More Sports / Volleyball Jun 15, 2017

Ishikawa to return to Top Valley Latina

Japan men's national team star Yuki Ishikawa will play his second season with Top Volley Latina, a pro squad in the Italian top division, the SuperLega team said Wednesday. The 21-year-old will not compete in the fall league games in Japan, and is scheduled to ...

Poland spikers pounce on Japan, triumph in three sets

More Sports / Volleyball May 31, 2016

Poland spikers pounce on Japan, triumph in three sets

Japan's hopes of sending a men's volleyball team to the Rio Games look to be slipping away as on Tuesday at the Olympic qualification tournament, Poland sent Masashi Nambu's men to their second consecutive straight-sets loss. Poland, the reigning world champions ranked No. 2 in ...

Japan spikers open tournament with victory

More Sports / Volleyball May 29, 2016

Japan spikers open tournament with victory

Japan was forced to rally from a nervy start and a one-set deficit against Venezuela but got its Olympic qualification campaign off to a positive start on Saturday with a 3-1 win as the battle for Rio 2016 men's volleyball places began in Tokyo. The ...