Baseball/ 2 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Samurai Japan Excellence in WBC a Catalyst for Baseball's Global Growth
With a 7-0 record in the WBC, Samurai Japan, led by manager Hideki Kuriyama, featured quality hitting and pitching along with...
[ICE TIME] Coach Tracy Wilson Confident in Rika Kihira's Success Moving Forward
In an exclusive interview, Wilson discussed Rika Kihira's recovery from an ankle injury, saying she's made solid progress with competition and...
[ICE TIME] Can Japan Make History at the World Championships?
Led by reigning titlists Shoma Uno and Kaori Sakamoto, the host nation is expected to enjoy a stellar overall showing at...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Kosuke Kitajima to be Inducted into International Swimming Hall of Fame in September
A four-time Olympic gold medalist, Kosuke Kitajima became the first swimmer to claim the breaststroke golden double in consecutive Summer Games.
[ICE TIME] Japan Favored to Collect More Medals at Coupe du Printemps
Ami Nakai, Mone Chiba, Koshiro Shimada, Sena Miyake and Takeru Kataise are scheduled to skate in the senior competitions at the...
Baseball/ 3 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Samurai Japan Savored the WBC Pool B Joyride, but From Now Every Game's 'Do or Die'
For Samurai Japan, impressive wins over China, South Korea, the Czech Republic and Australia underscore the team's tremendous talent and roster...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Naoya Inoue Puts Reputation on the Line in Latest Title Quest
Facing American WBC and WBO champion Stephen Fulton in his first bout as a super bantamweight presents challenges and intrigue for...
Basketball/ 3 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Keisei Tominaga Displays Impressive Scoring Skills in Breakthrough Season
University of Nebraska guard Keisei Tominaga emerges as the team's top scorer and energizes the improved Cornhuskers over the past several...
[ICE TIME] Japan's Results at World Junior Championships Bode Well For the Future
Women's champion Mao Shimada and men's gold medalist Kao Miura headlined Japan's four-medal haul at the World Junior Championships in Calgary.
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Kenta Maeda Getting Back in the Swing of Things
Minnesota Twins starter Kenta Maeda, who missed the 2022 season after having Tommy John surgery, has pitched effectively in two spring...
Baseball/ 3 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] 2006 WBC Brought Joy, Excitement to Japan
Although Japan struggled in the opening rounds of the 2006 WBC, subsequent victories over South Korea and Cuba delivered a championship...
[ICE TIME] Japan Continues Domination with Medal Bonanza at Challenge Cup
Kaori Sakamoto, Mai Mihara and Mana Kawabe sweep the Challenge Cup women's event, while Shun Sato and Sota Yamamoto finish 1-2...