All posts tagged "Yoshimi Yamashita"
Soccer/ 6 months ago
Making History: Yoshimi Yamashita is First Japanese Female Referee in a FIFA World Cup Match
Tokyo native Yoshimi Yamashita served as the fourth official for the Belgium-Canada FIFA World Cup match in Qatar in her latest...
Soccer/ 8 months ago
Yoshimi Yamashita's Style: Soccer Refereeing So Natural It's Not Noticed
She became the J.League's first female referee in May 2021 and the first in the Asian Champions League in April 2022....
Features/ 10 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Takuma Sato Chasing Elusive First Win of 2022
As the IndyCar season winds down, Sato is 19th in the 36-driver standings entering August, including three top-10 finishes.
Soccer/ 1 year ago
Yoshimi Yamashita Becomes First Japanese Woman Picked to Referee at The FIFA World Cup
The Tokyo native is one of three women who’ll work as referees in the quadrennial men’s soccer showcase for the first...
Features/ 1 year ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Suntory Sunbirds Earn Back-to-Back V. League Titles
In the finals, it all came down to the golden set against the Wolfdogs Nagoya, and the Sunbirds dominated to secure...