Fighters hammer Hawks in Game 3

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 17, 2014

Fighters hammer Hawks in Game 3

Daikan Yoh broke out with a pair of homers, Eiichi Koyano hit a three-run blast, and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters stomped the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 12-4 in Game 3 of the final stage of the Pacific League Climax Series on Friday night. With the ...

Japanese pair miss out to Mahboob

More Sports / Track & Field | ASIAN GAMES Oct 3, 2014

Japanese pair miss out to Mahboob

Kohei Matsumura and Yuki Kawauchi lost a footrace against Bahrain's Ali Hasan Mahboob in the final stage of the men's marathon and had to settle for the silver and bronze medals, respectively, at the Asian Games on Friday. Mahboob, a specialist at 5,000 and 10,000 ...

More Sports / Swimming | ASIAN GAMES Oct 1, 2014

Shamed swimmer Tomita departs for Japan

Disgraced swimmer Naoya Tomita departed for Japan on Wednesday, ending a tumultuous week after he was caught red-handed stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media organization at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon. Tomita, 25, who left on an evening flight from Gimpo ...

Japan misses out on Greco-Roman gold

More Sports | ASIAN GAMES Oct 1, 2014

Japan misses out on Greco-Roman gold

Japan was denied two top medal podium spots against host South Korea in Greco-Roman on the final day of the wrestling competition at the 17th Asian Games on Wednesday. Both Ryutaro Matsumoto and countryman Takehiro Kanakubo had to settle for silver medals in front of ...