Entries Tagged as 'Sports'

火曜日, 1月 15th, 2013

Ishigaki Triathlon tournament

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Ishigaki Triathlon tournament

Athletes from all over the world gathering at Ishigaki Triathlon tournament
The Ishigaki Triathlon tournament is held every spring. About 1500 domestic and foreign participants swim in the beautiful ocean, bike through the nature, and run through the cities.
In the division of serious athletes, it is one of the ITU Triathlon World Cup hosted by the [...]

水曜日, 9月 19th, 2012

A Parade by London Olympic Medalists in Ginza

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A Parade by London Olympic Medalists in Ginza

A parade was led by Japanese London Olympic medalists. Japan won a total of 38 medals. It was the highest number of medals Japan had ever earned in the Olympics. In Japan, cities were filled with excitement and celebrations by this medal rush.

A week after the closing of the London Olympic, a parade by [...]

金曜日, 5月 18th, 2012

Ohi Race Track(Tokyo City Keiba)

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Ohi Race Track(Tokyo City Keiba)

Ohi Race Track, commonly known as Tokyo City Keiba, is the most popular racetrack out of all the local tracks in Tokyo. It is also home of the Twinkle Race, a race that takes place at night under beautiful illuminations.

Ohi Race Track opened in 1950 as an alternate to Hachioji racetrack and held its first [...]

火曜日, 12月 20th, 2011

FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011

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FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011

Barcelona beat Santos 4-0 in the FIFA Club World Cup final, producing a display of sparkling football that was capped by goals of the highest quality.
Barcelona have been crowned world champions for a second time after a sensational 4-0 victory over Santos in front of an awestruck sell-out crowd at the Yokohama International Stadium.

金曜日, 12月 2nd, 2011

2011 Triathlon World Series, Yokohama

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2011 Triathlon World Series, Yokohama

In Japan running has become very popular, along with automobile sports. The current winning ratio is 10 times that of the Tokyo Marathon.
Fashionable cycling shops have started to open, one after another, and fast cars race back and forth on the city streets.
These endurance-type sports have never been this popular before.

Another popular endurance sport [...]

火曜日, 9月 27th, 2011

Kyokushin Karate

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Kyokushin Karate

Begin with Rei and end with Rei (Rei is the expression of gratitude).
“Budou” is one of the things that expresses Japanese people’s heart and mind.
It aims for not only the power and strength but the development of one’s self through the daily training.

Karate, which is one of Budou, is a martial art that uses bare [...]

土曜日, 9月 17th, 2011

Opening of the 3rd preliminary games of the soccer world cup 2014 Brazil

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Opening of the 3rd preliminary games of the soccer world cup 2014 Brazil

On September 9th 2011, the 3rd preliminary games of soccer’s World Cup in Brazil opened in various places in Asia. The Japan national team will be striving for their 5th continuing participation in the competition, at the Saitama stadium there will be the competition against North Korea held.

水曜日, 9月 14th, 2011

The F.LEAGUE will finally be opening soon!

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The F.LEAGUE will finally be opening soon!

F.LEAGUE is a Japan national league for futsal that was created by the Japan Futsal federation in 2007. Its name is F.LEAGUE.
Even in Japan futsal’s popularity has been growing slowly since the creation of the F.LEAGUE. The F.LEAGUE that is going into its 5th season is the best time to watch.

Speaking of the [...]

月曜日, 3月 7th, 2011

Rusutsu Resort

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Rusutsu Resort

Rusutsu Resort is one of the largest resort facilities in Hokkaido. During the winter season, the powder snow stacks up creating a great slope. Compared to NISEKO, there are fewer visitors so it is a recommended place to ski or snowboard.
The location is good too since you can access within an hour and half [...]

火曜日, 9月 28th, 2010

A Diary of Fishing-Kanazawa Hakkei

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A Diary of Fishing-Kanazawa Hakkei

Japan is surrounded by waters. According to the White Paper of Leisure 2007, 12.9 million people, about 10% of the whole population, enjoy fishing. Fishing is indeed one of the most popular sports in Japan.
This time, I tried to fish saurels, which they say is relatively easy for beginners during summer and early fall. Small [...]