Investment fund NSSK to acquire protein brand DNS

Business Aug 30, 2020

Investment fund NSSK to acquire protein brand DNS

Japanese investment fund Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko Ltd. plans to acquire the protein brand DNS from Dome Corp., which is licensed to sell Under Armour sports gear in Japan, informed sources said Sunday. NSSK plans to acquire Dome's sports nutrition products business, including the second ...

Steph Curry sweeps into Tokyo on tour of Asia

Basketball / NBA Sep 13, 2018

Steph Curry sweeps into Tokyo on tour of Asia

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Making his final stop on a weeklong, three-city promotional tour, NBA superstar Steph Curry was tireless interacting with the local players and fans at an event in Tokyo. After he had been to Manila and Wuhan, China, Curry flew to the Japanese capital on Monday ...

Tomooka says young athletes should play different sports

General Jan 22, 2017

Tomooka says young athletes should play different sports

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The term "strength and conditioning" in sports is relatively unknown in Japan, and specialty coaches are often confused with athletic trainers, who are skilled in prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Strength and conditioning is a method of improving your physical athletic ability ...

MLB, Under Armour announce tie-up

Baseball / MLB Nov 15, 2014

MLB, Under Armour announce tie-up

by Jason Coskrey

It remains to be seen if MLB leaves Japan with a victory on the field, but the league feels like it's hit a home run on the business side of things. MLB and Under Armour announced a new partnership between the two sports entities on ...