Tokai University wins Tokyo-Hakone ekiden

More Sports / Track & Field Jan 3, 2019

Tokai University wins Tokyo-Hakone ekiden

Tokai University came from behind to win the Tokyo-Hakone ekiden for the first time on Thursday. Tokai University, starting 1 minute, 14 seconds behind Wednesday's first-day leader Toyo University, clocked a total time of 10 hours, 52 minutes, 9 seconds for the two-day, 10-segment round ...

Teikyo, Meiji advance to national college rugby championship final

Rugby Jan 2, 2018

Teikyo, Meiji advance to national college rugby championship final

Teikyo University and Meiji University will contest the final of the 54th collegiate rugby championship following Tuesday's semifinals at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. Teikyo, aiming for its ninth straight title, beat Tokai University 31-12 in front of 20,237 on the back of two tries ...

Teikyo wins eighth straight university rugby title

More Sports / Rugby Jan 9, 2017

Teikyo wins eighth straight university rugby title

Teikyo University won an unprecedented eighth straight collegiate title Monday as it beat Tokai University 33-26 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. With Japan international Rikiya Matsuda steering the ship well at flyhalf, Masayuki Iwade's men probably deserved the win but the neutrals in the ...

Teikyo, Tokai set up university final rematch

More Sports / Rugby Jan 2, 2017

Teikyo, Tokai set up university final rematch

Teikyo University and Tokai University will contest the 53rd collegiate rugby championship final following two contrasting semifinals at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground on Monday. Teikyo, aiming for its eighth straight title, was made to work hard by Tenri University before running away with a ...

National Dec 1, 2016

Honolulu car crash claims three Japanese students: report

Three Japanese students died in a single-car accident Monday on a highway in Honolulu, according to a local report. Authorities said two of the students have been identified as Takumi Yamamoto, 19, and Norihito Shigeta, 20, the report said, adding that speed may have been ...