More Sports / Golf Apr 19, 2019

Jordan calls Tiger's comeback 'greatest I have ever seen'

Michael Jordan described Tiger Woods' Masters comeback as the "greatest ever" and added he called the golfing icon to personally congratulate him. "To me it is the greatest comeback I have ever seen," Jordan told The Athletic. "I never thought he'd get back physically. He didn't ...

Amateur Takumi Kanaya lives dream of leading Masters

More Sports / Golf Apr 12, 2019

Amateur Takumi Kanaya lives dream of leading Masters

Amateur Takumi Kanaya made a birdie-birdie start Thursday in his Masters debut, allowing the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship winner to live a dream and top the Augusta National leaderboard. The 20-year-old from Hiroshima bowed to reality by the end of the day, firing a one-over par ...

Matsuyama two shots off lead at Masters

More Sports / Golf Apr 10, 2016

Matsuyama two shots off lead at Masters

A wayward putter cost Hideki Matsuyama two late bogeys in the third round of the Masters on Saturday, but he goes into the final 18 holes in a tie for third, just two strokes behind leader and defending champion Jordan Spieth. "There were very few ...

Seniors can still make Koshien dream come true

National Dec 23, 2013

Seniors can still make Koshien dream come true

by Kento Iwamura

Makoto Chogahara, 48, is making it possible for former high school baseball players to once again chase their dream of playing in Koshien Stadium, home of the national tournament. Chogahara, an associate professor at Kobe University's Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, founded the ...