Baseball/ 1 month ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Roy White Recalls Memorable Years Playing for Yomiuri Giants in New Autobiography
Before winning a Japan Series title with the Giants in 1981 and retiring in 1982, Roy White was the only New...
Features/ 1 month ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Shohei Ohtani Showing He's One of MLB's Best Pitchers
In five starts this season, Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani has silenced opposing batters. He has a 0.64 ERA, best among MLB's...
Features/ 1 month ago
[ICE TIME] Haein Lee, Jun Hwan Cha Impress at World Team Trophy
With strong performances at the World Team Trophy and world championships, the South Korean standouts have displayed their abilities and raised...
Auto Racing/ 1 month ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Okayama GT Provides a Vivid Look at Nismo's Effective Teamwork
Veteran drivers Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda and Nismo's racing crew effectively cope with bad weather to win the rain-shortened Okayama...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Wakatakakage Has Knee Surgery and Could Be Sidelined For Up to a Year
Injured during March's Spring Basho in Osaka, sekiwake Wakatakakage needs a minimum of six months to rest and recuperate from surgery,...
Boxing/ 2 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Tenshin Nasukawa Showcases Range of Skills in Pro Boxing Debut
In a distinguished kickboxing career, Tenshin Nasukawa won all 44 of his pro fights. And then he returned to square one...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Ryosuke Irie Extends Reign as 100-Meter Backstroke Champ
Four-time Olympian Ryosuke Irie continues to look ahead, aiming to qualify for the 2024 Paris Games. At age 33, he remains...
[ICE TIME] Uno, Sakamoto and Miura/Kihara to Lead Japan in World Team Trophy
Led by current world champions in men's and women's singles and pairs, Japan is vying to win the World Team Trophy...
[ODDS and EVENS] Ayase Ueda Makes Successful Jump to Belgian Pro League
Ibaraki native and Japan national team regular Ayase Ueda is one of the top scorers in Belgium, notching 15 goals in...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] The T.League Crowns a New Women's Champion
Kinoshita Abyell Kanagawa earned their first T.League title, defeating four-time reigning champion Nissay Red Elf in the table tennis championship final.
[ICE TIME] World Championships a Great Success for Japanese Skaters and Organizers
What resonates most from the world championships is Shoma Uno's determination, Kaori Sakamoto's speed and the continued growth of Riku Miura...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Hideki Matsuyama Exits Tourney with Neck Pain
A year ago, Hideki Matsuyama also pulled out of a tournament just weeks before the start of the Masters when he...