Japan claims cross-country ski relay gold

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 24, 2017

Japan claims cross-country ski relay gold

Yuki Kobayashi picked up her third Asian Winter Games gold medal when she helped Japan win the women's 4x5-km relay in cross-country skiing on Friday. The team of Kobayashi, Hikari Miyazaki, Kozue Takizawa and Chisa Obayashi clocked a total time of 1 hour, 8 minutes, ...

Kobayashi captures second gold medal

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 23, 2017

Kobayashi captures second gold medal

Yuki Kobayashi earned her second cross-country skiing gold medal at the Asian Winter Games on Thursday, winning the women's 5-km classical before Akira Lenting triumphed in the men's 10-km classical. Kobayashi added to the 10-km free title she won on Tuesday, clocking a time of ...

Soccer / J. League Aug 12, 2016

Iwata's Kobayashi set for Netherlands move

Jubilo Iwata midfielder Yuki Kobayashi, who won his first cap for Japan in June, will move to Dutch club Heerenveen, the J. League first-division side announced on Friday. Kobayashi played for Tokyo Verdy after coming through the youth ranks and moved to Iwata during the ...

Halilhodzic names Japan squad for Kirin Cup

Soccer May 26, 2016

Halilhodzic names Japan squad for Kirin Cup

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic picked Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki in a 25-man squad for the upcoming Kirin Cup on Thursday. First-team regulars Shinji Kagawa of Dortmund and AC Milan's Keisuke Honda were also selected, while there were first call-ups for Kawasaki Frontale's under-23 international ...