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Tanaka takes part in a signing ceremony for the Japan-Uruguay Investment Agreement with Uruguay's Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Luis Porto in 2015.
Jan 23, 2024
Why positivity is an asset in a career of PR and diplomacy
Keiko Tanaka went from an office at Nissan to the ambassador's residence in Uruguay.
Uruguay forward Luis Suarez celebrates a win after a World Cup match in 2018 in Sochi, Russia.
Nov 4, 2023
Luis Suarez reportedly set to join Inter Miami
Inter Miami are continuing with their Barcelona reunion plan, as Suarez is set to join Lionel Messi with the MLS club.
New Zealand's Damian McKenzie scores a try against Uruguay during the Rugby World Cup in Lyon, France, on Thursday.
Oct 6, 2023
New Zealand routs Uruguay to cruise into RWC quarterfinals
The All Blacks ran their tally to 36 tries and 240 points in the three matches since their opening defeat against France.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends a FIFA Virfual Council meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday.
SOCCER / World cup
Oct 5, 2023
FIFA World Cup be held across three continents in 2030
FIFA will allow all six of those countries' national teams to receive automatic entries.
Uruguay's Felipe Arcos Perez is tackled during his team's Pool A match against Namibia at the Rugby World Cup in Lyon, France, on Wednesday.
Sep 28, 2023
Uruguay accomplishes mission with win over Namibia at Rugby World Cup
The South Americans made the most of Namibia's poor discipline to stage a second-half comeback and prevail 36-26 to avoid finishing last in Pool A.
Namibia's players acknowledge the crowd after their 96-0 defeat to France at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in Marseille, France, on Thursday.
Sep 26, 2023
Uruguay and Namibia braced for their Rugby World Cup 'final'
The two sides have met five times before with Uruguay winning four of those, including a World Cup warmup in August.
France's Anthony Jelonch is tackled by Uruguay's Tomas Inciarte Rachetti during their Pool A match at the Rugby World Cup in Lille, France, on Thursday.
Sep 15, 2023
France overcomes spirited performance from Uruguay at World Cup
France leads Pool A with eight points, three ahead of Italy. New Zealand faces Namibia in Toulouse on Friday.
Japan Times
Mar 25, 2023
Takuma Nishimura goal gives Japan friendly draw with Uruguay
Uruguay captain Federico Valverde headed in the 38th-minute opener in front of 61,855 on a rainy night in the Japanese capital before the F. Marinos forward answered in the 75th minute.
Japan Times
Feb 14, 2023
Japan to play Uruguay in first match since Qatar World Cup
Japan has won two, drawn two and lost four of the past meetings between the two countries, most recently earning a 2-2 draw at the 2019 Copa America in Brazil.
Japan Times
Feb 13, 2023
Japan to face Uruguay in first match since World Cup
Japan will face Uruguay in an international friendly on March 24 at Tokyo's National Stadium, its first match since the World Cup in Qatar, the Japan Football Association said Monday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Aug 2, 2022
South American countries set to launch official 2030 World Cup bid
The joint bid by four nations aims to stage the 2030 final in the very same Centenario stadium that hosted the tournament's first title match 100 years earlier.
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2022
Set-piece play propels Brave Blossoms to win over Uruguay
With the 2023 Rugby World Cup little more than a year away, Japan head coach Jamie Joseph used the clash to appraise potential squad members for the tournament in France.
Japan Times
Oct 10, 2021
Canada eliminated from Rugby World Cup; Uruguay clinches spot
Despite a first-leg victory last week, Saturday's drubbling in Valparaiso meant Canada would miss the sport's marquee tournament for the first time.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jan 7, 2021
Japan and Uruguay sign pact to tackle customs offenses and boost trade
Japan and Uruguay signed a pact Thursday aimed at promoting cooperation in simplifying customs procedures and cracking down on the infringement of intellectual property rights and the smuggling of drugs, guns and goods.
Japan Times
Dec 12, 2019
Mathias Calfani helps Brave Thunders with solid play
Mathias Calfani's passion for basketball is evident on every possession.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 31, 2019
Kumamoto nightclub files criminal complaint against Uruguay rugby players
A Kumamoto city nightclub filed a criminal complaint Wednesday against players on the Uruguay Rugby World Cup team, alleging they damaged property at the establishment, the nightclub's lawyer said.
Japan Times
Oct 16, 2019
Uruguay players assault staff and damage Kumamoto restaurant after last Rugby World Cup loss
Two players from the Uruguay team tackled a staff member and damaged property at a restaurant in the city of Kumamoto during a drinking session following their final game of the Rugby World Cup, police said Wednesday.
Japan Times
Oct 13, 2019
Determined Wales fends off Uruguay, moves on to quarterfinals
A scrappy Wales was made to work hard for victory against Uruguay but prevailed with a bonus point 35-13 win on Sunday to top Pool D and set up a quarterfinal with three-time finalist France.
Japan Times
Oct 5, 2019
Wallabies' Jack Dempsey, Lukhan Salakaia swap jerseys due to 'embroidery mishap'
Australia center James O'Connor has been ruled out of the Pool D clash against Uruguay in Oita at the World Cup on Saturday, while loose forwards Jack Dempsey and Lukhan Salakaia have switched jerseys due to an "embroidery mishap."
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2019
Uruguay's upset of Fiji boosts interest in rugby at home
Uruguay notched its biggest win at the Rugby World Cup with an opening-game upset of Fiji in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture on Wednesday, a result that has made the team a hot topic back home.


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