Category Archives: Other Sports

Uno lifts Japan into lead at World Team Trophy

Uno lifts Japan into lead at World Team Trophy

Uno lifts Japan into lead at World Team Trophy Japan’s teen Shoma Uno topped the men’s short programme at the figure skating World Team Trophy on Thursday, making up for…

Mao Asada announces retirement from figure skating

Mao Asada announces retirement from figure skating

Mao Asada announces retirement from figure skating Mao Asada, 26, the women’s figure skating silver medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and three-time world champion, announced on her blog…

Brave Thunders keen to learn lesson

Brave Thunders keen to learn lesson KAZ, NAGATSUKA – With the best record in the entire league right now, the Kawasaki Brave Thunders have a legit chance to win the…

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017 LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kenta Maeda gave up three runs over five innings and the Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma…

Greed and power are winners in Olympic ice hockey battle

Greed and power are winners in Olympic ice hockey battle

Greed and power are winners in Olympic ice hockey battle     Click here to view original web page at www.japantoday.com NEW YORK — Some of the best hockey players…

Opposition parties demand Abe's wife testify over school land scandal

Opposition parties demand Abe’s wife testify over school land scandal

Opposition parties demand Abe’s wife testify over school land scandal Opposition parties stepped up calls Thursday for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife Akie to be summoned to testify in parliament,…

Kubo stars as Japan beat UAE in World Cup qualifier

Kubo stars as Japan beat UAE in World Cup qualifier

Kubo stars as Japan beat UAE in World Cup qualifier AL AIN, United Arab Emirates – Yuya Kubo opened his national team account and Yasuyuki Konno marked his return from…

Honda admits to failure before UAE World Cup qualifier

Honda admits to failure before UAE World Cup qualifier

Honda admits to failure before UAE World Cup qualifier Japan’s Keisuke Honda has blamed his own shortcomings for sparking debate on his international future before this week’s World Cup qualifier…

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal LOS ANGELES – Jonathan Schoop let the ball bounce off his glove on purpose before catching it. Later, he kicked it to Andrelton…

Japan hammer Cuba to move closer to World Baseball Classic final

Japan hammer Cuba to move closer to World Baseball Classic final

Japan hammer Cuba to move closer to World Baseball Classic final TOKYO — Two-time champions Japan knocked out Cuba 8-5 in the second round at the World Baseball Classic with…