Sports and Japan

Japan Stunning Victory against South Africa Made Biggest Shock in History of Rugby World Cup

Japan has beaten South Africa with 34-32 in a ferocious encounter at Brighton Community Stadium located at the south of the United Kingdom.

September 20, 2015 at 10:34 am

Father of Japan's Soccer Died at 90

The Japanese soccer world has good reasons to mourn the passing of Dettmar Cramer on Thursday at 90.

September 17, 2015 at 2:59 pm

Sumo Yokozuna Hakuho Withdraws and Stops Renewing Records

Yokozuna Hakuho withdrew from the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday, citing an injured left knee.

September 15, 2015 at 12:21 pm

Kunieda Reigns US Open Wheelchair Tennis Two Years in a Row

Shingo Kunieda downed Stéphane Houdet of France 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 to win the US Open men's wheelchair Tennis championship two years in a row.

September 10, 2015 at 10:50 pm

Queen of Japanese Wrestling Saori Yoshida Breaking Record

Saori Yoshida won her sixteenth world or Olympic freestyle title Wednesday night at the World Wrestling Championships.

September 8, 2015 at 3:23 pm

FOOTBALL-1st Semi final for Nigata and Kobe in Nabisco cup

Albirex Niigata and Vissel Kobe both went down to crush on Sunday, yet the misfortunes were insufficient to keep either from progressing to the elimination rounds of the J.League Nabisco Cup interestingly.

September 7, 2015 at 6:09 pm

47 years old Legendary Striker "Gon" Nakayama Ready to Return After 3 years

Retired previous Japanese national footballer, Masashi Nakayama prepared himself for return 3 years after his retiring.

September 7, 2015 at 1:22 am

Volleyball: Japan Missed Great Opportunity for Rio Olympic at World Cup

Japan's women volleyball team lost their World Cup match against the United States on Saturday, letting the host country well enough alone for the running for one of the two Olympic billets on offer.

August 30, 2015 at 5:31 pm

Japan Judo Team Got Another Gold Medal in Heavyweight Class

Ryunosuke Haga dominated 100-kg class in World Judo Championships Astana 2015 August 29 beating in the final game Germany's Karl-Richard FREY by decision.

August 30, 2015 at 6:03 am

Rising Judo Star Shines in World Championships: "Hope for Rio"

Takanori Nagase, 21, overwhelmed Pietri Loic of France in 81-kg final by Ippon.

August 28, 2015 at 9:30 pm

"They were like tigers" Say Japan's Running Twin Murayama Brothers

In the IAAF world championships in Beijing, Japan entered famed twin brothers in long distances: elder brother Kenta Murayama in 10000 and his younger brother Kota Murayama in 5000.

August 19, 2015 at 10:30 pm

Teeball Boom is Coming in Japan

A unique ballgame contest was participated by 82 teams of 1800 players at Seibu Prince Dome in Tokorozawa, Saitama on August 18.

August 17, 2015 at 10:21 pm

Another Matsui, Kotaro Kiyomiya making history in Japanese High School Baseball Championship

The former Yankees slugger from Japan, Hideki Matsui a.k.a. "Godzilla", has a formidable challenger in the person of a high school baseballer now making history in the Koshien, infielder Kotaro Kiyomiya.

August 15, 2015 at 10:32 pm

Japanese cinch 3 medals in BWF World Championships

This desk had had no idea Japan was that much outstanding in the game of badminton till a report arrived from Jakarta, Indonesia, August 12, that Japanese boys and girls had cinched 3 medals in BWF (Badminton World Federation) 22th World Championships as of August 12.

August 13, 2015 at 1:22 pm

Japan Soccer Legend Homare Sawa gets Married

Homare Sawa is getting married, so reported her home team INAC Kobe, August 11.

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