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BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 25, 2020
'He was my everything': NBA's Kobe Bryant mourned at emotional Los Angeles arena tribute
A gallery of basketball legends joined thousands of Kobe Bryant fans in Los Angeles on Monday to pay tribute to the transcendent NBA star, his daughter and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last month that shocked the world of sports and beyond.
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Rugby
Feb 23, 2020
Steelers hammer Brave Lupus at home to remain unbeaten
The Kobe Kobelco Steelers stayed unbeaten in the Japan Rugby Top League thanks to Sunday's comprehensive 57-0 win over Toshiba Brave Lupus.
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SOCCER / J. League
Feb 19, 2020
Squads, not stars, could define J. League's 2020 season
In its chosen hashtag for the season (#2020の主役は誰だ), the J. League literally asks "who will play the lead role in 2020?"
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 18, 2020
Losing face: 6,000 surgical masks stolen from Kobe hospital
A total of 6,000 surgical masks have been lost at a hospital in Kobe, it was learned Tuesday. The Hyogo Prefectural Police is investigating the incident as a case of theft.
SOCCER
Feb 16, 2020
New Japanese women's soccer league to require female executives at each club
Teams taking part in Japan's new women's professional soccer league, that is scheduled to begin play in 2021, will be required to have at least one female executive, sources knowledgeable about the plan said Friday.
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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.
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SOCCER / J. League
Feb 8, 2020
Vissel Kobe win wild penalty shootout against Yokohama F. Marinos in Super Cup
It took Vissel Kobe 25 seasons to win their first trophy.
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BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 7, 2020
Memorial service for Kobe Bryant, others killed in helicopter crash to be held Feb. 24: source
A public memorial service for Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Feb. 24 at Staples Center, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Thursday.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 7, 2020
Kobe Steel and Pasco also hit by cyberattacks, Japan Defense Ministry reveals
Kobe Steel Ltd. and satellite data provider Pasco Corp. have come under cyberattacks in the latest in a series of confirmed cases targeting defense-related companies in Japan, the Defense Ministry has said.
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SOCCER
Feb 5, 2020
Nadeshiko League legend Shinobu Ono hangs up cleats
Former Japan striker Shinobu Ono, the all-time top goal scorer in the women's Nadeshiko League, has retired from soccer after 21 seasons, her former club Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara said Wednesday.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 3, 2020
Man held for allegedly shooting at home belonging to deputy leader of Japan's largest yakuza group
Police on Sunday arrested a man for allegedly firing several shots with a handgun at a home belonging to the second-in-command of the Yamaguchi-gumi, the nation's largest yakuza group, in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture.
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Rugby
Feb 2, 2020
Five-try Taumua Naeata powers Steelers in rout of Red Hurricanes
Tongan No. 8 Taumua Naeata scored five tries as Top League champions Kobe Kobelco Steelers remained unbeaten after four rounds with a 97-0 win over NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes on Sunday.
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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Feb 1, 2020
Dispatches from the front line of Japan's retail sector
Since October, business media have focused on two topics at the near-exclusion of numerous others: the economic repercussions of the consumption tax hike and how that increase has influenced, or accelerated, a shift from cash to electronic payments.
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JAPAN / Media / DARK SIDE OF THE RISING SUN
Feb 1, 2020
What's in a name? For the yakuza, quite a lot
The Yamaguchi-gumi is one of the most feared crime syndicates in Japan and yet its name may become a relic of the past in 2020 if recent reports are to be believed.
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BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Jan 30, 2020
Strong defense, rebounding help Evessa build solid foundation in pursuit of playoff appearance
After splitting a pair of away games last weekend with the Utsunomiya Brex, the Osaka Evessa passed the midway point of the season with a realistic shot at capturing the West Division title.
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BASKETBALL
Jan 28, 2020
Japan coach Julio Lamas outlines goals for team before upcoming Asia Cup qualifiers
Japan men's national team head coach Julio Lamas said that it wasn't a surprise that his team didn't play as well as it had hoped to at last year's FIBA World Cup.
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BASKETBALL / NBA
Jan 28, 2020
Fog likely to figure prominently in probe of Kobe Bryant copter crash
Weather conditions appear likely to come under the scrutiny of investigators probing the helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others near Los Angeles on Sunday, when overcast skies and fog grounded other aircraft.
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BASKETBALL / NBA
Jan 27, 2020
Japanese athletes, officials mourn tragic death of Kobe Bryant
Japanese sports stars paid tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant on Monday after he was killed along with his teenage daughter in a helicopter crash.
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BASKETBALL / NBA
Jan 27, 2020
Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan
What does Kobe Bryant mean to Japan's basketball culture?
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Rugby
Jan 26, 2020
Steelers edge Sungoliath in intense rematch of 2019 final
Dan Carter kicked 15 points as Kobe Kobelco Steelers, the Japan Top League defending champions, won a scintillating rematch with last season's runners-up Suntory Sungoliath 35-29 on Sunday.

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