Masahito Ono

For Masahito Ono's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Silence is golden for volleyballer after 3/11

May 29, 2014

Silence is golden for volleyballer after 3/11

Namiko Yanagawa, who lost her hearing at age 1, led the women’s national volleyball team for the deaf and hard-of-hearing until last year, and is well-versed in the challenges the sport poses to those with hearing difficulties. “Since players are not capable of talking ...