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Apr 5, 2023
NCAA hit with antitrust lawsuit over student-athlete payments
The lawsuit builds off a 2021 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said it was illegal for the NCAA to have blocked schools from offering education-related benefits.
Japan Times
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Aug 3, 2022
WADA chief says NCAA should recognize anti-doping code
U.S. college and professional sports have long been viewed as a black hole by anti-doping officials, with spotty testing and punishments often cloaked in secrecy.
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Aug 6, 2018
Father of injured Kwansei Gakuin player speaks out in wake of illegal tackle scandal
Yasutoshi Okuno, the father of the Kwansei Gakuin University quarterback who was illegally hit from behind by a Nihon University defensive end during their exhibition game on May 6 in Tokyo, hopes the defender can begin playing football again.
Japan Times
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Mar 12, 2018
College sports reformers stay positive despite setbacks
Implementing change is often a painful procedure.
Japan Times
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Sep 2, 2017
Emmert offers insight on NCAA
Mark Emmert, the National Collegiate Athletic Association president, supports Japan trying to establish its own college sports governing body.
Japan Times
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Jul 28, 2017
Yasuda spearheads University of Tsukuba's efforts to modernize college sports in Japan
Dome Corporation CEO Shuichi Yasuda says that the country's universities are mostly conservative and reluctant to tackle new initiatives.
Japan Times
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Jun 29, 2017
Plan to reform Japanese college sports greeted with mixture of hope, skepticism
Discussions over the introduction of a "Japanese version of the NCAA" to oversee this country's collegiate sports have prompted positive and negative reactions since they began last year.

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