The Daily Manila Shimbun


Gymnastics World 2019 Podium

October 13, 2019

TOPSHOT – Philippines’ Carlos Edriel Yulo poses with gold medal on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s Floor event after the apparatus finals at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, southern Germany,


Germany Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

October 13, 2019

Carlos Edriel Yulo of Philippines competes in the Rings men’s All-Around Final at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, 11 October 2019. EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH Jiji Press

Japan Stages Another Rugby World Cup Upset by Beating Ireland

September 29, 2019

Fukuroi, Shizuoka Pref.- Japan beat Ireland 19-12 in their second match at the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Saturday, scoring another upset win over heavyweights in its World Cup history. Ireland took a lead with two tries in the Pool


Japan lowers priority of South Korea in annual defense report

September 27, 2019

Tokyo–Japan lowered the priority of South Korea in terms of security cooperation in its annual defense white paper released Friday, amid deterioration in the bilateral relationship. In a chapter discussing Japan’s security cooperation with countries other than the United States,


Bach to inform Olympic participants of Japanese food safety

September 24, 2019

New York–International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach indicated at a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday that he will inform countries participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics of the safety of Japanese food items. On


Host Japan Beats Russia 30-10 as Rugby World Cup Opens

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- Cheers and excitement echoed through a packed stadium in a Tokyo suburb where Japan made a spectacular start in the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with a 30-10 victory over Russia, on Friday night. Japan, hosting the quadrennial rugby competition


Former Hanshin Tigers Pitcher Bacque Dies

September 15, 2019

New York- Gene Bacque, a go-to American pitcher for the popular Japanese professional baseball club Hanshin Tigers in the 1960s, died in his home state of Louisiana on Saturday. He was 82. Bacque died of complications after an abdominal aneurysm


Ex-skater Hashimoto may become Olympic minister

September 6, 2019

Tokyo–Former speed skater Seiko Hashimoto emerged as a candidate for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics minister on Thursday, ahead of a planned cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday. Hashimoto, elected to the House of Councillors for