National Stadium ready for Olympics

Olympics Dec 15, 2019

National Stadium ready for Olympics

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The newly built National Stadium, which will serve as the main venue for next summer's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, was unveiled on Sunday. Hundreds of media members, from both domestic and international outlets, toured the inside and outside of the venue, which was completed ...

Japanese clubs chase elusive Tokyo cachet

Soccer | From the Spot Oct 16, 2019

Japanese clubs chase elusive Tokyo cachet

by Dan Orlowitz

A controversial decision by J. League second-division side Machida Zelvia to rebrand as FC Machida Tokyo has dominated water-cooler discussions in the Japanese soccer world this week. The announcement by club owner CyberAgent last Friday at a fan meeting was met with instant disapproval, both ...