More Sports / Winter Sports Jan 7, 2017

Ski Association drops sponsorship

The Ski Association of Japan rescinded its sponsorship of five snowboarders on Friday after three underage halfpipe riders were caught drinking last February in Sapporo. The three were in the company of two adult boarders, who were punished for giving their tacit approval to the ...

National Nov 26, 2013

2020 Olympic stadium may be downsized 25% amid criticism

Tokyo's new National Stadium for the 2020 Olympics could be scaled down by 70,000-sq. meters, or approximately 25 percent, the facility's operators said Tuesday. The Japan Sport Council, which runs the venue, held a meeting with experts from various fields to review the original plan, ...