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Kaz Nagatsuka

Kaz Nagatsuka is a staff writer covering Japanese sports, including Japanese professional baseball, basketball, American football and individual sports. He has covered big sporting events such as the World Baseball Classic, the NFL Super Bowl and soccer's World Cup.

For Kaz Nagatsuka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

T.League primed to kick off inaugural season

More Sports Oct 23, 2018

T.League primed to kick off inaugural season

One day before the T.League officially kicks off its inaugural season with a men's match between the Kinoshita Meister Tokyo and T.T Saitama, chairman Koji Matsushita, players and coaches showed their excitement and jitters to be a part of Japan's first professional table tennis ...

More Sports / Track & Field Oct 12, 2018

Yokohama to host IAAF World Relays

Yokohama will host the IAAF World Relays next year, the city and the Japan Association of Athletics Federations announced on Friday. It will be the event's first time away from its traditional home in Nassau, the Bahamas. The competition will be held at International Stadium Yokohama ...

Teikyo University seeks to take development of athletes to next level

Olympics Oct 7, 2018

Teikyo University seeks to take development of athletes to next level

Over the last two decades, the Japanese sports world has taken significant steps forward in aspects of athlete development such as nutrition, sports medicine and improved training methods. Teikyo University is attempting to push the country's sporting culture to an even higher level by providing ...