Japan has six-gold day at Asian Games

More Sports / Track & Field Aug 27, 2018

Japan has six-gold day at Asian Games

Individual and team sweeps in equestrian eventing and men's golf gave Japan six gold medals at the Asian Games on Sunday, helped along by a late win for defending champion Keisuke Ushiro in the men's decathlon. Ushiro ran an incredible 1,500-meter race to win the ...

Japan sport climbers in hunt for men's, women's titles

More Sports Aug 25, 2018

Japan sport climbers in hunt for men's, women's titles

Tomoa Narasaki topped the qualifications of sport climbing combined at the Asian Games for the second straight day on Saturday, as all Japanese climbers qualified for the following day's final. Narasaki and Kokoro Fujii will gun for a medal in the men's event, while Akiyo ...

Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing

More Sports Aug 24, 2018

Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing

Tomoa Narasaki pulled off a nearly flawless showing Friday in bouldering qualification for sport climbing's men's combined event at the Asian Games. The 2016 overall world champion Narasaki topped the 23-man qualifier by completing four problems on seven attempts at Jakabaring Sport Center. In doing so, ...

Nonaka claims first overall title

More Sports Aug 19, 2018

Nonaka claims first overall title

Miho Nonaka beat fellow Japanese climber Akiyo Noguchi to earn her first season title in women's bouldering after finishing runner-up in the final event of ISFC Bouldering World Cup season on Saturday. Both Nonaka, who won one World Cup event this season and placed second ...

Akiyo Noguchi wins third straight bouldering World Cup event

More Sports Jun 3, 2018

Akiyo Noguchi wins third straight bouldering World Cup event

Two years before sport climbing makes its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, Akiyo Noguchi won the women's championship in the fifth event of the bouldering World Cup season on Sunday. Her victory at Esforta Arena Hachioji in western Tokyo was Noguchi's third straight win on ...