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McClenaghan fumes over 'slippery' pommel horse after missing out on world championship final
# Gymnastics
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# Gymnastics

McClenaghan fumes over 'slippery' pommel horse after missing out on world championship final

Wed 3:06 PM 4,495 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old had to compete after an unscheduled 90-minute break, during which workers disinfected the apparatus.

Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century
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# Volcano

Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century

Wed 7:44 AM 11,498 Views 10 Comments

The volcano sits on the so-called Pacific “Ring of Fire” where many of the planet’s eruptions are recorded.

Japan's Prime Minister bows out of party leadership race in sign he will step down
# Yoshihide Suga
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# Yoshihide Suga

Japan's Prime Minister bows out of party leadership race in sign he will step down

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:57 AM 4,453 Views 2 Comments

The politician’s support ratings have declined to around 26% amid criticism over the Olympics taking place during the pandemic.

Japan to expand Covid emergency areas as cases rise
# Delta
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# Delta

Japan to expand Covid emergency areas as cases rise

Aug 25th 2021, 8:51 AM 8,598 Views 2 Comments

Officials deny any direct link between increased cases and the Tokyo Olympics.

First virus case reported in Paralympic Village
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# Japan

First virus case reported in Paralympic Village

Aug 19th 2021, 8:12 AM 1,938 Views 0 Comments

The case involves a Games-related member of staff who is not resident in Japan.

Japan braces for more rain after floods and landslides
# Downpours
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# Downpours

Japan braces for more rain after floods and landslides

Aug 15th 2021, 11:00 AM 12,208 Views 3 Comments

Two million people were advised to urgently seek shelter as rivers overflowed.

President Higgins sends best wishes to Ireland's Paralympics team
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# Paralympics Ireland

President Higgins sends best wishes to Ireland's Paralympics team

Aug 12th 2021, 7:44 PM 15,969 Views 3 Comments

The 29 athletes representing Ireland at the Paralympics in Japan will compete in nine sports.

Nagasaki marks atomic bomb anniversary with sombre ceremony
# Japan
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# Japan

Nagasaki marks atomic bomb anniversary with sombre ceremony

Aug 9th 2021, 7:58 AM 18,495 Views 34 Comments

The bombing came three days after the United States made the world’s first atomic attack on Hiroshima.

Man held after 10 passengers stabbed on Tokyo train
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# Japan

Man held after 10 passengers stabbed on Tokyo train

Aug 7th 2021, 7:23 AM 21,146 Views 4 Comments

The attack is not believed to be connected to the Olympics.

Belarus athlete lands in Vienna, as husband offered humanitarian visa by Poland
# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
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# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya

Belarus athlete lands in Vienna, as husband offered humanitarian visa by Poland

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 48,838 Views 30 Comments

The IOC has received a report from Belarus’s Olympic committee, which is “being evaluated.”

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics
# State Of Emergency
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# State Of Emergency

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics

Jul 30th 2021, 7:33 AM 11,763 Views 5 Comments

“We need to send a strong message,” said Japan’s Health Minister Norihisa Tamura.

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics
# Concern
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# Concern

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 8:18 AM 3,317 Views 3 Comments

Irish 49er sailing duo Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are experiencing a delay as a result.

Tokyo will be under state of emergency for Olympics due to rising Covid infection rates
# Olympics
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# Olympics

Tokyo will be under state of emergency for Olympics due to rising Covid infection rates

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 11:39 AM 21,839 Views 8 Comments

The Summer Olympics, already delayed a year by the pandemic, begin on 23 July and will finish on 8 August.

Rescuers struggle to locate dozens of residents in landslide-hit Japanese town
# Rescue Mission
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# Rescue Mission

Rescuers struggle to locate dozens of residents in landslide-hit Japanese town

Jul 5th 2021, 3:55 PM 4,594 Views 1 Comment

64 people are missing after a Japanese holiday town was hit by a landslide at the weekend.

Ireland set to experiment against US after Farrell's men see off Japan
# Last Assignment
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# Last Assignment

Ireland set to experiment against US after Farrell's men see off Japan

Jul 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,577 Views 7 Comments

Gavin Coombes made his debut last weekend and more should follow this Saturday.

'It's about belief in our game' - Japan are becoming rugby's great entertainers
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

'It's about belief in our game' - Japan are becoming rugby's great entertainers

Jul 4th 2021, 9:34 PM 5,421 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Joseph and Tony Brown back their team to take risks and attack with intent.

Two people dead and 20 missing after mudslide rips through Japan town
# Atami
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# Atami

Two people dead and 20 missing after mudslide rips through Japan town

Jul 4th 2021, 11:33 AM 6,057 Views 0 Comments

The deluge crashed down a mountainside into rows of houses following heavy rains that began several days ago.

Van der Flier outstanding for Ireland after missing out on Lions call-up
# Impact
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# Impact

Van der Flier outstanding for Ireland after missing out on Lions call-up

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 9,294 Views 10 Comments

Ireland boss Andy Farrell praised the openside’s contribution against Japan.

'It wasn't a mixed bag for me, I'm delighted with the win' - Farrell
# The Boss
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# The Boss

'It wasn't a mixed bag for me, I'm delighted with the win' - Farrell

Jul 3rd 2021, 6:17 PM 8,330 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland head coach was satisfied with his team’s 39-31 victory over Japan.

'Shizuoka was a bit of a motivation for us' - Ryan's delight at Ireland win
# Victory
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# Victory

'Shizuoka was a bit of a motivation for us' - Ryan's delight at Ireland win

Jul 3rd 2021, 3:38 PM 9,770 Views 12 Comments

Josh van der Flier was named man of the match in Dublin.

Farrell's Ireland get over the line in battle against thrilling Japan
# Entertainers
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# Entertainers

Farrell's Ireland get over the line in battle against thrilling Japan

Jul 3rd 2021, 2:53 PM 39,281 Views 68 Comments

The home side scored five tries against the exciting and ambitious visitors.

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As it happened: Ireland v Japan, Vodafone Summer Series

Two bodies found after mudslide sweeps away houses in central Japan
# Atami
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# Atami

Two bodies found after mudslide sweeps away houses in central Japan

Jul 3rd 2021, 11:22 AM 10,729 Views 3 Comments

Heavy rain has been lashing across Japan since earlier this week.

Farrell's strong Ireland XV underlines threat posed by exciting Japan
# Test
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# Test

Farrell's strong Ireland XV underlines threat posed by exciting Japan

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:00 AM 17,341 Views 8 Comments

Memories from the 2019 World Cup remain very fresh.

Ryan captains Ireland as Carbery makes long-awaited return against Japan
# Team News
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# Team News

Ryan captains Ireland as Carbery makes long-awaited return against Japan

Jul 1st 2021, 4:04 PM 26,225 Views 39 Comments

Gavin Coombes is set for his debut off the bench on Saturday.

Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress
# Speed
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# Speed

Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress

Jun 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,074 Views 13 Comments

The 25-year-old moved to Ulster in 2017 and hasn’t looked back since.

Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad
# Update
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# Update

Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad

Jun 28th 2021, 12:16 PM 13,981 Views 40 Comments

The second row hasn’t officially been ruled out of this weekend’s clash with Japan.

Lions look past 'huge loss' of Jones as they set off for South Africa
# Awj
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# Awj

Lions look past 'huge loss' of Jones as they set off for South Africa

Jun 27th 2021, 10:00 PM 8,572 Views 3 Comments

Out-half Dan Biggar enjoyed playing with the Irish centre pairing of Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw.

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain
# Shock
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# Shock

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,601 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old said Alun Wyn Jones offered him a few words of advice last night.

Murray the biggest winner from a tumultuous day for Gatland's Lions
# Changes
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# Changes

Murray the biggest winner from a tumultuous day for Gatland's Lions

Jun 27th 2021, 7:15 AM 12,941 Views 15 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric were ruled out of the tour.

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over
# Up And Running
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# Up And Running

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over

Jun 26th 2021, 4:58 PM 47,591 Views 58 Comments

Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, and Bundee Aki were among the standout performers.

Furlong and Henshaw are nailed on Test starters - rest of Irish have to prove themselves
# Audition Time
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# Audition Time

Furlong and Henshaw are nailed on Test starters - rest of Irish have to prove themselves

Jun 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,718 Views 8 Comments

Today’s game provides an opportunity for outsiders like Bundee Aki and Jack Conan to sneak into the Test reckoning.

Lions wing Van Der Merwe blocks out social media messages questioning his place
# Trolls
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# Trolls

Lions wing Van Der Merwe blocks out social media messages questioning his place

Jun 25th 2021, 4:25 PM 8,520 Views 13 Comments

The South Africa-born Scotland wing says the messages also motivate him.

Two-time tourist Furlong set for big Lions impact as Aki makes presence felt
# Experience
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# Experience

Two-time tourist Furlong set for big Lions impact as Aki makes presence felt

Jun 25th 2021, 3:31 PM 9,052 Views 1 Comment

The Wexford man was a Test starter last time around in 2017.

Munster star Gavin Coombes primed to take his chance with Ireland
# On Fire
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# On Fire

Munster star Gavin Coombes primed to take his chance with Ireland

Jun 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,301 Views 8 Comments

‘I would have always backed myself, I knew what I could do.’

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'
# Blade
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# Blade

'I don’t think it came naturally to me... that’s why I’ve had to work so hard'

Jun 24th 2021, 4:15 PM 8,247 Views 9 Comments

Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade has earned his Ireland call-up with some superb form.

Japan name one debutant among team of World Cup stars to face the Lions
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

Japan name one debutant among team of World Cup stars to face the Lions

Jun 24th 2021, 2:08 PM 2,628 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Joseph’s men haven’t played a Test since 2019.

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson
# Tighthead
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# Tighthead

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson

Jun 24th 2021, 1:00 PM 14,872 Views 13 Comments

The Scotland prop has been ruled out of Saturday’s game due to a back spasm.

'I was more nervous about the haka than the game... It was a huge honour'
# Highlander
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# Highlander

'I was more nervous about the haka than the game... It was a huge honour'

Jun 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,694 Views 2 Comments

Japan star Kazuki Himeno is back on international duty after a season in New Zealand.

World Cup star Matsushima set for 'once-in-a-lifetime experience' against Lions
# Brave Blossoms
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# Brave Blossoms

World Cup star Matsushima set for 'once-in-a-lifetime experience' against Lions

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 5,123 Views 0 Comments

The Clermont flyer is hoping Japan can pick up where they left off in 2019.

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