Basketball/ 11 months ago
#11 Sports Talk ― Motofumi Iguchi Delivers Informed Analysis of B.League
Motofumi Iguchi, the sports commentator, weighs in on the rapid growth of pro basketball in Japan in recent years, highlighting trends,...
Baseball/ 12 months ago
#10 Sports Talk ― Baseball Banter with Jim Armstrong as NPB’s Interleague Play Dominates the Headlines
Insights on Roki Sasaki’s rising fame, other young stars to keep an eye on, Yoshihisa Hirano’s brilliant career as a closer,...
Basketball/ 1 year ago
#9 Sports Talk ― Luke Evans Finds a Second Home in Japan’s Basketball World
Listen in as power forward Luke Evans of the Fighting Eagles Nagoya, a B.League second-division club, reflects on his successful first...
Basketball/ 1 year ago
#8 Sports Talk ― Shawn Dennis on the Challenge of Building Winning Culture with Nagoya
In his first season in Nagoya, the Australian bench boss has put his stamp on the Diamond Dolphins and elevated expectations...
Baseball/ 1 year ago
#7 Sports Talk ― Jim Armstrong Discusses New Fighters Manager Tsuyoshi Shinjo’s Leadership Style
Easygoing, quirky and a hands-on skipper, Shinjo is a breath of fresh air in Nippon Professional Baseball, which often appears set...
Podcasts/ 1 year ago
#6 Sports Talk ― Rich Glesmann Builds Foundation for Ibaraki Robots in the B.League
The head coach, an American, is in his second season with the Robots, and working to establish a blueprint for success...
Basketball/ 2 years ago
#5 Sports Talk ー Tom Hovasse Raises the Stakes for Japanese Basketball
The newly appointed Japan men’s basketball bench boss recalls his experience leading the women’s national team to a silver medal at...
#4 Sports Talk ー Surfing Rides Wave of Momentum into Olympics
Fernando Aguerre, a native of Argentina, has served as the International Surfing Association's president since 1994.
#3 Sports Talk ― Mie Kajikawa on Role of Sports to Empower Women
Kajikawa established a non-profit organization Next Big Pivot to harness the power of sports, empower women and make a positive impact...
Figure Skating/ 2 years ago
#2 Sports Talk ー The Skate Canada Controversy
Ed Odeven and guest Jack Gallagher discuss legendary choreographer David Wilson’s recent passionate and provocative remarks about Skate Canada’s decision to...
#1 Sports Talk - Jack Gallagher and Figure Skating
Gallagher, who wrote his first piece for JAPAN Forward in January, shares his keen insights on two-time defending Olympic champion Yuzuru...