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  1. FIFA, FIFPro and Interpol launch match-fixing campaign

    TOKYO -- FIFA, international players' union FIFPro and Interpol have launched a campaign to combat match-fixing. The aim of the campaign, launched at the FIFPro Congress in Tokyo, is to raise awareness of the dangers of match-fixing, to provide posit...

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
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  4. Safe choices in 'Samurai Blue' 23-man squad

    Ken Matsushima

    TOKYO -- The media circus that accompanied Alberto Zaccheroni's announcement of his 23-man roster for Brazil hit town on Monday, with more bright lights, bluster and bombast than even P.T. Barnum could have managed. Zac is probably still shaking his ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  5. Japan confident of a tournament to remember

    Ken Matsushima

    TOKYO -- Japan's national team, which goes by the nickname "Samurai Blue," will make its fifth consecutive appearance at the World Cup this summer. As the reigning Asian Cup champions and the team that has won the continental title more times than an...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  6. Video: President Obama plays football with Japanese robot

    Chris Wright

    As part of his Asian tour, U.S. President Barack Obama visited students at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, where he took a bit of time out to have a quick kick-around with Asimo, Honda's world-famous humanoid robot, i...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  7. Hideki Matsui given People's Honor Award by Japanese PM

    Former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui received the People's Honor Award from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at an elaborate ceremony at Tokyo Dome on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2013
  8. Japanese jeweler unveils Lionel Messi's golden foot

    Associated Press

    If anyone doubts Lionel Messi has a golden foot, now there's proof.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  9. Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo submit 2020 Olympic bid files to IOC

    Exactly eight months before the vote, the race for the 2020 Summer Games moved into a crucial phase Monday when the three candidate cities submitted their bid plans to the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  10. Stadium plans for 2018 World Cup in Russia OK'd by FIFA

    Associated Press

    FIFA approved stadiums for the opening match, semifinals and final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  11. North Korea women head to Tokyo for U-20 World Cup

    North Korean soccer players are on their way to participate in the women's under-20 World Cup in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  12. Olympics 2012 -- Japan women fly economy; men get upgrade

    Japan's world champion women's soccer team has taken exception to flying economy while their male counterparts sat in business class on a flight to Europe for the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  13. Matildas lose 3-0 to Japan in Tokyo

    Australia's women's soccer team has lost 3-0 to world champions Japan in Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  14. Matildas recall overseas-based stars

    Adrian Warren

    Matildas coach Tom Sermanni has recalled some of his key overseas-based stars for the July 11 clash with world champions Japan in Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  15. Women's under-20 World Cup draw announced

    The United States has been drawn alongside defending champion Germany, China and Ghana in Group D for the Under-20 Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  16. Tokyo, Madrid, Istanbul finalists for 2020 Summer Olympics

    Doha and Baku were eliminated from the race for the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday as the IOC trimmed the field of candidates from five cities to three.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  17. Roar lose Nichols for ACL clash with Tokyo

    Brisbane Roar have lost playmaker Mitch Nichols for their Asian Champions League opener with FC Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2012
  18. Rome's 2020 Summer Olympics Games bid scrapped by Italy

    Rome dropped its bid for the 2020 Olympics on Tuesday after Premier Mario Monti said the Italian government would not provide financial backing for an estimated $12.5-billion project at a time of economic crisis.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012