More Sports Jun 19, 2018

Shigakkan University fires wrestling coach Kazuhito Sakae

Former Japan Wrestling Federation development director Kazuhito Sakae was officially dismissed as head coach of the Shigakkan University wrestling team, following approval by the school's board of directors on Monday. Sakae, who resigned from the JWF in April for power harassment of four-time Olympic wrestling ...

Wrestler Tosaka sidelined by toe surgery

More Sports Jan 6, 2017

Wrestler Tosaka sidelined by toe surgery

Women's 48-kg Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist Eri Tosaka underwent endoscopic surgery on the base of her left big toe, Shigakkan University wrestling team coach Kazuhito Sakae said Friday. According to Sakae, the three-time reigning world champion, who won gold in Rio de Janeiro in ...

Yoshida undecided on future plans for competition

More Sports Nov 1, 2016

Yoshida undecided on future plans for competition

Three-time Olympic women's freestyle champion Saori Yoshida suggested Tuesday that she may not take part at the wrestling world championships in Paris next August. "I have given it no thought at all," said Yoshida, who has won the world title at 53 kg (formerly 55 ...