Wild card Ito stuns top-seeded Wawrinka at Japan Open

Sep 30, 2014

Wild card Ito stuns top-seeded Wawrinka at Japan Open

Wild card Tatsuma Ito shocked top seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 7-5, 6-2 in their first-round match at the Rakuten Japan Open on Tuesday afternoon. With the roof open at a sun-drenched Ariake Colosseum, Ito took the initiative from the outset and never looked ...

Nagai earns second-place finish in Junior Grand Prix

Sep 13, 2014

Nagai earns second-place finish in Junior Grand Prix

Yuka Nagai notched her second podium finish of the season with a fine free skate in the Aichi Junior Grand Prix at Morikoro Park Skating Rink on Saturday night. The Tokyo native vaulted from fifth place after the short program to finish second behind ...

Uno second after Junior Grand Prix short program

Sep 12, 2014

Uno second after Junior Grand Prix short program

Japan’s Shoma Uno is in second place following the short program at the Aichi Junior Grand Prix at Morikoro Park Skating Rink on Friday. Uno, one of the nation’s hopes for the future, is just over one point behind leader Jin Boyang of China ...

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title

Aug 24, 2014

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title

Brazil retained its title with a three-set (25-15, 25-18, 27-25) victory over Japan on the final day of play in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Colosseum on Sunday night. Brazil, which won its record 10th World Grand Prix title, was sparked ...