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Japan Times
Apr 28, 2020
Russian speedskating great Viktor Ahn retires due to injuries
Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn on Monday announced his retirement from short-track speedskating, citing several lingering injuries.
Japan Times
Apr 27, 2020
Leiji Matsumoto cartoon auctioned to aid Italian hospital that treated him
An illustration by famed Japanese cartoonist Leiji Matsumoto that was placed in an online auction to support a hospital in Turin, Italy, that has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, was bought Sunday for €7,000 (¥810,000).
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 9, 2020
Italy slaps curbs on cars as pollution chokes cities
More than a dozen cities and towns across Italy introduced traffic curbs on Wednesday in a bid to cut harmful emissions following a spike in pollution.
Japan Times
Sep 9, 2017
Kano Ozawa breathes fresh air into opera direction in Turin
In the Roman amphitheater of Verona, Italy, the elephants and horses in ancient Egyptian regalia marched onto stage to the thunderous chords of Guiseppe Verdi's opera "Aida." The singers filled the balmy night with their voices, soaring over the trumpets and crashing cymbals of the orchestra — and...
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jun 22, 2015
Pope venerates Shroud of Turin, in city of his migrant forbears
Pope Francis on Sunday stopped to pray before an item some Christians believe is Jesus' burial cloth, during a visit to the Italian city of Turin.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jun 22, 2015
Pope venerates Shroud of Turin, tells how refugees' plight 'makes one cry'
Pope Francis said on Sunday the mistreatment of migrants escaping war and injustice "makes one cry" as he visited the northern Italian city of Turin, stopping to pray before an icon some Christians believe is Jesus' burial cloth.
Figure Skating
Oct 8, 2014
Ex-Olympic figure skating champion Arakawa elected as JSF vice president
The Japan Skating Federation (JSF) elected former Winter Olympic women's figure skating champion Shizuka Arakawa as its vice president on Wednesday.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan