Shintaro Kano

For Shintaro Kano's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Irie, Terakawa, Suzuki haul in bronze from the pool

Jul 31, 2012

Irie, Terakawa, Suzuki haul in bronze from the pool

The bronze age arrived for Japanese swimming on Monday as Ryosuke Irie, Aya Terakawa and Satomi Suzuki all took third in their respective events at the London Olympics. It was the first Olympic medal for the three swimmers. Irie took home his bronze in ...

'Incredible' Date Krumm stuns champ Sharapova

Sep 28, 2010

'Incredible' Date Krumm stuns champ Sharapova

Kimiko Date Krumm took Maria Sharapova to the old school of tennis Monday, scoring one of the biggest wins in the history of the Japanese game with a three-set victory over the former world No. 1 in the first round of the Pan Pacific ...

Aug 25, 2010

Hara: I'll coach Japan for upcoming friendlies

For their first two post-World Cup matches Japan will be coached by Japan Football Association technical director Hiromi Hara, who has been unable to sign a new manager to succeed Takeshi Okada. Hara said upon his return from an unfruitful recruiting journey overseas on ...