All posts tagged "Maya Yoshida"
Soccer/ 6 months ago
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...
Soccer/ 7 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/ 11 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Shohei Ohtani Chosen as an MLB All-Star for Second Straight Year
Among MLB’s most feared hitters and pitchers, Ohtani will appear in the July 19 game at DH ― and surprise no...
Features/ 12 months ago
[NOTES on a SCORECARD] Ryosuke Kinoshita Produces a Respectable Showing in LIV Golf Opener
The two-time Japan Golf Tour winner earned $270,000 at the inaugural event in London.
Soccer/ 12 months ago
Tunisia Trounces Japan in Kirin Cup Final
Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane provided a spark in the 55th minute, converting a penalty. Tunisia then scored twice more before the...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Golfer Mao Saigo Off to a Great Start in the JLPGA Tour Season
The 20-year-old has won three of the first five tournaments to open the 2022 campaign.
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Samurai Blue Make It to Seventh Consecutive World Cup
The Japan men’s soccer team completed its quest with late drama against Australia, getting two goals from substitute Kaoru Mitoma.
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Arnold Schwarzenegger Invokes Soviet Olympic Hero in Message to Russians
The former California governor, movie star and bodybuilder recalls boyhood idol Yury Vlasov in an emotional anti-war video.
Features/ 2 years ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Doubts Emerge on Japan’s Ability to Secure a Spot in 2022 World Cup
A loss to Saudi Arabia exacerbates Samurai Blue’s challenge of qualifying for next year’s tournament in Qatar.
Olympics and Paralympics/ 2 years ago
SOCCER | Masterful Goal by Takefusa Kubo Leads Japan to a 1-0 Win Over South Africa
~~ Real Madrid winger Takefusa Kubo scored a superb second-half goal to lead host Japan to a 1-0 win over South...