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Other Sports, Sports

Japan rugby legend Seiji Hirao

Japan rugby legend Seiji Hirao

Seiji Hirao in action for Japan vs Ireland. (Photo by Akito Mizutani/AFLO) The Japanese rugby legend died aged 53 on October 20, 2016.  Hirao played in three World Cups for Japan […]

Features, Modern Japan

Japan celebrates national Health and Sports Day

Japan celebrates national Health and Sports Day

Reina Satake & Chisato Doihata perform in Tokyo’s Shibuya district as part of a special event on Japan’s National Health & Sports Day to promote the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and […]

Other Sports, Sports

New Japan basketball B.LEAGUE launches with sell-out crowd

New Japan basketball B.LEAGUE launches with sell-out crowd

A new basketball league launched on Thursday 22nd September with the first game between Alvark Tokyo and Ryukyu Golden Kings held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo. Our photographer, […]

Olympic Games, Sports

2016 Rio Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

2016 Rio Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

A selection of photo highlights from the Opening Ceremony for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Maracana Stadium on September 7th, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by […]

Other Sports

Japan Para-Cycling Cup 2015

Japan Para-Cycling Cup 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Shizuoka, Japan – Nobukazu Hanaoka in action during the Japan Para-Cycling CUP 2015 Road Race Mixed Individual Time Trial H3-5 […]