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Aichi Governor Hideaki Omura (fourth from left), Japanese Olympic Committee President Yasuhiro Yamashita (fourth from right) and Raja Randhir Singh (third from right), acting president of the Olympic Council of Asia, participate in a reception promoting the 2026 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, on Saturday.
Oct 8, 2023
Co-hosts Aichi and Nagoya vow to stage inspiring Asian Games in 2026
The 2026 Asian Games will be Japan's third, following the 1958 meet in Tokyo and the 1994 meet in Hiroshima.
Station staff call on people to stand still while riding escalators at Kanayama Station in Nagoya on Monday.
JAPAN / Society
Oct 2, 2023
Nagoya mayor promotes new ordinance to stop walking on escalators
The ordinance, which carries no penalties, is aimed at preventing accidents.
The office building that houses the Nagoya District Prosecutor's Office
Sep 29, 2023
Charges dropped again over death of detained Sri Lankan woman
The decision by the Nagoya District Prosecutor's Office effectively ends its probe into the case of Ratnayake Liyanage Wishma Sandamali.
A 91-year-old driver was referred to prosecutors Friday for allegedly being involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a small dog in Nagoya in July.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 23, 2023
91-year-old referred to prosecutors over hit-and-run of dog in Japan
It is unusual for a case to be filed for an accident involving a pet, though the man could have also potentially hit a 6-year-old girl walking the dog.
Miho, a university student who asked not to be identified by her real name, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in her first year of high school.
LIFE / Lifestyle
Sep 11, 2023
Lavender Ring gives cancer patients 'opportunities to smile'
The Lavender Ring project was launched by Yasuaki Misonou, a lung cancer patient, to change the image of people with the disease.
Staff from the Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium release a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle with a transmitter attached in the central North Pacific Ocean in July.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 20, 2023
Japanese aquarium begins study on sea turtle migration
Little is known about the exact route and mechanism of the loggerhead's migration from the coast of Japan to the west coast of North America.
Shin-Osaka Station is crowded with travelers as services resume on Thursday morning.
JAPAN / Society
Aug 17, 2023
Shinkansen lines resume, but travelers may still face long delays
Central Japan Railway is urging people to refrain from using the train service until stations become less crowded.
Grampus players celebrate their win over Albirex at Tokyo's National Stadium on Saturday.
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 6, 2023
Nagoya sees off Niigata to put pressure on J1 leaders
Albirex, unable to make its possession count, sits at 14th on 24 points after the defeat.
Hakuoho displayed power, grit and technique on the way to 11 wins in his top-division debut last month at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.
Aug 2, 2023
Hakuoho hints at what's to come with breakout makuuchi debut
Last month's Nagoya Basho may have just been the coming out party for sumo’s newest superstar.
Staff at Youits by My Gakuya, a shop selling gender-free cosmetics that opened in Nagoya’s Sakae shopping district in April
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jul 31, 2023
Cosmetics stores in Nagoya expand sales of gender-free makeup
Move reflects the recent trend of men becoming more conscious about grooming and the popularity of male K-pop idols wearing makeup.
Hoshoryu (right), joined by Tatsunami stablemaster, participates in a news conference following his promotion to ozeki in Nagoya on Wednesday.
Jul 27, 2023
Hoshoryu's Nagoya triumph shows enduring power of Mongolian rikishi
Kirishima and Hoshoryu’s promotions to ozeki have shown that the Mongolian era of sumo dominance isn’t close to concluding just yet.
Shonannoumi (right) defeats Nishikigi on Day 12 of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 20, 2023
Nishikigi suffers surprising loss as Hokutofuji claims share of first place at Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament
Hokutofuji rejoined his fellow rank-and-filer in pole position for the title after 12 days.
Haruhiko Aoyama (left), one of the plaintiffs of a lawsuit over significant base pay cuts after reaching the retirement age and being reemployed, speaks to reporters in Tokyo Thursday following a ruling by the Supreme Court.
Jul 21, 2023
Japan top court sends back reemployment pay case
In the lawsuit, the male plaintiffs have demanded that their employer pay the difference between what they were paid before and after the retirement age.
Hoshoryu looks at a newspaper during a news conference in Nagoya on Monday.
Jul 24, 2023
Hoshoryu overcame mounting pressure and sleepless nights to win Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament
"After the eighth day, I couldn't sleep at all," Hoshoryu said during a news conference in Nagoya. "Once I hit double-digit wins, the pressure was on."
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 23, 2023
Hoshoryu beats Hokutofuji in playoff for maiden championship
The 24-year-old nephew of former Mongolian great Asashoryu is also set for promotion to ozeki after finishing with a 12-3 record.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 22, 2023
Teen prodigy Hakuoho moves into joint lead on penultimate day of Nagoya Basho
Fighting in just his fourth senior tournament and first in the top division, the No. 17 maegashira grabbed a share of the lead by thrusting down No. 9 Hokutofuji.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 18, 2023
Nishikigi and Hokutofuji remain in Nagoya lead as Hoshoryu falls
Sekiwake Daieisho earned his eighth win in his pursuit of promotion, while Wakamotoharu, also in line for a jump up to ozeki, suffered his third loss.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 17, 2023
Hoshoryu beats Hiradoumi to remain in three-way tie for lead at Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament
'I was able to react quickly,' Hoshoryu said. 'I don't care (about the winning record), I'm just taking things one bout at a time.'
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 16, 2023
Hoshoryu keeps share of lead, Kirishima takes loss on Day 8
Newly promoted ozeki Kirishima suffered an upset loss to No. 3 Midorifuji in a marathon bout that was paused midway so officials could re-tie the ozeki's belt.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 15, 2023
Nishikigi loses to Kotonowaka to fall into tie for first
Taking a double inside grip from the jump, Kotonowaka quickly forced No. 1 maegashira Nishikigi (6-1) out of the ring to snap his 14-match win streak dating back to May's grand tournament.


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