Webb Ellis Cup trophy tour makes stop at Mount Fuji

Rugby Aug 27, 2019

Webb Ellis Cup trophy tour makes stop at Mount Fuji

The Webb Ellis Cup was carried to the summit of Mount Fuji on Tuesday as its tour around Japan ahead of the Sept. 20 Rugby World Cup opener continues. Members of the Yamanashi Gakuin University rugby club carried the trophy to the 3,776-meter peak, Japan's ...

Falling stone kills climber on Mount Fuji

National Aug 26, 2019

Falling stone kills climber on Mount Fuji

A woman in her 20s was confirmed dead after being hit on her head by a falling stone while climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's highest peak, local police said Monday. An ambulance was called at around 7 a.m., reporting that the woman climbing in a group ...