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Japan Times
Jan 14, 2017
Unbeaten Suntory claims Top League title
Suntory Sungoliath were crowned Japan Rugby Top League champions Saturday following a 27-15 win over Kobe Kobelco Steelers.
Japan Times
Jan 7, 2017
Sungoliath thrash Brave Lupus in Top League duel
A hat trick of tries from Takaaki Nakazuru and another near-faultless display from Kosei Ono helped Suntory Sungoliath move ever closer to their fourth Top League title Saturday as they hammered Toshiba Brave Lupus 48-0.
Japan Times
Dec 24, 2016
Suntory routs Yamaha in marquee matchup
Suntory Sungoliath put themselves in the driver's seat for theTop League title Saturday thanks to a 41-24 win over Yamaha Jubilo in a showdown between first- and second-place teams.
Japan Times
Dec 17, 2016
Suntory runs winning streak to 12
Suntory Sungoliath maintained their unbeaten run in the Top League on Saturday with a 37-24 victory over Toyota Verblitz.
Japan Times
Dec 10, 2016
Sungoliath, Jubilo keep unbeaten records intact
Suntory Sungoliath and Yamaha Jubilo remain on course for a Christmas Eve showdown as they both won Saturday to remain unbeaten in the Top League.
Japan Times
Nov 1, 2016
Seven Daring Years: Odano Naotake and Akita Ranga
Nov. 16-Jan. 9
Japan Times
Oct 22, 2016
Jubilo, Sungoliath remain on collision course for Top League supremacy
Yamaha Jubilo and Suntory Sungoliath maintained their unbeaten runs Saturday and made it even more likely their Christmas Eve clash will determine this season's Top League champion.
Oct 15, 2016
Sungoliath pounce on Green Rockets to stay unbeaten in Top League
Suntory Sungoliath continued on their unbeaten way Saturday as they made it seven wins from seven games in the Top League.
Japan Times
Oct 2, 2016
Matsushima try sparks Sungoliath to victory
Suntory Sungoliath came from behind on an electric try by man-of-the-match Kotaro Matsushima, and two tries by Takaaki Nakazuru ensured a 37-22 Japan Rugby Top League victory over Canon Eagles on Sunday.
Japan Times
Sep 24, 2016
Making a toast to retiring beer girl Misato
Japan Times
Sep 17, 2016
Suntory whips Panasonic in Top League showdown
Panasonic Wild Knights' hopes of making it four straight Top League titles took a big hit Saturday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground as they fell to their second defeat of the season.
Japan Times
Sep 3, 2016
Suntory whips Honda in front of former Japan coach Jones
There was a familiar face at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground on Saturday as Eddie Jones watched his old club Suntory Sungoliath beat Honda Heat 50-0 for their second straight win of the new Top League season.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 20, 2016
Suntory, Asahi settle patent dispute over nonalcoholic beer
Major Japanese breweries Suntory Holdings Ltd. and Asahi Breweries Ltd. reached a court settlement Wednesday over Suntory's claim that its rival infringed on its patent for nonalcoholic beer. The deal means both can continue making and marketing their respective beverages.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 4, 2016
Beer essentials: The craft beer boom in Japan shows no sign of running dry
Tomoko Sonoda was a college student during the "Dry Wars," the years immediately following the 1987 release of the game-changing light lager Asahi Super Dry. She and her classmates held tasting parties for the spate of new brews that were released by the three other major breweries in an attempt to compete....
BUSINESS / Companies
May 23, 2016
Suntory to sell shareholding in hamburger chain First-Kitchen to Wendy's
Suntory Holdings Ltd. will sell its shareholding in First-Kitchen Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary operating a hamburger chain, to Wendy's Japan LLC, company officials said Monday.
CULTURE / TV & Streaming
May 20, 2016
'Evening Smoke Bus Tour'; 'Gold Woman'; Suntory
It seems any kind of professional can be a detective in Japan. The latest vocation is tour bus guide, as exemplified by Sayaka Sakuraniwa (Hisako Manda) in the two-hour mystery "Yukemuri Bus Tour" ("Evening Smoke Bus Tour"; TBS, Mon., 9 p.m.).
May 16, 2016
Wallaby legend Smith returning to Suntory
Suntory Sungoliath confirmed Monday that George Smith was returning to the club for the 2016-2017 Top League season.
Japan Times
May 3, 2016
'The Hara Yasusaburo Collection: Hiroshige Vivid'
Until June 12
Japan Times
Apr 20, 2016
Japanese whisky at ¥100,000 a bottle driving rice farmers to the drink
Japan's burgeoning whisky business is driving rice farmer Hiroshi Tsubouchi to hit the booze.
Japan Times
Apr 9, 2016
Yoko Kaiki: 'You should be flattered by your achievements'
Scanjap president on the obstacles facing young female entrepreneurs in Japan.


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