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Women front and center of Japan’s Asian Games team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – Japan heads to the Asian Games with the team’s top two symbolic leadership roles filled by women for the first time in what may mark a growing focus on women’s sports in its traditionally male-dominated society. Giving the roles of captain and flag bearer to women at the could be […]

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Japan

Brazil was able to dominate Japan at home and win the Grand Prix for the 2nd year in a row with a score of 25-15, 25-18, 27-25.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo: Brazil vs. Japan Top Plays

Watch the best rallies and plays from the Grand Prix final match Brazil vs. Japan.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Brazil vs. Japan

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Belgium vs. Turkey

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Russia

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix : Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Belgium

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Russia vs. Brazil

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Turkey vs. China

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Japan

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Belgium vs. Brazil

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Turkey

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Brazil vs. China

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Russia vs. Belgium

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Turkey vs. Russia

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Japan vs. Russia

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: China vs. Belgium

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Tokyo, Japan: Turkey vs. Brazil

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Macau, China: China vs. Japan

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Macau, China: Japan vs. Korea

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

Japan Tells Youth Olympic Athletes not to Wear Uniforms in Nanjing

Nanjing’s stadium for the Youth Olympic Games (Twitter: @youtholympics) (Reuters) – The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has told its Youth Olympic Games athletes not to wear their official tracksuits when out and about in the host city of Nanjing in China due to fears over potential attacks. Ties between China and Japan, the world’s second- and third-largest economies, have been strained by a territorial row over […]

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Hong Kong, China: China vs. Japan

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Hong Kong, China: Japan vs. Italy

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix line-ups of 28 teams for the Intercontinental Round have been released prior to the kick off on July 25. Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara: USA vs Japan

The Women’s USA Indoor Volleyball team pulled off a win against Japan with an end score of 27-25, 17-25, 22-25, 26-24, 11-15. After this game, Japan and the US come in 11th and 8th, respectively.

2014 Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara: USA vs Japan Top Plays

Watch the best spikes, plays, and rallies from the USA vs. Japan match in Turkey.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara, Turkey: Japan vs. USA

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Ankara,Turkey: Russia vs. Japan

Eight more teams were added to the roster of the best women’s teams in the world this year from the 20 teams in 2013, bracing for the biggest ever assembly of teams in the premier annual women’s tournament.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Crossing the Line

Kenki Fukuoka (JPN) crossed the try line, although before picking up the try, Folau Niau (USA) slapped the ball out of his hand. Japan would go on to win 37-29.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Top Scores

Check out the best tries of the match as Blaine Scully gets a ‘hat trick’ and Japan gets the win with a final score of 37-29.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Japan wins again

Japan increases it’s winning streak to four against the USA. Winning 37-29 with two penalty kicks and a conversion kick more than the Eagles, Japan is now 2-0 and USA is 0-1 in the Cup.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Clever Interview

USA Eagles’ Captain Todd Clever talks about the loss and getting ready for Canada next.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Japan: Los Angeles, CA (Mobile)

The Eagles have a 12-1-7 all-time record against Japan, with last year’s PNC match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo the 20th meeting between the two nations.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Japan: Los Angeles, CA

The Eagles have a 12-1-7 all-time record against Japan, with last year’s PNC match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo the 20th meeting between the two nations.

USA Eagles Host Japan in Pacific Nations Cup

USA Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Chad Wise CARSON, Calif. – The USA Eagles will look to bring a winning brand of rugby to Southern California June 14, when Japan crosses the Pacific Ocean for the Eagles’ opening match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. StubHub Center previously hosted the Eagles’ Pacific Nations Cup match […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: USA vs Japan

In their worst performance of the season, Team USA is knocked out in the Shield Semi-Final by Japan, newly installed cored team, in extra time 19-14.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series:Japan: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from 6th tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs South Africa

In the Cup Quarterfinal, the American Eagles just lose out, 17-12 to South Africa, and head to the Plate Semi-Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs Australia

In the Plate Final Team USA only manages one try a half and loses 17-12 ti Australia, still it’s the American Eagles best finish all season in 6th place.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs Canada

In the Plate Semi-Final, Team USA holds Canada scoreless in the second half to win 28-15, and they advance to the Plate Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: Plays of the Day

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with the Cup winning try and other great kicks and rund for 5

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: Interviews

Fiji’s captain Osea Kolinisau and coach Ben Ryan talk about their big win in the Cup Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: Cup Final

Fiji claims their second Cup this season (Dubai and Japan), beating South Africa with a last second try 33-26.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2 (Mobile)

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Sapporo, Japan: HS134

The annual FIS Ski Jumping World Cup pits the very best athletes the sport has to offer against each other, in a quest to become the world’s number one.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Sapporo, Japan: HS134

The annual FIS Ski Jumping World Cup pits the very best athletes the sport has to offer against each other, in a quest to become the world’s number one.

Ski Jumping World Cup: Lillehammer: Japan wins

In today’s mixed team ski jumping event, Team Japan got the win over Austria by 40.2 points. Both Sara Takanashi and Taku Takeuchi nailed 100 meter jumps in round two.

Japan May Scale Down Olympic Stadium

Credit: Reuters/Tokyo 2020 Bid Commitee/Handout (Reuters) – Japan may scale down its plans for a new Tokyo stadium for the 2020 Olympic Games in an effort to curtail rising costs and fend off criticism the originally planned building is too large. Olympics minister Hakubun Shimomura told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday that the new stadium could cost as much as […]

2013 Swimming World Cup: Dubai: Japan wins 4x50m Free

In the new event, the Mixed 4×50 Freestyle, Team Japan featuring Shinri Shioura, Kenta Ito, Sayaka Akase, and Kanako Watanabe, breaks the week old Russia record by .49 seconds at 1:32.52.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Finals: Best Scores USA vs Japan

Check out the best blocks and rallies, as team USA finally gets a win, beating the host team 3-2.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Finals: USA vs Japan

In the last game of the Finals, the American women finally get a win, but it took everything they had to defeat Japan with final scores of 17-25, 25-19, 18-25, 25-17, 15-12. The Americans ultimately finished 6th, as Japan finished 4th.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: USA v. Japan

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Japan v. China

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Serbia v. Japan

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB World Indoor Volleyball Grand Prix: Japan v. Brazil

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

 
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