Defender Gen Shoji joins Gamba Osaka after stint in France

Soccer / J. League Feb 4, 2020

Defender Gen Shoji joins Gamba Osaka after stint in France

Former Japan defender Gen Shoji is moving from French club Toulouse to Gamba Osaka, the J. League club announced Monday. Shoji, a Hyogo Prefecture native, played for Gamba's youth organization when he was in junior high school. The 27-year-old began his professional career with the Kashima ...

Rugby Dec 24, 2019

Toulouse signs fullback Thomas Ramos to contract extension

High-scoring French international fullback Thomas Ramos has extended his stay with Top 14 champion Toulouse until 2023, the club announced on Tuesday. The 24-year-old scored 259 points in the French League last season (seven tries, 39 penalties and 52 conversions) and was also selected internationally ...

Springboks' Cheslin Kolbe earns Top 14 honor

Rugby Nov 26, 2019

Springboks' Cheslin Kolbe earns Top 14 honor

Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe was named the Top 14's player of the season on Monday, the French League announced at a ceremony. Kolbe, 26, lifted the Webb Ellis Trophy with the Springboks earlier this month after having helped his club Toulouse to the ...