Volleyball coach Sato speaks out after dismissal

More Sports Feb 7, 2014

Volleyball coach Sato speaks out after dismissal

by Kaz Nagatsuka

You are given a big project and asked for a long-term commitment. And then you are ousted based on your short-term showing? It just doesn't sound right. But that was apparently what happened between the Japan Volleyball Association and Gary Sato. Late last month, Sato was fired ...

Japan women spikers book spot in FIVB World Championships

More Sports Sep 7, 2013

Japan women spikers book spot in FIVB World Championships

The Japan women volleyball's team secured its spot in next year's FIVB Women's World Championships in Italy with a win over Australia on Saturday in Asian qualifying. Japan, which won the bronze medal in last year's London Olympics and is ranked third in the world, ...

Japan men, women spikers earn victories in Asian qualifying

More Sports Sep 5, 2013

Japan men, women spikers earn victories in Asian qualifying

The Japan men's volleyball team defeated Qatar in straight sets on Thursday in its opening match at the Asian qualifying round for the FIVB World Championships, while Japan's women improved to 2-0 Tatsuya Fukuzawa was the match's top scorer, netting 12 points as the hosts, ...