Battle lines hold firm at global whaling huddle

2016-10-24 21:01

Pro- and anti-whaling nations have dug in their heels at a key meeting where Japan sought to lift a 30-year-old moratorium on commercial hunts.

Strong quake in western Japan knocks out power, injures 7

2016-10-21 13:33

A powerful earthquake in western Japan has knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages but apparently no widespread damage.

Frenetic Japanese MotoGP saw elation and many crashes

2016-10-17 10:25

Marc Marquez made history after guiding his Honda to victory in the Japanese Grand Prix, sealing his third MotoGP title. The race weekend also saw many crashes...

MotoGP: Marc Marquez claims world crown in Japan

2016-10-16 08:51

Marc Marquez secured his third MotoGP world championship by winning the Japan GP where his closest rivals Yamaha duo Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo both crashed out.

Disaster for Lorenzo: Huge crash ahead of Japanese MotoGP

2016-10-15 08:20

Defending champion Jorge Lorenzo was sent to hospital on Saturday after crashing during practice ahead of the 2016 Japanese MotoGP.

Extensive blackout in Tokyo hits trains, government offices

2016-10-12 13:22

An extensive blackout has struck Tokyo, affecting government offices and halting trains in the Japanese capital just before the evening rush hour.

Mercedes boss tips Hamilton to fight 'to the end'

2016-10-10 07:07

After being floored by team mate Nico Rosberg in Japan, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff insists Lewis Hamilton will take the F1 title race down to the wire.

Rosberg takes pole for 2016 Japanese GP

2016-10-08 11:14

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg put himself in the best possible position to widen his lead over Formula One title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton by securing pole position on Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix.

'Mercedes will do the talks for me' - Wehrlein on F1 future

2016-10-07 13:42

Pascal Wehrlein has moved into pole position to race up the grid in 2017, should Nico Hulkenberg leave Force India.

Japanese GP: Rosberg strikes first blow at Suzuka

2016-10-07 07:07

Nico Rosberg kept the pressure on wounded team mate Lewis Hamilton by clocking the fastest time in the first free practice ahead of the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix.


One killed, two injured in Japan park blasts

2016-10-23 10:37

One person has been killed and at least two have been injured by two near-simultaneous blasts in a Japanese park on Sunday, the local fire department says.

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn to head troubled Mitsubishi

2016-10-20 09:40

Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and Renault, will reportedly become chairman of troubled Mitsubishi Motors.

This dancing track marshal is how YOU should live life

We should all have the energy, enthusiasm and dancing skills of this Japanese marshal spotted at the Fuji 6-hour race during the World Endurance Championship.

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US, South Korea say latest N Korea missile launch fails

2016-10-16 06:34

South Korea's military says the latest missile launch by rival North Korea ended in a failure after the projectile exploded soon after lift-off

MotoGP: Marquez gets first shot at title in Japan

2016-10-14 08:06

Honda's Marc Marquez has an opportunity to seal the 2016 MotoGP world championship in Japan, but it will depend on where rivals Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo finish.

Bad start for Hamilton, Ferrari comeback: 5 moments from the Japanese GP

2016-10-10 08:33

The 2016 Japanese Grand Prix saw plenty of racing action and delivered a number of great talking points.

Volcano in southern Japan erupts

2016-10-08 22:27

Mount Aso in southern Japan has sent huge plumes of gray smoke as high as 11km into the air in one of the volcano's biggest explosions in years.

One in five employees face 'death from overwork' in Japan

2016-10-08 07:33

A fifth of the Japanese workforce faces the risk of death from overwork, according to a new government survey into the country's notoriously strenuous working culture.

F1: Vettel defends Malaysian GP 'idiocy'

2016-10-07 07:51

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel said he wasn't reckless during his collision with Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix.

Next from Mazda: SA-bound hardtop MX-5 RF heads into production

2016-10-06 12:40

The forthcoming Mazda MX-5 RF has entered production. The new hard-top roadster is headed for South Africa!

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