Ohtani hits two 3-run homers NHK - Jun 22 In Major League Baseball, Japanese star Ohtani Shohei hit a pair of 3-run-homers in Tuesday's game. But even "Sho-time" couldn't help the Los Angeles Angels secure victory in extra innings.
Bullied, burned-out children in Japan quit judo taipeitimes.com - Jun 21 Japan is the home of judo, but a brutal win-at-all-costs mentality, corporal punishment and pressure to lose weight are driving large numbers of children to quit, raising fears for the sport’s future in its traditional powerhouse.
Everything You Need To Know About New Japan Pro Wrestling WrestleTalk - Jun 20 What does one need to know about new Japan pro wrestling being a promotion with half a century of history to poll from could leave that question with a bloated answer but fear not today will not be the day that I gather kids around the lemon tree and talk for hours on end.
Toyota dominates again to win 5th straight Le Mans Japan Today - Jun 13 Toyota won the 24 Hours Le Mans in the classic endurance race for the fifth straight time, with the No. 8 car finishing ahead of the No. 7 in another dominant performance on Sunday.
Naoya Inoue unifies 3 boxing bantamweight titles Nikkei - Jun 08 Naoya Inoue became the first Japanese to hold a world title from three different sanctioning bodies with a second-round technical knockout of Nonito Donaire of the Philippines on Tuesday.