Japanese Games

All-Star pitchers Yu Darvish and Yusei Kikuchi placed on injured list

Los Angeles – San Diego Padres right-hander Yu Darvish and Seattle Mariners left-hander Yusei Kikuchi were placed on the 10-day injured list by their respective teams on Sunday. Both pitchers are All-Star Game picks, but Darvish is on the list of players who will miss Tuesday’s game at Coors Field due to injury. Darvish went on the injured list with ...

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Channel program for the 2021 rugby matches

Despite threats from Covid-19, the British & Irish Lions Tour in South Africa started on July 3. The tour was reduced to eight games, plus a June 26 pre-tour game against Japan which saw the Lions start their campaign on a level playing field with a 28-10 victory. But the Lions will be without their talismanic captain Alun Wyn Jones, ...

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Have you tried … delivering packages in an old Japanese horror movie in Night Delivery?

Night Delivery is instantly painful if you’re vulnerable to old Japanese horror movies like Ringu, Ju-On, Pulse, etc. The $ 3 indie game skips the scene and takes you straight into exploring the exterior of a single storey multi-building at night. Everything is seen through a grainy CRT screen filter that floats with bleeding video signals and VHS tape noise, ...

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Shohei Ohtani sets one-season home run record for Japanese-born players

It seems like every day brings a new milestone for two-way Angels star Shohei Ohtani. A day after beating fellow star Nathan Eovaldi on the mound against the Red Sox on Wednesday, Ohtani made history in the batter’s box. Ohtani hit his 32nd home run of the season in the fifth inning, setting a new record as a Japanese-born player ...

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Chris Paul propels Suns to victory in NBA Finals opener

In the first game of the NBA Finals of his 16-year NBA career, Chris Paul was ready and willing to take on any challenge. The star point guard scored 32 points while handing out nine assists on Tuesday in the Phoenix Suns’ 118-105 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1. Devin Booker contributed 27 points as the Suns ...

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Blue Reflection: Second Light will be released in Japan in October

Blue reflection: second light, or TIE blue reflection, will be released in Japan in October 2021. Pre-orders for the physical editions of the game will be available from July 6, 2021. Digital pre-orders for the standard and digital deluxe editions will be available at a later date. [Thanks, Gamer!] To coincide with the announcement of a release date, Gust also ...

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China could send vice premier to Japan for Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony

China plans to send Vice Premier Sun Chunlan to the opening ceremony of the delayed Olympics in Tokyo. Citing sources close to the Chinese Communist Party and the Japanese news agency Kyodo News Sun reports that Sun is online to attend the ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on July 23 at the Japan National Stadium. Sun is one ...

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When do the Olympic Games start? Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Dates, 2021 Schedule & UK Time Difference Explained

The final countdown to the Tokyo Olympics is underway after authorities confirmed the Games will run “100%” this summer. Tokyo 2020 Last year. Yet the majority of the Japanese public are not so enthusiastic about the country hosting the Olympics, according to a recent poll by the Nikkei newspaper. Here is when the The Olympics will start in 2021, what ...

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As Tokyo Olympics Approach, Coronavirus Concerns Rise In Japan

TOKYO (AP) – The pressure to host an Olympics during an ever-active pandemic is starting to emerge in Japan. The games begin on July 23, with organizers determined to continue, even with a reduced number of spectators or perhaps none. While Japan has made remarkable progress in vaccinating its population against COVID-19, the campaign is running out of steam due ...

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Tokyo Games may see more spectator restrictions and downgrades

Japan could ban everything but VIP spectators for Games opening – Asahi Decision expected this week on the extension of the quasi-emergency rules The torch relay should be moved off the roads – Yomiuri TOKYO, July 6 (Reuters) – Japan plans to exclude all spectators except VIPs from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, a newspaper said on Tuesday, ...

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