Kyushu Electric Power Co. will restart one of its nuclear reactors on Oct. 15, making it the second to return to operation after the government introduced stricter safety regulations following the 2011 meltdowns in Fukushima Prefecture, a source familiar with the restart plan said. Kyushu Electric reported its plan to reactivate the No. 2 reactor […]
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Eddie Jones believes Japan can keep alive its dream of reaching its first-ever World Cup quarterfinal when it faces Samoa on Saturday. However, the Brave Blossoms coach said it was dependent on them staying in touch for the first hour as they did in their historic victory over South Africa and then striking the killer […]
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Hifumi Abe and Yuma Oshima secured titles on the first day of the Judo Grand Prix event on Thursday. Abe, the 18-year-old 2014 Youth Olympic Games gold medalist, beat China’s Ma Duanbin by ippon in the 66-kg category, taking just 36 seconds to win his final bout. It was the fifth fight Abe won by […]
Japan caps rugby record-holder Hitoshi Ono’s extraordinary durability is down to, among other things, drinking 10 beers a night, according to coach Eddie Jones. Second row forward Ono, who will win his 96th cap against Samoa in a crucial Rugby World Cup Pool B match on Saturday, will also become the oldest player to represent […]