Tag: Japan

Sublime stadium coming up in Nagasaki

Nagasaki Stadium City update June 2022

The groundbreaking ceremony for the private-sector-led regional revitalization project ‘Nagasaki Stadium City Project’ by Japanet Holdings (HD, Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture), a major mail-order company, was held at Saiwaimachi, Nagasaki City (Japan) recently. ‘nordot.app’ stated that... » Read more

Kobe to stage 2024 World Para Athletics show

Kobe to host World Para Athletics 2024

Kobe (Japan) will host the 2024 World Para Athletics Championships following the cancellation of this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been confirmed. It is now scheduled to take place from May 17th to May 25th, 2024 at the Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium in the Kobe Sports... » Read more

Wizards-Warriors preseason games in Japan

NBA Japan games 2022

The NBA (US) and Rakuten Group, Inc., (Japanese electronic commerce and online retailing company) announced on March 14th that the National Basketball Association (NBA) teams Washington Wizards and Golden State Warriors will play two preseason games in Japan in 2022. The ‘NBA’ quoted Ted... » Read more

Tokyo Dome all set to wear luxe look

Tokyo Dome Yomiuri Giants renovation

The Tokyo Dome (Japan) – home of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team – will undergo renovation. The revamp work is scheduled to start from March 2022. The ‘Yomiuri Giants’ stated that in addition to installing a new LED vision in the venue, other renovation plans include redecorating... » Read more

Yokohama arena work full steam ahead

Work progresses on Yokohama Arena

Development of the K-Arena Yokohama, a new 20,000-capacity arena currently under construction in Japan’s second largest City Yokohama, is moving towards completion and is slated to open in the Autumn of 2023. The ‘Australasian Leisure Management’ stated that being developed by the real estate... » Read more

Japan venue athletics track to remain

Tokyo Nation Stadium to keep running track

The Japan Government has decided to retain the National Stadium’s athletics track rather than going ahead with its original plan to remove it after the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The ‘Kyodo News’ stated that in 2017, the Government decided to remove the track to make it a better rugby... » Read more

SA ‘game’ for FIFA showcase as Japan exit

Japan drops 2021 Club World Cup

South Africa is interested in hosting FIFA Club World Cup™ in December after Japan withdrew because of COVID-19, the South African Football Association President, Danny Jordaan, said on September 13th. The ‘Firstpost’ stated that Jordaan said he would meet with the FIFA Secretary General,... » Read more