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From The42 Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year Top Honour

Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year

Rassie Erasmus was named Coach of the Year, while South Africa earned Team of the Year.

From The42 World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other Physicality

World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other

England defence coach John Mitchell is expecting a very different challenge this weekend.

From The42 'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand' Reaction

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'

James Ryan said the Irish dressing room was bitterly disappointed with their 32-point defeat to New Zealand.

From The42 The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt Influence

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

From The42 Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session Balls

Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session

Warren Gatland’s side have had massive local support, but Ireland are staying under the radar.

From TheJournal.ie A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup? Explainer

A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

From The42 'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row Favourites

'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row

Steve Hansen said Ireland are World Cup favourites after going number one in the rankings.

From The42 Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport Typhoon Faxai

Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport

Typhoon Faxai pummelled the Japanese capital Tokyo with record winds and torrential rain.

From The42 Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Done Deal

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star

Hiroki Abe has signed from the Kashima Antlers of the J-League.

From The42 Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory Venue

Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory

The Sea Forest Waterway was unveiled on Sunday as Japan’s venue for the Olympic rowing’s eight-day programme.

From The42 Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain Tokyo 2020

Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain

The 20km race walker finished in a time of 1:20:50 on Sunday, just inside the qualifying standard time.

From TheJournal.ie Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan Kawasaki

Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan

Over a dozen people were injured, and there was no immediate motive for the attack.

From The42 Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Tokyo 2020

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.

From The42 Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov has been shrouded in controversy since his appointment last November.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work Banksy

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.

From TheJournal.ie Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish Top Dollar

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' Floyd Mayweather before first-round defeat

The former five-weight world champion finished an exhibition bout against Tenshin Nasukawa inside the first two minutes of the opening round.

From TheJournal.ie Nine people injured in Tokyo after man drives car into crowd Crash

Nine people injured in Tokyo after man drives car into crowd

Local media said a container with kerosene inside was found inside the rental car.

From TheJournal.ie Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

From The42 Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts Beat The Heat

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts

Health officials in Japan are calling for the race to start at 5.30am instead of 7am to avoid potential deaths due to soaring temperatures.

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot Setback

Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

With 10 teams competing in today’s event, a top-six finish would have been enough.

From The42 Players asked to cover their tattoos during Rugby World Cup in Japan Inked

Players asked to cover their tattoos during Rugby World Cup in Japan

Tattoos have long been associated with the Yakuza crime syndicates in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Medical school altered test scores to keep women out Tokyo

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese mother held for dumping newborn baby's body in locker Tokyo

Japanese mother held for dumping newborn baby's body in locker

The suspect is likely to also later face a murder charge.

From TheJournal.ie Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash' Wall Street This post contains videos

Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash'

Stocks suffered one of their worst days ever yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Would you buy a coffee from this robot? It just started working at Japan's 'strange cafe' Thanks A Latte
From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that Commuters

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that

The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.

From TheJournal.ie Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine Family Feud

Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine

It is understood that the fight erupted due to a family vendetta.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter Tokyo

Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter

An arrested man has confessed to the killings, according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie Police make arrest after nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat Beheadings

Police make arrest after nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat

Police originally found two heads inside a cool box at the entrance to the apartment.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese reporter died after working 159 hours of overtime in a month Karoshi

Japanese reporter died after working 159 hours of overtime in a month

A government inquest a year after her death ruled that it was linked to excessive overtime.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again? Coining It

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, went on trial this week over the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

From The42 Boost for Irish amateur boxing as Joe Ward commits to IABA until Tokyo 2020 Vested Interest

Boost for Irish amateur boxing as Joe Ward commits to IABA until Tokyo 2020

The 23-year-old is already one of the most decorated Irish amateur athletes of all time.

From The42 50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms Reaction

50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms

It was far from the free-running rugby of the opening two Tests, but Ireland’s willingness to work was exemplified by their totemic lock.

From TheJournal.ie This luxury Japanese train could rival a five-star hotel Shiki-Shima This post contains images

This luxury Japanese train could rival a five-star hotel

A trip on the Shiki-Shima will set you back over €7,000.

From TheJournal.ie 52 seconds of passion: Two giant pandas mated for the first time in four years today In The Mood

52 seconds of passion: Two giant pandas mated for the first time in four years today

It is hoped that a new baby panda would attract tourists to the Tokyo zoo.

From TheJournal.ie Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution Tokyo

Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution

Tokyo District Court ruled that the clairvoyant brainwashed the woman into believing she owed her money.

From TheJournal.ie A businessman in Japan has paid over €600,000 for a single fish One More Tuna

A businessman in Japan has paid over €600,000 for a single fish

The self-styled ‘Tuna King’ Kiyoshi Kimura admits the price was a bit expensive.

From TheJournal.ie Five-year-old boy dies after Tokyo arts festival display catches fire Japan

Five-year-old boy dies after Tokyo arts festival display catches fire

The organiser of the event and the university apologised for the loss of life.

From TheJournal.ie Child pornography is still widely available in Japan, a year after it was criminalised Legal Grey Area

Child pornography is still widely available in Japan, a year after it was criminalised

Before the changes came into effect last year, it was the only Group of Seven nation in which the possession of sexualised images or videos of people under 18 remained legal.

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