Men's Sports

Ichiro turns down Japanese government award for third time

Apr 5, 2019

For the third time, baseball star Ichiro Suzuki has turned down a prestigious Japanese government award handed to top Japanese in sports, entertainment, and culture

Head of Asian soccer running unopposed for new term

Apr 5, 2019

Head of Asian soccer running unopposed for new term

Cheika: Wallabies will be ready when it counts at World Cup

Apr 3, 2019

Under pressure after a series of losses, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has vowed his Australia team can turn things around before this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan

Qualifiers kick off in June for Olympic rugby 7s in Tokyo

Apr 2, 2019

Continental qualifiers for the rugby sevens competition at the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in June

Alvarez upset by Nasyukhin in One Championship debut

Mar 31, 2019

Russian Timofey Nasyukhin upset American Eddie Alvarez with a first-round technical knockout in the mixed martial arts One Championship at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo's premier sumo venue

China requires naturalized players to learn party history

Mar 31, 2019

Want to play football as a naturalized Chinese citizen

Nagoya beats Sapporo 4-0 to take over top spot in J-League

Mar 30, 2019

Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Xavier scored two goals as Nagoya Grampus beat Consadole Sapporo 4-0 to move into first place in the J-League

The 'Baseball Brit' kicks off season-long journey in Tokyo

Mar 27, 2019

Joey Mellows is taking his passion for baseball on the road. The 34-year-old Englishman, better known by his Twitter handle "Baseball Brit," has quit his job to watch an entire season of baseball games.

Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship in playoff

Mar 24, 2019

Scott Hend overcame a rain stoppage to capture the Maybank Championship title in dramatic fashion after he beat Nacho Elvira at the first play-off hole in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday

Chen produces spectacular free skate to win gold at worlds

Mar 23, 2019

Defending champion Nathan Chen takes gold again at worlds with spectacular free skate