Train Kills Japanese Rugby World Cup star

Former Japan international rugby player Yasunori Watanabe died after falling in front of a train over the weekend, police said on Monday.


Watanabe, 35, fell onto the track from a platform at the Kamakura station in the south of Tokyo and was run over by an incoming train late on Saturday.


The former flanker was capped 32 times – scoring eight tries – and played in three consecutive rugby World Cups from 1999 to 2007.

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