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SABURO KAWABUCHI

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JAPAN
Feb 12, 2021
Mori resigns as Tokyo 2020 hopes to move on from sexism outrage
The 83-year-old former prime minister finally succumbed to an onslaught of criticism triggered by comments he made about women earlier this month.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 31, 2020
Olympic Village mayor Saburo Kawabuchi aims for safe games
Games organizers will aim to prevent the spread of the coronavirus by emphasizing safety measures including avoidance of the 'Three Cs.'
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 19, 2019
Ex-JFA chief Saburo Kawabuchi named head of athletes' village for 2020 Olympics
Former Japan Football Association President Saburo Kawabuchi has been appointed head of the athletes' village for the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo Games organizing committee chief Yoshiro Mori said Thursday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / From the Spot
Apr 3, 2019
J. League shows sense of humor
Sometimes a sports organization's greatest strength is the capability to laugh at itself.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 16, 2018
FIBA task force positive on Tokyo 2020 berth for Japan
Japan's men's basketball team is on the right track to earn a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, FIBA task force co-chairman Ingo Weiss told a news conference on Sunday.
BASKETBALL
Sep 5, 2018
Japan Basketball Association officials apologize to Diet members for scandal
Officials from the Japan Basketball Association apologized to an all-party parliamentary group for the recent scandal involving members of the men's national team.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Mar 6, 2018
JBIC delivers blunt critique of Japan men's basketball issues, demands talks with JBA
Observing the dismal results of their men's national team in the ongoing FIBA World Cup qualifiers, former Olympic basketball players and coaches are deepening their worries.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Apr 13, 2017
Argentine Lamas hired as new Japan men's national team basketball coach
Julio Lamas has assumed the head coaching position for the Japan men's national squad, the Japan Basketball Association officially announced on Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2016
Head of Japan sports alliance says new volleyball arena a must for Tokyo Olympics
The head of the Alliance of Japan Top Leagues (JTL) on Wednesday called for the construction of the Ariake Arena volleyball venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to go ahead as planned.
JAPAN
Oct 20, 2016
Two Japanese awarded prestigious Olympic Order
The International Olympic Committee has awarded former Japan Football Association President Saburo Kawabuchi and 1964 Tokyo Olympic women's team gymnastics bronze medalist Kiyoko Ono the Olympic Order, the Japanese Olympic Committee announced Thursday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Sep 23, 2016
Alvark rout Golden Kings, complete two-game series sweep
The Alvark Tokyo jumped out to a big lead in the first quarter and held on for a 74-53 victory over the Ryukyu Golden Kings on Friday night in the B. League.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Sep 19, 2016
B. League chairman heralds new era
This last decade has marked the darkest period in Japan basketball history, with the sport divided between two rival men's leagues.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Sep 18, 2016
Basketball veteran Orimo skeptical of B. League's benefit to national team
Just like other players, Levanga Hokkaido veteran guard/forward Takehiko Orimo is delighted about the inauguration of the B. League, the new men's top professional basketball league in Japan.
OLYMPICS
Aug 2, 2016
Kawabuchi, Ono to receive Olympic Order
The International Olympic Committee is to award former Japan Football Association president Saburo Kawabuchi and 1964 Tokyo Olympic women's team gymnastics bronze medalist Kiyoko Ono the Olympic Order for their outstanding service to the Olympic movement, Kyodo News learned Monday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
May 19, 2016
Higashino hopes to bring change to Japanese basketball
As a basketball coach, Tomoya Higashino was sometimes referred to by the nickname "Crusher" because of his dismantling of conventional thinking.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBL NOTEBOOK
Apr 20, 2016
Jets lead way in push to attract fans ahead of B. League launch
Five thousand will be the key number for the Japanese basketball scene when the new B. League tips off this fall.
BASKETBALL / HOOP SCOOP
Apr 7, 2016
Third-division assignment could spell trouble for Kanazawa Samuraiz
The Kanazawa Samuraiz are a solid team in the final year of the bj-league's 11-season existence. They also happen to be a brand new team.
BASKETBALL
Mar 11, 2016
Ex-volleyball Olympian Mitsuya to succeed Kawabuchi as JBA chief: sources
Yuko Mitsuya is set to succeed Saburo Kawabuchi as chairman of the Japan Basketball Association, sources said Friday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Mar 10, 2016
Softbank named top B. League partner
The B. League officially revealed on Thursday that Softbank Group Corp. has become the circuit's top partner, starting with the inaugural 2016-17 season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 15, 2016
Past Olympians offer hoop advice
Former Olympians and administrators of Japanese basketball who are anxious about the future of the game in the country have come together to form the Japan Basketball Improvement Conference (JBIC), it was announced Monday.

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