Men's Sports

Villa scores 1st goal in Japan as Kobe beats Sagan Tosu 1-0

Mar 2, 2019

David Villa scored his first goal in Japan as Vissel Kobe beat Sagan Tosu 1-0 in the J-League

Tokyo and Japan offer tradition, expectation to Olympic golf

Feb 25, 2019

Tokyo and Japan offer tradition and expectations to Olympic golf tournament

Jo leads Nagoya to 4-0 win in opening round of J-League

Feb 23, 2019

Brazilian striker Jo scored two goals as Nagoya Grampus beat Sagan Tosu 4-0 in the opening round of the J-League on Saturday

Large number of overseas fans expected at Rugby World Cup

Feb 21, 2019

Organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan say the number of foreign visitors expected at the tournament this year has far exceeded expectations

Baseball officials in Japan debate pitch limits

Feb 21, 2019

Amateur baseball officials in Japan are debating the introduction of pitch limits aimed at preventing injuries to high school players

Iniesta teaming up with old teammate Villa in Japan

Feb 14, 2019

Andres Iniesta's old teammate from his days at Barcelona is now his new teammate at Vissel Kobe

Sunwolves prepare for Super Rugby season with higher purpose

Feb 14, 2019

With the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, there is a renewed sense of urgency as the Japan-based Sunwolves prepare for their fourth season in Super Rugby

Matsuzaka sustains freak injury during spring training

Feb 13, 2019

Daisuke Matsuzaka has dealt with numerous arm injuries during his career as a pitcher in Major League Baseball and Japan but none quite like this

Worawi not looking at soccer return after ban revoked by CAS

Feb 12, 2019

Former FIFA executive Worawi Makudi is focusing on Thailand's general election next month rather than a return to football after he overturned a ban from football for unproven forgery

Bahrain refugee soccer player freed by Thailand, heads home

Feb 11, 2019

A refugee soccer player has left Thailand on a flight to Australia after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain in a case that has drawn worldwide attention