More Sports / Winter Sports Oct 16, 2019

Olympic medalist Taku Hiraoka admits causing car accident

A Japanese Olympic medalist has admitted causing a collision that injured several people last month in Nara Prefecture, western Japan, investigative sources said Wednesday. He is suspected of fleeing the scene despite the driver of the other vehicle, a 40-year-old woman, sustaining minor injuries. Police plan ...

Japanese medalists from the 2014 Winter Olympics

Olympics / Winter Olympics Feb 24, 2014

Japanese medalists from the 2014 Winter Olympics

February 21 Women's ski halfpipe, bronze medal Ayana Onozuka Ayana Onozuka | AFP-JIJI Kyodo "All the work I put in has come to fruition. If it weren't for all the support of those around me, I absolutely wouldn't be here now...I feel I'm still far from being a champion, ...