Posts Tagged Japan

Matsui to team up with Jeter for baseball charity in Japan

Former New York Yankees outfielder and 2009 World Series MVP Hideki Matsui watches a screen during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents  Club of Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

TOKYO (AP) — Hideki Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Archery seeks mixed team event for Tokyo Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Archery is proposing the inclusion of a mixed team event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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‘Unbroken’ may be broken in Japan, still divided over war

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Jack O'Connell portrays Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini in a scene from "Unbroken." The film, directed by Angelina Jolie, did not receive any Golden Globe nominations on Thursday.  (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie’s new movie “Unbroken” has not been released in Japan yet, but it has already struck a nerve in a country still wrestling over its wartime past.

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