Hajime Moriyasu hired to lead Japan U-23 men's team

Oct 12, 2017

Hajime Moriyasu hired to lead Japan U-23 men's team

The Japan Football Association's executive committee on Thursday appointed Hajime Moriyasu as coach of the Japan men's team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Moriyasu, who won three J. League titles with Sanfrecce Hiroshima (2012, 2013 and 2015), resigned in July as the club flirted with ...

Sep 16, 2017

Takeda gets formal OK to stay with IOC

The International Olympic Committee approved Tsunekazu Takeda remaining as an IOC member until the end of the 2020 Tokyo Games, it was announced at the IOC Session on Friday. Takeda, the Japanese Olympic Committee president, will reach the IOC's age limit of 70 in November, ...