All posts tagged "Hajime Moriyasu"
Features/ 7 days ago
[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.
Features/ 3 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] 2022's Defining Sports Highlights for Japan
A trio of Beijing Olympic gold medals, Roki Sasaki's perfect game and boxer Naoya Inoue's success were among 2022's defining sports...
Notes On The FIFA World Cup So Far And Predicting The Rest Of The Way
There's been plenty of excitement in Qatar so far, but how will the rest of the 2022 FIFA World Cup play...
Croatia Ends Japan's Unforgettable Run at the FIFA World Cup In a Penalty Shootout
After stunning upsets of Germany and Spain in Group E at the FIFA World Cup, the Samurai Blue were eliminated in...
Japan Stuns 2010 World Cup Champion Spain to Reach Knockout Stage
Second-half goals from Ritsu Doan and Ao Tanaka gave the Samurai Blue a historic win in their final World Cup Group...
Features/ 4 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Emotional Rollercoaster of the FIFA World Cup on Full Display in Group E
Spain, Germany, Japan and Costa Rica have experienced the highs and lows of the FIFA World Cup. All Group E teams...
Costa Rica Rebounds from Blowout Loss to Spain, Edges Japan at FIFA World Cup
Costa Rica defender Keysher Fuller scored the lone goal against the Samurai Blue in the FIFA World Cup, reviving his nation's...
EDITORIAL | Youth Shines in Japan's FIFA World Cup Triumph Over Germany
Go out into the world. Challenge yourselves. That is the lesson we should draw from this epic victory in the FIFA...
Ten Things To Pay Attention To During the World Cup Group Stage
Qatar 2022 is about to get underway with the first two weeks of the tournament being group stage play for the...
Soccer/ 5 months ago
Japan's FIFA World Cup Roster Features an Influx of Youth
Samurai Blue manager Hajime Moriyasu made 19 first-time selections out of 26 players for the upcoming 32-nation tournament in Qatar.
Features/ 6 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] B.League Begins 7th Season with Expanded First Division
Twenty-four teams will compete in B1 in 2022-23, an increase of two from last season. It’s the most teams in the...
Features/ 8 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Hakuho Begins Next Chapter of Sumo Life
The all-time great wrestler takes over as the Miyagino stablemaster, replacing his mentor, who is retiring at age 65.