Kwansei Gakuin earns emphatic Koshien Bowl triumph

Football Dec 13, 2020

Kwansei Gakuin earns emphatic Koshien Bowl triumph

In a rematch of Japan's most infamous American football game, Kwansei Gakuin University defeated Nihon University 42-24 in Sunday's Koshien Bowl. The win extended Kwansei's Koshien Bowl record championship haul to 31. Kwansei quarterback Kosei Okuno, hospitalized after an unsportsmanlike tackle in a May 2018 ...

Rugby Aug 6, 2020

Nihon University rugby chief apologizes for coach's abuse of players

The director of Nihon University's rugby department apologized on the team's website on Wednesday for the repeated abuse of players by the school's former head coach. According to the post by the director of rugby, Satoshi Hirayama, students' statements accused the head coach of abuses ...

More Sports / Athletics Feb 28, 2019

Collegiate hammer thrower suspended two years for doping

The Japan Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday it has suspended a Nihon University hammer thrower for two years after he tested positive for a banned substance. Following a doping test conducted at the national student championships last September, Takuya Matsubara tested positive for clomiphene, an anti-estrogenic ...