Kotaro Kiyomiya lifts Fighters over Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 16, 2019

Kotaro Kiyomiya lifts Fighters over Hawks

Kotaro Kiyomiya broke an eighth-inning tie with a bases-loaded RBI single on Sunday, lifting the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters to a 7-5 Pacific League win over the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. The second-year slugger knocked a high 0-2 fork ball through the infield, driving in two ...

Astro Boy headlines opening of 69th Sapporo Snow Festival

National Feb 5, 2018

Astro Boy headlines opening of 69th Sapporo Snow Festival

The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival launched on Monday with some 200 snow and ice sculptures on display, including one of a famous manga hero. More than 2 million people are expected to attend weeklong event, which is held in three venues in Hokkaido's capital. In commemoration ...