Category Archives: Other Sports

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Rakuten Inc on Tuesday announced a multiyear partnership making Rakuten the league’s exclusive…

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia SYDNEY An epic 3,000-kilometer solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology that could one day…

'King Kazu' wants to continue reign

‘King Kazu’ wants to continue reign

‘King Kazu’ wants to continue reign “I’m planning to play next year,” Miura told The Japan Times ahead of Yokohama FC’s second-division game against Avispa Fukuoka on Saturday. “Right now…

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton can widen his lead when Formula One wraps up its Asian leg at the Japanese Grand Prix…

Mercedes unhappy despite extending lead in F1 title race

Mercedes unhappy despite extending lead in F1 title race

Mercedes unhappy despite extending lead in F1 title race auto racing SEPANG, Malaysia Mercedes is giving a false impression of dominance in this season’s Formula One championship. That’s the opinion…

'King Kohei' aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds

‘King Kohei’ aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds

‘King Kohei’ aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds Japanese superstar Kohei Uchimura is on the threshold of a place in history as he eyes more gold medal glory…

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election A surge of popularity for a freshly minted opposition party in Japan is making Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to call…

Honda committed to F1, says sport's CEO

Honda committed to F1, says sport’s CEO

Honda committed to F1, says sport’s CEO auto racing SINGAPORE Formula One chief Chase Carey said on Wednesday he was confident that Honda was in F1 for the long haul…

Japanese ozeki set sights on becoming yokozuna in 2017

Sole competing yokozuna Harumafuji starts Autumn Basho with victory

Sole competing yokozuna Harumafuji starts Autumn Basho with victory Harumafuji got off to a winning start as the only yokozuna standing at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament with a convincing…

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0

Syria to face Australia for World Cup berth as Saudis qualify by beating Japan 1-0 South Korea and Saudi Arabia qualified for next year’s World Cup on Tuesday, while war-torn…