Hideki Matsuyama targets three-peat at Phoenix Open

More Sports / Golf Feb 1, 2018

Hideki Matsuyama targets three-peat at Phoenix Open

Hideki Matsuyama will be looking to tie one of golf legend Arnold Palmer's records this week when he goes for his third consecutive victory at the Phoenix Open. The 25-year-old was welcomed with cheers at a news conference on Wednesday after he was announced as ...

The top sports stories of 2016

Sports Dec 30, 2016

The top sports stories of 2016

The Japan Times newsroom selected these sports stories as the most important of 2016. 1. Going for gold: Japanese athletes brought home 12 gold medals, and 41 overall, from the Rio Olympics. The victories included a historic triumph by wrestler Kaori Icho, who became the ...