More Sports / Horse Racing Jan 14, 2016

Hoketsu seeks Olympic berth at age 74

Equestrian rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, who made his Olympic debut in Tokyo in 1964 and appeared in the 2012 London Games at the Japan record of 71 years of age, will be aiming to compete in his fourth Olympics after applying for a qualifying trial, ...

Soccer Jan 12, 2016

Japan's Minamino keeps focus on winning rather than revenge

Japan striker Takumi Minamino said Tuesday his only goal in Wednesday's U-23 Asian Championship game against North Korea is a win. Looking to qualify for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics by finishing third or better in the tournament in Doha, Japan will open its ...

Japan hoping to earn semifinal berth at Asia championship

Basketball Sep 30, 2015

Japan hoping to earn semifinal berth at Asia championship

A win against Qatar is all that stands between Japan and an Asia championship semifinal place, and with Thursday's winner booking a place in the Rio 2016 pre-Olympic qualifying tournament, it will be a very important day for basketball in Japan. Qatar has had an ...