Hiroshi Hase says Japan's NCAA must address safety

More Sports Dec 4, 2017

Hiroshi Hase says Japan's NCAA must address safety

by Kaz Nagatsuka

With Japan's version of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Japanese NCAA) set to be established during the 2018 fiscal year, there has been an increase in the number of sports and collegiate administrators who have become involved in the discussions of its purpose and ...

National Feb 9, 2016

Human pyramid guidelines to be drafted for Japanese schools

New guidelines to help prevent injuries when students take part in kumitaiso, the gymnastic formation known as a human pyramid, will be drafted by the end of March, education minister Hiroshi Hase announced Tuesday. Kumitaiso is a popular and long-running feature during sports days at ...

National / Politics Mar 17, 2015

Multiparty group to examine LGBT discrimination

by Mizuho Aoki

A group of lawmakers on Tuesday launched a multiparty caucus to examine discrimination against sexual minorities in a move expected to further intensify debate ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The group, led by Liberal Democratic Party member and former education vice minister Hiroshi Hase, ...