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Japan: Sport Newspaper Day

Categories: East Asia, Japan, Citizen Media, History, Media & Journalism, Sport

March 6 is Sport Newspaper Day in Japan and it celebrates the day when the first paper specialized in sport news was published in 1946.
According to Saisun [1], the first Japanese sport newspaper ever published was Nikkan Sports [2], four pages with an illustration of a baseball hurler on the first page.