More Sports Oct 23, 2018

Agency hopes to end college sports violence

Japan Sports Agency chief Daichi Suzuki suggested Monday he hopes establishing a governing body modeled after the United States' National Collegiate Athletic Association can help eradicate violence in collegiate sports, an issue that has rocked the country in recent months. The agency and other organizations ...

Olympics Dec 10, 2016

Murofushi expresses shock over McLaren Report findings

Former Olympian Koji Murofushi said Saturday that the McLaren Report released on Fridayby the World Anti-Doping Agency implicating over 1,000 Russian athletes in an institutional doping conspiracy was "shocking." "The scope is very big. It's a shocking report," said Murofushi, who won the gold medal ...

Sports Agency unveils Tokyo 2020 medal road map

Olympics Oct 3, 2016

Sports Agency unveils Tokyo 2020 medal road map

Sports Agency Commissioner Daichi Suzuki on Monday revealed details of the strategic plan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics designed to help Japan win medals in a wider variety of disciplines and improve the overall medal count. The so-called "Suzuki Plan" will serve as a framework ...