All posts tagged "Tokyo 2020"
Features/ 2 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] How Far Will the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Bribery Scandal Reach?
As investigators continue to pore through evidence and issue indictments, will the Tokyo 2020 scandal envelop dozens or hundreds more individuals?
Features/ 6 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Nick Suzuki Becomes the Youngest Captain in History of Montreal Canadiens
“I know it's a big role but I think I'm ready for it,” the 23-year-old said, “and there's a bright future...
Olympics and Paralympics/ 8 months ago
EDITORIAL | One Year On: Respecting the Legacy of the Tokyo Olympics
The one-year anniversary is the time to consider the tangible and intangible assets the Tokyo Games left behind and how they...
Features/ 9 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Ryuzo Anzai Leaves Brex After Title-Winning Season
Anzai spent 15 seasons with the club as a player, assistant coach and head coach. He said the B.League team needs...
Japan’s 51-Medal Haul Represents a Vibrant Collage of Great Feats and Inspiring Individuals
The host nation finished one medal shy of its Paralympic record, which was established at the 2004 Athens Games.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Indonesia’s Badminton Ace Leani Ratri Oktila Starts Medal Quest With Straight Wins in Qualifiers
~~ Indonesia’s badminton star is aiming for gold. Leani Ratri Oktila, a three-time world champion and two-time champion in the Asian...
ARCHERY | ‘Armless Archer’ Matt Stutzman Among Several High-Profile Athletes at Tokyo Games
In addition to being a silver medal-winning Paralympian, Stutzman is also a motivational speaker and a single dad to three boys.
Shoko Ota Hoping Her Success on the Cross-Country Track Carries Over to the Taekwondo Mat
The 32-year-old is set to become one of the few Japanese athletes to compete in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics.
GOLF | Nelly Korda Overcomes Heat, Rain Delay to Claim Gold for U.S.
Runner-up Mone Inami wins a playoff with Lydia Ko to capture Japan's first medal in Olympic golf.
KARATE | Smashing Debut on First Day of Competition at Tokyo Games
Spain’s Sandra Sanchez claims gold and Japan’s Kiyou Shimizu nabs silver in the women’s kata final, while France’s Steven Da Costa...
[Bookmark] Tokyo Olympics in a New Dark Age: A Competition on Behalf of the Entire Human Family
To fend off a future in which respect for human freedom and dignity has been destroyed, it is absolutely essential that...
With Peaceful Resolve Yuto Horigome Slides to Gold in Men’s Street Skateboarding At Olympics
~~ ~ At just the age of 22, Yuto Horigome wowed Japanese fans on the afternoon of Sunday, July 25 by...