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When Tatsufumi Sakai was named chief executive and president of Mizuho Financial Group this year, many bankers and investors were surprised. The low-key book lover represented a sharp contrast with Yasuhiro Sato, his bold, charismatic predecessor, who was vocal about his ambitions for Japan's second-largest ...
Tomoa Narasaki pulled off a nearly flawless showing Friday in bouldering qualification for sport climbing's men's combined event at the Asian Games. The 2016 overall world champion Narasaki topped the 23-man qualifier by completing four problems on seven attempts at Jakabaring Sport Center. In doing so, ...
Until recently, Japan's elite para-sport athletes have struggled to earn support from their workplace as they aim to represent their country in international competition. Shinpei Oikawa, the head coach of Japan men's wheelchair basketball national team, vividly recalls a conversation between one of his players ...