24 call-up Zion Suzuki recorded his third straight clean sheet.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
May 16, 2021
Kobe Bryant remembered in emotional Hall of Fame inductions
Vanessa Bryant stood at the podium on Saturday evening as her late husband Kobe was being formally inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and she noted that she always avoided praising the former Los Angeles Lakers star in public.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 11, 2021
Vissel captain Andres Iniesta extends contract through 2023
The Spanish maestro, who brought unprecedented attention to the J. League when he arrived at Kobe in 2018, said he was excited to continue his 'project' with the club at a signing ceremony.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Apr 17, 2021
Designer Hiroko Koshino brings fashion to 'beautiful game'
Japan midfielder Emi Nakajima, who modeled one of the new designs at the launch, said she looked forward to playing in them.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 20, 2021
Vissel rallies from three goals down to edge Consadole
'It's rare to win after conceding three goals, but we were able to get the result.'
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 18, 2021
Late Vissel equalizer spoils Frontale's perfect start to season
Defending champion Kawasaki had opened the season with five straight wins.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 10, 2021
U.S. safety board cites poor pilot decisions as likely cause of Kobe Bryant fatal crash
The board said the weather conditions were inconsistent with adverse weather training and resulted in the pilot's 'spatial disorientation and loss of control.'
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 14, 2021
Top League delays start of season due to COVID-19 outbreak
On Tuesday, the JFRU said 24 players and staff at Canon Eagles, 13 from Toyota Verblitz, and seven from Suntory Sungoliath tested positive in preseason screening.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 15, 2020
Nadeshiko star Mana Iwabuchi leaving INAC to join Aston Villa
The Japan Times has learned that the longtime Japan international will sign for the Women's Super League side early next week.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 12, 2020
Vissel Kobe's Asian Champions League semifinal moved to different venue
The Asian Football Confederation said Friday it has shifted Sunday's Asian Champions League east zone semifinal between Vissel Kobe and Ulsan Hyundai from Doha's Al Janoub Stadium to the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 11, 2020
First-timer Vissel advances to ACL semifinals on penalties
After beating Bluewings, Vissel will face another South Korean team, Ulsan, on Sunday for the right to play Iran's Persepolis in the Dec. 19 final.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Dec 10, 2020
Rabbi Shmuel Vishedsky: 'Hanukkah reminds people that miracles do happen'
While it can be hard to observe Jewish practices anywhere there isn't a large Jewish population, the Jewish community in Kansai supports each other.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 8, 2020
Andres Iniesta drives Kobe into ACL quarterfinals; Marinos eliminated
Tournament debutant Vissel Kobe reached the last eight of the Asian Champions League on Monday, dispatching Shanghai SIPG of China 2-0 in the round of 16 thanks to goals from Andres Iniesta and Daigo Nishi.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Nov 29, 2020
Vissel fall to Guangzhou Evergrande in first group-stage loss
J. League side Vissel Kobe fell 2-0 to China's Guangzhou Evergrande on Saturday in Asian Champions League Group G action.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Nov 23, 2020
Fujitsu Frontiers secure eighth straight trip to Japan X Bowl
The Frontiers sealed a 34-3 victory Sunday over the Elecom Kobe Finies in their regular-season finale.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2020
Museum's Christmas display depicts Santa chatting online amid pandemic
The museum expresses its gratitude to medical personnel in this year's display by dressing Santa in blue to represent the protective gowns worn by health care workers.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Nov 8, 2020
Teenager Reo Yasunaga powers Yokohama FC to win over Vissel
Yokohama FC overcame an early deficit to beat Vissel Kobe 2-1 in the J. League first division Sunday thanks to an injury-time winner from 19-year-old substitute Reo Yasunaga.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 16, 2020
Kobe hospital conducts world-first transplant of iPS photoreceptor cells
There are some 30,000 sufferers of pigmentary retinal degeneration in Japan and no known treatment, but Kobe City Eye Hospital is working to change that.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world