Mao set for Cup of China, NHK Trophy

| Jun 23, 2015

Mao set for Cup of China, NHK Trophy

Three-time world champion Mao Asada’s inclusion in the recently released assignments for the Grand Prix season might have come as a surprise to some, especially after it seemed she would take a more deliberate pace with her comeback, but not Ice Time. Why? Because ...

Tokyo 2020 plans changing like the wind

| Jun 13, 2015

Tokyo 2020 plans changing like the wind

“A promise made is a debt unpaid.” — Robert Service The saying of the late British-Canadian poet is apropos when it comes to what we are seeing with the shell game that has become of the venues for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. It certainly ...

Morita encouraged by play after long layoff

| Apr 24, 2015

Morita encouraged by play after long layoff

Though Japan lost to Belarus 3-2 in last weekend’s Fed Cup tie at Ariake Colosseum, there was some good news to emerge from the event. Former Japan No. 1 Ayumi Morita, who has battled injuries the past several years, came off the bench on ...

Japan set to enter team in 2017 America's Cup

Apr 24, 2015

Japan set to enter team in 2017 America's Cup

Japan will return to the America’s Cup competition for the first time in 17 years when it vies for the prestigious sailing trophy in Bermuda in 2017. A sailing source confirmed the news to The Japan Times. It was first reported by the industry ...