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, ...

Japan whips China to reach Asian Games softball final

More Sports Aug 23, 2018

Japan whips China to reach Asian Games softball final

Japan blew out China 5-0 in its semifinal of the women's softball at the Asian Games on Thursday, moving a victory from clinching its fifth consecutive title. Saki Yamazaki ignited Japan's offense in the first inning with an RBI double and Yu Yamamoto's two-run homer ...

Koseki, Seto, Sakai capture second golds

More Sports / Swimming Aug 23, 2018

Koseki, Seto, Sakai capture second golds

Reigning world silver medalist Yasuhiro Koseki and Olympic bronze medalist Daiya Seto each collected their second gold medals on Wednesday as Japan won four events on the fourth day of Asian Games swimming. Koseki, who won silver in the 200 breaststroke at the 2017 worlds, ...

Japan runs past Hong Kong

Basketball Aug 23, 2018

Japan runs past Hong Kong

The Japan men's basketball team was back in action at the Asian Games on Wednesday, earning an 88-82 victory over Hong Kong, in its first game since the Japanese Olympic Committee announced it had kicked out four players for rule violations. Players among the remaining ...