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Emma Raducanu: the disappointed star sti...

Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk beat the failed 18-year-old 6-2 6-1 in less than an hour at the WTA 250 event in Cluj-Napoca, with the Briton committing 41 unforced errors during the game. “I didn’t feel 100% physically. I was pretty tired and lethargic today. Sometimes you just have those days when you don’t feel your best,” […]

Tokyo Station has opened a food truck pa...

We have seen Japan become more environmentally conscious in recent times, even in a modest way, from creation of new dishes the use of food waste to the growing number of vegan restaurants in Tokyo. Photo: Beat Yaesu Now a new pop-up outdoor food court aims to help Tokyoites become more aware of alternative food […]

Peach Aviation will offer unlimited pass...

Low-cost carrier Peach Aviation Ltd. will offer an unlimited travel pass that will allow holders to take any of the airline’s domestic flights for one month in a bid to revive the tourism industry hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The Osaka-based company will start selling a total of 150 passes from noon on Tuesday […]

Gold Over America Tour to Feature Top Gy...

Marguerite Quamme | Special for The Columbus Dispatch Can’t get enough of gymnastics during the Summer Olympics in Japan? Alternatively, for those who appreciate the skill and athleticism of the sport, you can see Simone Biles and other Olympic gymnasts in action during the Gold Over America Tour on October 19 at Nationwide Arena. The […]

The Niigata Geigi: the “other” geishas o

“The prince was very friendly,” she recalls. “He made a lot of jokes. I don’t know if I’m supposed to mention it, but he was playing mahjong with the senior geigis. I watched them while I served sake and tea.” While geisha activity ceased during World War II, it quickly resumed thereafter. Although it has […]

Leitch and Himeno lead Japanese team for...

Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo flanker Michael Leitch and Toyota Verblitz number 8 Kazuki Himeno are among 37 players named to Japan’s squad for the upcoming fall Test round, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced on Monday. Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo-Bay flanker Pieter “Lappies” Labuschagne will lead the men’s national rugby team for international matches, which […]

Experience Akihabara for free with a new...

The state of emergency is now lifted across Japan, more and more people are going out to enjoy the city again. If you feel like going out, but still feel a little anxious in the face of crowds, this new hybrid tour of Akihabara is the perfect blend of online and offline adventure. Photo: Harete […]

Andy Murray’s wedding ring returned | A

Andy Murray is the winner even before playing his first match at the Open BNP Paribas. Less than 24 hours after calling on fans to use social media to spread news of his stolen wedding ring, the Scotsman happily announced the successful recovery of the ring and the tennis shoes he was attached to. “I […]