Category Archives: Other Sports

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…

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only…

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia soccer SEOUL, South Korea For five countries still contending for two direct spots at the World Cup, the Asian…

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: 'A foreigner is driving'

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’ Japan has been really hard at work in preparation for the Olympic Games, and a whole slew of changes…

Japan calls for int'l action after N Korea's 6th nuclear test

Japan calls for int’l action after N Korea’s 6th nuclear test

Japan calls for int’l action after N Korea’s 6th nuclear test Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Sunday for the international community to “show a strong will to protect world…

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup Japan’s beleaguered head coach Vahid Halilhodzic will live to fight another day after his side qualified for their…

Japan's Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open Japan’s Taro Daniel hopes that Rafael Nadal won’t come out with all guns blazing when he faces the Spanish legend for a place…

Tennis: Date calls time on career

Tennis: Date calls time on career

Tennis: Date calls time on career Japan’s Kimiko Date called time on her tennis career at the age of 46 on Monday, saying she was no longer able to perform…

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open Seventh-seeded Johanna Konta lost in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday, stunned by 78th-ranked Serbian Aleksandra Krunic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4….