Japan Dethrones US, Captures Third World Baseball Classic Title
Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani is named World Baseball Classic MVP after an all-around performance that included two wins, a save and a...
Jump Issues Have Shoma Uno Concerned Ahead of Title Defense
Defending men's titlist Shoma Uno isn't pleased with the consistency of his jumps, saying he's in a 'really terrible condition' before the...
Midorifuji Topples Flying Monkey Tobizaru to Stay in Sole Lead at Spring Basho
With five days left in the 15-day Spring Basho in Osaka, the rank-and-filer is two wins ahead of Daieisho, Kotonowaka and Endo.
Track and Field/ 3 weeks ago
Deso Gelmisa Leads an Ethiopian Sweep in the Tokyo Marathon
The 25-year-old surges ahead of his compatriots down the home stretch to claim the victory in the Tokyo Marathon, which had...
Kao Miura Wins World Junior Title By a Staggering Margin
In becoming the sixth Japanese man to claim the world junior title, Kao Miura beats runner-up Naoki Rossi of Switzerland by...
Features/ 3 weeks ago
[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...
Mao Shimada Sensational on Way to Winning World Junior Title
Seizing the moment, Mao Shimada had a stunning performance highlighted by a triple axel, a quadruple toe loop and a total...
Basketball/ 3 weeks ago
Bay Area Dragons Overcome Utsunomiya Brex in EASL Champions Week Showdown
The Dragons, guided by former Australia national team coach Brian Goorjian, keep alive their quest to earn a top-three finish in...
Kao Miura Sits in First Place After Short Program at World Junior Championships
Title favorite Kao Miura delivers a strong performance highlighted by incredible speed in a fine show skating to 'Michelangelo 70' and...
Baseball/ 3 weeks 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...
Mao Shimada Holds Slim Lead After Short Program at the World Junior Championships
The rising star earns a season-best 71.78 points and sits ahead of Jia Shin by less than a point at the...
Kao Miura Going for Gold at World Junior Championships, 2026 Olympics
Miura made it clear that he hopes to follow in the footsteps of Yuzuru Hanyu, the superstar he looked up to...
Mao Shimada, Ami Nakai Aiming for Glory at the World Junior Championships
Shimada, the women's title favorite at the World Junior Championships, looked especially fluid as she skated to her short program of...