Dealing with the extreme humidity during the World Cup in Japan will not be child’s play for any team, so Wales are keen to avoid slip-ups by splashing baby oil on rugby balls in training.
The boss of the Japanese carmaker Nissan is stepping down after admitting to receiving half a million dollars more pay than he was entitled to.
Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expected to hit the region overnight, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Left-wing Makazole Mapimpi has scored a hat-trick of tries as South Africa beat Japan 41-7 in a Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Kumagaya.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday that Tokyo’s military ties with the United States and many other issues made it hard for Japan and Russia to sign a World War Two peace treaty.