US, Japan, South Korea foreign ministers to affirm alliance

TOKYO -- The U.S., Japan and South Korea will reaffirm their three-way partnership as a cornerstone of East Asian diplomacy when the three nations' top diplomats meet on the sidelines of a G-20 foreign ministers' meeting this week. The three countries and ... ( read original story ...)

Yokohama Partners with Spartan Race

New partnership will put the GEOLANDAR line of tires in the spotlight. Yokohama has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement and is now the “Official Tire of the U.S. Spartan Race,” an exclusive branding designation at select obstacle course races ... ( read original story ...)

Osaka 2025 expo construction costs estimated at ¥124.7 billion

Costs to build facilities for the envisaged 2025 Osaka World Exposition are estimated at ¥124.7 billion, Japan’s industry ministry told a panel of experts on Wednesday. The ministry came up with the lower cost estimate than the ¥130 billion calculated ... ( read original story ...)

Climbing centre breaks ground on Olympic-calibre facility

The sport has been officially added to the list for the 2020 summer Olympics. 6 new sports for Tokyo 2020 that could boost Canada's medal chances Olympic climbing dream could come true for Canmore twins "The intention of it is to host a training ground for ... ( read original story ...)