Decorated wrestler Icho to receive People's Honor Award

Sep 13, 2016

Decorated wrestler Icho to receive People's Honor Award

The government said Tuesday it will bestow the People’s Honor Award on Kaori Icho who became the first female wrestler to win four consecutive Olympic gold medals at last month’s Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. “Her accomplishments have moved many people deeply and ...

Apr 5, 2013

Abe government honors sluggers

The Abe government helps get Japan's pro baseball season started by conferring the People's Honor Award on two Giant sluggers a generation apart.