Category Archives: Other Sports

Hanyu ready to take center stage at NHK Trophy

Hanyu ready to take center stage at NHK Trophy

Hanyu ready to take center stage at NHK Trophy SAPPORO – Reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will essentially be competing against himself at this weekend’s NHK Trophy. After setting three…

Sakamoto holds off Shiraiwa, Honda to win Japan Junior Championships

Sakamoto holds off Shiraiwa, Honda to win Japan Junior Championships

Sakamoto holds off Shiraiwa, Honda to win Japan Junior Championships SAPPORO – Kaori Sakamoto captured the women’s singles title on the final day of the Japan Junior Championships at Tsukisamu…

Halilhodzic sends warning to frozen-out stars after Japan’s win over Saudis

Halilhodzic sends warning to frozen-out stars after Japan’s win over Saudis

Halilhodzic sends warning to frozen-out stars after Japan’s win over Saudis WORLD CUP, SAMURAI BLUE VAHID HALILHODZIC KEISUKE HONDA SHINJI KAGAWA SHINJI OKAZAKI YUYA KUBO SAUDI ARABIA – National team…

Japan misses judo gold again as Ebinuma, Nakamura take bronze

Japan misses judo gold again as Ebinuma, Nakamura take bronze

Japan misses judo gold again as Ebinuma, Nakamura take bronze RIO DE JANEIRO – Japan failed to claim judo gold at the Rio Olympics for the second straight day as…

Nishikori puts away Bolelli in straight sets after delay

Luckless Nishikori faces injury deja vu at Wimbledon

Luckless Nishikori faces injury deja vu at Wimbledon   LONDON — Bad luck seems to follow Kei Nishikori around at Wimbledon. For the second consecutive year injury, and not an…

‘Twist Prince’ Shirai aiming to put Japan back on top in Rio

‘Twist Prince’ Shirai aiming to put Japan back on top in Rio

‘Twist Prince’ Shirai aiming to put Japan back on top in Rio Kenzo Shirai wants to add a new twist to an evolving story, and help Japan regain the men’s…

Nishikori practices after injury; Daniel falls to Monaco

Nishikori practices after injury; Daniel falls to Monaco

Nishikori practices after injury; Daniel falls to Monaco LONDON – A day after needing treatment for an oblique injury during his first-round victory at Wimbledon, fifth seed Kei Nishikori put…

Fukushima breaks 200-meter national record to complete sprint double

Fukushima breaks 200-meter national record to complete sprint double

Fukushima breaks 200-meter national record to complete sprint double NAGOYA – Chisato Fukushima’s stellar national athletics championships continued in Nagoya on Sunday with the sprint star setting a new national…

Rising star Watanabe seeks opportunity to shine in Olympic qualifying tournament

Rising star Watanabe seeks opportunity to shine in Olympic qualifying tournament

Rising star Watanabe seeks opportunity to shine in Olympic qualifying tournament Having played in the United States for three years, Yuta Watanabe has shown steady development as a basketball player…

Poland earns Olympic volleyball berth with win over Venezuela

Poland earns Olympic volleyball berth with win over Venezuela

Poland earns Olympic volleyball berth with win over Venezuela Poland clinched the first Olympic berth available at a men’s volleyball qualification tournament by beating Venezuela 3-0 on Thursday. Captain Michal…