• Japan's rugby World Cup prepares for typhoons, earthquakes

    1 month ago - By Saint Louis Today

    TOKYO - Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are concerned about it. So are those running next year's rugby World Cup in Japan, which opens in a year with Japan facing Russia on Sept. 20, 2019, in Tokyo.
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  • Japan's rugby World Cup prepares for typhoons, earthquakes

    Japan's rugby World Cup prepares for typhoons, earthquakes

    1 month ago - By National Post

    TOKYO - Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are concerned about it. So are those running next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan, which opens in a year with Japan facing Russia on Sept. 20, 2019 in Tokyo.
    The concern? Natural disasters, like earthquakes and typhoons.
    Earlier this month, the strongest typhoon in 25 years hit the western part of the country, killing 11. A few days later, 41 people were killed by a powerful earthquake on the northern island of Hokkaido.
    “It's a real hot topic for us right now,” tournament director Alan Gilpin said.
    The tournament, held every four years, is...
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