Vissel Kobe, Kashima Antlers advance to Emperor's Cup final

Soccer Dec 21, 2019

Vissel Kobe, Kashima Antlers advance to Emperor's Cup final

Andres Iniesta scored one goal and helped set up another as Vissel Kobe advanced to the Emperor's Cup final with a 3-1 win over Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday. The star-studded J. League club will christen the new National Stadium in Tokyo on New Year's Day ...

Soccer Aug 14, 2019

Hosei University stuns first-division side Gamba in Emperor's Cup

Gamba Osaka made a stunning exit from the Emperor's Cup on Wednesday, losing 2-0 to Hosei University in the third round of the competition. Ryotaro Onishi and Riku Morioka scored for Hosei in the 24th and 70th minutes, respectively, to secure the surprise win over ...

Nagoya Grampus suffer big upset in Emperor's Cup second round

Soccer Jul 4, 2019

Nagoya Grampus suffer big upset in Emperor's Cup second round

Nagoya Grampus suffered an ignominious 3-0 defeat to the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya on Wednesday, perhaps the biggest upset of the evening's slate of Emperor's Cup second-round fixtures. Fielding a reserve-heavy squad, the J. League first-division side was unable to find ...

Jets, Hannaryz, Brex, Alvark reach Emperor's Cup semifinals

Basketball Jan 10, 2019

Jets, Hannaryz, Brex, Alvark reach Emperor's Cup semifinals

by Ed Odeven

Four B. League teams advanced to the Emperor's Cup semifinals after posting victories on Thursday at Saitama Super Arena. The two-time defending champion Chiba Jets Funabashi, Kyoto Hannaryz, Tochigi Brex and Alvark Tokyo remain in the hunt for the title. Jets 66, Brave Thunders 63 Yuki Togashi ...