Hiroshi Ikezawa

For Hiroshi Ikezawa's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

New CFL-X League alliance spans the Pacific

More Sports / Football Dec 28, 2019

New CFL-X League alliance spans the Pacific

Since becoming the Canadian Football League's 14th commissioner in 2017, Randy Ambrosie has set a new goal for the nation's domestic pro league: globalization of the CFL and football. Having seen the success of the Premier League, MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL to expand their ...

South Africa pounds 14-man Italy to stay alive at Rugby World Cup

Rugby Oct 4, 2019

South Africa pounds 14-man Italy to stay alive at Rugby World Cup

South Africa fullback Cheslin Kolbe scored two tries to lead his team's seven-try attack and flyhalf Handre Pollard added 14 points on four conversions and two penalty goals as the Springboks trounced Italy 49-3 on Friday at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa. South Africa (2-1) earned five ...