Japanese great Shinji Ono retired from football at the age of 44 on Sunday, ending a career that saw him become the first player from his country to win a European club trophy.
China, which had been the biggest buyer of Japanese seafood, says its ban is due to food safety fears.
It is the first set of sanctions Japan has imposed on Hamas since its deadly rampage on Oct. 7 that Israeli authorities say killed over 1,400 people.
The difference in women's football between Bangladesh and Japan –one of the best in Asia as well as the world – has seemingly not reduced over the last few years as the women in red and green were handed an 8-0 thrashing by the former World champions in their debut match of the Asian Games at Wenzhou Olympic Sports Centre yesterday.
Amanda Ilestedt scored her fourth goal of the tournament and Filippa Angeldal netted a penalty as Sweden hung on to beat Japan 2-1 on Friday and set up a Women's World Cup semi-final with Spain.
The atomic bomb represented multiple ruptures in society – not just at the level of war, but also the recognition in society that science was no longer the concern of the scientists alone but of all of us.
In exchange for the presidential suites at the Ritz and so on, the men holding our city keys have already opened our skies to all that may come.
Cristiano Ronaldo was replaced at half-time as Al Nassr drew 1-1 with Champions League finalists Inter Milan in the second game of their pre-season tour in Japan on Thursday.
It all started in early 2008 when the Japanese government announced the “China Plus One Strategy” to cut its over-reliance on the manufacturing behemoth by setting up business operations in other countries.