Tag - south-africa

 
 

SOUTH AFRICA

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 6, 2019
South Africa makes last-ditch move to save state airline
South Africa's government will cede control of the national airline to a restructuring specialist in a last-ditch attempt to save the cash-strapped business from collapse.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 4, 2019
Media members hand Japan positive grades as RWC host
The 44th and final day of the 2019 Rugby World Cup ended with South Africa capturing the Webb Ellis Cup with a win over England in Yokohama on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 3, 2019
Fans sad to say farewell as Rugby World Cup ends
Pride, sadness and hope were in the air as thousands of mostly Japanese fans watched the final Rugby World Cup match.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 3, 2019
England left heartbroken after coming up short in another Rugby World Cup final
England competed in the exact number of matches it entered the Rugby World Cup hoping to play.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 3, 2019
World champion Springboks hope victory will inspire nation
South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus expressed hope that his team's victory in the Rugby World Cup final against England on Saturday can inspire his nation, but dismissed the notion that the Springboks were under pressure at the tournament.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 2, 2019
South Africa 32, England 12: Springboks take home RWC trophy for third time
South Africa lifted the Rugby World Cup for the third time after a clinical 32-12 victory over England in Saturday's final.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 2, 2019
As it happened: 2019 Rugby World Cup final — England vs South Africa
Konnichiwa! Welcome to our live coverage of the big one: the final match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, in which England faces South Africa at International Stadium Yokohama for the first time since 2007.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 31, 2019
Revisiting five of the best England vs. South Africa test matches
Brief descriptions of five key matches between South Africa and England ahead of Saturday's Rugby World Cup final at International Stadium Yokohama:
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 31, 2019
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus say he's stepping down after RWC final
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus confirmed Thursday he is stepping down from his role after the Rugby World Cup final.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 31, 2019
Midfield battle one to watch in RWC final
The adage that rugby games are won up front will never be more true than in Saturday's World Cup final when the massive, mobile packs of South Africa and England clash in Yokohama but the battle of the midfield could be just as crucial.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 31, 2019
England coach Eddie Jones makes no changes for Rugby World Cup final
England head coach Eddie Jones has warned Rugby World Cup final opponent South Africa that his team is capable of improving on last week's semifinal destruction of two-time defending champion New Zealand when the two sides meet in Yokohama on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 30, 2019
Springboks keeping eyes on prize ahead of RWC final
South Africa's Rugby World Cup players know how much lifting the trophy for a third time on Saturday would mean to their country — but they are looking no further than final opponent England.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 29, 2019
South African president to visit Japan for Rugby World Cup final
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit Japan to watch the Springboks take on England in the Rugby World Cup final, a Japanese government official said Tuesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 28, 2019
Japanese fans find new ways to enjoy Rugby World Cup following Brave Blossoms' exit
The Brave Blossoms may have already been eliminated, but Japanese fans are still trying to take in as much of the Rugby World Cup experience as possible over the remaining days of the quadrennial tournament.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 28, 2019
Triumphant Springboks carrying national pride into Rugby World Cup final
South Africa's Rugby World Cup players are hoping an "inspirational" groundswell of support back home can help them lift the Webb Ellis Cup for a third time this coming Saturday, after booking their place in the final on Sunday with a nerve-shredding win over Wales.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 27, 2019
South Africa outlasts Wales in semifinal thriller to reach Rugby World Cup final
Handre Pollard slotted a penalty with four minutes remaining to send South Africa into the Rugby World Cup final after a nail-biting 19-16 win over Wales on Sunday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 26, 2019
Wales center Jonathan Davies confident of playing against South Africa despite knee concerns
Wales center Jonathan Davies may not be at his fittest because of a knee injury but the 31-year-old is confident he would be able to play Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal against South Africa.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 24, 2019
Russia lands nuclear bombers in Africa as Putin hosts continent's leaders in quest to up Moscow's influence
Russia landed two nuclear-capable bombers in South Africa on a training mission on Wednesday, a flight apparently timed to coincide with President Vladimir Putin's opening of a flagship Russia-Africa summit designed to increase Russian influence.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 23, 2019
Wales hopes to reach first final by matching Springboks' physicality
Wales hooker Ken Owens says his team is ready to stand up to South Africa's physical might and fight fire with fire when the two teams meet in Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 21, 2019
Fans proud of Japan's historic run
Japan fell a win short of making the final four at the Rugby World Cup, but both those involved in the game and others watching from the outside said Sunday they are proud of what the team achieved.

Longform

People wait for the main act to begin at Summer Sonic, which holds simultaneous music festivals for those in Tokyo and Osaka.
Can Japan's summer music festivals adapt to a post-pandemic reality?