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Rugby World Cup Trophy Arrives in Japan

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in September, the prestigious trophy that will go to the winning team—the Webb Ellis Cup—arrived in Japan!

Olympic Torch Relay Route Decided

Set to begin March of 2020, the route across Japan for the Olympic torch relay has been decided! It is expected to stop at myriad World Heritage sites and historical hotspots.

DESTROY ALL THE THINGS at the Reeast Room

It's stressful being a civilized, polite human being. Sometimes you just want to let yourself go wild. That's why the Reeast Room was created—to release the beast and destroy all the things.

Tokyo Olympics Preparations Almost Completed

With less than seven months to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begin, preparations in Japan are almost completed.

Tokyo 2020 Venue Unveiled

We've got your sneak peek at the volleyball and wheelchair basketball venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

86-Year-Old 'Ironman' Still Going Strong

A Japanese octogenarian is the world’s oldest to complete the world's toughest triathlon competition.

The Main Stadium for 2020 is Nearly Complete!

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium is 90% complete, one year before the games begin.

Hashimoto's 1st Day as Tokyo 2020 Games Chief

Seiko Hashimoto got to work on February 19 as the new president of the organizing committee for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Newly Completed Olympic Venue Is Making Waves

Take a glimpse at the rowing and canoe venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Special Marathon Cars Coming to Yamanote Line

To promote the yearly college marathon, Hakone Ekiden, special edition train cars will be featured on the JR Yamanote Line in Tokyo.

Official 2020 Summer Olympics Posters Unveiled

As 2020 kicks off, the real countdown to Tokyo’s Summer Olympics begin and the organizing committee isn’t wasting any time. The series of official Olympics and Paralympics posters have been released, designed by renowned artists from Japan and abroad.

Mizuno & Pokémon Team Up to Make Pokégear IRL

Pokémon worked with Mizuno to bring a line of snappy sportswear and accessories to be sold exclusively at their Pokémon Center outlets and select Mizuno branches.

See Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Like Never Before

Tennis star Naomi Osaka appeared in GQ Japan’s June edition, in a cover that was actually drawn by her older sister, Mari Osaka!

Bodybuilder Muscling His Way into Stock Photos

Muscle Plus wants to be your source for muscular images. Because if no one else was going to provide them, well-known bodybuilder Akihito Ohara figured it was up to him.

First Look at the Tokyo Olympic Village Plaza

The plaza of the Tokyo Games athletes’ village has been unveiled ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

Staying Fit While Staying Home

Read on for some simple tips and tools for staying fit while staying at home.

3 Japanese Workout Videos for Your Funny Bone

We can't guarantee these videos will get you some gains while you're in quarantine, but they are sure to bring the pain... to your sides.

Rugby Fans Quench Their Thirst in Yokohama

As rugby fever sweeps through Japan, fans from across the globe are celebrating with beer—and tons of it!

More Beer at the Rugby World Cup

It may come as no surprise, but organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup are eyeing more beer production toward the sporting event to meet the demands of inbound fans.

Kemari: Japan’s Ancient Ball Game

People in Kyoto are reenacting an ancient type of Japanese football that was played by nobles centuries ago.

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