Mori touts transformative power of sports

Olympics Aug 20, 2018

Mori touts transformative power of sports

Yoshiro Mori, a former prime minister and the current president of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, believes sports has the power to connect people's hearts and encourage them to overcome obstacles. That belief motivated Mori to make a major contribution ...

Obic Seagulls rout IBM Big Blue to defend Pearl Bowl title

More Sports / Football Jun 28, 2018

Obic Seagulls rout IBM Big Blue to defend Pearl Bowl title

Skyler Howard celebrated his Tokyo Dome debut with the MVP-winning performance that guided the Obic Seagulls to back-to-back Pearl Bowl championships. Howard, a former West Virginia quarterback, threw two touchdown passes in his first appearance at Tokyo Dome to help the Seagulls beat the IBM ...

Japan routs China in college football tournament

More Sports / Football Jun 17, 2018

Japan routs China in college football tournament

Kyoto University quarterback Daisuke Tanaka threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Japan in a 70-0 rout of China on Saturday at the World University American Football Championship. Japan had established a 49-0 halftime lead before adding three touchdowns in the fourth ...