More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 22, 2017

Japan women improve to 5-0 at hockey worlds

Japan capped a stellar week by beating France 4-0 and making it five wins out of five at the second-tier women's ice hockey world championships on Friday. Smile Japan, which had already secured promotion to the top division a day earlier with a 4-1 victory ...

Women's ice hockey team banking on Sochi

National Aug 26, 2013

Women's ice hockey team banking on Sochi

by Tadashi Watanabe

Instant fame does not mean instant cash. That is the reality faced by members of Japan's women's ice hockey team amid the glow of media attention it has received since booking a spot in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. The team sealed its Olympic berth in ...