More Sports / Rugby Nov 5, 2015

Japan targets spot at Rio 7s

by Rich Freeman

Fresh off the exploits of the Brave Blossoms at the Rugby World Cup, the Japan men's and women's sevens teams will be looking to book their tickets for next year's Rio Olympics via the Asian qualifying tournament in Hong Kong this weekend. With rugby marking ...

More Sports / Rugby Jul 1, 2013

Japan men advance to sevens Bowl final against Russia

Japan advanced to the Bowl final at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow on Sunday, coming from behind to defeat Georgia 24-21 in the semifinal on Katsuyuki Sakai's late penalty. Japan, which lost twice and drew once in its three pool matches, demolished the ...