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Basketball players handed one-year bans

Aug 29, 2018

Basketball players handed one-year bans

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The four men's national basketball team players who allegedly paid women for sex in Jakarta during the ongoing Asian Games have been handed a one-year ban by the Japan Basketball Association, the organization announced on Wednesday. The ban, effective from the announcement, includes B. League ...

Rikako Ikee adds two more golds to Asian Games haul

/ Aug 20, 2018

Rikako Ikee adds two more golds to Asian Games haul

Japan's 2020 Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Rikako Ikee picked up her second and third gold medals of the 2018 Asian Games on Monday, winning the women's 50-meter butterfly and 100 freestyle. The 18-year-old Ikee, who led Japan's women to a win in the 4x100 freestyle ...

Japan makes winning start at Asian Games under manager Hajime Moriyasu

Aug 15, 2018

Japan makes winning start at Asian Games under manager Hajime Moriyasu

Japan's Under-21 men's soccer team defeated Nepal 1-0 on Tuesday in Hajime Moriyasu's first match since being handed the extra responsibility of managing the senior Samurai Blue side last month. Midfielder Kaoru Mitoma, of University of Tsukuba, scored the game's only goal in the seventh ...