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The Highs & Lows Of Watching England’s First Match At The Rugby World Cup In Sapporo

  In November 2003 it was only my second day in Japan when England beat Australia to win the Rugby World Cup Final. That night out in Roppongi proved to be a hugely memorable night. 16 years on and I now … Continue reading

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Another Live Rugby Match: Sunwolves Vs Waratahs

  Ever since that momentous late win for Japan against South Africa in the 2015 World Cup, rugby has been on the rise in the land of the rising sun. It’s that nickname combined with the wolf (representing bravery, strength and … Continue reading

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日本 vs スコットランド (Japan vs Scotland)

  Japan’s Brave Blossoms late injury time win over the giants of South Africa last year was undoubtedly the greatest shock in the history of the Rugby World Cup. Not only that but it was one of the biggest giant … Continue reading

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Golden Week J-League Football In Kobe

  Watching J-League matches close to home is hard enough at the best of times due to work, family and kick off scheduling so to take in a game whilst away from Tokyo needs a fair bit of luck. Fitting in … Continue reading

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Tokyo To Host 2020 Olympics

The trains weren’t exactly abuzz this morning with locals excitedly discussing the fresh news that came from Argentina during the night time but being almost-silent on public transport is how things are done here anyway. The local population’s poor support … Continue reading

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