Sports Nippon

Sports Nippon (スポーツニッポン, Supōtsu Nippon) is the first Japanese daily sports newspaper, having been founded in 1948. In a 1997 report it was called one of the "Big Three" sports papers in Japan, out of a field of 17 sports dailies.[1]

Sports Nippon
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S-T Building, the headquarters of Sports Nippon Newspapers Company, Tonichi Printing Company and Tokyo Sports Press Company, in Tokyo
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Owner(s)Sports Nippon Newspapers Company

It is an affiliate newspaper of the Mainichi Shimbun.

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  1. ^ Cooper-Chen, Anne (1997). Mass communication in Japan. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press. p. 55-56.

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