Osaka

 
Japan's summit of ambition
Japan's summit of ambition
A week into my cycle meander northeastwards along Japan's densely inhabited Pacific coastline, I parked my bicycle outside a used bookstore, a...
Japan's biggest slum is nation's dark secret
Japan's biggest slum is nation's dark secret
All it takes is a short train ride to be transported from the affluent, neon-lit streets of central Osaka to the grinding poverty of Japan's...
Diamonds just icing on Japanese cake
Diamonds just icing on Japanese cake
In the mood for an extra-rich dessert after Christmas dinner? A Japanese department store is offering a cake layered with 100 diamonds -- for a...
Laughter may well be the best medicine
Laughter may well be the best medicine
It's been said laughter is the best medicine, but no one has yet proved it. Now a Japanese scientist is unlocking the secrets of the funny bone,...
After conquering Earth, instant noodles head to space
After conquering Earth, instant noodles head to space
After conquering Earth, instant noodles have now headed into space with Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi, who brought a new zero-gravity version...
Headless and speechless, but agile
Headless and speechless, but agile
If you're the kind of person who spends hours on build-it-yourself radio-controlled models, you'll love the Robovie-M walking robot.
Boland javelin star ready for world final
Boland javelin star ready for world final
Young Boland javelin thrower Robert Oosthuizen will have the time of his life in Sunday's javelin final at the 11th World Athletics Championships...
Gay joins exclusive three-gold club
Gay joins exclusive three-gold club
Tyson Gay joined an exclusive club on Saturday in Osaka, Japan, by becoming only the third man ever to win three gold medals at a single world...
Gay lands historic sprint double
Gay lands historic sprint double
Tyson Gay romped to the 200m world title on Thursday, giving him a rare sprint double, as super mum Jana Rawlinson won Australia's first medal of...
No luck for SA sprinters in Osaka
No luck for SA sprinters in Osaka
South Africa's woes continued on Tuesday at the 11th World Athletics Championships in Osaka, Japan, when sprinters Morne Nagel and Christiaan Krone...
Powell admits giving up in 100m final
Powell admits giving up in 100m final
Jamaican world record holder Asafa Powell admitted on Monday that he gave up during his world 100m final showdown with new champion Tyson Gay.
Kenya's Kibet wins World Championship marathon
Kenya's Kibet wins World Championship marathon
Luke Kibet of Kenya won the marathon in 2 hours, 15 minutes and 59 seconds on Saturday, claiming the first gold medal of the 2007 track and field...

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