More Sports Jun 19, 2018

Shigakkan University fires wrestling coach Kazuhito Sakae

Former Japan Wrestling Federation development director Kazuhito Sakae was officially dismissed as head coach of the Shigakkan University wrestling team, following approval by the school's board of directors on Monday. Sakae, who resigned from the JWF in April for power harassment of four-time Olympic wrestling ...

Wrestler Eri Tosaka sidelined with knee, ankle injuries

More Sports Oct 17, 2017

Wrestler Eri Tosaka sidelined with knee, ankle injuries

Olympic wrestling gold medalist Eri Tosaka will be out of action for around three months after suffering ligament damage in her left knee and ankle, the Japan Wrestling Federation's development director Kazuhito Sakae confirmed Tuesday. Tosaka, who won the women's 48-kg freestyle at the 2016 ...

Wrestler Tosaka sidelined by toe surgery

More Sports Jan 6, 2017

Wrestler Tosaka sidelined by toe surgery

Women's 48-kg Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist Eri Tosaka underwent endoscopic surgery on the base of her left big toe, Shigakkan University wrestling team coach Kazuhito Sakae said Friday. According to Sakae, the three-time reigning world champion, who won gold in Rio de Janeiro in ...