Less than a year before the Olympics kick off in Tokyo, Japan is holding the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The host nation will face Russia in the opening game. But it is favorites New Zealand who are already stealing some of the limelight.
Organizers canceled all practice and qualifying sessions for the Formula One Grand Prix car race and several rugby World Cup matches as a typhoon approaches. Past tragedy won't let them take any chances.
Hagibis has slammed into Japan, killing at least 30 people and triggering landslides and floods. Several people have been reported missing, leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without power.
Stockpiling and evacuation procedures are underway with winds of up to 216 kilometers per hour forecast. One person is reported to have died before the storm even hit land.
The Wallabies superstar has been previously warned about his homophobic social media posts. He will now be unable to compete for Australia in the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
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