Published: Jan 12, 2022
SAPPORO (Jiji Press) — Sapporo, which is aiming to host the 2030 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, is placing expectations on Japanese athletes’ performances at the Beijing Games, believing that their good results can build up momentum to host the Winter Games in Japan.
Published: Feb 07, 2020
A carved and chiselled sculpture of a pair of a human hand holding turtles has won a three-man Thai team the grand prize at the Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan – its third straight championship there and ninth award overall.
Published: Dec 16, 2018
A powerful blast ripped through a restaurant in northern Japan late Sunday, injuring 42 people, starting fires that took hours to bring under control and leading several neighbouring buildings to collapse, officials and reports said.