Art & Culture
Beauty & Health
Sep 20, 2018
Representatives of the Italian national rugby union team visited Fukuoka on September 16 in preparation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. A small delegation, which included Italy's hea...
Sep 11, 2018
Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd (Nishitetsu) has decorated five of their buses with rugby-themed designs. The initiative aims to help generate excitement ahead of next year's rugby ...
Jul 2, 2018
Brazilian forward Leo Mineiro has finally arrived in Fukuoka ready to join Avispa in their efforts to return to the Japanese top league. The signing of Mineiro, who scored 21 goals...
Jun 11, 2018
Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka announced on June 5 that Fukuoka natives Takafumi Horie and Takeshi Aso have been appointed as non-executive directors of the team. Both business persons hav...
Jun 8, 2018
A new multipurpose sports arena, one of the largest of its kind in Kyushu, has opened in Higashikushihara-machi, Kurume City. The Kurume Arena has a total floor space of approximat...
May 25, 2018
The Rugby World Cup 2019 Organizing Committee is working with the 12 host cities to attract 10,000 volunteers. If the number of applicants exceeds expectations, a ballot may be use...
May 22, 2018
Rizing Zephyr paid a visit to Fukuoka City Mayor Soichiro Takashima on May 21 following their victory in the B. League’s second division championship. The team will now advance to ...
May 11, 2018
The Thai Olympic taekwondo team will hold their training camp in Kitakyushu City in the build-up to the Tokyo Olympic games in 2020. Kitakyushu City is a designated "host town" for...
Apr 6, 2018
A committee was formed to promote the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which includes representatives from Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City, and various local companies. The committee recentl...
Mar 30, 2018
Two Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks star players are closing in on major career milestones. First baseman Seiichi Uchikawa, who was injured for long stretches last year, starts the new seas...